Asphalt shingles remain the most popular roofing choice in North American homes. The reason for their popularity is simple: they boast performance comparable to other high-end roofing materials and a high availability at a reasonable cost. However, for all its benefits, it is not without its flaws. Asphalt shingles can be prone to a number of problems […]
If you’ve ever shopped around for roofing, then you’ve probably seen products listed with abbreviations such as UL or ASTM. Like most construction materials on the market, shingles undergo extensive testing before they are deemed safe for public consumption, and UL and ASTM are only two of the many organizations who perform the required tests […]
New roofs are refreshing to the eyes and full of promise, but they’re also capable of premature failure. Under certain conditions, they could underperform and last several years fewer than expected.
Asphalt shingles are one of the most popular roofing options for residential homes. They are the least expensive choice and come in a range of colors and textures to choose from. They’re easy to install and maintain a respectable durability and weather resistance even as newer roofing materials have sprung up.