Asphalt Roofing Shingles Essential for Protecting Home Against Intemperate Weather

Asphalt shingle is considered as a roof or wall shingle which uses asphalt for waterproofing purposes. In North America, Asphalt shingles are broadly utilized as roofing covers, mainly due to its affordable cost. Additionally, the installation process is very simple. There are two types of asphalt shingles, namely, organic and fibreglass. Asphalt shingles facilitate with adequate protection as well as sufficient aesthetic appeal at less price, compared to other roofing systems. Due to this, the house owners are inclined to prefer asphalt shingles compared to other systems for roofing.

In an ongoing study by Future Market Insights, researchers found out that the adequate protection & sufficient aesthetic appeal of asphalt will increase its demand. This in turn will drive the growth of global asphalt shingles market in the foreseeable future. It is said that, the roofs are safe with the installation of solar panels with proper guidelines. Most of all, solar installations come with nearly 20-25years of warranty. Also, a lot of people in the country acknowledge the need of installing solar PV system for their roof-tops.

Good Solar Panel Installation Essential to Protect the Roofing System

According to a recent news, solar contractors collaborate with best manufacturers of asphalt shingle roofing, to make sure that installation of solar arrays are correct and warranties are maintained. It is essential for solar installers to understand what type of roofing is done by the roofing manufacturer. The method of sloppy installation can cause crucial damage, even if flashing is installed perfectly and damage to a roof affects its warranty as well. The roofing contractors need to be aware that the methods used for working on the roof affects the performance of the roof.

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It is said that, certified and expert roofing contractors asses a roof’s stability before the installation of a solar power, to make sure that the roof can support solar panels. The collaboration of roofing installers and solar installers for working on installation of photovoltaic solar system is vital. This can reduce the damage or prevent the life of the roofing system from shortening and also reduces the risk of leaks from the solar installation to the roof.

Crucial Role Played by the Roofing Contractors

The roofing contractor must install the mounting brackets instead of the solar installers, as the roofing contractors are more aware about the roofing practices as well as water management techniques. It is necessary to follow the guidelines of the mounting bracket manufacturer for better care and protection of the roof and safety from installation as well. Solar installers need to pay extra care with regards to roofing issues during and post solar installation. It is considered that the last person on the roof is responsible for any damage caused to the roof or roofing system. Therefore, meeting all the standards and codes of installation by the solar contractors is very essential.

Building a safe roof is the significant responsibility of the house owner as well as the roofing contractor. Asphalt shingle as well as their installation costs are important considerations. Asphalt shingle roofs are the easiest kind of roof for the installation of solar panels. The cost-effectiveness and solidity of asphalt makes it popular amongst the rest roofing materials. The warranties vary from company to company. Some provide limited lifetime warranty and some assorted pro-rated periods. Roof is the best place to install solar panels but to ensure the installation with right precautions is vital. Facility managers as well as owners need to be aware of the risks and must take necessary precautions before investing in an array.

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Nikhil Kaitwade

With over 8 years of experience in market research and consulting industry, Nikhil has worked on more than 250 research assignments pertaining to chemicals, materials and energy sector. He has worked directly with about 35 reputed companies as lead consultant for plant expansion, product positioning, capacity factor analysis, new market/segment exploration, export market opportunity evaluation and sourcing strategies.