What are Asphalt Shingles?
Shingle roofing has been a popular roofing choice since the 1920s. Not only is it easy to install, but it is also an economical and durable roofing material. Shingle roofs are also completely customizable to your home with shape, size, and color.
As time passes, roofing materials like shingles require maintenance. If you’re not an expert, it can be hard to know when it may be time for an inspection. Below, we’ve provided answers to some of your most frequently asked questions about your shingle roof.
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You can count on Atlantic Roofing Company for all your shingle roofing needs.
Whether you need a full set of shingles installed or a current set repaired or replaced, Atlantic Roofing Company in Wilmington has the skills and materials to get the job done.
Roof Shingle Designs and Colors
- Fiberglass based construction
- Approximate weight: 240lbs to 305lbs per square
- Approximate Shingle dimension: 36”X12”
- Classic colors and dimensional appearance
- Owens Corning
All styles and colors available.
- UL Class A fire resistance
- UL certified to meet ASTM D3462
- UL certified to meet ASTM 3018 Type I
- Conforms to CSA standard A123.5
We have answers to the most asked questions about shingle roofing.
Why should I choose a shingle roof?
Shingles do more than add to the exterior appeal of your home. When installed properly, shingle roofs can provide your home with:
Should I have my shingle roof replaced?
Old or damaged shingle roofs can cause potentially costly fixes down the road. Poor installation, damage, or age can allow water to penetrate the shingles and ruin the ability of the roof to ventilate or insulate.
Why do roofing shingles warp?
If you see warped or buckled shingles on your roof it means that the roof is not venting properly and has accumulated moisture. If not addressed, this could be catastrophic to the integrity of your home.
How are shingle roofs installed
While shingle installation has been made easier over time, it’s still best left to a professional. Shingles are manufactured with self-sealing adhesive strips and a wide nail zone for easy installation. Working with a competent roofing contractor is important as they will know the best application pattern to promote water drainage.
If you would like a free roofing estimate, or if you have any general questions, feel free to contact us today
Our official headquarters is based in Wilmington, but we also extend our services to surrounding areas like Jacksonville, New Bern, Shallotte, and topsail Island.