What is a Composition Shingle Roof

What is a Composition Shingle Roof

A roof`s main purpose is to keep your house safe from all the weather elements, but it is also an important structural component. Moreover, it can change the entire look of the house. But choosing the right one it is often a difficult task because it has to be durable and also affordable.

In this case, the perfect solution could be a composition shingle roof, which is not only cost-effective but also long-lasting. Even though it is not so long-lasting as other roofing materials such as metal,  or clay tiles, composition shingles can provide adequate protection to your roof.

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Composition shingles are made from a combination of asphalt and fiberglass, two elements that provide its durability and lightweight, and it is built in layers. The outer layer is made from an asphalt composition and the underneath layer is made of a fiberglass matting. Due to these characteristics, composition shingles hold up well to the weight.

Composition shingles roofs are resistant both to fire and to moisture but not to high wind, but they are easy to replace. According to a experts, like those found at Denver Interstate Roofing, it is a very versatile option because it comes in a wide variety of colors and it does not take much time for installation. But, unfortunately, it gets very hot during the summer because of its rough texture.

 

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