Asphalt Shingle Roofs
Roofs are the one of the most fundamental elements of a home. Our team of local providers can help you choose from a variety of shingle roofing options, styles and colors. This high-quality roofing material is known for its low-cost and durability. It’s also more versatile than other materials, making it available for almost all roof types and shapes. While a quality roof is critical to protecting your home from the elements, it also directly impacts your home’s curb appeal.
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
What signs show that I should replace my shingle roof?
There are many signs indicating when to replace your shingle roof. The most common issues are missing shingles, saggy or droopy spots, shingles are missing granules, and shingle edges that curl.
What is the lifespan of a shingle roof?
On average, an asphalt shingle roof can last anywhere between 20-30 years. However, this depends on the quality of the work, the materials used, and the maintenance that has been done since it was installed. If there have been many leaks, poor repairs, or no maintenance has been done, it may need to be replaced sooner. If there is any part of the roof that is bowing or sinking, it is a sign of potential catastrophic failure.
Are shingle roofs good for hot climates?
Yes! Roofing shingles come in a variety of shapes, textures, and colors which make them architecturally versatile. They reflect sunlight very well, which is an advantage in hot climates. They’re also designed to resist fire damage, and algae growth.
What is the cost difference between asphalt shingles and tile?
Shingles are the most common roofing material in North America, and they’re commonly made out of asphalt. Each roofing shingle is small and rectangular. When installed, they overlap to keep out water. Asphalt is used because of its waterproof properties. They’re popular because the up-front cost is relatively low, and the installation itself is easy and straightforward for professional roofers. When homeowners on a budget compare tile roofs vs. shingle roofs, they often choose shingles because of the price.