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Shingle Roofing’s Advantages and Disadvantages

By February 26, 2022 No Comments

Roofing using Shingles in Jacksonville, Florida

You’re preparing to replace your roof. You made the right decision in hiring Roof Solar to do the project professionally. You believe you’ve reached the end of your decision-making process. It’s not the case. You must still select the materials. You say it’s shingles. What kind of shingles are you talking about? Let us have a look…

Asphalt Shingles, On The Other Hand, Provide A Lot Of Advantages.

  1. Are The Most Cost-Effective Form Of Shingle To Install.
  2. Are Suitable For Almost Any Style Of Home, Particularly Those With Steeply Sloping Roofs.
  3. Are Light And Don’t Need To Be Reinforced Structurally.
  4. Because They Are Straightforward To Cut And Fit, They Are Simple To Install Or Replace.
  5. Are Resistant To The Elements.
  6. Are Low-Maintenance And Easy To Walk On During Inspections, Maintenance, And Repair Work
  7. Edges And Flashings Do Not Necessitate The Use Of Additional Equipment.
  8. Standard (Organic) And Laminated (Fiberglass) Are Both Available, As Well As A Variety Of Colors, Brands, Degrees Of Fire Resistance, And Life-Span Ratings.

 

Asphalt Shingles, On The Other Hand, Have A Negative Aspect.

  1. Aren’t Really Distinctive.
  2. Slate Shingles Have A Longer Lifespan Than Asphalt Shingles.
  3. High Winds Might Easily Destroy Or Blow Them Away.
  4. If It’s Too Hot, They’re More Likely To Scar Or Be Injured In Some Other Way.
  5. In Shady Regions Of The Roof, Mildew Is Quickly Affected.

 

Wood shingles or shakes, on the other hand, are a plus.

  1. Are Important Characteristics For A Classic, Natural-Looking Roof With Distinct Character That May Raise The Value Of A Home.
  2. Are Offered In A Wide Range Of Widths, Colors, Thicknesses, And Cuts.
  3. Are Light And Don’t Need To Be Reinforced Structurally.
  4. By Insulating The Attic And Enabling The Roof To “Breathe,” They Are Energy Efficient.
  5. Are Long-Lasting, Able To Withstand Powerful Storms And Debris, And Can Be Simply Walked On During Inspections, Maintenance, Or Repairs.
  6. When Properly Sealed, They Are Less Likely To Decay Due To The Weather.
  7. Slate Shingles Are More Pricey.

Wood Shingles Or Shakes, On The Other Hand, Have A Negative Aspect.

  1. Are Difficult To Set Up.
  2. Compared To Asphalt Shingles, They Are More Expensive.
  3. Are Time-Consuming To Maintain.
  4. They Don’t Survive As Long As Other Shingle Varieties.
  5. Are Prone To Decay, Mold, And Insect Infestation.
  6. Are Unable To Be Recycled
  7. Most Fire Safety Codes Do Not Apply To Them.

Slate shingles, on the other hand, have a lot of advantages.

  1. Are Quite Appealing And Unusual, Which Could Lead To A Boost In Property Value.
  2. They Come In A Range Of Colors And Sizes.
  3. Are Resistant To Fire.
  4. Are Simple To Maintain.
  5. Have A Long Life Span And Are In It For The Long Haul.
  6. Slate Shingles, On The Other Hand, Are Costly To Install And Maintain.
  7. Are Hefty And Necessitate Structural Reinforcing As Well As The Use Of Specialized Tools.
  8. During Inspections, Maintenance, Or Repair Work, They Are Fragile, Breakable, And Difficult To Walk On.

Roof Solar in Jacksonville Beach, Florida is ready to assist you in deciding which shingles will be utilized to complete your roofing project. We have the ability and expertise to handle any task, from the simplest asphalt shingle installation to the most challenging and accurate wood, shake, or slate shingle installation. For a free estimate and consultation, call (904) 723-4950 or visit www.roofsolar.com Our canvas is your ceiling. Let’s create a masterpiece together!

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