Asphalt shingle roof systems are the roof protection product of choice for most residential homeowners. They are time tested and offer the best economical solution, are durable, and come in a wide range of colors. Workmanship and manufacture warranties vary depending on shingle selection and manufacturers. What is An Asphalt Shingle? Asphalt shingles come in many shapes, colors, and styles. The different styles are typically called; 3-Tab Shingles, Dimensional Shingles, Designer Shingles, and Premium Shingles. The base of an asphalt shingle is a fiberglass reinforced mat. That mat is then coated with asphalt and mineral fillers. These fillers adhere to the fiberglass and the asphalt surrounds the structure. Its top surface is then embedded with a layer of ceramic granules.
- Variety of Colors
- Many Different Styles
- Low Maintenance
- Fire Resistant
- Scars Easily when Hot
- Subject to Mildew and Moss Degranulates (Color Loss)
Three Major Types of Asphalt Shingles: There are 3 Types of Asphalt Shingles: A 3 Tab Shingle (most common type), A Dimensional Shingle Roof System and a Premium Shingle Roof System.