You might have chosen to install an asphalt shingle roof on your home for a number of reasons. You might have found that this is one of the most affordable roofing types you can install, and you might like the look of these shingles. In fact, you might be hoping that your asphalt shingle roof will look nice when installed on your home, and you're probably hoping it will continue to look nice for years to come. The following are all great ways to be sure that your asphalt shingle roof looks wonderful after it's installed on your house.
Choose Architectural Asphalt Shingles
When purchasing asphalt shingles, you can typically choose between architectural shingles and three-tab shingles. Either type can work well, but architectural shingles are a bit higher-end. This can lead to a better look when your shingles are installed. However, you will probably notice the most difference in a few years. Three-tab asphalt shingles simply don't hold up as well over the long term as architectural asphalt shingles do. Therefore, by going with the latter option, you can make sure that your shingles are thick and durable enough to continue looking great for a longer period of time, without as much noticeable fading.
Have Your Shingles Professionally Installed
It might seem as if you can install your own asphalt shingles. However, you should hire a professional instead. After all, not only do you have to worry about your shingles not holding up if they aren't professionally installed, but you also have to worry about them not looking as good. If the shingles are not installed correctly, you can typically easily see the imperfections from the ground. A professional will line your asphalt shingles up properly so that the pattern looks great.
Choose the Right Color
As you might know, many people who choose asphalt shingles for their homes choose black shingles. This is a classic option, but it's not your only option. If you want to make sure that your roof really pops and makes your home look nice, then you should choose shingles that are complementary in color to your home's exterior.
Keep It Clean
Hiring someone to come out and clean the top of your roof on a regular basis is smart. This way, you can make sure that your roof always looks neat and tidy. Plus, this is a good way to prevent algae growth and damage to your roof too.
For more information, contact a roofing service in your area.Share
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