Why use Slate and Tile Roofing for your Asphalt Shingle Roof?

Our Asphalt shingle Roof installations are second to none but we go one step further than the rest.

  • Each and every time you get a roof underlay of the highest quality available. And the Asphalt shingles are also of the highest quality.
  • If this is a re-roof all old materials are completely removed we never go over existing and this is reflected in the price.
  • What finish do you expect? Again we do believe we deliver a finish that is not surpassed by any other contractor. We use all the best materials with the best installation techniques.

These are just a few points to consider if you are looking for a roof replacement or new roof installation.

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Asphalt shingle Roofing Facts


Shingles tend to last longer where the weather stays consistent, either consistently warm, or constistently cool

Asphalt shingles are composed of: a base material, either organic felt or glass-fiber mat, that provides support for the weather-resistant components and gives a shingle strength; asphalt and fillers; and surfacing material, generally in the form of mineral granules, that provides protection from impact and UV degradation and improves fire resistance.

The most common form of asphalt shingles are strip shingles.Strip shingles most frequently have three tabs that are exposed along the length of the shingle for visual effect and are called 3 tab strip shingles.

Both 3-tab asphalt shingles and laminated asphalt shingles contain a strip of factory applied adhesive that is activated by the sun's heat after installation and seals each shingle to the next course. The seal strip also provides much of a shingle's resistance to wind uplift. Shingles with factory-applied adhesive have a strip of clear polyester film applied to each shingle to prevent the sealing strips from bonding the shingles together when packaged. When the shingles are installed, the self-sealing strips will not align with the plastic film strips and will bond to adjacent shingles. For this reason, the plastic film strips do not have to be removed.

Slate and Tile Roofing is proud to offer the very best quality products in this field. Complimented by the know-how and expertise of our highly experienced installation teams.