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Pros and Cons of different roofing shingles

residential-roofThere are five different types of roofing shingles, asphalt shingles, tile shingles, metal roofs, wood shingles, and slate shingles. It is important to get the right shingles put onto your roof. Each type of shingles has their own pros and cons to being used. Choosing the right material will not only help to make your property look better but also help to protect it from the weather. Searching for a roofing company in Lincoln NE to help get you the right shingles? A&A Roofing Lincoln, NE can help you get the right shingles you need.

Asphalt shingles are usually the shingles that are used the most. Some pros of using an asphalt shingle are that they are usually relatively inexpensive. Also, if you use asphalt shingles they may meet the Energy Star standards for your roof and earn you a rebate. A con to using asphalt shingles is that they typically tend to have a shorter life span than other types of shingles. Asphalt shingles typically have a life span of 20 to 30 years.

Tile shingles have a unique appearance characteristic of the Southwest states and colonial Spanish architecture. Some pros to this type of shingle is that they are one of the longest lasting and most durable shingle in the industry today. They have a typical lifespan of 50 or more years. Some cons to this type of shingle is that they are some of the most expensive shingles to buy and install. This type of shingle is also not for every property as some structures may not be suitable for the weight of this type of shingle.

Metal roofs are for properties with flat roofs or steep rooflines. It can be sold as metal or constructed metal shingles. Pros to using a metal roof are that some types are relatively inexpensive and can last up to 50 or more years. Some cons to using a metal roof are that they can be very noisy from storms and become dented from hail storms. Metal roofs are starting to make an advance into the Midwest.

Wood shingles because of their natural appearance are usually more appealing. Pros to using this type of shingle is that they usually last about 30 years and can sometimes last up to 50 years. They are also more appealing which can be a factor for some people when looking for property. Con to using this type of shingle is that they are more expensive than asphalt shingles.

Slate shingles are more of a popular option in the Northeast part of the United States. Pros to this type of shingle are that they are extremely strong, and have a longer life span of up to 50 years. Cons to this type of shingle is that they are more expensive, but if you still want this type of shingle there is synthetic slate product that has basically the same appearance but the life span is shorter.

Our roofing professionals here at A&A Roofing Lincoln, NE can help you get the right shingles you need. A&A Roofing Lincoln, NE professionals will give you their opinion on what type of shingle they think you should have, but we will also take in your opinion and help you get what you want. For a free roofing inspection please call A&A Roofing Lincoln, NE today at 402-325-2010 or visit our A&A Roofing Lincoln, NE website. To view some pictures and videos of our work please visit our pictures and videos page on the A&A Roofing website. A&A Roofing Lincoln, NE is locally owned, licensed and insured, and dedicated to providing the best customer service and quality roofing and siding. We utilize only quality building materials and products and provide you with one-on-one consultations. Let A&A Roofing Lincoln, NE help you today.

Fun Fridays


Well, it’s been a very busy week here at A&A Roofing. What’s the best way to end it!?

With exit music of course!! Thank you for providing the entertainment Andy.

Selling Your Property? New Roof Adds Value

Selling your property? A new roof will add value to your property. For you the property owner this is a good thing because it means a higher value for your property. For the buyer, this is good because they know their roof is in good condition when buying the property. A lot of people factor in the roof when looking for and buying property. Buyers want a place that they know is in good condition and they are not going to have to worry about their roof for years. As the property owner, it may cost you a little bit to get a new roof put on, but it will be worth it for you and your property. In Sioux Falls, SD there are thousands of homes for sale. If you want your property to be at the top of the list, having a new roof will help. A&A Roofing Sioux Falls, SD can help you get your property in top shape to be put on the market. For a free roofing and siding inspection call A&A Roofing Sioux Falls, SD. We can then also give you an estimate on what a new roof would cost, you may even be entitled to have an insurance claim. A&A Roofing Sioux Falls, SD will work with you and your budget to get you what your property needs.  To view some of our projects, please visit our pictures and videos page on our A&A Roofing website.

Making Space

Have you noticed!? New employees means new offices and when you don’t have an office, you make one!

Luckily, we have some talented and dedicated individuals here at A&A Roofing.

They were willing to make our new General Manager feel special with one nice new office.


The Right Material and Products

Roofing material is an important factor when you need to have your roof replaced. There are many different types of shingles and other material that goes into replacing a roof. Our knowledgeable staff will teach you and help you decide what is best to use on your new roof. You are buying a roof for long term use, you want your roof to be able to withstand a number of storms. If you choose the wrong or the cheapest material, you could end up replacing the roof again within a short amount of time. At A&A Roofing Lincoln, NE we get all the top certified material. We will work with you and your budget to get you what you need to be satisfied with your roofing and siding needs. Our licensed, professional team of roofing experts have years of experience on all kinds of roofing projects. A&A Roofing uses quality certified roofing products. A&A Roofing Lincoln, NE utilize only quality building materials and products and provide you with one-on-one consultations. To view some of our work, please visit our picture and videos page on our A&A Roofing website. A&A Roofing Lincoln, NE offers a free roofing and siding inspection, no obligations or contract. Call A&A Roofing Lincoln, NE today to schedule your free inspection. A&A Roofing Lincoln, NE serves Lincoln, and surrounding areas. To view a list of our shingle manufacturers and roofing products please visit our products page on our A&A Roofing website.

Lost Power Over the Weekend

Rest assured, even roofing companies are affected by the storms.

Over the weekend, A&A Roofing lost power along with their neighbors.

We also want to make sure and lift up Lisa and Mark for taking the office calls from home.

Thank you both so much for your eagerness to help out when needed.

The Right Roofing Contractor

When it comes to finding the right roofing contractor there is no exact right way to do so, you could use google, see signs, get referrals from a friend, your knowledge, etc. Overall when choosing the contractor, it is going to be your choice and you are going to need to use your best judgment on which you think will be best. While looking for a contractor you want to make sure they are properly licensed and insured. Here at A&A Roofing Omaha, NE we are fully licensed and insured. A&A Roofing is also locally owned and operated. This is also a good thing when looking for contractors because there is a less chance of issues or scams that can occur. Local roofing contractors also tend to be more familiar with local rules and code regulations that come with the job. At A&A Roofing Omaha, NE we will follow all the rules and regulations to help you with your needs. A&A Roofing Omaha, NE will help you with insurance companies and getting a claim for your property. A good site to use when looking for the right roofing contractor is the BBB website. In order for businesses to stay certified, contractors need to maintain satisfactory ratings with the Better Business Bureaus. A&A Roofing Omaha, NE has been BBB accredited since 2011 and holds an A+ rating. For a FREE roofing inspection please call A&A Roofing Omaha, NE today at 402-391-1141 or visit our A&A Roofing Omaha, NE page. For a complete locations list please visit our A&A Roofing website . To view some picture and videos of our work please click the link.

Preparing for “Tornado Alley” Weather

As we all know, the weather has been unpredictable lately. So we thought it’d be best to fortify our above ground tornado shelter just in case. Thanks to Dan and Jeff, we’ve been able to check off our first step. Keep in touch to see the finished product!

Stop By and See the Sign!

So, not only are we updating the inside of the office, but we thought it’d be nice to make some outside adjustments too.

Thanks to Mark and Jose, things are looking pretty good out here…

Thank you both for your hard work!

Benefits of Going with The Professionals

With Spring and Summer also come rain and hail storms. These storms can cause thousands of dollars in damage cost to your home. South Dakota has a history of having some very severe storms during the spring and summer months. It is beneficial to have a roof inspector come to your house after severe storms. You do not just want any roof inspector however. To find the best roofing inspector you want to make sure to do your research to find one that is qualified for your needs. There are benefits to having a professional roof inspector come and inspect your roof. Some of these benefits include, being able to catch minuscule detail. Some damages may be so small it takes a trained eye to catch them. Even though these damages are very small and can be easily missed, they can cause big problems if not fixed properly. Another benefit is that these trained professionals can help you with insurance claims. A lot of roofing professionals are also trained to catch and fix other minor repairs that may need to be done on your home. Here at A&A Roofing we are professional roof inspectors. A&A Roofing inspectors go through months of training to be able to know how to inspect roofs the proper way and pay attention to small detail.  For a free roof inspection from one of our professionals please call our A&A Roofing Sioux Falls, SD location at 605-929-3626 or visit our A&A Roofing Sioux Falls, SD website. For a list of all our Nebraska, Iowa, and South Dakota locations please visit A&A Roofing. A&A Roofing offers both residential and commercial inspections. Our A&A Roofing professionals are here to help you.

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