Asphalt Roofing Northern Virginia Area
It’s important to us at Summit Roofing to properly educate you on the available types of Asphalt Shingles and work with you to help you figure out which ones will be best for your home, lifestyle and budget. We want you to decide on the right solution for your roofing needs, not necessarily the most expensive.
Asphalt Roof Shingles
Three-Tab Shingles are so named because the tab forming cutouts create the appearance of three smaller shingles. Three-Tab shingles are typically the most economical form of asphalt shingle. This type of shingle provides double coverage due to the overlap from one shingle to the next. Architectural shingles are designed to have the look or appearance of cedar shakes. Architectural shingles are some of the most popular shingle used for new roof construction in the U.S. currently.
- Relatively Long Life Span
- Many Textures and Colors
- Minimal Maintenance
These shingles provide multiple layers of protection and don't have joints between the tabs so there is no exposure to the weather. Architectural shingles are made by laminating top shingles with cutout to a half shingle this creates a dimensional pattern on the roof. This extra thickness of the random design creates much more of a visually stimulating appearance hiding any imperfections in the decking that might show through Three-Tab Shingles. Designer shingles use newer laminating technology which allow for extra protection and increased thickness from the elements.
Designer shingles replicate the look of cedar shake and slate roofing material. Due to its higher weight, some structures cannot support designer shingles. Asphalt shingles are manufactured with a fiberglass mat core, or an organic felt material. Both shingle varieties are saturated with asphalt that makes them fire-resistant and waterproof.
Asphalt Roll Roofing
Ceramic granules that are applied to the asphalt to prevent and hinder damage and drying caused by excessive exposure to the sun’s ultraviolet (UV) rays keeping your home cool and reducing electric bills dramatically. Asphalt shingles come in two basic types which are fiberglass and organic. Asphalt shingles are manufactured with a an organic felt material, or fiberglass mat core. These shingle varieties are saturated with asphalt to make them waterproof and fire-resistant.
Organic shingles contain about 40% more asphalt than the fiberglass alternative, which makes them weigh more and gives them excellent durability and blow-off resistance. The more cost-effective option are the fiberglass shingles. This is because they are less-costly due to being easier to manufacturer than organic shingles, making them a more cost-effective option for the homeowner. Asphalt shingles come in hundreds of styles, different colors, compositions, styles, so that you can choose the perfect asphalt shingle to give your home the best feel, look, and durability for years to come. Asphalt Shingle roofs are affordable, offer a high value, and are resistant to ever-changing weather conditions.
Why Choose Us?
Architectural shingles are made by laminating top shingles with cutout to a half shingle this creates a dimensional pattern on the roof.
Here at Summit Roofing Contractors, we want you to choose the right solution for your roofing needs, not necessarily the most expensive.
Differences in shingles, exposure to the sun, climate conditions, foliage and the roofs slope all contribute to lifespan.
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Asphalt shingle roofs are expected to last from 25-40 years. Differences in the shingles, exposure to the sun, climate conditions, foliage, and the roofs slope all contribute to a lifespan of an asphalt shingle roof.
- Flexible and Sturdy
- Light Weight
- Fire-Resistant and Waterproof
A new asphalt shingle roof is a very affordable and extremely durable solution that can help protect you and your loved ones for years to come from the constantly changing four-season weather conditions.
Asphalt Shingles are designed for this constant exposure to these extreme fluctuating temperatures, wind, sunlight, rain, ice, sleet and snow. At Summit Roofing we take care of all aspects of your roofing project from inspection to removal and installation. We are always going above and beyond in any way possible.