Shingle roofs are a popular choice! But why?
The asphalt roofing shingles are the most common covering in Florida which are used on the residential properties. The asphalt acts as a waterproofing agent to protect your home. It can hold the granules in their place and the asphalt and granules add to the strength of the shingles on the roof. The best kind of asphalt is the type that stays flexible; it should not dry out or even harden or brittle for the roofing shingle’s lifetime.
Shingle Roofs Fall Into Three Categories
The three common categories of asphalt roofing shingles we recommend usually are as follows:
- The strip asphalt roofing shingles
This type is a single-layered asphalt roofing shingle. It usually is designed to look like slate. The strip roofing shingle is the lightest in weight. The shingle is built on a base of tough fiber glass which will make the single be resistant to blow-off and tearing. These shingles are used in economy priced homes or purchased to replace the previous roof strip shingles.
- The dimensional asphalt roofing shingles
This is a multi-layered product. It’s appearance is thicker as well as richer since it gives a multi-dimensional look. The dimensional roofing shingles are heavier than the strip roofing shingles. They have a more improved warranty protection and can last between 30 years and a lifetime!
- Premium asphalt roofing shingles
This type of shingles is laminated. It has a different appearance and functionality from the traditional dimensional asphalt roofing shingles. They are designed to look like other roofing shingles such as the natural slate or even the natural shake roofing shingles. They provide an enhanced aesthetic appeal. Other than acting as a beautiful addition to your roof, the premium asphalt roofing shingles can have functional improvements like solar reflective feature for lower energy costs, and impact resistance for an extended lifetime of a roofing system.
What questions do you have about shingle roofs? We mentioned three different options on this page. Which option is best for your home? What are the differences in price? How long do you plan on living in your home? Are you going to sell your home? When you call us we will do an evaluation or free. We will learn about your unique situation and give you the best options. We provide the highest quality materials at affordable prices. In many cases we beat our competitors on price. We are able to do that from long-standing relationships with manufacturers. Our family has been serving the Tampa Bay Area for three generations. We are ready to help you. We have a live person waiting for your call. You will be greeted with a smile. Contact us today and see the difference. We are eager to help you with your roofing needs. We are licensed, bonded and insured. Our phone number is 727-844-7663.