What are the different types of composite shingles for residential roofing?

Composite shingles are the most common used roofing system across the US. They are the best value for your dollar with a life span of 12-15 years. When installed properly composite shingles should be a maintenance free roof for years to come.


Hello. I’m Jeff Folsom and I’ve been in the roofing and construction industry for over 20 years. Did you know that composition shingles are the most commonly used type of roofing system used across the United States? And they’re the best value for your dollar. Shingles in this region have an average life span of between 12 and 15 years. And if they are installed properly shingles should be a maintenance free roofing system for years to come. Over the last decade there have been developments in the impact resistant composition shingled systems. These systems are designed to resist damage from hail and have stronger wind resistance. There are special compounds of materials used to make the system more impact resistant. Your insurance provides premium discounts for installation of impact resistant shingled systems. In recent years the latest advancements in composition shingle technology are cool shingles. Cool Shingles are designed to keep the surface of your roofing system cooler, which will keep your energy costs down. The UV light reflective shingle surface enables your composition shingle system to be energy star rated. And don’t forget, no matter how energy efficient your roof is, it is important to choose the right company for the job. So contact Alpine Roofing Construction today.