The preferred choice. Asphalt shingles are the most commonly used residential roofing material.
After making the decision to get a roof replacement, the next challenge that homeowners face is deciding what type of roofing material they want for their home. Modern technology has continuously evolved the roofing industry and led to the development of new materials to choose from. It can be overwhelming to decide what the best option for your home is, which is why Ernie Smith & Sons Roofing is here to help.
Shingle roofing is the most common and popular type of roofing, but there are several different options even within this category. Asphalt (also known as composite), wood, and slate are the traditional materials in this category.
We provide high quality products that will give your home a beautiful and durable roof no matter what material you choose. Call us today or click below to learn more about these roofing materials and get a free estimate on roof replacement!
This roof in Baytown, TX was old and worn out. The shingles were brittle, and water was beginning to penetrate the roof. We replaced the roof with GAF Timberline Lifetime High Definition Shingles.
This homeowner called our office looking for a small roof repair in Humble, TX, involving some buckling decking. The plywood looked to be installed incorrectly, but on further inspection, the roof was damaged by wind and hail. Our sales representative was able to get the roof paid for completely by the customer's insurance carrier. The homeowner now has a brand new roof for no more than her deductible, which is the same amount she would have paid to get her repair done!
Check out these cool before and after shots of one of the big roofs we replaced in Spring, TX.
The homeowner called our office looking for a new roof. He was fully expecting to pay the full price for a re-roof. Our sales manager contacted the customer, and set up an appointment to inspect the roof. After a few appointments, several long phone conversations, and a few pages of paperwork, an agreement was reached. The homeowner was getting a brand new roof, ALMOST FREE. Instead of paying full price for a new roof, he paid only his deductible, and got a fantastic new roof through his insurance carrier. He joins the long and extensive list of highly satisfied customers here at Ernie Smith & Sons Roofing.
This homeowner called us to replace his roof in Friendswood, and we agreed to a contract. Here are the before and after pictures of this roof replacement in Friendswood, TX.
Ernie Smith and Sons Roofing replaced this roof in Katy, TX after a hail storm damaged this homeowner's house. We replaced many roofs in this same city, Katy, TX after the hail storm hit.
Asphalt shingles are the most common and popular residential roofing material, as they offer excellent versatility, durability, and affordability. Modern asphalt shingles are a composite material that includes a fiberglass reinforcement to prevent tearing. Asphalt shingles are offered in three tab and architectural styles, each of which has some advantages:
As an added benefit, roof repair can be handled relatively easily with asphalt shingles. The roofing pros at Ernie Smith & Sons Roofing can help you decide what type of asphalt shingles are the best fit for your home depending on your needs and budget.
The gold standard. Slate roofing is the best roofing material available, but installation is pricey.
When it comes to roofing materials, nothing beats slate. Slate shingles are slivers of rock that are cut in the shape of shingles and installed as the roofing material. Slate is a versatile material that has unmatched appearance and durability, making it a fantastic choice for any home.
However, slate roofs are very expensive and very heavy, sometimes requiring additional work to the structure before installation. Slate can be difficult to work with as well, meaning an experienced and skilled contractor is a necessity. If you're interested in slate roofing, the experts at Ernie Smith & Sons Roofing can help you find the best solution and give you a high quality installation.
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Choosing the right roofing material is essential if you are considering replacing your roof, and we can help you find the best option for your home. We provide high quality materials and expert installation, and you can count on receiving a beautiful, durable roof.
Call us today to get started with a free estimate in Pearland, Santa Fe, League City, Texas City, Alvin, Friendswood, Seabrook, Sugar Land, Pasadena, Hitchcock and the nearby areas!