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8 Benefits of Asphalt Roofing

Most of your friends and neighbors here in greater Columbus have asphalt roofing on their houses. That’s not obvious, however, due to one of the major asphalt roof benefits: variety. Asphalt roofing colors, shingle shapes, and textures can vary greatly from one roof to the next. Asphalt shingles can create many different roofing looks, so there’s something for everybody. What’s more, asphalt roofing material is also affordable and easy to care for.

Why It’s Hard to Beat an Asphalt Roof: 8 Great Reasons

If you’re considering a residential asphalt roofing system for your house, this is the place to get positive reinforcement for your decision! But keep in mind one super-important fact about an asphalt roof—it’s only as good as its installer! Asphalt roofing is a complete waste of money if it’s poorly installed by an inexperienced crew. Not to worry, you can expect a good, affordable quote from even the best roofing contractors in Columbus, because one of asphalt’s many advantages is its affordability.

Here’s a rundown of the top eight reasons to choose asphalt roofing:

1. Attractiveness

Asphalt shingles are available in a kaleidoscope of colors to complement the style and color scheme of your home. Your roof appearance options don’t end there, however. You can choose asphalt roofing that mimics slate or cedar or sequoia wood roofing. And there are many other options.

2. Variety

Your asphalt shingle roof can be unique, and look completely different from your neighbor due to the wide choice of asphalt shingle shapes. You can choose a neat, flat, uniform look (done with long, rectangular, asphalt shingles in a flat, edge-to-edge configuration). More often, you’ll see overlapping asphalt shingles that are relatively uniform in shape and color, but appear different shades because of the 3D overlapped effect. Natural-looking, rough-edged shingles are also an option.

3. Affordability

Asphalt roofing systems are very cost-effective for Columbus area homeowners, offing excellent value for the money. The best roofing contractors in Columbus also offer accurate, up-front pricing and payment options, including financing.

4. Simplicity

Easy care asphalt roofs are simple for homeowners to maintain. Asphalt also offers a straightforward installation process, adaptable to fit steep or angled roofs. Repairs are relatively simple with an asphalt roof, but must be carried out with care for maximum useful life.

5. Durability

Reliable, durable, long-lasting asphalt roofs are leak-resistant if properly installed, and they can last up to 30 years or more. Longevity is helped by ideal weight; asphalt is neither too light (which means less chance of uplift problems), nor too heavy (so requires no reinforcement). Asphalt shingle roofs are resistant to fire (when installed with fiberglass matting) and wind, typically staying put in the roughest Columbus weather.

6. Sustainability

Asphalt shingle roofing is eco-friendly in that shingles are recyclable (for later use in paving) when removed in major cities like Columbus, and scrap production material is recycled.

7. Tranquility

Our asphalt shingle roof systems offer sound dampening capability to help keep your home a tranquil, relaxing place, despite external noise.

8. Satisfaction guaranteed!

Your satisfaction is guaranteed when you choose the asphalt roofing experts at APCO! We only use the finest asphalt products and roof installation materials on our Columbus roofing projects. Our meticulous roofing installation practices ensure that you get the most out of your asphalt roof. The products in our wide selection carry a generous warranty period—and our superb installation quality and customer care is guaranteed by APCO.

If you’d like to discuss your options for an asphalt roof, call in the expert Columbus roofers at APCO. Contact us today.

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