The most common material for roofing shingles, asphalt has become the norm for good reason. They can handle years of wear and tear as well as coming in a wide array of colors to fit any homeowner’s style. Below we list the different types of asphalt shingles and what makes them a top roofing choice for homeowners.
3-Tab Shingle – The simplest choice of all 3 choices, 3-tab shingles also known as strip shingles are flat in appearance. Created with a single layer of asphalt this shingle type is the cheapest and lightest option. Making it a great choice for those on a budget.
Architectural Shingle – A Care Free customer favorite, architectural shingles bring beauty while also having all the benefits of an asphalt roof! Each shingle is engineered with two or more layers fused for a multi-dimensional look and for extreme durability during harsh weather conditions.
Luxury Shingle – The highest quality choice you could choose, Luxury shingles are sure to turn heads. These shingles are designed to replicate natural slate/cedar roofing shingles while providing the highest dimensionality there is on the market. Also being the heaviest shingle you could choose from homeowners can trust that their roofing shingles will stay in place even in the harshest winds.
Over the years roofing companies like GAF and CertainTeed have come up with different advancements to their asphalt shingles to make them last longer. Examples being, stain guard protection, strong adhesives, nailing accuracy for installation, and cool roofing. Each of these advancements was created to give homeowners peace of mind and to create a roofing product that will protect your most valuable asset; your family.
Interested in installing an asphalt roof on your home!? Care Free Homes is a GAF multi-award-winning Master Elite Contractor and a CertainTeed 5 Star Contractor which means we can provide our customers with the best roofing warranties they have to offer! Call 508-997-1111 or contact us online for a free quote.
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