Class 4 Asphalt Shingles and Your Englewood Roof

Powerful storms can break or dislodge your shingles, damage the integrity of your roof, and render your home susceptible to incur leaks that are destructive to your belongings and expensive to repair. However, roofing experts can protect your roof from these hazards by providing Class 4 impact resistant asphalt shingles. If you are interested in installing or upgrading your roof, you should learn about the many benefits of having premier Englewood roofing companies install Class 4 asphalt shingles.

Impact Resistance

The impact resistant quality of Class 4 shingles can significantly improve the integrity of your Englewood asphalt roof. The shingle class-rating system was established in 1996 by the Institute of Business and Home Safety. The rating system developed a national testing standard to help evaluate and classify the particular strength and durability of different types of shingles. The Institute conducts the test by slamming steel balls against the shingles, the balls vary in sizes to replicate typical hailstone sizes, and then experts slam the steel balls against the shingles at high speeds of up to 90-mph to assess the ability for the shingles to withstand the heavy blows. The shingles are then rated from 1 to 4, with Class 1 shingles being the weakest and Class 4 being the toughest. As a result, Class 4 asphalt shingles are verified by experts to be the most strong and impact resistant type of asphalt shingle available.  


The best Englewood roofing companies can provide Class 4 shingles to protect your home from hail damage. This is especially important here in Colorado, where the powerful and intense hailstorms are a leading cause of damaged roofs and broken shingles. The Class 4 shingles are constructed with strong fiberglass materials and rubber-like mats that can avoid becoming fractured, cracked, or broken by large hailstones. The material can instead withstand the force of large hail, deflect the hailstones, and prevent the roofs from displaying any immediate damage or premature deterioration. The ability to resist hail damage can protect your home from leaks and can prevent you from needing to constantly cough up money to repair your roof after extensive hailstorms.     


Class 4 shingles can also protect your Englewood asphalt roof from incurring problems from the wind. The ferocious velocity of winds in Colorado and many other areas of the US cause wind to be a primary cause of roof damage and shingle displacement. Without strong shingles, one powerful gust of wind can cause your shingles to become broken, loose, or entirely dislodged. However, the Class 4 shingles can protect your roof from being damaged by heavy winds. The strong material and enhanced flexibility allow the asphalt shingles to remain tightly fastened to the roof and resist being moved or lifted by powerful winds. As a result, the Class 4 asphalt shingles are very cost effective because the shingles can increase the durability and longevity of your roof, increase the value of your property, and remain intact for an extensive period of time without needing to be repaired or replaced.  

Contact The Roof Dr. to install Class 4 asphalt shingles. Our expert staff has been satisfying customers for over 40 years and is revered throughout the Englewood area for providing superior roofing services. We can fulfill comprehensive residential or commercial roofing services, we have access to the best Class 4 shingles on the market, and we would be happy to install shingles that can enrich the beautiful appearance of your home and maximize the strong durability of your roof.    
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