Shingles are the preferred roofing material for most homeowners in the US and abroad. Here are 5 facts to help you understand why.
Roof shingles are made from high-quality materials
There are many materials that can be used to make shingles, but asphalt is the most popular. It is made of cementitious fillers as well as mineral fiber. However, fiberglass shingles can also be made (at a higher price) and shingles made with granules are available in a variety of colors.
Shingles offer more than just a beautiful appearance.
Roofs are one of the most important features of a home. This means you want them to be attractive and blend in with the surrounding homes. However, they must also perform their function well. Its primary function is to protect the structure underneath it. A beautiful roof can be very attractive, but it won’t do much if your home isn’t dry and safe.
Shingles create a waterproof seal that protects your roof against harsh weather conditions like rain, snow, and sleet. This helps to keep your home safe and efficient.
Shingles for roofing come in many colors and styles
There are many options for color and design choices when it comes to shingles. You can be sure to find the right one to match or contrast your home depending on the effect you want.
You can vary the texture, shape, and color of your shingle roof to maximize its impact on your home. This can make it more attractive when you decide to sell it.
They have a great fire rating
House fires can be frightening, but they are quite common. However, shingles have a high fire rating that will protect your roof and home from extreme temperatures.
Shingles can help keep noise out
You can protect your home from external noise pollution and keep your noisy activities from disrupting your neighbors. You should note that different types of shingles have different soundproofing properties. Asphalt shingles are more effective in reducing outside sound than other varieties.
No matter what type of roofing material is chosen, it is important to consult with an professional roofer to get the best advice regarding price, quality, and life expectancy.
This post was written by Ted Williams! Ted is the owner of A Old Time Roofing which is the premier Pinellas County roofing contractor! Ted is a Master Elite Weather Stopper GAF Roofing Contractor, a double award winner of Best Steep-Slope Contractor from GAF and achiever of Master Elite Consumer Protection Excellence from GAF. He has been serving the Pinellas County area since 1978. Old Time Roofing has been a tradition in quality workmanship, servicing residential and commercial properties.