FAQs Regarding Asphalt Shingles

  • Are asphalt shingles toxic?No, contrary to popular belief asphalt shingles are non-toxic and only produce toxic fumes when overheated.

  • How many homes have asphalt shingles?Four out of five homes in the U.S. use asphalt shingles. Annually, enough asphalt shingles are produced to cover five million homes.

  • What type of asphalt shingles are there?There are laminated shingles, interlocking shingles, strip shingles, and large format shingles. Our team can assist you in selecting the best option suited for your needs.

Pros and Cons of Asphalt Shingles

  • Pro: Asphalt shingles are usually the most affordable material option.
  • Pro: Asphalt shingles are completely waterproof and offer adequate protection for your roof.
  • Pro: Asphalt shingles fit with almost any home style and are easy to install and remove.
  • Con: Asphalt shingles have a shorter lifespan in areas with extreme temperature fluctuations.
  • Con: Asphalt shingles generally should not be installed when the temperate is below freezing.
  • Con: Asphalt shingles don't always last as long as other roofing materials.