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Pros and Cons of Asphalt Shingles and How To Choose The Best Asphalt Shingles For Your Roof?

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Asphalt shingles have been in China for only 20 or 30 years, and the domestic development time is not long, but the speed of development should not be underestimated. Especially since the country promulgated regulations on green building materials, asphalt shingles have developed rapidly. But asphalt shingle is not a panacea, it also has some avoidable shortcomings, but the advantages definitely outweigh the disadvantages.


Asphalt shingles are suitable for buildings with sloped roofs ranging from 20 degrees to 90 degrees. They show a perfect image to the public through lying. The raw materials are specially selected according to construction needs. Asphalt shingles have many advantages and are recognized by people.

Advantages of asphalt shingles:


1. Lightweight: Asphalt, colored sand, and glass fiber material are destined to be light and flexible, reducing the load-bearing capacity of the roof and extending the service life of the building. Because asphalt shingles add very little weight to a roof, most homes are already equipped to have them installed. Heavy shingles, such as slate, can add a significant amount of weight and require additional structural support. Adding structural support will increase not only the cost of the project but also the time to install.

2. Inexpensive
Asphalt shingles are among the most affordable roofing options. Though the cost is just a fraction of the price of other types of roofing, asphalt shingles will still promise high durability and a long lifespan. They are cheaper to install, repair, and maintain.

3. Sound insulation
The surface particle design of asphalt shingles has a sound-absorbing effect, and the attractive coefficient of the Asphalt shingles under the DiskaVision brand reaches 0.5~0.6, which reduces the troubles of residents on the top floor.

4. Ease of Installation
Unlike other types of roofing, asphalt shingle installation can be done quickly and easily. Some asphalt roofing jobs can be done in a single day. Because of the ease of installation, your home will not be a construction site for long! We’re known for our ability to complete their services in a manner that is timely and efficient. We’ll have you back to your normal daily life in no time at all and the peace of mind that your family is safe and secure under your new roof.

5. Color Choices
There is a surprising amount of variety when it comes to asphalt shingles. Between colors, textures, and patterns, all of your needs can be met. These shingles include a shadow-tone granule blend to add extra richness and depth. Whether a home’s exterior is brick, siding, stucco, or stone,

6. Durability
Asphalt shingles are known for their durability. They are durable enough that they do not require extensive regular maintenance like other roofing materials will often need. Most types are resistant to extreme temperatures, winds, fire, and ice.

Disadvantages of asphalt shingles:


Pay attention to the advantages and disadvantages of asphalt shingles
Asphalt shingles use asphalt as the main raw material, which is light and waterproof needless to say, but it also brings great drawbacks, that is, the fireproof performance of asphalt shingles is general, which is inevitable.


Asphalt shingles have pros and cons. This is also the imagination that many products exist, but we cannot completely deny it because of their shortcomings. The reason why asphalt shingles can prevail in China shows that its advantages outweigh its disadvantages.


In fact, every product is a double-edged sword, and no matter how good things are, they will have their own large and minor defects. The key is to see whether it suits you.

Advantages of SINO MATECH GROUP’s asphalt shingles


SINO MATECH GROUP is a professional manufacturer of asphalt shingles and waterproof materials established in 2002. An entrepreneurial vision coupled with lofty ambitions and hard work set the pace for the company’s growth. Being the pioneer meanwhile the top asphalt shingle manufacturer in China, SINOMTC owns only one state-level laboratory in China and takes part in the domestic asphalt shingle industry standard setting up (GB/T 20474-2006, GB/T 20474-2015). Meanwhile, SINOMTC has had certificate ISO 9001, SGS, CE, Class A Fire Test, and so on. At SINOMTC, patents like self-adhesive double strips, and double-sided wind-resistance bonding colorful sand matching held by us maximize the performance of modified bitumen and built-up roofing.

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Adherence to world-class quality standards and a customer-centric approach have helped SINOMTC harvest distributors all over China.
Here are some main features of our asphalt shingles for your reference. That will help you to know more about us.

The product has a strong texture, thick tiles, and an appearance with a magnificent appearance. The production process is standardized, refined, and individualized, and every process is solid and orderly.

It adopts French-imported beret-colored sand with advanced formula, and its annual consumption accounts for 2/3 of imported beret-colored sand. The colored sand is made of high-temperature porcelain at 800 degrees Celsius, with larger particles, full of dignity, durable, and brighter after being washed by rain.


At present, more than 90% of domestic asphalt shingle manufacturers use domestic sintered-colored sand. Domestic colored sand is grilled at a medium temperature of 200-300 ℃. The particles are eclipsed, the shape is small, and the fading phenomenon is serious. A few asphalt shingle manufacturers even use colored sand and rainwater. It is easy to fade after scouring and the ultraviolet rays of the sun.


SINOMTC’S asphalt shingles have passed the European Union CE certification and become a strategic partner of French Carlac Group’s Belle Stone Colored Sand.

It complies with the national standards for asphalt shingles and has a 30-year warranty for no fading and no sand loss. SINOMTC uses fine materials, is compatible, has superior stability, and strictly controls product quality. Regular type inspections are carried out at the National Building Materials Industry Building Waterproof Material Product Quality Supervision, Inspection, and Testing Center to inspect the quality per unit area of glass fiber asphalt shingles, specifications, dimensions, appearance, soluble content, tire base, and 16 inspection items. Including tensile strength, heat resistance, flexibility, tear strength, water impermeability, combustion performance, wind resistance, and so on.

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Adopt domestic high-quality fiberglass tires. Jiangsu Changhai Co., Ltd. is a domestic listed company. Its glass fiber tires are international brands. The 95g tire base that exceeds the national standard has good compatibility and stability.

Use first-class asphalt raw materials. As we all know, the main component of asphalt shingles is asphalt. The quality of asphalt directly determines the lifespan of asphalt shingles. SINOMTC uses the asphalt of the Sinopec Ningbo Branch with a thickness of 2.6mm, which can ensure stable product performance. “

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