With versatility, design, safety and wind-rating benefits, we explore how and why asphalt roofing shingles are an excellent choice for quality, with some specifics on Roofs Direct Roofing shingles.
Who better to highlight the top 10 best features and benefits of asphalt roofing shingles than the Roofs Direct residential sales team? They came up with some great takeaways to help define these benefits for homeowners and contractors alike!
Asphalt roofing shingles can be adapted to many different angles, shapes, and forms to give you a custom roofing solution.
- Design variety
Asphalt roofing shingles can be produced to simulate rich architectural styles and often offer an affordable alternative.
- Stunning color palette available
Asphalt roofing shingles are available in a wide range of colors to compliment the look of your home and enhance curb appeal!
- Impact-rated material
Asphalt roofing shingles are available with a Class 4 impact resistance rating, which is the highest attainable impact rating!
- Cost-effective quality
Many manufacturers have their own process to develop cost-effective practices. For Roofs Direct, this comes from our vertically integrated business model which allows us to produce mass quantities and maintain a low price point.
- Excellent cost-to-value of a weather-resistant roof
Due to the lower production costs and ease of installation, Roofs Direct offers outstanding value for long-term roofing and steep slope jobs. IKO roofing shingles are rigorously tested, heavier than most asphalt shingles on the market and developed with innovation and quality design top-of-mind.
- Class A fire rating
Asphalt roofing shingles with a fiberglass mat achieve the highest (Class A) fire rating. They offer superior protection against potential penetration and spread in case of a fire.
- Asphalt shingles offer sound protection*
The composition of asphalt roofing shingles in a complete roofing system offers sound protection from external noise. When included in your roofing system, these shingles can greatly dampen and reduce these types of noises.
- Can be rated to withstand high winds
Roofs Direct asphalt roofing shingles are engineered and manufactured to meet the most stringent wind resistance tests in the industry
- Ease of installation
With the right training and ability, asphalt roofing shingles are pretty easy to install. As with any project, proper installation is important to obtain a good result.
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