This is a broad question with a not-so-simple answer. Manufacturers periodically explore the creation of new roofing materials to suit a variety of purposes. They then go through a testing process. After the devastating Northern California wildfires of 2017 and 2018, homeowners are demanding more information about fire resistant roofing materials.
If you are looking for projects that will boost the value of your home, suggestions are all over the map from interior to exterior ideas. Updating the kitchen and the bath top most lists. You might be surprised to learn that not all sources recommend an expensive renovation. A partial upgrade with updated appliances for the kitchen and a new sink and toilet for the bathroom could do the trick. A deep cleaning can work wonders, too, when trying to attract potential buyers.
Condo owners know that their monthly association fees will cover exterior building maintenance including roofs. But if you are the owner of a single-family dwelling, the buck stops with you, whether you have a rainy-day fund or not. A Marin roofing contractor can provide you with tips on what to do if the coming rains surprise you with a leaky roof.