The Lowdown On Asphalt Shingles
When replacing a roof, you will notice many different types of shingle materials on the market. Cedar, metal, slate, clay, and asphalt are the most common. Asphalt shingles are the most popular for a variety of reasons, but be aware that this material has some negative aspects that could make it the wrong choice for you. Organic or Fiberglass Asphalt Shingles Asphalt shingles are made one of two ways. Organic asphalt shingles are made by layering waste paper, soaking the layers in asphalt, coated with adhesive salt, and topped with ceramic granules.