The Ins and Outs of Composition Shingles

Composition shingles are a fantastic option if you want a good-looking roof at an economical price. Many homeowners, however, are not sure what composition shingles are exactly. This is why we highly recommend an article published by EnlightenMe entitled What are Composition Shingles?  This article provides a highly informative explanation of everything you, as a homeowner, need to know before electing to use this type of shingle in your new roof installation.

The article explains that one of the best things about composition shingles is the variety of styles and colors that they come in. This enables you to find a shingle that complements your home, thus adding to its curb-appeal. The second best thing, of course, is price. Composition shingles are among the most economical choices you can make when replacing your roof, and they are rated to last between 15 and 30 years, so depending on how long you plan to stay in your home, they may be the only shingles you ever need to buy.

The article also provides information about how compositions shingles are made stating, “Composition shingles are made of a fiberglass mat at their core, and the exterior is an asphalt coating that is weather resistant. The exterior is embedded with crushed rocks.” The shingles come in a variety of sizes and thicknesses so you can choose one that works best for your home.

You can learn more about composition shingles by reading the full article here.

No matter what type of shingles you choose for your Chicagoland home, the knowledgeable roofers at Baltic Home Improvements can help. With more than 10 years of proven experience, our award-winning home improvement contacting company is a top-rated area firm. When looking for a contractor, be sure to include us on your short-list of potential roofers. Contact us now to schedule an obligation-free appointment and get an estimate.

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