Asphalt shingles

Asphalt shingles

Shingles manufactured from saturated roofing felt that is coated with asphalt, with mineral granules on the side that is exposed to the weather.

asphalt shingles, composition shingles, strip slates

Shingles manufactured from saturated roofing felts (rag, asbestos, or fiber glass) coated with asphalt and having mineral granules on the side exposed to the weather.
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Tenders are invited for the work to be performed shall include: tear off existing asphalt shingle and underlayment materials and dispose of, replace damaged wood roof decking material, replace underlayment material, water shield, drip edge, flashing, roof/vent flashing/boots and replace asphalt shingles.
In addition, asphalt shingles can contain significant amounts of lead and other toxic heavy metals.
They're good for protecting homes in cooler climates and, with the drop in cost over the years, they have become much more affordable when compared to asphalt shingles.
Assume the same facts in the above example, but instead Z replaces the wooden shingles with asphalt shingles that are maintenance flee, have a better fire rating and a 50-year warranty.
They are wireless, snap together and can be installed by regular roofing contractors just like (or alongside) conventional asphalt shingles (an electrician needs to set up the inverter box).
He searched online for the most reflective paint he could find and chose two common roofing materials: black asphalt shingles and tin.
They were heating asphalt shingles to apply to the roof and the fire broke out after they left.
And while the price of materials is six times as much as low-end three-tab asphalt shingles (which start at $35 to $40 per sq.
Washington State's King County Link-Up program has chosen asphalt shingles, glass bottles, gypsum wallboard and urban wood as priority materials for 2007.
In 2005, asphalt shingles accounted for nearly 60 percent of the total installed area and will maintain this leading position through 2010.
His somewhat surprising conclusion: Asphalt shingles keep you dry for about one-quarter of the cost per year of service of clay tiles.
If asphalt shingles are installed without a drip edge, it's only a matter of time before the plywood sheathing and fascia begin to rot.