Asphalt shingles are undoubtedly the most popular roofing material in the country. But have you ever wondered how such a relatively thin material protects your home from the elements? As your trusted roofing installation contractor, Advanced Roofing Inc. gives you an in-depth look at the layers that make up every asphalt shingle.
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Roofing underlayment or roofing paper comes in three common types: Asphalt-Saturated Felt (Felt Paper) Rubberized Asphalt Non-Bitumen Synthetics (Synthetic Felt Paper) Roofing underlayment is most commonly called Felt Paper or Ice and Water Shield even though they are different underlayment materials. The underlayment is an often-unseen yet crucial component of today’s residential roofing systems. It is the layer of waterproofing material that protects the roof deck or substrate from water… Continue Reading