Roofing Review: Composite Shingles

Roofing Review – Comparison of Roofing Materials

Every home needs a roof and homeowners have a wide selection of materials to choose from when hiring a reputable roofing contractor.

The Old Standby Roofing Has Improved

Composition shingles have improved the most over the past twenty years by changes in the manufacturing process. The result is they are more durable than ever.  In fact, all G.A.F. composition shingles are guaranteed for life. In the past you might have expected twenty to thirty years of service, now, with the newer G.A.F. composition shingles, you will have your roof on for as long as you own your home. Continue reading

When To Replace Roofing – Just Take A Look

A good roof, depending on type of shingles and the craftsmanship, can last from twenty to forty years.

But that doesn’t mean a homeowner will want to ignore their roof for the first twenty years. Environmental issues can affect the performance and longevity of any roof. Weather issues such as hail, heavy winters with ‘melt & freeze’ cycles, larger trees surrounding your home or unknown issues with the manufacturer of your shingles can all play a role in diminishing shingle function or shortening shingle life. Continue reading