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Shencorp Total Roofing is happy to provide the best commercial roofing service in Virginia. We know that it can be very overwhelming trying to pick the right roofing material for you home. We want to help you understand the benefits and consequences of popular roofing materials. Here is our list!

Asphalt Shingles

PROS:

  • common
  • inexpensive
  • easy installation

CONS:

  • poor for insulation
  • short lifespan (15-30 Years)
  • it’s not environmentally sustainable

Wood Shingles

PROS:

  • Natural Aesthetic
  • Stylish
  • Can last 15-30 Years with proper maintenance

CONS:

  • More expensive than asphalt
  • Poor fire rating
  • Can split, crack, and mold–It’s high maintenance and you may have to replace it often
  • Only fits certain styles of homes.

Metal Shingles

PROS:

  • Available in multiple types of metals for various styles
  • Very Environmentally friendly
  • Very durable
  • Long Lasting (about 50 years)
  • Weather Resistant
  • Light

CONS:

  • Can be expensive depending on the metal you choose
  • Only fits certain home styles

Fiber Cement

PROS:

  • Strong
  • Flame Resistant
  • Light
  • Fits Any Home’s Style

CONS:

  • Delicate (Can crack in the cold)
  • Industrial Look
  • Environmentally sustainable
  • Can only last 20-30 Years

Clay Tiles

PROS:

  • Durable
  • Non-Combustible
  • The most environmentally sustainable option
  • Beautiful
  • Can last over 50 years

CONS:

  • Only fits certain home styles
  • Heavy
  • Pricey cash point

Slate Shingles

PROS:

  • Beautiful
  • Can last over 100 years
  • Easily Repaired
  • Environmentally sustainable

CONS:

  • Heavy
  • Expensive
  • Not ideal for homes in areas that experience high temperatures in the summer

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Shencorp Inc. is dedicated to providing regional, industrial, and commercial roofing for the Mid-Atlantic region. From new installation to repair, commercial protective roof coatings to S.M.A.R.T. roofing— we get the job done.

When you get the help of our team, you’re getting 40 years of dedicated service. We never compromise durability and quality for a price point and neither should you. Whether you need high quality installation, secure roofing systems, ongoing maintenance, or repairs— we’ve got you covered. With our decades of experience, you’ll get the look you want and the quality you need at a price you’ll love. Contact us today!