The Rise of Composite Shingles in Roof Design

 In Blog, Eco Friendly, fire protection, Roof materials

Increased fire and moisture resistance are behind the rise of composite shingles in the roofing industry. The two biggest worries that home and business owners face are how to prevent leaks and moisture damage and to protect their structures from the threats of wildfires. These two design characteristics are the main draws towards composite roofing shingles in Colorado. 

Design and Functional Qualities of Composite Shingles

Composite shingles, also referred to as synthetic shingles, are composed of the best roofing materials to create one strong, durable, and visually beautiful tile. Typically, they are composed of asphalt, fiberglass, and other recycled materials, like paper products and plastics. Recycled materials used to create composite shingles add to their appeal.

Composite Roofing Shingles

Composite shingles are durable, fire-resistant, and aesthetically beautiful.

Homes and businesses in the Front Range or mountain communities in Colorado will appreciate the fire resistance of composite shingles and their resistance to other exterior elements and weather.

A few qualities of composite roofing shingles include:

  • Cost
  • Longevity
  • Versatility
  • Sustainability
  • Resistance to Weather and Environmental Threats

Benefits of Composite Shingles

Composite roofing shingles are designed to replace most other traditional roofing materials. Therefore, they come in all shapes and sizes, and they mimic the look and appearance of other roofing materials and styles. The appearance of asphalt, slate, and cedar roofing can all be recreated using composite roofing materials. 

Lightweight design makes composite shingles easier to transport and easier to install. Easier transportation cuts down on the carbon footprint associated with transportation costs, and the ease of installation cuts down on the time commitment for a new roofing installation. 

Warranty and Lifespan of Composite Shingles

Finally, the lifespan and warranty for composite shingles tend to be longer than all other materials. When you use composite roofing materials for a new roof, the chance of needing to re-roof is slim to none. Some composite roofing materials may even carry a lifetime warranty.

Contact Front Range Roofing Contractor About Composite Roofing Materials

If you’re looking for a roof that is both beautiful, durable, and sustainable, look no further than composite roofing shingles. 

Contact Horn Brothers Roofing to talk about the best roof style for your home or business and whether a composite roof is right for you.

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