The Cook Roofing Company Difference:
- Free Roof Estimate
- Lifetime Workmanship Warranty
- Fast Response Time
- We Work with All Insurance Companies
- Certified & Insured
- 5-Star Google Rating
About Our Architectural Shingles Services
Here at Cook Roofing Company, we provide all of our valued customers with the highest quality support and treatment. Cook Roofing Company provides free roof inspections. We back all our work with a Lifetime Workmanship Warranty, so you know we'll be around, and we don't take shortcuts. Call 515-305-3253 now!
Not only do Cook Roofing Company professionals understand how roofs are built, but when it comes to many other aspects of construction and repairs on your commercial or residential property in Lorimor, Iowa, Cook Roofing Company will make sure that all the work is done right, so that your property looks great and is secure and dry again for years to come. Call today at 515-305-3253 to experience the Cook Roofing Company difference!
Cook Roofing Company and Architectural Shingles
Do you have a roofing emergency? Cook Roofing Company is the best place for your roofing needs. We specialize in architectural shingle roofs and offer lifetime workmanship warranties on all of our replacements. Architectural shingles are a type of asphalt shingle with a heavier base mat and is composed of several materials. Our team has replaced hundreds of roofs with architectural shingles, so we know how to get the job done right. Whether you need a new roof or just some repairs, we can help! Our shingle roofs are made with quality materials that will last for years to come. If you want to know more about our workmanship warranty, give us a call today!
Different Types Of Shingle Roofs
What type of roof do you have? If you're looking for a new roof, there are many different options to choose from. The most common roofs are asphalt shingles, metal, and flat roofs. Flat roofs are used where the pitch or slope is flat or nearly flat. Neither shingles nor metal are good for roof slopes lower than 0.5/12 (a half-inch of rise or less, per every 12 inches of run or horizontal surface). Asphalt shingles come in a variety of colors and styles that can match your home perfectly! Metal is an excellent choice if your home has steep pitches because it's lightweight and durable. There are many options available to you, and it's up to you to decide which you want for your home.
Asphalt Shingle Roofs
Asphalt shingles have a different style and thickness as their defining characteristics. Modern Asphalt roofs us composition laminated shingles like fiberglass mat embedded with an asphalt compound.
3-Tab Shingle Roofs
Three-tab shingles are a classic, old-school design that really screams nostalgia. But these haven't been used much anymore and have gradually been replaced with more modern styles for the same cost! If you're not in need of an upgrade but want to keep your three-tab roof around out of admiration or respect, it's still possible to convert your current roof into architectural style shingles without breaking the bank.
Architectural Shingle Roofs
Some of the most common shingles that you can find being used now are architectural shingles, also known as laminated composite shingles. Architectural shingles have a staggered look to them, much like wood shake roofs do, but they come in a variety of different colors, which give a unique look that really pops!
It is important to note that although these shingles are resistant or impervious, hail and other objects can damage even impact-resistant shingles. However, in our experience (having worked with them for years), insurance companies will not pay out on claims of this nature if impact-resistant shingles have shielded the roof from an object like a tree branch. Our opinion is that your money would be better saved as a deductible rather than paying extra for something you may never need; but some local contractors will try their best to sell it anyways!
Wind Rated Shingles
When it comes to wind, there are a variety of options: some shingles won't withstand strong winds and others can take the brunt. The Owens Corning Oakridge is an example since they resist up to 110 mph, but if you're in Springfield, MO, or near areas where straight-line winds exceed 100 miles per hour (such as during hurricanes), then your main concern will be something else entirely! The average homeowner might not have much concern about these types of weather events considering how infrequent they tend to happen, but it's always best for homeowners to know what rating their roof needs so as not to waste money on something more than necessary while also ensuring durability.
Other Designer Shingles
It’s time to find a new roof for your home. There are many different types of shingles available on the market, and Cook Roofing Company is ready to help you explore them all! For example, L-shaped ones with scallops or slate lookalikes. You won’t have any problems finding one that suits your tastes as they come at an affordable price too - just make sure you don't forget about these two important factors when choosing: color match and quality material.
When Should You Replace Your Shingle Roof?
If you’ve noticed your roof is looking a little worse for wear, it may be time to replace it. The asphalt shingles on most roofs will last around 15-25 years under optimal conditions. But if your roof has had a lot of external wear and tear via hail, fallen branches, etc., then it can wear out much faster than that time limit. Most of Iowa has experienced 5-10 hail storms just in the past several years and this can cause more roof replacements. Granules fall off the asphalt becomes brittle and cracks from high winds ripping apart mastic sealant (black sticky stuff) and tearing tabs off three tab roofs. If you find yourself in this situation, and it's been awhile since your roof has been installed, call us today for a free evaluation of your roof. We'll gauge whether there's damage to your roof that signals a replacement.
Repairing a Shingle Roof on Your Own
If you have a shingle roof, it is important to be aware of your options. If the leak is large and there is significant structural damage, such as buckling or bulging that cannot easily be repaired with patching materials, then replacing the entire roof may be necessary. However, if only one part of the structure needs repair, then this can often simply mean reroofing an affected area instead; these repairs are typically much less expensive and even simple enough to fix yourself if you’re willing to take on the challenge. Again, if the damage is too extensive, then you should call the professionals. But how do you know for sure whether the problem is simple or complicated? Well, you can call Cook Roofing Company today at 515-305-3253 to receive a free evaluation of your roof and exactly how much damage has been caused.