The asphalt content in today’s shingles has fallen to an all-time low–and it’s a simple equation – lower asphalt content equals lower quality. As a matter of fact, the quality has gotten so bad that new shingles begin curling, cupping and shedding granules in just one year–and the asphalt shingle industry is in a panic trying to figure out how to keep fooling you. That is why Frank Farmer, owner of American Metal Roofs, vows to never install another asphalt roof.
Investment grade metal roofing, on the other hand, is impervious to the elements that often destroy asphalt roofing materials. So not only will you enjoy the increased durability of metal, but you’ll gain the benefit of its eye catching beauty too.