Huntington Asphalt Shingle Roofing

If you've noticed that your shingles are showing signs of wear and tear, or if they've been damaged due to a recent storm, rest assured, we're here to help. At Smart Choice Contracting, roofing is our expertise, alongside a range of general contracting services. Whether you need roof repairs, a new roof installation, or siding fixes for your home, we've got you covered. Trust us to handle your roofing and general contracting needs with skill and professionalism.

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Some Benefits to Asphalt Shingle Roofs

For these reasons and many others, asphalt shingles are the most popular choice for roofing:

  • Low cost - compared to other types of roofing materials, asphalt shingles are clearly the most economic option.
  • Long lifespan - usually they can last 25 years or longer, depending on the shingles chosen.
  • Wide variety of colors - everything from basic black to bright red, you will find an option that meets your design ideas.
  • Resistant to wind - they do well under most strong wind situations. 
  • High fire resistance
  • Lightweight - compared to other types of materials, shingles can be applied to most roofs without any extra engineering required (unlike tile).

Shingle Replacement

When it's time for shingle replacement, count on our expertise. Often, you may notice exposed areas on your roof that require new shingles to safeguard its vulnerable parts. We specialize in asphalt shingle replacement, ensuring your roof remains protected and resilient. To assess your needs, simply inspect your roof for missing shingles or signs of damage, such as shingle remnants in your yard. Don't wait until a storm wreaks havoc—promptly address any signs of damage to mitigate potential risks. Reach out to us at the first indication of shingle damage to safeguard the integrity of your roof.

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What Makes Up an Asphalt Shingle?

Surface - Granulated Layer

This is the portion of the shingle that is visible when the roof is complete.  It provides the color of the roof as well as offers UV protection to the shingle, allowing it to last longer.  This layer can also prevent heat from getting through to the structure of the house, keeping the house cooler.

Asphalt Layer

This is what provides for a waterproof roof, protecting the home from water’s damage.  This is also where most of the weight of the shingle comes from.

Base Layer

The base is the frame, or, put another way, the part that provides the structure of the shingle.  Most shingles today are fiberglass, and it is the base where you can find the fiberglass. This layer is what holds the whole shingle together.

Adhesive Strip

If you look at a shingle before it is installed, you will see what looks like a dotted line on it.  This is adhesive and it holds the shingle above from rising with the wind.

Nailing Strip

Simply put, this is the area where the shingle must be nailed down. 

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Free Estimate 

Here at Smart Choice Contracting, we think you should have a good idea of how much your roofing job will cost before you get it done. That is why we are dedicated to giving our customers a free consultation of the work that we need to get done before we show up with all the equipment. We will send one of our certified inspectors who will give you a fair estimate of what the job will cost. Then, you can decide whether or not you will use our services over other roofing companies.