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If you are planning to replace the roof on your home or business, you can choose from a variety of roofing materials. One of the most popular types of roofing systems we at Long Island Shingle Installers uses is asphalt shingles.

Home and business owners choose shingle roofing on Long Island for several reasons. Shingle roofs are attractive. Shingles are available in an array of beautiful colors and textures that can mimic the appearance of wood or slate. An asphalt roof is more affordable than a roof made from other materials.

Asphalt shingles have a life expectancy of 12 to 20 years and have few problems with leaks. They are durable and offer excellent uplift resistance and fire resistance. Asphalt roofing shingles are the ideal weight – not too heavy and not too light. They are easy to install, and there is no need for ice stops or for additional structure to carry the weight of the roof. An asphalt roof is also easy to maintain and repair.

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02 Shingle Roofing

If your in the market for a new roof and have been researching different options then you may have already came across a type of roof called Shingle Roofing. Shingle roofs are the most common throughout the United States. There are few different types of shingle roofing. Including but not limited to Asphalt, Cedar and Metal. The one that is best for your home will depend on several factors. We always suggest reaching out to your local roofing company so that they can provide you with the answers to any questions or concerns you may have. But in the meantime, we can provide you with some basic information about Shingle roofing for Asphalt and Cedar. Let us get started!  

 

 

Asphalt Shingles

 

Pros

 

  • Affordable

Asphalt shingles are the most common and the most affordable shingle type.

  • Life Span

This type of shingle roofing can last about 30 years. While there are several factors regarding the life span of any roof, this is the general estimate. Following all maintenance plans at the proper times.

  • Options

With so many options, colors, styles and sizes you are sure to find something that fits you and your homes style.

  • Low Maintenance

Damaged and missing shingles are now a minor repair for most roofing companies.

  • Easy Installation

Installation is quicker, easier and least expensive of any kind of shingle.

  • Environmentally Friendly

 Since Asphalt shingles can be layered directly on top of old ones. They are becoming recyclable as well.

 

 

Cons

  • Less Durable

 Asphalt shingles can be damaged by extreme weather and have a shorter lifespan the other shingle roofing options available.

 

Cedar

 

Pros

 

  • Appearance

Known for their beauty, Cedar roofing has been the target of manufacturers mimicking their look and quality out of different materials.

  • Environmentally Friendly

Since Cedar shingles are organic and biodegradable, they are often considered the most environmentally friendly shingle currently available.

  • Energy-Efficient

Cedar shingles will reduce energy costs more than any other type. This is since Cedar shingles insulate the attic thus allowing your home to breath.

 

Cons

 

  • Short Life Span

The average life span for this type of roof is only twenty to thirty years.

 

  • Expensive

While the materials are actually very affordable the installation and maintenance make them more expensive.

 

  • Highly Flammable

 

 

  • High Maintenance

This type of shingle roofing is extremely high maintenance. As well as often requiring a full replacement instead of a repair.

 

 

We hope that you found this information useful and hopefully it answered any questions or concerns that you may have had. In regards to metal shingles we will have that information listed over on this page: If you find your still having any questions or just needing more information then please feel free to give us a call or fill out the form below.

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