When it comes to asphalt shingle roof damage, the terms “cracks” and “splits” often mean the same thing. However, there’s a difference between the two. Cracking occurs on the shingle surface while splitting refers to the roofing material getting fractured. Both issues, when not addressed, can expose your roof’s underlayment and decking to moisture damage.read more
Before asphalt shingles, wood shingles and shakes were the favorite residential roofing materials. But over the years, asphalt shingles have become so popular that they have since overtaken wood as the roofing material of choice among homeowners. Roofing and siding expert Krech Exteriors takes an in-depth look at how this happened and why asphalt shingles remain a popular roofing choice today.
When it comes to your roofing, you need the right material to feel safe. While manufacturers have made different options over the years, many agree that the most reliable and time-tested roofing material is asphalt shingles. They are easy to install and, thanks to product innovations, come in various designs. Read on to find out just how much this hardworking material has to offer.