Roof Shingles Edmonton
Replacing the roof is one of the most difficult decisions you have to make in life. Most of the roofing materials have relatively long lifespan and thus are designed to last several years, however, due to the current roofing being worn out, or out of fashion, you may want to install new roof shingles Edmonton. It is thus very important to understand the various choices and options of shingles in the market so you can choose what fits your needs and budget.
The options available:
Roofing shingles are very popular because they are affordable. They are followed in that sequence by metal roofing, cedar roofing, slate roofing and finally, clay roofing. When it comes to the roof shingles Edmonton, there is wide variety to select from on the basis of price, type of warranty, lifespan, color and style.
There are also various brands of asphalt shingles from different manufactures, and in most and the quality and other features may vary from one brand to the other. In almost each of the brands, there are premium quality, mid-grade and the basic shingles. The greatest difference between the various qualities within the brands is the style and thickness. The manufacturer’s warranty on the lifespan also varies.
So, what suits your needs?
For the best service, longer lifespan and value for money, you should go for quality shingles although they may not be the cheapest option. The higher end roofing shingles generally come with longer warranty and have longer lifespan. Note that even the best quality shingles need to be installed properly if they are to last many years. Thus poor workmanship, even on the premium quality shingles, means they may need repairs or replacement soon. In fact, many of the manufacturers attach their warranty to the condition that the shingles must be installed by accredited installers
The types of shingles:
There are three major choices of shingles in the market, namely strip, dimensional and luxury shingles. Strip shingles are considered most basic and original of the roof shingles Edmonton. They have flat appearance on roof line and are light in weight. Dimensional shingles also, known as the architectural laminated shingles have thicker appearance hence the name dimensional shingles.
On the other hand, the luxury shingles can be described as laminated shingles which have differentiated functionality or appearance from the strips shingles. As the name suggests, they have a luxurious design and style, and are costly as compared to the other types of shingles.