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Types of Asphalt Shingles to Replace Your Old Roof

by Roof Tech Roofing Specialist in Auckland

Everything has a time limit when we have to say goodbye to it. Shingles are not exceptional. Various types of shingles are available in the market giving a clear goal to replace the old roof with new ones. Among all types of roof materials, asphalt is one of the top choices. Asphalt shingles are not only affordable but also an effective way to cover your home. If you have a plan to replace your old roof with a new design and style asphalt roof, it is necessary to know about its types.

Potential Signs to Replace Old Roof

Many of us don't know the right time to replace the old roof with new ones. We come to know about it when raining or snow falling has started. At that time, we have no choice but wait and watch till the weather gets clear and suitable for roof replacement.

Inspect your home shingles to note that edges are not curled

Bald spots where granules are missing

Cracked shingles

The roof is now going to complete 20 years, it means aging of shingles may require to change before the problem gets worse

Types of Asphalt Shingles

Asphalt shingles may meet your expectations to have a custom design and style roof. The roof material has several different colours, sizes, and styles to choose from. Many of them are energy-saving rated with Energy Star. If you are fascinated with the designer roof, asphalt offers to give a captivating appearance. Shingles are available in weathered wood, barkwood, slate and charcoal styles.

Fiberglass Shingles

If you are looking for shingles that allow sunlight to enter your premise, fiberglass asphalt shingles will meet your expectations.  The fiberglass is made by overlapping wet fiberglass and has a urea-formaldehyde adhesive to bind the surface together. After that, they get a coating of asphalt. The material is waterproof, lightweight and available with a longer warranty. They are not as expensive as other roofing materials. It provides resistance to UV rays. and durable. Moreover, the material is fire resistant.

Organic Shingles

Organic asphalt shingles are made with wast materials like wood chips, recycled cardboard, rags, and papers. They are waterproof shingles and heavier than fiberglass. Like fiberglass, it is also a smarta affordable alternative to enhance the beauty of homes. These shingles are infamously known as felt mat asphalt shingles.

It depends on your choice which asphalt shingles you would like to go with. It is necessary to learn that asphalt shingles can damage or crack in sudden fluctuation. Climate change can damage the roof. For installation, hire an expert roofer in South Auckland having years of experience in serving the best roofing solution.

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