Asphalt shingles are the less expensive than the other options like wood, slate or metal materials. Shingle roofing need very little maintenance and therefore a low maintenance cost. They are easy and inexpensive to repair. Asphalt shingles are durable and long-lasting with many warrantied for 30-50 years.
Shingles are treated to be waterproof and keep moisture away from your roof structure. This material is sturdy and flexible enabling it to fit many roof designs. They are lightweight and suitable for almost any home structure. Fire-resistant shingles help to protect your home.
Shingle roofs are easy to install. A professional roofing contractor can install a new roof in just a couple of days.
Shingles come in a variety of colors, textures and designs. The most common is the 3-tab design. New architectural designer styles have a two-layer dimensional appeal and can mimic the look of other roofing materials. There is a shingle look to match any home. Click here to try some out with the Owens Corning® Design tool.