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Shingle Roofing

Almost 80% of homes in North America use asphalt shingles as the roofing material of choice. The prevalence of asphalt shingles has created a vast assortment of fittings and fixtures designed to work with them. Items such as a multitude of flashing configurations, edge products, and almost every skylight manufactured has an appropriate base configuration for a weatherproof connection with asphalt shingles. We carry all of the material you need for a proper installation.

The primary attributes of asphalt tiles are:

Reasonably priced (economical), Require very little maintenance, Versatile, Provide excellent protection on steep sloped roofs, Are weather and sunlight resistant, Easy to cut, Can be nailed by hand or with powered nailers.

The primary attributes of asphalt tiles are:

The serviceable life of asphalt shingles is the lowest of all the roofing materials. Although they are available in numerous grades designated by the expected life, from 15 to 50 years they often need repair or replacement long before their supposed life has expired. The hotter the climate, the shorter the life of asphalt shingles. Many of the asphalt shingle problems that are encountered by homeowners are a direct result of two factors: Poor initial installation Damage due to severe weather

Poor installation usually occurs in the area of deck preparation, and not providing adequate flashing around items that are protruding through the roof such as vent pipes and chimneys. Other poor installation methods are not using the required amount of nails per shingle and nailing in the wrong area of the shingle.