Roof Shingles Types Installation

Selecting the right roof material for your brand-new house can sometimes be difficult. Compared to other options on the market, you will feel tired and overwhelmed if you spend too much time comparing them. So to resolve that problem we have awesome and unique roofing shingles that can be matched to almost any style of home.

what is so special in shingles? and why is it used worldwide?

It is because of its low cost, durability, and attractiveness are among the factors that contribute to its popularity.

Why is it so trusted? What does it consist of?

well It is always Shingles on top of the roof that form the top layer! And the roof is made of numerous layers. That is how it protects your house from harsh and bad weather. Proper roof installation can take anywhere from a day or two to a few days due to the layers involved but once it is done you don’t have to worry about it anymore because it can last up to 20 years.

We always want our roofs to look aesthetically pleasing but also to be safe so we use the best roofing material possible but as long as you have installed shingles it will protect your home due to the several layers that the installation includes.

How should Roof Shingles be installed?

 

There are only four steps to installing shingles!

Firstly, you must remove the old shingles or roof.

Secondly, the roof must be cleared of debris.

In step 3, the eaves should be protected with leak barriers and drip edge flashings.

Lastly, Underlayment and drip edge flashing must be installed prior to installing the underlayment. Installation of the underlayment and drip edge flashing is the final step.

These are the steps you follow when installing new shingles.

Types of Shingles & their Installation

There are different types of Roofs Shingles that enhance the beauty of your roofs. Each type has specific requirements and installation conditions. Let’s examine all one by one.

Asphalt shingles

Northwestern or northeastern houses are better off with asphalt shingles. A house located on the northwest or northeast side is best served by asphalt shingles. They are better suited to houses in the northwest and northeast due to their tendency to buckle and come loose when exposed to high winds and sudden temperature fluctuations.

In comparison to other shingles, they are very light weight. In order to create a three-dimensional surface, these shingles are layered with asphalt, fiberglass, and organic materials. There are a variety of colors and sizes available.

You’ll find SRS Roofing on the top of the list when searching for metal roofing near me in the lower mainland. Due to our long-standing relationships with the locals, they trust us to install and repair their roofing. We are at your disposal for the installation, maintenance, and occasional repairs of metal roofing. It has never been our team’s intention to do anything less than extraordinary. Whenever you need roofing and repair work done, just give us a call at 604 655 8486.

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Solar Panel shingles

To enjoy the benefits of green energy, you don’t need an expensive, complicated system. In addition to solar lighting equipment, chargers, power banks, solar windows, blinds, portable solar power systems for camping and boating, and many other independent, solar-powered products are available. so now you don’t need to worry about attaching your solar panels to your roof anymore! because we have a variety of solar shingles that can suit your homes roof.

For our economy to truly transform, for our security to be preserved, and for climate change to be prevented, clean, renewable energy must ultimately become the most profitable source of energy. You can find a verity of shingles but what to do when we want to add solar panels to it to?

Well, shingles are also available which can be attached to a solar panel as adding solar power to your home is easy thanks to the versatile adaptability of this system, which gives you instant access to renewable solar power. 

Metal shingles

In terms of energy-efficiency, metal shingles — such as aluminum, steel, copper, or even an alloy– are the most energy-efficient because they reflect light instead of absorbing it, resulting in lower cooling costs. In addition to being very strong, metal shingles can last for 50 to 75 years, compared to other types of shingles. They are designed specifically for homes in rainy regions such as the Northwest and Southeast. Unlike wood, metal shingles are resistant to water, rot, fire, and hail. You’ll find SRS Roofing on the top of the list when searching for metal roofing near me in the lower mainland. Due to our long-standing relationships with the locals, they trust us to install and repair their roofing. We are at your disposal for the installation, maintenance, and occasional repairs of metal roofing. It has never been our team’s intention to do anything less than extraordinary. Whenever you need roofing and repair work done, just give us a call at 604 655 8486.

Slate shingles

The elegant and natural design of slate shingles makes them very popular all-around Canada. Roofs in the Midwest tend to use these shingles. It is the most expensive type of shingles on the market, but it gives a strong roof structure. Their structural strength keeps water out and they have the lowest likelihood of leaking. It is also very popular due to the elegant and natural design of slate shingles. They are best for homes that have a vintage aesthetic for their roof. The slate shingles can last from 50 to 100 years. Depending on the size of the roof, they can be very heavy or expensive, costing upwards of 1100 dollars per square.

Clay and Concrete shingles

The southwest is a popular place to build Spanish-style houses, which are largely constructed from clay and concrete. Concrete or clay roofs will be able to support your home if they are designed by Roof engineers. Depending on the size and style of the roof, a square can cost anywhere from 300 to 1100 dollars. There can be a significant cost difference between clay tiles and concrete tiles, but both can last between 40 to 50 years.

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Wooden shingles

 Wood shingles are very safe and reliable because the top and bottom surfaces of wood shingles are flat and smooth. They are made from logs that have been sawn from both sides. Color variation in the wood also gives and creates a dynamic appearance to your roof. In order to enhance the appeal and appearance of traditional wood shingles and shakes, it is possible to stain them, but refinishing is necessary on a regular basis. In addition to wooden shingles, all of our products are made from recycled material, which means they are fully recyclable at the end of their lives.

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