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 Thayer, IA, 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!
Dealing with Architectural Shingles
You’ll never need to worry about your roof again when you hire Cook Roofing Company for all of your replacement needs. We use quality materials and provide lifetime workmanship warranties on every single one of our jobs – that’s something no other company can say they do! You deserve the best! Your home deserves the best! Let us help you find out if your current roof needs replacing or upgrading with quality architectural shingles from Cook Roofing Company today! Call us at 515-305-3253 now for more information about how we can help protect your investment in your home
What are the Types Of Shingle Roofs?
When it comes to picking the perfect roof, there are a number of options. The most common roofs you'll see when shopping for new ones will be asphalt shingles or metal. If your home is on an incline, then metals may come in handy because they're lightweight and durable - but what if your house has flat pitches? That's where having an asphalt shingle can help out! They have plenty of different colors and styles that would match any style of architecture from modern to traditional; just make sure you find one with good warranty coverage so that way all those worries about leaks go away too!
Asphalt Shingle Roofs
If you have asphalt shingles, then you've probably noticed that they are bit different from other shingles in terms of thickness and general style. Typically, asphalt roofs these days will use something called composition laminated shingle; this is a fiberglass mat embedded with an asphalt compound and granules.
3 Tab Shingle Roofs
Three-tab shingles are an iconic style that is reminiscent of a simpler time. They haven't been used much in recent years and have gradually been replaced by more modern styles. If you don't need to upgrade but like the classic look, it's still possible to convert your current roof into architectural style shingles without breaking the bank!
Architectural Shingle Roofs
Architectural shingles are the perfect choice for a home with character. The wood-like look of laminated composite shingle roofs give your house that cozy, rustic quality and you can choose from an array of colors to suit your style!
Some people say that even impact-resistant shingles can't be totally protected from hail and other objects, but we've found insurance companies to not pay out on these claims if impact-resistant shingles have shielded the roof from an object like a tree branch. Our opinion is your money would be better saved as deductible rather than paying extra for something you may never need; however some local contractors will try their best to sell it anyways!
Wind Rated Shingles
Homeowners should be aware of the types of wind their roof can withstand. Not all shingles will hold up in strong winds, so it is important to get the right ones for your home and lifestyle. The average homeowner might not think about this very often because these events are infrequent, but knowing what rating they need on their roofs could keep them safe when a storm does happen. Most architectural shingles have ratings that go as high 110 mph depending which one you purchase while there are others with 150 mph or more durability if necessary.
High Profile, Scalloped, or Other Shingles
You deserve a roof that looks great and lasts long - which is exactly what our team of experts will provide. When it comes to finding the right shingle, there are many options available on the market today! L-shaped ones with scallops or slate lookalikes are just some of them. Just make sure you know that some are high-profile and will cost more than the average shingle before making any decisions.
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.
Can You Fix Your Shingle Roof on Your Own?
What should you do if your roof is leaking? 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 simple enough to fix yourself if you’re willing to take on the challenge. If the damage is too extensive, then you should call the professionals. A shingle roof is made up of many different components layered together to protect your home from harsh conditions. If your roof is old, a repair that you do yourself may be more detrimental to that system and cause additional problems in the future. To know for sure whether you can tackle a repair on your own, you can call Cook Roofing Company today at 515-305-3253 for a free evaluation so you can know exactly how extensive the damage is and what to do.