Shingle roofing service Palm Beach Gardens
Why choose a shingle roof?
Shingle roofs are affordable and have a beautiful look that most like on their home. It’s a classic choice amongst homeowners. There are many options when it comes to choosing a shingle roof. There is even a solar panel tile roof that can help with energy efficiency. With options like these it is easy to see why homeowners prefer shingles roofs.
The asphalt shingle roof is the most popular in the United States because it is inexpensive and easy to install. It comes in 2 types fiberglass and organic. The organic option is made of materials like tar paper and fiberglass is made with layers of fiberglass. These options are both coated in a resin agent that is waterproof.
Strip shingles were once the only type of shingle available, making it one of the oldest options. These shingles are cheap and light. They are rated at 60 mph winds which is not a great choice for Florida.
Dimensional shingles have a dimensional appearance which also looks like it has some depth. They are made of 2 layers and are also known as Laminate shingles and Architectural shingles.
Interlocking shingles offer the most wind resistance of the asphalt type shingles. They have a high wind resistance due to them being able to fasten to each other. These shingles come in a variety of shapes and types. Interlocking shingles are made to mimic other shingle types like slate, cedar and shake. These shingles are made of recycled aluminum and is 96% lighter than clay tiles. Interlocking shingles are energy star rated and can withstand winds of up to 120 mph, they also reflect heat because of its patented polymer coating.
Luxury shingles are also known as designer shingles. These shingles are thicker than dimensional shingles and have more layers for added weight and more durability against high winds.
Solar shingles were created by a very well known electric car company. They are made of tempered glass which is rated class 4 for hail, class F for wind and class A for fire. Solar shingles can withstand 110 mph winds. Many companies have taken note to the importance of solar shingles and have created their own versions as well. Each company tends to use different materials. Solar shingles are very expensive to install.
Rubber shingles are made to look like other products such as slate and shake. These shingles are made of recycled rubber. Rubber shingles offer an extra layer of insulation and can reflect light. They are also not affected by UV and offer sound dampening. These shingles are very lightweight and can still withstand 183 mph winds. Rubber shingles need to have a waterproof coating periodically reapplied. During installation, there is an odor but it does dissipate over time.