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Shingle Roofing

For a more affordable option shingle roofing is just the thing for you. Using only the highest quality materials shingle roofing is durable and long lasting. Commonly used in homes in North America since the early 1900s, roof shingles have now become a modern choice for the prestigious looking Australian home.

Some of the key advantages in choosing shingle roofing include:

  • Weather resistant – Resistance to sunlight heat, water, ice, cold, hail
  • Fire resistant – Westwood Roofing shingles roofs comes with class A fire resistance (resist severe exposure to fire)
  • Wind resistant – Shingle roofing can resist winds up to 198km per hour
  • Easy to install – Roof shingles are considered among the easiest of roof tiles to install, saving you time and money
  • Flexibility – Due to their flexibility and strength as well as water tightness, roof shingles can be installed in a variety of roof styles including contemporary, modern and traditional homes

The shingle roofing option is sold as a system incorporating a plywood base, with a roofing felt underlay (mat), and roof shingles fixed on top of the underlay. This system boasts not only excellent strength and flexibility, but outstanding insulation. Other advantages of this system include energy saving, pest and vermin exclusion and structural benefits to the home.

Shingle roofing is also lightweight compared to other alternatives such as tiles. The whole shingle roof system weighs an average of 18-20kgs per metre squared compared to some terracotta tiles which can weigh up to 79kgs per metre squared.

For a cost efficient, modern looking, durable, and energy saving roof material look no further than shingle roofing. Whether you are designing a house, patching your roof in a DIY product, or giving your home a fresh new roof, Westwood Roofing will ensure all your homes roofing needs are looked after.

For more information on our shingle roofing services, contact Heath, the owner of Westwood Roofing, and let us help with your roofing needs.