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Shingle Roofing in Connecticut

Versatile Roofing Materials for Your Replacement or Installation Project

JP Carroll Roofing offers a wide range of roofing shingle options from leading manufacturers. When we provide a roof repair or roof replacement for your home, you can expect to get a roof that is made from the highest quality materials, backed by the best warranties.

Contact us at (860) 467-1639 to request an in-home consultation and learn more about the shingle types we offer, along with the types of warranties. We provide free estimates for roofing services in Connecticut and the  surrounding areas.

Styles of Shingles

  • Asphalt - Asphalt shingles are the most popular choice for roofing because they provide a durable roof for less money than any other roofing material. Asphalt shingles also come in a variety of styles and colors, so they can match almost any home.
  • Wood/cedar shakes - Cedar shake shingles provide a long-lasting roof with more visual appeal than a traditional asphalt shingle roof. Cedar shingles are ideal for hot and sunny areas because they are resistant to UV damage. They can also withstand harsh weather conditions, such as strong thunderstorms and hurricanes. Cedar is a natural insulator and can reduce your heating and cooling costs.
  • Tile - Tile shingles are one of the most durable roofing materials. Roof tiles are typically made from clay or slate and come in a variety of shapes. Tile is much more durable and lasts much longer than traditional shingles. Tile shingles provide insulation and reduce heat transfer, which can help reduce your heating and cooling costs.

Whether you’re replacing your existing roof or installing a brand new one, we offer high-quality roof shingle products no matter what type you choose. Your roof will be installed by experienced contractors so you will have peace of mind knowing your roof will provide lasting protection.

How Long Do Roof Shingles Last?

Understanding the lifespan of roof shingles is essential for maintaining the integrity and longevity of your roofing system. At JP Carroll Roofing, we specialize in shingle roofing services in Connecticut, and we're here to provide you with insights into the lifespan of different types of shingles and factors that can influence their durability.

Asphalt Shingles

Asphalt shingles are the most common roofing material and come in various grades. The lifespan of asphalt shingles typically ranges from 20 to 30 years

However, advancements in manufacturing technology have led to the development of premium asphalt shingles that can last up to 50 years. Factors that impact the lifespan of asphalt shingles include the quality of the shingles, the local climate, proper ventilation, and regular maintenance.

Architectural Shingles

Architectural shingles, also known as laminated shingles, are a premium option designed to mimic the appearance of slate or wood shingles. 

These shingles are more durable and often come with warranties ranging from 30 to 50 years or even more. Their thicker construction and advanced materials contribute to enhanced resistance against weather elements.

Cedar Shingles

Cedar shingles are known for their natural beauty and charm. While they require more maintenance compared to asphalt shingles, they can last between 20 to 40 years with proper care. Regular inspections, treatments, and repairs can help extend the lifespan of cedar shingles.

Factors That Affect Shingle Lifespan

Several factors influence how long your roof shingles will last:

  • Climate: Harsh weather conditions, including heavy rain, strong winds, hail, and extreme temperatures, can accelerate the wear and tear of shingles.
  • Ventilation: Proper attic ventilation is crucial for regulating temperature and moisture levels, which can impact shingle lifespan. Poor ventilation can lead to premature deterioration.
  • Installation Quality: The expertise of the roofing contractor and the installation techniques used play a significant role in determining how well your shingles will perform over time.
  • Maintenance: Regular maintenance, including gutter cleaning, roof inspections, and addressing issues promptly, can extend the lifespan of your shingles.
  • Roof Slope and Orientation: The angle of your roof and its exposure to sunlight can affect shingle wear. Roofs with steeper slopes generally shed water and debris more effectively.

At JP Carroll Roofing, we specialize in maximizing the lifespan of your roof shingles through meticulous installation, premium materials, and proactive maintenance. Whether you need shingle installation, repairs, or replacement, our experienced team is here to guide you toward the best solutions that align with your roofing goals and budget. 

Contact us at (860) 467-1639 to schedule a no-obligation consultation for roof replacement, new construction, or roofing repair. We will help you choose the right shingles and provide a free estimate for your project.

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Reviews & Testimonials

At JP Carroll Roofing, your satisfaction is our priority! See for yourself what our customers have to say about working with us.

    "Extremely Satisfied"

    The workmanship of the roof replacement was well coordinated and implemented as promised. John Schultz was very knowledgeable, thorough and detail in his explanation of the roofing project.

    "Everyone tells me how good my roof looks now!"

    Overall fantastic experience, the staff was timely and professional and the customer service I received was above and beyond

    "Great service"

    The price for his time and work was beyond reasonable.  I slept very well knowing my roof was leak-free.

    "Craftsmanship Was Superb"

    Jack was the best. Took care of all of our needs and more. I would highly recommend JP Carroll to all my friends and family.

    Mike G.
    "Quality Was Unmatched"

    I could not believe how fast they were able to complete such a big job. Well done


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