An Explanation of Composite Roofing

Composite Roofing

Composite roofing is among the most popular types of roofing systems used today. Composite is appreciated for its resistance, its durability, the low costs and the long lifespan, so if you are interested in using the material on your roof, here are some more details about composite systems.

Composition roofing consists of individually installed shingles made from a fiberglass mat in the center, coated with asphalt and other fillers. Composition shingles come in various types:

  • 3-tab shingles – these shingles are the thinnest and the most affordable of all shingle varieties. Even so, the material used is very resistant, flexible and durable and the manufacturer’s warranty these shingles come with range between 20-30 years.
  • Laminate shingles – these varieties are thicker than 3-tab shingles and they are also more durable, warranted for 30, 40 or even 50 years.
  • Premium shingles are the thickest, heaviest and largest of all shingle varieties. They are also the most expensive types of shingles, but even so, they are much more affordable than other types of roofing systems that are recommended by experienced roofers Dallas TX employs.

All types of composite shingles come in wide arrays of shapes and colors, allowing homeowners to choose the variety that best suits the style of the building as well as the climate zone where the building is located.

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