Roofs are difficult to repair. The work can be technical, difficult, and dangerous. So, homeowners who are planning on updating their roof should always think about the strength of the product. You also need to think about the difficulty of repairing different materials. This article takes a look at two of the best roofing materials for homeowners who prefer a strong and low maintenance material. Slate and wood are two of the most common roof products for residential construction, but they have very different maintenance needs.