Shingle Roofing

Shingle roofing is an affordable roofing solution

Shingle roofing is the most common roofing product in the United States, and it is easy to see why.  Compared with other types of roofs, shingle is affordable, versatile, and durable. It’s easy to find a style to suit your home, with many colors and options to choose from.

If you want a reliable material installed for your roof, you can’t go wrong with shingle.

Tamko Heritage - Old English Pewter Shingle
in Norwich, CT
North stonington roof
Owen's Cornering - Desert Tan Shingle
in Sprague CT

Why shingle?

Types of Shingle Roofing

There are three main types of shingle roofing – asphalt shingle (by far most common installed in the North East), wood shingle and clay or concrete.   

Asphalt Shingles

Lightweight, many styles and colors, relatively inexpensive, easy to replace individual shingles.

Clay and Concrete Shingles

Energy-efficient and adds style to some types of homes, though heavier and more expensive, popular in southern America.

Wood Shingles

Offers a rustic look, though can be vulnerable to fire and may be subject to local regulations.

Asphalt Shingles Explained

In Connecticut asphalt shingles are by far the most common and a sensible choice for most homeowners.  At Guaranteed Roofing we recommend this type to most of our customers.

There are two primary types of asphalt shingles, known as 3-tile/tab shingles and architectural/laminated shingle.

3 Tile Shingle

Architectural Shingle

The experts at Guaranteed Roofing can help you to choose the right type of shingles for your home and budget.

Expert shingle roofing services for Eastern Connecticut

Do you have questions about installing or replacing a shingle roof in Connecticut?

Guaranteed Roofing provides you with advice and quality service for an attractive, practical and long-lasting roof.

Call us today to get started with a free estimate for asphalt roof installation, repairs and more in Windham County, New London County, Middlesex County, Tolland County CT and surrounding areas.

Your Questions Answered:

  • Asphalt 3-tile shingles last between 15-30 years.  
  • Architectural asphalt shingles last between 25-30 years.
  • Wood shingles last around 30 years.
  • Clay shingles last around 50 years.
  • Concrete shingles last around 60 years.

This really depends on the style of your home and your personal preference.  The roof specialists at Guaranteed roofing can help you to decide on the right choice of shingle for your home.

To give you some inspiration you may want to have a look at some color options from Owens Corning and Tamko.

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