Asphalt shingles are a popular roofing choice in St. Louis, MO, because of their durability, affordability and versatility. However, like all materials, they are not immune to the effects of aging. Over time, exposure to the elements can cause asphalt shingles to deteriorate, leading to leaks, cracks and other problems. Fortunately, there are steps you can take […]
Asphalt Shingles: The Most Popular Roofing Option in the US
Asphalt shingles are composed of an asphalt-coated fiberglass base and ceramic granules that help protect them from UV radiation and other elements. In comparison to other roofing materials such as metal or tile, this combination of materials makes asphalt shingle roofs incredibly good roofing materials. In this post, we will discuss why asphalt shingle roofs […]
Shingle Cracking and Splitting: What Exactly Is the Difference?
There are plenty of things that can damage your roofing system, which is why you’ll want to keep tabs on its condition. There are cases where asphalt shingles will crack, and instances where they’ll start to split. These signs of damage appear similar, but they’re actually not. Renovation Team, one of the area’s leading roofing […]
What Causes Asphalt Shingle Blisters?
Blisters on asphalt shingles are not as common as they used to be, thanks to improvements in manufacturing technologies and stricter quality control. However, it doesn’t mean it won’t happen from time to time.
Cracking vs. Splitting Shingles: What Are the Differences?
The terms “cracking” and “splitting” are used interchangeably when describing a certain type of asphalt shingle damage. But these are actually two different things.