Asphalt Shingles

If you still have the original roof on your home, it could be showing signs of damage thanks to the harsh weather extremes we experience here in Southeastern Pennsylvania. If the damage is to the point that it’s beyond repair, it’s time to start planning your roof replacement project. Which material will you choose for your roof? Below, you’ll learn more about asphalt shingles so you can feel confident deciding whether they’re the best choice for your home. 


If you’d like to learn more about our roof replacement services or you want to talk to one of our expert roofers, we hope you’ll give us a call at 888-944-6493 or contact us online

Asphalt Shingles

Our team here at MHX Designs prides itself on providing the best products to our customers. That’s why we offer options from two of the best asphalt shingle manufacturers on the market: GAF and CertainTeed.

GAF roof system: GAF shingles are high-quality, offering incredible protection against the elements. Because we’re a certified roofing contractor, you can have peace of mind that the GAF manufacturer warranty coverage will be valid on your roofing materials. 

CertainTeed roof system: CertainTeed is another popular asphalt shingle option that’s designed with durability in mind. We are also a certified CertainTeed roofing contractor, so we know all about CertainTeed’s products and how to install them properly. 

Three Types of Asphalt Shingles

No matter which asphalt shingle brand you choose, there are three primary options that you can choose for your roof replacement. 

Strip shingles: Also known as 3-tab shingles, these are the most basic asphalt shingles available. They have a flat look, similar to the appearance of slate, and are made from a single layer of asphalt. Since they weigh less than other options and are a bit less durable, they have the lowest price point. 

Dimensional shingles: These are a mid-range option, also known as architectural shingles. Unlike strip shingles, they are made from two or more layers of asphalt for a thicker and multi-dimensional appearance. This gives them more durability and a look closer to wood shake shingles. 

Luxury shingles: The highest-quality option, these are laminated shingles that offer the best protection against weather extremes. They have a luxury look, similar to wood shake or slate roofing and they are the heaviest asphalt shingle option available. 

Our team can help you decide which asphalt shingle makes the most sense for your needs.

Signs It’s Time to Replace Your Roof

Have you been putting off your roof replacement for too long? If you notice any of the following signs, it’s time to start thinking about replacing your old roof with new asphalt shingles: 

  • The edges of your shingles are curling 
  • Your shingles are cracked or showing other signs of damage
  • Moss or algae is growing on your shingles
  • There are bald spots on your shingles from missing granules
  • You notice granules in your gutters
  • Your roofline is starting to sag

Schedule Your Asphalt Shingle Installation

If you’re worried about your roof, let our team come out to inspect it and make a replacement recommendation. To get started, please call 888-944-6493 or contact us online

GAF asphalt shingles on a roofing project in Southeastern PA

Benefits of Asphalt Shingles

Why do so many local homeowners choose asphalt shingles for their roof replacement projects? Let’s take a closer look at this popular roofing option: 

  • They’re versatile, coming in a wide variety of styles and color options
  • They’re a cost-effective option, perfect for homeowners who are remodeling on a budget
  • They’re energy-efficient, helping to insulate your home and keep it at a more comfortable temperature inside
  • They’re durable, designed to withstand high winds, heavy rains, hail, and ice to keep your home protected
  • They’re easy to install so your project can be completed quickly and efficiently

Why Choose MHX Designs?

Your roof is one of the most important elements of your home; don’t trust anyone but the best to work on it. The MHX Designs team has experience working with local homeowners like you, building a reputation over the years for high-quality work and excellent customer service. When you choose our team, you can rest assured that we’ll always put your needs first.

Asphalt Shingle FAQs

How long do asphalt shingles last?

Depending on the exact asphalt shingles you choose, you can expect them to last between 15 and 30 years with proper care and maintenance.

How much do asphalt shingles cost?

The total price depends on a few factors such as the size of your home, the extent of the damage beneath the shingles, and the exact shingles you choose. We’d be happy to give you a free estimate so you can better plan for your project. 

Trust Professional Roofers for Quality Asphalt Shingles

Get all the features you want in a roofing material at a price you can afford. Contact MHX Designs for a free shingle estimate today by calling (888) 944-6493 or completing our online quote request form.