Shingle Types

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At Minneapolis Roofing Pros, we provide and install a wide selection of shingles to suit all types of home and businesses. New shingles can transform the look of a home’s roof, increasing value and appeal. Whether you are replacing a roof or building a brand new home, we supply, install and repair roof shingles of all types. 

What are Shingles?

If you are looking at having a roof constructed for a new home or wanting to replace an existing roof, you are probably somewhat familiar with what shingles are. Shingles are a series of overlapping, individual components in organized rows that create a barrier which protects your home or business from the elements. They form the part of the roof that is visible to passers-by. The shingle’s design protects the underlying structure of your home from rain and snow. These elements run down and over each shingle before falling into the gutter or to the ground. Without them, water would soak into the woodwork and cause it to rot over time.

Types of Shingles

Roofing shingles come in a variety of materials and there is a shingle material to suit every home and budget. At the less expensive end of the scale and one of the more common materials are asphalt shingles. These are easy to install and great on a budget. Also, some asphalt shingles come in exclusive styles with a wide range of colors that can be used to create innovative roofing designs. Wood, slate, clay and metal shingles are also available, each with their own look and characteristics, so whatever look you have in mind, there is a shingle to suit.

Choosing the Right Look

Your roof is visible from the curb, as well as your backyard and the look of your roof affects the look of your whole house. Choosing the right shingles are important because the type of shingle you select will have a lot of impact on the overall look and appeal of your roof. The right choice that fits seamlessly with the rest of your house will look great and add value to your home, while getting it wrong can mean a roof that doesn’t seem to fit well with the rest of your home. With all the styles, shapes and colors to choose from it can be difficult to know what will work best. At Minneapolis Roofing Pros, our years of experience have given us a keen eye for detail, so if you need help finding just the right material and style to complement your home, talk to our team. 

Shingle Experts

You might have a picture in your mind of how you want your roof to look. Maybe you have seen a home somewhere and admired the roof and thought, “that’s what I want.” If you are unsure about how to get that look out of your head and onto your roof, contact our team today. We work with only the best quality shingle suppliers and whatever type of shingle you are looking for, we will find it and install it. If you have a particular requirement such as improving your roof’s performance, our experienced team can advise you on the shingle type that is best to meet your needs.

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