Asphalt shingles are the most commonly used roofing material in America, and there’s good reason to consider asphalt shingles for your roof. They offer an ideal blend of affordability, durability, and variety of styles. Constructed from an organic or fiberglass mat embedded with bitumen, both organic and fiberglass shingles are treated to be waterproof, but fiberglass shingles offer better fire protection.
The affordability of asphalt shingles is due to both the purchase cost and the installation cost. Asphalt shingles are easy to install, saving on labor and time. They can be used on a wide variety of roofs.
Unlike other roofing choices, asphalt shingles do not need regular maintenance. Damaged shingles can easily be replaced or repaired. Asphalt shingles are lightweight and do not place undue strain on the roof. At the end of their 15-30 year lifespan, asphalt shingles can be recycled for other uses.
Asphalt shingles come in an increasing variety of textures and finishes. They can look like tile, slate, or wood without the higher cost of such materials. Choosing the right shingles to complement your home is important. We work with each homeowner to identify the best type of roofing for the style and color of their home.