There are many roofing materials available on the market but asphalt shingles are on top of the list for the best materials you can use for your roof in Atlanta. It can withstand Mother Nature’s test of time making it by far a the popular choice among homeowners and roofing contractors.
At All American Roofing & Construction we know that protecting the roof over your head is one of your worries as we enter storm season in the Atlanta, Georgia area, so we want you to have the best protection possible and that means using the best materials.
So what are the advantages of using an asphalt roofing shingle?
Because it costs less fabricating and installing asphalt roof shingles, an Atlanta roofing company can offer you an impressive value for durable roofing and steep slope jobs.
It is economic! The primary ingredient in asphalt shingle is of course asphalt, which is a product of numerous varieties of petroleum’s crude and geographic sources. The components are scientifically analyzed, tested and modified to guarantee that its waterproofing property is maximized. At GAF (the top brand used and installed by All American Roofing & Construction), they have developed practises that allowed them to produce massive amounts of asphalt shingles that are of high quality yet maintain a low price point.
Since Atlanta roofing contractors are properly trained and highly skilled, installing asphalt shingles is a fairly easy task. Just make sure that you contact a legitimate Atlanta roofing company to ensure that the finished roof is of high quality.
Asphalt shingles are designed to offer protection from external noise; Therfore sounds coming from outside your house are greatly reduced by this type of shingle.
It is fire resistant. There are two types of asphalt shingles: organic and fiberglass. Organic shingles are made with waste paper saturated with asphalt, coated with adhesive salt and embedded ceramic granules on top. The other is fiberglass shingles which are made from wet bonded fiberglass coated with asphalt that has mineral fillers enabling it to offer stronger fire resistance compared to other roofing systems.
Asphalt shingles can withstand gale force winds, with some manufactured to pass the most stringent wind resistance test including Class H and Class F wind ratings.
Because they are manufactured with specially formulated rubber material coating, asphalt shingles can offer a Class 4 impact resistance rating, which is the highest impact rating in the roofing industry.
They have a broad selection of colors. Asphalt shingles are more affordable than other roofing system but that does not mean that you only have a few colors to choose from or that you have to sacrifice the appearance of your roof. Colors offered today are so varied and exciting that makes asphalt shingle suitable as it can complement the look of your home.
Asphalt shingles come in different designs suitable for every architectural style. You can choose from 3-tab, laminated and premium asphalt shingles that can fit contemporary and traditional styled homes. Asphalt shingles are also available in various patters that allow you to create a beautiful custom look or 3-D roof that imitates the look of natural wood or slate shingles.
Asphalt shingles are very versatile and can conform to many different angles, shapes and forms.