Variety:With regards to the shape of individual shingles and the colour of an asphalt roof replacement, this roofing material is comparatively flexible. For instance, you can have a uniform, flat or ever neat appearance with asphalt roofing shingles. To achieve a uniform appearance with these shingles, you should use long and rectangular shingles and then have them installed on an edge-to-edge, flat configuration. The commonest appearance though is that of a uniform shingle colour and shape arrangement. However, the shades will vary due to 3D overlapped effect.
Durability: As compared to many other roofing options there, asphalt roof replacements are considerably durable. If your asphalt shingles are installed properly, by an experienced professional, and maintained regularly, they can last for up to 30 years. In addition to being leak resistant, asphalt is of the “right weight”; not too heavy (to require additional reinforcement) or too light (to risk uplift by strong winds). Additionally, asphalt roofing shingles are also resistant to fire.
Affordability: Just as is the case with any other home renovation project, you still need to consider the cost of your roof replacement project. In this regard, an asphalt roof replacement is preferable because is it more affordable, as compared to many other roofing options available today. Any of the leading roofing contractors today can attest to the fact that asphalt roof replacement offers homeowners a great value for their money just like affordable quality windows and replacement windows. To make it even more appealing, some contractors are also offering financing for asphalt roofing shingles.