Asphalt Shingles

Jan 7, 2019 | Roofing

What are asphalt shingles?

Asphalt shingles are a form of roofing cover that is both inexpensive and easy to install. As a roofing cover, they are primarily used to waterproof your home.

They are predominantly composed of fiberglass. The fiberglass composes a base. From this base, an asphalt coating is added with a set of weather-resistant granules. Together, these layers form a highly-effective protective waterproof barrier for your home.

How popular are asphalt shingles?

Asphalt shingles have proved to be very popular.

In fact, statistics show that these particular shingles are the most popular roofing choice for residential properties throughout the United States. Each year, more than 13,000,000,000 square feet of shingles are produced. The shingles are also available in a diverse range of sizes, colors, and textures. They are also inexpensive to produce. This makes them ideal for homeowners looking for aesthetic appeal without having to break the bank.

Advantages of asphalt shingles?

Asphalt shingles are both inexpensive and easy to install but these shingles are also remarkably durable. Whether your home suffers from frequent ice or wind, asphalt shingles can still effectively shield your home. In summary, asphalt shingles are an excellent form of roof protection. They are inexpensive, durable, versatile in design and structure, and can effectively protect your home.

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