Asphalt Shingles: Traditional & Architectural
Golden West Exteriors is your premiere choice for roofing shingles in Edmonton because we offer a wide variety of shingles to suit your needs. Asphalt shingles are both economical and durable. The different styles of asphalt roofing shingles can be divided into four basic categories:
- Traditional 3-Tab Design shingles.
- Architectural shingles
- Impact Resistant shingles
- Designer Shingles
The traditional 3-tab design shingles are always a favorite due to their dependability and track record. They are also available in a wide variety of colours to suit your needs.
Architectural shingles have a notable dimensional thickness and deep, blended shadow bands that simulate the appearance of classic wood shakes, enhancing the beauty of any home.
Impact Resistant shingles are designed to Pass UL 2218 Class 4, UL’s toughest impact test. (Roofing shingles show no evidence of cracks or ruptures on front or back of shingle immediately after impact). Compared to “standard” roofing shingles, which may have ruptures or cracks visible on the front or back of the shingle immediately after large hail impact.
Designer shingles offer a wide array of designer styles and colors, for only slightly more than impact resistant shingles.