asphalt shingle


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asphalt shingle

[′a‚sfȯlt ′shiŋ·gəl]
(materials)
A roof shingle made of felt impregnated with asphalt and covered with mineral granules.
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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.
8 kWp SunTegra Shingle solar roof is sized to provide an estimated 6,543 kWh per year and replaced the need for over 400 ft2 of asphalt shingle roofing.
Conventional asphalt shingle roofs last between ten and twenty years, less in some situations.
The coating is used on clay or concrete tile, slate or wood shingle roofs, and asphalt shingle roofs to provide energy savings through reduction of heat transfer through the roof.
Revolution Rolled Ridge Vent can be installed on asphalt shingle roofs and provides protection from rain, snow and insects.
Construction and demolition activities in the county each year generate an estimated 17,000 tons of asphalt shingle scrap, and less than 1,000 tons are recycled.
Clay tile assemblies cost between $20 and $50 per square foot, compared to between $10 and $25 for asphalt shingle roofing or typical metal roofs, and they can last upward of 100 years.
Asphalt shingle roofs had the second highest claim rate, at 24 percent, while the other roof-type categories experienced nearly the same claim rate, about 15 percent.
5 billion square feet of asphalt shingle products are made each year--enough to cover more than 5 million homes annually.
JUST WHEN YOU THINK THE THREE-tab asphalt shingle is the king of roofing, here come laminate and super-laminate shingles.
The CMRA estimates there are slightly more than 3,100 concrete and asphalt recycling plants in the country, about 600 single-material or mixed-waste recycling facilities, and several dozen each of asphalt shingle and gypsum recyclers.
On asphalt shingle and flat roofs, the first things roofers check is usually the edges of the shingles, near the bottom of the roof.