Benefits of Shingle Roofs

Advantages of Using Shingle Roofing:

  • Versatility Shingle roofs can be made of asphalt fiberglass, wood, metal, slate, or tile. Shingles are tough and perfect for the Texas climate.
  • Inexpensive Shingles are the most widely used roofing covering and are less expensive then many alternatives.
  • Ease of maintenance Regular maintenance on your roof is essential for it to last long and to avoid expensive repairs, however, repairs and maintenance are inexpensive.

Challenges of Using Shingle Roofing:

  • Lifespan Although some shingles like metal and slate are durable enough to last 50 years, they are also slightly expensive. Asphalt, tile, and wood shingles ordinarily last form 15-30 years.
  • Maintenance it’s important to check your shingle roof twice a year and after every storm. Missed repairs could lead to costly maintenance down the road.
  • Discoloration After years of sun exposure shingles will typically lose their original color.
  • Mildew If your roof isn’t installed by an experienced professional your shingles may lead to mold and mildew buildup which could damage other parts of your roof.