Roofing shingles are arguably the most important building materials used to protect your home from the elements.

Shingle Roofs

When it comes to the roof over your head, there are a variety of materials and options to choose form. Shingle roofs are one of the more common types of materials found on the roofs of homes. The purpose of roof shingles is to form a waterproof barrier to protect the entire structure that is your home. Roof shingles can vary in length of warranty, durability, appearance and affordability.

Here is what you need to consider to make the best choice regarding a new shingle roof.


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Shingles come in many colors and textures.

When asphalt shingles became popular in the early 1900s, they were only available in two colors: green or black. Today, however, asphalt shingles come in a wide variety of colors, from classic black to natural earth tones and contemporary reds, blues, and greens. Modern shingle roofing can also be beautifully textured to mimic slate, wood, or tile—making the roof safer and lower maintenance without sacrificing style.

There are two major types of asphalt shingles.

Two of the most popular shingle styles are 3-tab and architectural. Three-tab shingles are designed such that one piece looks like three separate shingles, and they usually lay completely flat against the roofing installation. Architectural shingles are thicker and less uniform than 3-tab shingles to add a more dimensional appearance. While 3-tab shingles are typically more affordable, architectural shingles perform better and last longer.

Asphalt shingle roofing is lightweight.

An important consideration for any roof is the weight. Depending on its age or construction, your home may not be able to support certain materials, especially heavy ones like clay tiles or slate. Luckily, asphalt shingles—especially the 3-tab ones—are incredibly light and work with most any home.

Shingles are cheaper, easier to install, and more durable.

Because manufacturers can create shingles in bulk, they are typically cheaper than other roofing materials, and easier to install. In addition to these benefits, asphalt shingle roofing has a long lifetime. Depending on the specific shingles you choose, you can expect your roof to last anywhere from 10 to 30+ years.

Want More Information About Shingle Roofing?

If you’re still wondering what a shingle roof is or whether it would be right for your home, give Arc Roofing a call today! We’d be happy to explain how high-quality shingle roofingcan improve the style, value, and durability of your property.


For over 20 years, we’ve been providing professional, fast and reliable roofing installation, repair and replacement in St. Augustine, FL. Below are some of our recent works and testimonials.


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Our roof was worn, and we had several leaks from storm damage. We decided to replace the roof and upgrade our house in the process. Arc was professional, friendly and got the new roof installed on time and under budget! Thank you!
Roberta P. - St. Augustine, FL

We replaced our shingle roof with a metal one, and couldn't be happier! Durable, lasts a lifetime, and love the way it looks! Arc did a professional job, and now the neighbors want one too!

Andrew J. - St. Augustine

We had our new home built in a Mediterranean style, and wanted a room to match the design...Arc installed this beautiful barrel tile roof, gorgeous workmanship!

Sonya W. - St. Augustine, FL


We offer new customers 20% off for all roofing repairs and up to 10% off for new installations or replacements. Contact us before Oct. 1, 2022 to claim the discount.

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If you have any question regarding your roof, we encourage you to schedule an appointment or phone consultation with one of our roofing experts or visit our company. We are pleased to offer all types of roofing and siding services for the needs of your family or business.

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River Park Villas Dr St. Augustine, FL


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