When it comes to popularity, nothing comes close to asphalt shingle roofing. However, asphalt shingles have a few flaws that may keep them from being a great choice for roofing in Maryland. This is why you should consider getting GAF®’s Advanced Protection® Shingle.
What Are Advanced Protection Shingles?
Like regular asphalt roofing, Advanced Protection Shingles have a fiberglass mat coated with asphalt and mineral granules. However, Advanced Protection Shingles have undergone a more refined manufacturing process. Excess asphalt or fillers are greatly reduced, creating lighter, more efficient roofing material.
Tried and Tested
To make sure Advanced Protection Shingles from certified roofing companies in Maryland actually provide better protection than regular shingles, GAF created the AC438. This is a series of rigorous tests designed to predict the new shingles’ performance in terms of durability, temperature resistance, and even wind-driven rain performance. The lack of excessive asphalt and fillers also reduces the risk of problems such as cracking and sagging, which is often caused by too much weight being supported by the roof deck.
More Comfort for Your Home
Advanced Protection Shingles aren’t just built to last longer; they’re also designed to make your home more comfortable. Advanced Protection shingles offer better thermal resistance than regular shingles, improving your home’s energy efficiency and even bringing down your home’s monthly electric bill.
Since Advanced Protection Shingles have just the right amount of asphalt and minerals in them, there’s no waste of natural resources. Advanced Protection shingles are weight-optimized and easier to carry, which means a roofing company in Maryland can reduce their transportation waste. At the end of their lifespan, Advanced Protection Shingles can be recycled, reducing the amount of waste that goes straight to landfills.
Ready to get Advanced Protection Shingles for your roof? Call DryTech Roofing at (240)215-3992 or fill out our contact form. We look forward to hearing from you.