3 Green Roofing Myths Debunked

Modern residential homeowners are settling for eco-friendly materials to limit their home’s environmental impact and conserve non-renewable resources. Although green roofing is gaining popularity over the years, they are also associated with a couple of controversial notions. Tusing Builders and Roofing Services, your trusted roofing provider, busts three green roofing myths.

Roofing Myths Debunked

Contemporary and Experimental

The concept of green roofing may be new to some but they have been around for years. The way they are installed atop of homes, however, are more technical and advanced, compared to its older prototypes. Since they have been existing for a long time, it is baseless to say that they are just part of today’s “green trend”.


Green roofs are often linked to leakage and structural problem. Nonetheless,  there is no substantial evidence to suggest that green roofs are more prone to leaking. In fact, some studies show green roofs’ longer life cycle. When installed by professional roofers, you will be assured that your green roofing can withstand either an extreme volume of water or scorching, dry spells.


Green roofing materials can be applied even on regular homes. There is a widely circulated belief that they can only be used in green buildings. This claim is not true. Homeowners can get economic and environmental gains from this option.

GAF was recently awarded the Green Circle certification. As a certified GAF Master Elite™ roofer, Tusing Builders and Roofing Services can offer GAF’s green roofing products. Homeowners now have the leverage to increase energy efficiency in their home by choosing these alternatives over regular roofing options. These roofing materials can also increase the level of insulation, which can significantly reduce energy consumption.

Aside from delivering green roofing products, we can help you care for it with our roof repair services. Call us at (866) 584-2712. We serve residents of Cleveland, Avon, and nearby areas in Ohio.