Shingles are the most popular roofing material in the U.S., primarily because they are less costly than other materials, they look great on almost all house types, and are easier to maintain than other roofs.
If you’re thinking of building a new house, or considering replacing your roof, you need to talk to your trusted Charleston roofers about your choices of shingle types. To help you make an informed decision, CMS Roofing offers these suggestions featuring GAF roofing shingles. Apart from getting the best functionality and curb appeal from using the right type of shingles, you will also have a higher likelihood of raising the value of your home.
This list includes some specifications common to the type of house:
1. Victorian Home
A Victorian with a narrow and tall structure with large columned verandas and porches; bay windows; a pitched roof; several shades of paint all around; asymmetrical façade.
Sienna® shingles – Old World elegance with a classic look, highly affordable for shingles that look this good on your Victorian.
Slateline® shingles – The look of slate minus the cost.
Go with red for that bold color that’s an instant attraction; greens that blend with all those trees and greenery; or classic gray shades.
2. Colonial Home
Symmetrically designed; two-story home with pitched residential roofing in Columbia, SC; picture windows with storm shutters; a home with a rectangular form factor.
Camelot® and Camelot® II shingles – Highly rated performance and timeless beauty; highly affordable compared to wood or slate shakes.
Slateline® – Achieve that slate look minus the cost of real slate.
Mostly dark colors such as gray and black.
An open floor plan with a lower pitched roof; stucco siding; with arched windows and doors.
Grand Sequoia® – classic wood-shake look, bold and elaborate as your house.
Grand Canyon® – premium look and feel for an elegant curb appeal.
Monaco® – one-of-a-kind, European clay tile look but 70% more savings, highly advanced design
Earth tones like gray and different shades of brown and green.
There are many other types of houses, and for each one, GAF has several types of shingles that are perfect for achieving the look and functionality that goes well with the house’s style. CMS Roofing, GAF Master Elite™ roofing contractors in Charleston, SC, will gladly discuss your choices of roofing that will add value to your home.
Give us a call today at (877) 425-4121 for a free estimate.