The architectural roofing shingles are made of normally two or three layers of these laminated materials of heavy fiberglass or asphalt, with the mineral granules are on the top to create the texture and visual look. Besides that, they come in the wide range of styles such as the new synthetic slate shingles from composite material and the synthetic wood shakes. They have numerous colors as well to make them very versatile. Applying the architectural roofing shingles has the benefits such as it can possibly be the option of cool roofing in hotter climate.
The architectural roofing shingles are popular as laminated or dimensional shingles that provide more fabulous shadow lines and mimic the appearance of natural roofing materials. Thus, it is no wonder that the architectural roofing shingles becomes the highest quality roofing products.
Today, there is a new comer of the high quality asphalt roofing products along with different and dramatic looks, namely architectural roofing shingles. For the residential house, the standard asphalt and fiberglass shingles becomes the materials which are commonly used for roofing. Architectural roof shingles of thicker asphalt are made to look like slate, cedar, clay tile and the other natural materials which bring the cheap cost rather than using natural roofing materials.