Choosing the Best Shingles for Your House

Need a new roof installed? Asphalt shingles are, most of the time, the standard go-to in the roofing industry. Why? Asphalt shingles are cost effective, the latest style come with an added finishing that satisfies Energy Star requirements for a “cool roof”. This means the house owner gets a severe tax break. And, because asphalt shingles have actually only improved and become stronger, you will not have to replace them for a minimum of 20 or 30 years.

Within the asphalt family, there are multiple kinds of shingles to choose from. At first look, asphalt shingles might look similar, it’s important to choose the right type for your house. Depending on your property, your budget plan and your objective, several types of shingles could fit the bill much better than others. That means understanding which shingles make good sense for your home.

Premium shingles look, feel and act extremely different than strip or dimensional shingles. These laminated shingles have a more rich, rustic appearance, typically resembling natural slate roofing. Lots of property owners, home builders and roofing professionals choose premium shingles for visual purposes but, in the end, these robust shingles offer more than just visual appeal. Premium shingles have the tendency to have actually included elements such as enhanced effect resistance and enhanced solar reflectivity, helping enhancing the quality and longevity of a roof.

Strip shingles are the standard in asphalt shingles. Extremely resilient and constantly long-term, strip shingles look like slate roofing and lay flat in a single layer. These shingles are common in suburbs. Not just are they economical, they’re light-weight and easy to control and have a streamlined appearance numerous house owners favor.

Dimensional Shingles, also known as “architectural laminated shingles,” have in recent years have become the popular choice in the United States. Produced as double layer products, these shingles have a thicker, richer and more multi dimensional look than strip types.



Appleton Roofing Company
1807 S Walden Ave
Appleton, WI 54915
(920) 214-0333