Why You Should Choose Asphalt Shingles

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Why You Should Choose Asphalt Shingles

Millions of U.S. households have asphalt shingle roofs. Shingle roofs are built on approximately 75% of all residences in North America. They’re not only attractive, but they’re also resistant to the elements. When properly installed and maintained, an asphalt roof can last for decades. These aspects, along with the following, are the reason asphalt shingle roofs are so popular.

They Are Super Customizable

Asphalt shingles are available in many colors, textures, and finishes. Three-tab shingles are a conventional choice that complements a variety of home types. There are also dimensional and premium shingles to choose from. Asphalt shingles may also be designed to resemble different roofing materials like slate or cedar shakes.

They Can Save Money

Asphalt shingles are a cost-effective way to get a highly efficient and long-lasting roof, making it one of the reasons homeowners love it. While asphalt shingle roofing is inexpensive, it lasts long enough to provide the best long-term benefit. This material is weather, fire, and wind-resistant without being prohibitively expensive.

They Boost Energy Efficiency

When you install a new asphalt roofing system, including underlayment, you can improve your home’s energy efficiency. Light, medium, and dark asphalt shingles reflect more solar heat, lowering the roof surface temperature. Your heating/cooling system will have an easier time keeping your living spaces pleasant if less heat enters your home through the roof. As a result, you’ll save a lot of money on your energy bills.

They Are Easy To Repair

The popularity of asphalt shingles stems from their ease of maintenance. Finding a contractor who can make repairs to your asphalt shingles is easier than finding a roofer who can fix unique or less often used materials. If you choose a more unique roofing type, you be limited to the contractor that installed your roof when you need repairs.

Of all the materials available for roofing, none are more flexible and desirable than asphalt shingles. To learn more, contact Novalis Roofing And Siding today!



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