There are many different types of roof shingles available, used to cover pitched roofs in an overlapping fashion, installed to protect your roof from various environmental damages, including water, wind, storms, and other climate challenges.
If you’re looking at installing a new roof, then you’re likely wondering how long this will last and whether or not it’s worth the investment. So, this article will discuss exactly that, helping you better understand how many years you can get out of your new roof and shingles.
Environmental and climate conditions
To begin with, the longevity of your roof shingles is largely dependent on the environment and climate you live in. For example, if you live somewhere prone to high winds, storms, flooding, or intense heat, the lifespan of your new shingles will be significantly less than cooler, less severe climates.
This is not to say you need to move homes, but you should be aware of how your environment affects the lifespan of your roof.
If you’re looking for a roofing company in Nicholasville, Kentucky, then contact the team at Jacob’s Ladder today for a quote.Request Quote Call (859) 379-9137
The quality of workmanship impacts the lifespan of your roof
While the type of material and roof shingle used matters massively, the workmanship and installation of the shingles is also a large determining factor as to how often your shingles need to be replaced.
Ideally, you should work with a reputable and professional roof contractor, or team such as Jacob’s Ladder, ensuring an excellent installation.
It depends on the type of roof shingles
Finally, it may be rather obvious but the longevity of your roof is also determined by the type of shingle installed on your roof. For example, long-lasting roof types include slate, clay shingles, and even concrete.
Once again, living in a certain climate you choose a certain shingle over others perhaps due to aesthetics, or for other reasons, e.g. not choosing metal due to the intense heat you experience during the summer months.
If you require new roof shingles or help with installation or general roofing advice, then contact the team at Jacob’s Ladder today.
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Mark - Nicholasville, KY 40356
Andrea was Great and everyone else I talked with there. I got a new roof and the whole process was done professionally. They did a great job on the roof and cleaned up very well around the house. I would highly recommend Jacob’s Ladder.
Anthony - Nicholasville, KY 40356
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Erika - Nicholasville, KY 40356
We have some shingles blow off in the recent storm. Jacob's Ladder helped us out, worked with our insurance, and turned the job around quickly. Thanks!
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Wilburn - Nicholasville, KY 40356
Contacted Jacobs Ladder to have my roof replaced. Very professional and very helpful with all the questions I had regarding my roof. New roof looks great! Thanks again
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Brian - Nicholasville, KY 40356
From start to finish, every contact with this company was extremely professional and pleasant. They were replacing a roof next door to us and I inquired about doing some repairs. After inspecting our roof, they recommended filing an insurance claim for a full replacement. The owner of the company worked closely with us and went above and beyond when our claim was initially denied. The work crew was prompt, courteous and efficient. The end result was a beautiful new roof. They even filed our warranty paperwork with Owens Corning. It was a pleasure doing business with Jacob's Ladder. Highly recommended for their professionalism and personal touch every step of the way!
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Keith - Nicholasville, KY 40356
Went above and beyond to fix my roof leak. Patched trouble spots beyond where the leak even was
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Darla - Nicholasville, KY 40356
The team was on time and very on task to complete the installation as communicated. The team was a happy group of workers and very professional. Once they were done, you would never know they were here - except for a brand new roof!