Styles of Asphalt Shingles


The possible forms, colors, and styles of asphalt shingles cover most architectural requirements in terms of harmony and aesthetics in relation to the rest of the house.

Lately, many asphalt shingles manufacturers have taken rapid measures to improve the look of shingles and to widen the range of styles and shingles' looks, while also increasing the durability and lifespan of the products.

The modern shingles are also more natural-looking than ever, as well as a good, economical choice.

These advancements have made it possible for you to match the original look of your home to the shingles.

You can work widely with asphalt shingles to match the original style of your home. For example, if your house originally has had wood shingles, brown asphalt shingles and variations of that theme can work best for you.

For replacing slate with asphalt shingles, there are many slate look-alike shingles that will provide continuous style for your home even though the material changes.

Even the look of a tile roofing is possible to replicate to some degree.

In summary, asphalt shingles are available in a tremendous range of colors and styles.

In construction business, the designers and builders have access to literally hundreds of asphalt shingle products to choose from.

Asphalt shingles are available in a basic “three-tab” design; the middle-range “dimensional” or “laminated” shingle; and the “top-of-the-line” heavyweight shingles.


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