When you need your home’s asphalt shingle roof replaced, you might not realize that there are a few different types of asphalt shingle roofs available. When having to replace an asphalt shingle roof there are different types of shingles that enhance the look of the roof and the home. Nickerson Roofing will share the different types of asphalt shingle roofs and help you see how you can enhance your home when replacing the roof.
3-Tab Asphalt Shingles Installation
A 3-tab asphalt single roof is one of the more basic and common types of shingle roofs. They are also one of the more affordable shingle roof types. However, they are more prone to weathering and require more repair and quicker roof replacements. When replacing a shingle roof, a 3-tab shingle roof is one of the most economical roofing replacements. A 3-tab shingle roof uses an asphalt sheet that makes up 3 shingle sections. Each section is glued and nailed down, overlapping each layer. In terms of aesthetics, a 3-tab asphalt shingle roof ranks lower as they are rather a basic design. 3-tab asphalt shingle roofs are however, the most affordable of all the asphalt shingle roofs and are a common choice for roof replacements.
Dimensional Asphalt Roof Shingles Replacement
Dimensional asphalt shingles are one of the more durable types of asphalt shingle roofs. These shingles are designed with a multi-dimensional texture that increases its strength and makes them more weather resistant. On average, a dimensional asphalt shingle roof can last 30 years, and in some cases, longer. Like 3-Tab asphalt shingle roofs, dimensional asphalt shingles consist of a sheet with three or sometimes more shingle sections. However, each shingle overlaps the other. Due to the design of dimensional asphalt shingle, they tend to be more aesthetically pleasing. More and more homeowners are replacing their home’s roof with these types of shingles for aesthetics and durability.
Luxury Asphalt Shingles Upgrade
Luxury asphalt shingles are designed to be both durable and beautiful. One of the longest lasting asphalt shingle roofs that also comes in many types of finishes and textures is luxury asphalt shingles. These shingles can mimic wooden shake style roofs, slate stone roofs and more. For those who don’t want the investment but the appearance of a wood or stone tile roof, then luxury asphalt shingle roofs is a great option. However, luxury asphalt shingle roofs are the most expensive type of asphalt shingle roofs. Nonetheless, they greatly enhance the homes appearance are designed to be strong and can last 30 years or more.
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For those who need to have their home’s roof replaced, and are considering an asphalt shingle roof, these are the top three options. Cost will vary due to the types of shingle roof the homeowner chooses, and of course, the size of the roof. With proper care and routine maintenance, asphalt shingle roofs can last decades. If you need help replacing your home’s roof and need a quality roofing contractor, contact Nickerson Roofing. We specialize in roof replacements and more. Contact Nickerson Roofing and begin a consultation today.