Some popular roofing shingles include asphalt, metal, wood, slate and tile. Asphalt shingles are easy to install, affordable and the most frequently used type of shingle. Asphalt shingles can be made from recycled materi... More »

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Roll, or rolled, roofing is material consisting of large squares of felt suffused with asphalt, used as a cheaper and labor-saving alternative to individual roof shingles. Although there are practical advantages to rolle... More »

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A fiberglass roofing shingle is a type of asphalt shingle made from fiberglass mats, and it is considered to be of a higher quality and durability than standard asphalt roofing materials. Fiberglass roofing shingles are ... More »

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For the construction of the roof itself, roofing rolls made of metal or asphalt are commonly used, as are shingles made of shake wood, asphalt or rubber. Builders need additional wood and nails, including roofing nails, ... More »

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Some residential roofing options include asphalt shingles, slate tiles and wood shingles. Other options include different types of metal shingles and tiles, ceramic tiles and cement. More »

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Different types of roofs for homes include asphalt shingle, wood, metal, slate, and tile and cement. The type of roof material that can be used may depend on the slope of the roof as well as its structural integrity and ... More »

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Roll, or rolled, roofing is material consisting of large squares of felt suffused with asphalt, used as a cheaper and labor-saving alternative to individual roof shingles. Although there are practical advantages to rolle... More »

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