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    What are asphalt composite shingles


    What are asphalt composite shingles and should I purchase some? Can I install this DIY?

    Asked by Simon on 11th Jan 2022
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    Pink Rhino Construction

    "Hello Simon,
    Asphalt shingles are a type of roofing product used in predominantly America, they cover OSB wooden boards on homes and are rectangle pieces of either fibreglass or recycled paper-based substance mixed with asphalt then colour added. Hope this helps
    Many thanks
    Pink Rhino Construction"

    Answered on 12th Jan 2022 - Member since Dec 2021 - report
    Coastline Roofing ltd

    "shingles are made of recycled paper and mixed with asphalt and mineral granules, they are laid the same way as slate."

    Answered on 12th Jan 2022 - Member since Feb 2020 - report
    GSS Roofing and Cladding Solutions Ltd

    "They are used mainly for sheds but I would recommend a roofer to install them"

    Answered on 12th Jan 2022 - Member since May 2020 - report

    "Asphalt shingles are made of either a paper or fibreglass mat with a layer of asphalt on top. Composite shingles are made up of a combination of ingredients, such as slate, laminate and wood, which improve their strength and life expectancy"

    Answered on 13th Jan 2022 - Member since Mar 2021 - report

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