There are many different types of roofs available today; concrete, metal, asphalt, clay and wood to name just a few. And the right way to start your roof installation is by identifying the best roofing material for your area and your home. Wood roofing shingles have been around a long time and continue to be a good roofing choice. Since composition shingles are so popular, it is easy to find materials for maintenance and repairs. The best kind of roof lasts for decades, keeping your home safe from weather and sun. When installing a new roof or choosing roofing materials, picking out strong and wind-resistant materials is important.