Asphalt shingles are not only made up of asphalt, but also of a fiberglass or paper base coated with a water proof layer. Customers tend to choose asphalt roofing because of its simplistic look and cheaper pricing. It is a lighter material, but still holds strong, as well as adds additional fire protection.
Stone Coated Metal Roofing
Made up of steel sheets coated with stone granules, this roofing combines the high performance strength of metal roofing with the aesthetic appeal of the asphalt roof. This low maintenance roof may be a bit pricier, but gives you more energy efficiency, and a longer lasting roof.
Metal roofing is the longest lasting roofing material that you could purchase for your home. Made from either Galvalume, stainless steel, zinc, copper, or aluminum, this eco friendly roof is guaranteed to withstand even the toughest of storms. Although it is the priciest roof of the three, you can't go wrong with a Class A, fire rated, non combustible roof!