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Choosing the right roofing material for your shed or greenhouse is an important decision. Roofs of buildings take a large amount of sunlight, wind, rain, snow and heat exposure throughout the year, so picking a material that is able to withstand a high number of factors is important. For each type of project, certain roofing materials are better suited than others. Ultimately, the roof material you choose will depend on the roof you are covering, the durability you need, the price you want to pay and the overall look you are aiming for.
Fiberglass is a common material used for roofing, pipes, and in cars and boats. Corrugated fiberglass roofing is easy to install, and a fairly cheap option compared to other roofing alternatives. This roofing option is durable and keeps rain and snow out of the building. The wavy design of the corrugated fiberglass roofing means that it combines the perfect amount of strength and flexibility. Corrugated fiberglass allows for some sunlight to come through, but blocks out significant amounts of heat. This is convenient because most outdoor sheds do not have electricity hookups, so by placing corrugated fiberglass on the roof the sunlight is allowed to pass through and provide some light inside of the structure. Some kinds of fiberglass roofing can also have an ultraviolet rays filter so that harmful rays do not pass through the roof while you are inside.
Along with being durable, heat resistant and able to withstand the elements, corrugated fiberglass also comes in a variety of colors and styles which makes it easy to find the perfect size, shape and color to meet your needs. Whether you are looking for a cozy cottage shed or an industrial style greenhouse for the backyard, corrugated fiberglass can provide the right element for your design.