Roof Types


Common Roof Types and Roofing Systems:

  • Asphalt Fiberglass
  • Slate
  • Cedar Roofing
  • Several types of flat roof systems
  • 3-Tab
  • Architectural
  • Metal
  • Wood Shingles
  • Tile Shingles

Depending on your choice, some roofing systems offer 10 year, 15 year, 25 year, 30 year, and longer life shingles.

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Asphalt Fiberglass

When choosing fiberglass shingles, expect durability, lightweight, and surely budget-friendly. One the most popular roofing shingles, one you probably see most often on residential homes. Fiberglass is made of resilient and tough material, one that won't change in shape or dry out. If you are considering asphalt fiberglass shingles take note that it's material is non-porous, can stand cold weather and high winds. Architectural fiberglass and three-tab shingles are two common fiberglass roof types. There are many varied colors and styles homeowners can expect when choosing fiberglass shingles

Architectural Shingles

When think of architectural shingles one can not overlook the stunning and beautiful appearance of architectural shingles. A resemblance in cedar, slate and many others without the high cost. Architectural shingles are thicker asphalt shingles. They last longer, anywhere from 30 to 50 years, depending on some factors. Architectural shingles provide stronger resistant against fire and wind. Because of the addition asphalt layer homeowners can expect to see a three dimensional look, hence its name. The most common and popular types are cedar wood shakes and synthetic slate. Architectural shingles can bring value to your home, imitate slate shingles without the weight, and comes in an array of color choices.

Cedar Roofing

Cedar roofing offers two types which are shingles and shakes. Shingles have more of a trim crisp appearance, hence the use of machine cut. While shakes have a more rustic appearance due to being hand-split. Depending on the appearance and style of your residential home, ceder roofing can add character due to its unique look, also known as curb-appeal. Cedar roofing is lightweight in material, but still provide strength and protection from moisture. Cedar roofing requires regular maintenance, however, if that is a concern - there are other roof types that resemble cedar, and offer less maintenance.

Metal Roofing

Metal roofing is available in many various types, such as aluminum and steel. Metal roofing also is available in styles that resemble asphalt, slate, and clay tiles. The longevity, resistant to eroding, protection from weather conditions, wildfires and a standout appearance are some of the key reasons many choose metal roofing. Metal roofing is chosen mainly based on location, weather and climate. Expected maintenance is coatings. Coatings are available in an array of thickness levels. Metal roofs are known for its longevity, and maintenance can enhance the life of your metal roof.

Can buying a new roof fit my budget?

Choosing a roof to fit your budget? Chesterfield Roofing can help you choose a shingles based on your affordability without sacrificing protection to meet your budget. Our professional roofer can help with deciding on a type of roof fit your affordability and not sacrifice quality and strong performance.

Looking for a standout design?

Perhaps you are looking for an architectural look for your home - let your home stand out by choosing shingles with depth and a dimensional architectural appearance. Choose a pallet of color and design that stands out on your home.

Is long lasting protection a concern?

A roof is more than just shingles. It is a whole system of products that work together for total protection. Choosing a roofing contractor who uses the best products on your roof is very important. We understand your home is your most valuable asset. Every homeowner wants their roof to last a long time. Having a roof that has leak barrier and roof depth protection are only a few examples which leads to a stronger reliable roof. The best roofing system from the start is key to maximum protection of your home.



Contact Us for any questions or services you may require. Our staff is here to assist you in your residential or commercial roofing concerns.

Chesterfield Roofing

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