‍Installation of Roof Coverings

Ana Jovanović

December 4, 2022

Group of Roof Installers repairs the roof for BauBau

Installation of roof coverings

The time has come to cover the house, to put a roof on top of it. Or your roof has worn out and you should replace the roof covering.

In the following text, we will provide you with a couple of options for covering the roof, and you can decide for yourself which option is the most suitable for you.

Types of roof coverings

There are several types of roof coverings:

· Tile

· Sheet/metal

· Bitumen / Pergola

· Wooden shingles

Depending on what your budget is, where you live and what design of the house you want to achieve, you also choose the roof covering.

If you want an industrial design, then sheet metal, classic design tiles and rustic design wood, pergola goes for a modern design.

Each type of cover requires a craftsman who is an expert in that type of roof installation, because the installation system is different, different equipment and tools are used.

The way the roof is installed

Tin roofs

They are easy and quick to install and are more affordable than other covers. They are long-lasting, which is the most important thing. They can be made of aluminum, copper or steel. The disadvantage of this type of roof is lower insulation, the advantage is a wide range of colors.

Tile as a roof covering

This is by far the most common and traditional way of covering the roof. The tile is high quality, heavy and specific. It is long-lasting if it is installed with quality and in the right way, it is installed on a wooden roof structure. There are several forms of colors and types of tiles, the choice itself depends on the desired design. The price is higher than with tin roofs.


Let's say that this is the most cost-effective way of covering roofs. It has longevity, but the material is more affordable. Its disadvantage is also worse insulation than roof tiles. For the installation of this type of roof, OSB boards are also needed as a base.

Need a professional roof installer?

If you are looking for a master for covering roof surfaces or replacing a certain part of the roof, patching a hole, replacing tiles or similar, contact us on the BauBau Platform and find your desired master. You can order the master online, through the application, also arrange the work and pay the costs. The BauBau is an intermediary between you and the master.

Contact us today for your free consultation.

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