What’s the difference and why should I install shingles over other roof types?
There are many type of roofs that can be installed on to your residential and commercial properties; but the most popular and most affordable are shingle roofs. The type of shingle roofs we are licensed to install are Asphalt, Fiberglass, Organic, Wood & Shake, and Slate. In this blog we will cover all shingle types and their benefits for you to consider when choosing the perfect roof.
The most popular and more commonly used are Asphalt shingles. Asphalt roofs have been given the highest rating for impact resistance and protection against spread in case of fire. They are also known for being able to dampen the sound of external noise. Also, due to the popularity of asphalt shingles, they come in many different shapes and colors that will give your home or business any look you want.
Fiberglass shingles are a synthetic shingle that are made from very fine pieces of glass; this allows this type of style to be very durable and low maintenance. Fiberglass has a high resistance to heat and is designed to keep direct sunlight and excessive heat out of your home even in those hot Florida summers. This style of shingle also protects against rotting, corrosion, and insect damage making them the one of the most durable out of the shingle family.
Wood & Shake shingles are manufactured from pin, redwood, cypress, and red cedar trees making them a popular, eco-friendly choice for your home. Being made from trees allows wood shingles to be durable and can withstand strong winds. This type of shingle is also known for being energy efficient which will save you money on your a/c bills. Plus, the look of wood will give your home a unique look.
A shingle that has been a roofing choice for centuries are Slate shingles. This type of shingle is made from metamorphic rock giving a distinctive and beautiful look to your home. Not only are Slate shingles completely fire resistant they are also durable and waterproof. This type of roof is perfect for giving your home a unique and modern look to your home.
Another type of shingle that is eco-friendly are Organic shingles; they are made from asphalt, rags, paper, wood chips, and recycled cardboard. Organic shingles are not as popular as regular asphalt and fiberglass roofs, but they are traditional pick for many homes.
Shingle roofs have many different styles that will give your property a distinct look that will set you apart from your neighbors and picking the right style can be difficult but with our help we can give you the roof you’ve always dreamed of!