Asphalt shingles are the most widely used roofing option in the United States. Nearly 70% of all roofs in the country are made from this material. It is not only cost-effective, but also comes in a wide range of colors and styles.
Read on to learn the different types of asphalt shingles.
Also called strip shingles, three-tab is the most basic type of asphalt shingles. They got their name from the cut of the shingles and are made from a single asphalt layer. When it was introduced in the 1980s, it became the most prevalent shingle roofing on the market.
It features an extremely flat look that resembles slate. Because it is a more lightweight option and uses less material, three-tab shingles often cost less than other shingle roofing options.
Dimensional or architectural is currently today’s most popular type of asphalt shingles. They come in at least two layers of asphalt bonded together to create a thicker, multi-dimensional look. These shingles are designed to possess the appearance of wood shake and slate roofing. While they weigh more than strip shingles, they usually come with better warranty coverage.
At Christian Brothers Roofing, we install Owens Corning® Duration® Series Shingles and TruDefinition® Duration Designer Shingles. Since we are a certified contractor, you can count on us for comprehensive warranty options for these architectural shingles. We’re also here to help install your replacement windows and doors.
Luxury shingles are known for their superior quality and unique aesthetic that will make any home stand out. With these shingles, you can enjoy excellent protection against extreme weather and harsh outdoor elements. They have the closest resemblance to wood shake and natural slate compared to other types of shingles.
Need a new roof for your home or business? Turn to Christian Brothers Roofing for quality roof replacement services. We also install gutter protection systems, siding, windows and doors. Give us a call at (270) 494-3745, or fill out our contact form to get a free estimate.