Composition shingles (also called asphalt shingles) are the leading choice for Americans because of their durability, versatility and quality. Many of the most beautiful homes in the US are constructed using composition shingles and they cover 4 out of 5 homes. Composition Shingles have a life expectancy of 25-50 years depending on the rating of the specific product you select.
There are many different types of composition shingles and varying grades and ratings such as the Class A, B or C Fire ratings. Class A composition shingle ratings can earn you insurance discounts. The higher rating of composition shingle you get, the longer you can expect your roof to last. There are many benefits of composition shingles like the availability of lifetime material and labor warranties, and 130 mph wind warranties from the shingle manufacturer GAF Corp. GAF Corp. is the largest shingle manufacturer in the United States and will send their independent certified roof inspector to assure all work by American Roofing was completed to their standards before issuing the warranty. This gives customers piece of mind that their roof was completed to the highest standards. Which are readily available and easy to maintain.