Shingle Roof

What Is It?

Asphalt shingles are the most common roofing option in North America. Roofing shingles are flat or curved tiles that interlock in a way that channels water off the roof. They are made from materials that vary in cost, weight, style, color and durability allowing homeowners to create the ideal look for their home. Asphalt shingles are a great and durable option for your home.

What goes into an asphalt roofing shingle

01

Fiberglass

Asphalt roofing shingles are reinforced with a thin fiberglass mat, made from glass fibers of specific length and diameter.

02

Asphalt

Asphalt is the main water-resistant ingredient in shingles.

03

Granules

The surface of the asphalt roof shingles is the stone granule surfacing.  The granules are processed into a variety of colors via ceramic firing to give them long-lasting colors. There are also reflective granules that can reflect a higher percentage of the sun’s heat energy.

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Sealant

To bond the shingles together on the roof sealant is applied to the shingles. These asphaltic adhesives are specially engineered to ensure they activate at the desired temperature ranges and hold their bond through the rigorous shingle installation process.

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