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You Could Be Eligible For Roof Repairs, Or Even a Brand New Roof Paid For By Insurance

Austin’s Premier Asphalt Shingle Roofing Company

How much do you know about asphalt shingle roofing? Aside from asphalt shingle roofing ranking top among the most affordable and popular roofing options in the United States, there’s not much that property owners know about this roofing type. 

As is the case with most roofing options, high-quality asphalt shingles help protect your home from external factors. With asphalt shingle roofing you get to enjoy enhanced protection and durability among numerous other benefits.

If you are considering installing this roofing type, here’s a detailed guide letting you in on all the secrets you need to know about the available asphalt shingle roofing styles for your Austin home.

Asphalt Shingle Roofing Style Options

Asphalt shingle roofing is generally categorized into two. On one hand, you have organic asphalt shingles and on the other hand, you have fiberglass shingles. 

Organic Asphalt Shingle Roofing

As the name already hints, organic asphalt shingles are originally manufactured from organic materials such as wood. Organic shingle tiles can also be made out of recycled cardboard, waste paper, or even rags. 

Here, the organic material of choice, say, waste paper, is mixed with asphalt to make it waterproof, molded into tiles, and coated with another top coat asphalt adhesive mixed with solid granules for a distinct aesthetic effect.

This roofing style is favored mainly owing to its distinct qualities which include:

  • It is waterproof
  • Have a minimum guaranteed service of up to 20 years
  • Heavier in weight hence more sturdy/stable
  • Affordable hence a good option for someone working on a tight budget

Owing to their compromised resistance to moisture and saturation, organic shingles have limited durability compared to fiberglass shingles. They can therefore only do well in areas where the weather is drier and less humid for most parts of the year. Prolonged exposure to humid conditions can cause organic shingles to either break or degrade over time.

Fiberglass Asphalt Shingle Roofing 

Derived from a fiberglass base and a waterproof coating, fiberglass shingles also have a distinct set of qualities that steer most property owners to choose it over other roofing options. Fiberglass roofing is ideal for all weather conditions and remains resilient upon impact. It doesn’t change in shape nor does it dry out over time. 

Some additional qualities of fiberglass asphalt shingle roofing include:

  • It is light in weight
  • Offers more years of service
  • Resistant to fire
  • Affordable 
  • Impervious to UV rays

3-Tab Shingles Vs Architectural Shingles

Many homeowners often want to know what the difference between 3-tab and architectural shingles are. The most obvious difference is in the design and aesthetics of the shingle. Architectural shingles, as well as designer shingles, are known as a ‘higher’ end shingle because of their unique look, and higher wind and hail resistance. Architectural shingles cost more than 3-tab (flat) shingles, however, architectural is becoming the main shingle style of choice by most homeowners!

Why Choose Asphalt Shingles?

There’s no doubt that each one of the above options listed above has a lot to bring to the table. Despite the differences between organic asphalt and fiberglass shingles, there are numerous other you can still enjoy, irrespective of which one you choose.

They include:

Easy to Install

Owing to how lightweight asphalt shingles are, it takes a fraction of the time to install shingles on an entire roof. This compared to the time you would need to install slate roofing tiles, for example. In most cases, we can have an asphalt shingle roof installed in as little as one day!

Value for Money

It is one thing to be able to spend less on roofing materials, but another whole different thing to get value out of the same. In most cases, you are forced to trade quality for a low price. When it comes to asphalt roofing tiles, however, you can enjoy both quality and affordability simultaneously.

Easy to Maintain

Don’t want to spend much time or resources on maintenance? If yes, then asphalt shingles make the best choice for you. They only need minimal maintenance needing professional maintenance only once a year.

Plenty of options

There’s no end to how much variety you have when it comes to textures, size, colors, designs, thickness, and so on. Whatever style you are trying to maintain, trust that you will find a combination that either fits right in or further complements your exteriors with asphalt shingles!

Get In Touch for Expert Austin Asphalt Roofing Services

If you are an Austin property owner whose experienced your fair share of roofing problems as a result of poor workmanship, you know how difficult it can be to find the right Austin roofing contractor. With decades of experience and a near endless list of referrals, it doesn’t take much to figure out that Pro Choice Roofing is an expert on all matters asphalt shingle roofing.

With us, you get enhanced reliability, professionalism, and quality services. Even more, we are fully licensed, insured, and certified to offer specialized asphalt shingle roof installation, repair, and maintenance services in Austin.

We are so confident of our services we always attach tailored warranties for any services we offer our clients!

To learn more about commercial and residential asphalt shingles services, call us today! We will help guide you on the best styles and options and go on to set a commencement date to kick start the project. 

5 Reasons To Choose Pro Choice Roofing

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Locally Owned roofing company

With over 20 years of experience serving the Austin area, we take pride in our Texas roots. We are devoted members of the Austin community, and have built our company on the principal of giving back. Many roofing contractors are here today, and gone tomorrow. We are more than ‘just’ a roofing company – we are your neighbors, and view our customers as family. When you’re looking for peace of mind and want to hire a contractor that you know is reliable, dependable, and puts the customer first, give Pro Choice Roofing a call!

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Chris Cummings
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I worked with Malachi and team. They are the most respectful and clean roofing company that I have dealt with thus far. They spent time explaining everything to us and got us an amazing deal through insurance. Amazing company! 10/10
Lisa Bero Sutherland
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Exceptional care with same day service for our unexpected leaky roof. Detail oriented inspection and very professional. Thank you Kevin and Leslie for saving our home from further damage.
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Great experience overall working with Professional Choice Roofing, I spoke to multiple roofing companies in the area and decided on working with PCR. Great team, customer service, and had my roof replaced in a timely manner. Thank you so much for everything!
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This is a company is full of great employees they’re are number one goal is quality and integrity. I would recommend them to anyone.
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We strive to make roofing affordable to all Austin homeowners. We offer convenient, low monthly payment plans that many of our customers utilize to get their new roof NOW, and pay for their roofs LATER! Certain conditions apply*. Call to speak with one of our sales representatives for more information, and to explore if you can qualify for financing!

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When it comes time to choosing a roofing contractor, take peace of mind in hiring a roofer that will stand behind their product and work with lifetime warranties! Your roof protects your most valuable investment, your home. The warranty that covers your home can’t be an afterthought!

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When it comes time to replacing your roof, take peace of mind by hiring the best Austin roofing company! With over 30+ years of experience in roofing, we take pride in offering unmatched craftsmanship, premium warranties, all at unbeatable pricing!

Common questions

These are a few of the most frequently asked questions that we get:

Yes! With Austin’s violent storm patterns and yearly inclement weather, the majority of requests that we receive are for storm damage and insurance claims. We provide 100% free estimates and storm damage roofing inspections. We can provide a no-obligation inspection and give you an honest assessment on the health of your roof. Between wind damage from tornadic activity, and hail damage, we have found widespread storm damage across Austin.

Absolutely! One of the most frequently asked questions that we receive from homeowners is “do you offer financing?”. We work with several different financing companies allowing us to offer affordable, low-cost payment plans to our customers. In some cases, you may have the opportunity to defer payments for several months, as well as no money down! 

The answer to this question is it truly “depends”. The lifespan that a roofing system will last depends on the roofing material that you have installed on your roof. While an asphalt shingle roof can last 15-20 years, a metal roof can last 40-50 years, while a tile or slate roof can last 50+ years! More than just the roofing material, there are also variables like the grade/quality of material that you used, the craftsmanship of the contractor, as well as any storm activity your roof has been exposed to.

“Should I repair or replace my roof” is one of the most common questions that we get. This answer also depends on each situation, with age being one of the largest factors. A leaking 7-year old metal or shingle roof may have flashing or a section that needs to be repaired. This may be a minor repair. However, a 17-year old leaking shingle roof may require a full replacement if a repair can not made to extend the useful life of your roof.

This depends on the size of your roof, and the roofing material that you decide to go with. In many instances, an asphalt shingle roof can be installed in as little as one day! 

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