We Carry Popular Asphalt Roof Shingles in Calgary

Needing new roofing and roof repairs is no small task. Whether your roof shingles have been damaged in a storm, need to be replaced after years of use or have started to fall off, getting the right shingles for your needs and your budget is important. There are many types of residential roofing products to choose from, including wood and metal. If you’re unsure about trying something new, you can go with the tried and true asphalt shingles.

Probably the most common roofing material used by homeowners in North America, asphalt roof shingles have been around for decades. Century Roofing Limited is a proud certified installer of IKO products. They manufacture many forms of asphalt shingles that set the standard in durability and design.

Types of Roof Shingles in Calgary

Asphalt shingles are made of fibreglass that’s between layers of asphalt and ceramic granules. Light and easy to install, they’re a great option when you need to re-roof on a budget. They have the ability to last 30 or more years, but they are more susceptible to high winds than other types of roofing such as wood or metal. Asphalt roofing mainly comes in laminate shingles, also called “architectural” or “dimensional” shingles. They are layered, and their thickness and depth make them look more like slate or wood shakes. They are laminated with an additional asphalt layer that creates a contoured, dimensional look. Asphalt sealant is used to bond the layers and create a more waterproof product.

Benefits of Asphalt Shingles

Asphalt shingles may seem like the most basic type of residential roofing, but this isn’t the case. They have a level of versatility and variety that most people don’t realize. Partnered with IKO, we offer roof shingles in Calgary that have many great benefits, including: 

  • Versatility - they can be set to many different angles, shapes and forms 
  • Variety - they can simulate rich architectural styles 
  • Various colours - they are available in a range of colors to compliment the look of your home and enhance curb appeal
  • Impact-rating - they are available with a Class 4 impact resistance rating, the highest attainable impact rating 
  • Wind ratings - IKO asphalt roofing shingles are manufactured and engineered to meet the most stringent wind resistance tests in the industry 
  • High fire rating - when they come with a fiberglass mat, they can achieve the highest fire rating
  • Sound protection - when in a complete roofing system, they can greatly dampen and reduce external noises
  • Easy installation - asphalt roofing shingles are easy to install when you hire an experienced roofing contractor
  • Cost-effective - because they can be mass produced, asphalt shingles maintain a low price point

Call Your Roofing Contractors Today

When you need roof repairs and replacement shingles, in Calgary call Century Roofing Limited. As roofing contractors with decades of experience, we can provide you with residential roofing solutions that will protect your home from the elements and add curb appeal you didn’t know you were missing.

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