There are various factors to consider when picking an ideal roofing design. First and foremost, you have to consider the weather patterns. You also have to consider factors like budget and personal taste/preference.

Below, have a look at some popular roofing designs that are expected to dominate in 2020;


  1. Gable Roof;

Gable Roofing

This is one of the commonest designs, popular with many home owners; it’s simple, affordable, aesthetically appealing, plus it’s ideal for people who experience high rainfall or snow.  The roofing Mabatis start from the peak and gently slant downwards.

  1. Curved Roof;

Curved Roofing

Looking for something more modern and stylish? Curve roofs are interesting and very conspicuous, the roofing material is cleverly fitted to form a curved structure. However, be ready to dig deeper into your pocket as this design is costlier than most.

  1. Flat Roof;

Flat Roofing

Like the name suggests, flat roofs are just that; flat but with a slight pitch to allow rain water to drain to the gutter. This design looks nice on residential, commercial, or industrial structures. Thought not very aesthetically attractive, this design is ideal when you’re doing your roofing on a tight budget.

  1. Dome Roof;

Dome Roofing

Dome roof is one of the oldest roofing designs, invented many years ago when humans relied on clay and stones to roof shelters. It’s common in religious structures like Mosques, in government buildings, sports stadia, shopping malls, to mention a few.


  1. Bonnet Roof;

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The bonnet roof has 4 dimensions, all gently sloping to drain water on 4 different directions. If you have a large home or porch area, and of course a good budget, then this design would work well for you.

Royal Mabati Factory is a premier roofing company In Kenya, we pride ourselves of offering affordable and modern roofing solutions.

Feel free to contact us on 0722 638 383 for all your roofing needs and queries.