Cedar shingles and shakes are manufactured from lumber. They are quite durable and present a house with an original look.
Slate roofs have the reputation for being most durable. They are manufactured from rocks, which in consequence give the house a solid finish.
Asphalt shingles are the most popular in North America. Because of the high quality of production, coming from different manufacturing companies, there is a wide variety of shingle types and colours, giving the owner a chance to acquire the desired look.
Flat roofs can be covered using sheet metal (ex. Copper), as seen on the picture, or the S.B.S. membranes. The S.B.S. membrane is a rubber-like material, which comes in variety of colours.