Asphalt shingles remain the go-to choice in roofing material for many homeowners across the country. However, there are still a few lingering myths about them, which means people are missing out on the exceptional benefits they offer. Here a premier roofing company in the area, Arrowhead Roofing, busts some of the common misconceptions about asphalt shingles.
“Asphalt shingles are made with asbestos.” While this may have been true at one point, the use of asbestos in the manufacturing of asphalt shingles stopped during the 1960s. The only reason they used asbestos fibers was because of their fire resistance. Today, asphalt shingles use better, safer stabilizers to make them non-combustible, so you no longer have to worry about them compromising your health and safety.
“Asphalt shingle roofing doesn’t last.” On the contrary, asphalt shingles are designed to be tougher and more durable. This mainly depends on the quality of the materials used, so you’ll need to be discerning about your choice. As a GAF-Certified Master Elite® Roofing Contractor, Arrowhead Roofing is able to offer some of the best asphalt shingle roofing systems available on the market today. Our high-quality GAF roofing shingles can withstand the harshest weather conditions, providing superior performance for up to 20 years, or even longer with proper installation and maintenance.
“Asphalt shingle roofing looks cheap.” It’s true that asphalt shingles are far more reasonably-priced than other roofing materials. But when it comes to style and versatility, asphalt shingles can still go head-to-head with competitors. The GAF shingles offered by Arrowhead Roofing, for example, are available in a wide selection of colors, textures and thicknesses. They can even imitate the timeless beauty of premium roofing materials like slate, tile and wood shakes, allowing for many design possibilities. Whatever your home style and exterior palette, rest assured that there are GAF asphalt shingles that can be the perfect complement.
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Look no further than Arrowhead Roofing for a high-quality asphalt shingle roof installation. With top-tier options from GAF and our certified installers, we’ll make sure the entire process proceeds safely and smoothly. We proudly serve Tulsa, OK, and the surrounding areas. Schedule a roof evaluation by calling us at (918) 743-9257 or filling out this contact form. We look forward to hearing from you!