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Norton Construction - Asphalt Shingles

Your roof protects your home from the elements, making it one of the most important parts of any structure.

If your roofing shingles are old or damaged, you’ll need to replace them in order to keep your home safe from leaks and other damage that might lead to costly repairs later on.

When considering new asphalt shingles, there are several advantages that make them one of the best options available, both structurally and economically.

High Wind Resistance 💨

One advantage of asphalt shingles over other roofing materials is their high wind resistance. This is because the shingles when assembled are tightly interlocked, which prevents them from being blown away in strong winds.

In addition, the asphalt coating on the shingles makes them more resistant to wind damage than other types of roofing materials when tested.

Efficiency In Cost 💸

Asphalt shingles are one of the most cost-efficient roofing materials on the market when compared with other materials. They are also easy to install, which can save you money on installation costs with labor in consideration.

With asphalt shingles being durable, you won’t have to replace them as often as other roofing materials. In general, an asphalt shingle roof will last your household 25-28 years.

Great Durability 🏡

When it comes to roofing, durability is key. You want a roof that will stand up to the elements and keep your home protected. That’s why asphalt shingles are a great choice for your home.

They’re made to withstand most forces of nature. The shingles are produced using cellulose or glass fibers and then saturated with an asphalt mixture.

Lastly, they are surfaced with ceramic-coated mineral granules to make sure it’s structurally sound.  You can rest assured that your home is safe when you choose asphalt shingles.

Fire Resistance 🔥

Asphalt shingles are made with a fire-resistant material, making them safer than other conventional roofing options. In fact, they have a Class A fire rating, the highest rating possible.

This means that if your home catches on fire, the asphalt shingles will help to prevent the spread of flames, and in the event, they need replacing they are cost-effective.

Effective In Storms ⛈

Storms can cause serious damage to your roof. Asphalt shingles are designed to withstand high winds, heavy rain,  flying debris, hail, and more.

Making them a safer option for your home. In addition, asphalt shingles are impact resistant, meaning they are less likely to be damaged by fallen branches and other tree debris.


If you’re having issues with your roof Norton Construction can help! contact us for your free consultation today!