Asphalt Roofing Shingles
Asphalt shingle roofs are the most commonly used type of roof installed on residential buildings. Although here in the Tampa area tile roofs and metal roofs are extremely common, they still come in behind shingles roofs.

Asphalt is used in the shingles are a primary waterproofing agent, the asphalt also holds the decorative granules in place and is flexible to the weather elements that it will be exposed to such as wind and varying temperatures.

There are three major types of asphalt shingles available

Types of Shingles and Shingle Roofs
Types of Shingles and Shingle Roofs

3-Tab Asphalt Roofing Shingles
3-Tab shingles are single-layered shingles designed to replicate slate. 3-Tab shingles are typically the lightest and most economical type of shingles available on the market. 3-Tab shingles are built on a tough fiber glass base allowing it resistance to blow-offs and tearing. Since 3-tab shingles are the most economical the are primarily used by building contractors of lowered priced homes.

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