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What You Should Know About Choosing the Right Roofing Material for Your Home

Selecting the right material for reroofing your home can seem daunting. The first step is to become familiar with various roofing shingles. Signature Roofing only provides roofing quotes for and installs asphalt roofing shingles. We’ll get to the reasons why in a bit.

Asphalt shingles are known by various generic names such as composition shingles, asphalt shingles, fiberglass asphalt shingles, architectural shingles, designer shingles, and dimensional shingles. Any time you hear those names, you know you’re dealing with an asphalt roofing shingle.

Asphalt roofing shingles have the following advantages:

  • They are easily walked on without damaging the shingles
  • They carry an “A” fire rating (which is the highest fire protection rating available)
  • They usually weigh less than a wet shake roof
  • Interior home temperatures stay constant with proper attic ventilation (in our temperate climate)

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