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The 4 most common styles of Asphalt Shingles for your roofing

The most popular by far, asphalt shingles are made of fiberglass sandwiched between asphalt and ceramic granules. Relatively light and easy to install, they are a good choice if you're looking for style at a budget price.

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Laminated Shingles

Other common name for Laminated Shingles is architectural or Three Dimensional shingles. This type of shingle is preferable by both contractors and homeowners when installing asphalt shingles fro roofing due to following reasons.

  • Thickness
  • Spacing strong text
  • Number The above stated reasons allows these shingles to be in a three dimensional form.
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Strip Shingles

Strip Shingles are the most commonly used Asphalt shingles due to their ability to place three tabs at once with Light & Shadow option to your roofing. Each Strip shingles is easily divisible into three tabs that make it easy to be installed.

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Individual shingles

As the name suggests, these shingles can be simply placed in individual pattern to form either a hexagon or a rectangle shape that can add to uniqueness and style of your roof. All of this is achieved by their ability of being flexible when placing the roof. The only disadvantage is the increased cost of installing them individually.

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Interlocking Shingles

These shingles imply interlock with each other. They are less popular when compared with Laminated or Strip shingles. However they do have their advantage when you’re a living in a windy climatic region.