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    Roofing Shingles

What Are

Shingles?

Fiberglass shingles have a glass fiber reinforcing mat manufactured to the shape of the shingle. This mat is then coated with asphalt which contains mineral fillers. The glass fiber mat is not waterproof by itself. It's purpose is for reinforcement. What makes the glass fiber shingle waterproof is the asphalt. However, the asphalt itself will not stick to the mat. For this reason, "fillers" are used. The fillers in the asphalt cling to the glass fibers in the mat. The asphalt then encapsulates the glass fibers, fills all of the little holes and voids in the mat rendering it waterproof. After this cools a bit, an adhesive asphalt is used to cover the mat and the ceramic granules are then embedded. Asphalt shingles are available in a wide variety of colors to match almost any facade or landscape.

How Long Do

Shingles Last?

The lifespan of asphalt shingles depends highly upon the type of shingle selected as well as the environment where it is installed. Shingles in cooler climates such as the northern United States tend to last longer than those installed in the warmer climates with excessive UV exposure. Heavier weight dimensional or architectural shingles last longer then traditional 3-tab or strip style shingles. Most shingle roofs installed in the Florida climate will last between 12-20 years depending on the quality of shingle selected.

Factory certified

Warranties

Shingles are available with a range of product and system waranties. As a GAF Master Elite Contractor Latite can provide you with a turn key manufacturers warranty covering both materials and workmanship. Ask your Latite Account Manager for details when preparing your quote.

Customer

Testimonials

We provide an invaluable service to homeowners, contractors and corporations with quality roofing that is technically advanced at a competitive price, delivered in a professional, safe, courteous and honest manner. Our customers are delighted by our crews’ cleanliness during the project, adherence to safety and professionalism throughout the process. Want to let us know how we're doing? Leave us a review.
  • Thanks to all, Latite rocks on time, on schedule and great workmanship. The roof looks great!!! Eric, please let all the staff know how pleased we are with the total experience. I will definitely refer Latite to all my friends and neighbors.

    Steve Capadonis – President HOA of Mayfair Parkland

    Arrived from up north, found the roof beautiful. We wish to thank all of you who participated for your constant reports and to those people who worked professionally to complete the roofing.

    Jacqueline & Ernest Hobbs

  • I found Latite was very competitive on price and certainly far exceeded any other company on quality.

    Judy Rogers - Naples, FL

    Latite is professional, dependable, kind, caring and honest, making our experience a positive one. Please know that Latite made customers like us feel valued.

    Bertha Brooks

  • Thank you...the guys you sent to the house today are awesome. I appreciate you sending someone over so quickly.

    Lori Schultz, Remax Services

    Been doing business with your company for too many years to count and always been a pleasure!

    Daniel Hotte - President Echion USA Inc.

  • The schedule was met to the day and the finished product is outstanding.

    Dennis Moerner - Fort Lauderdale, FL

    I want to thank you for all your help with getting our new roof it was a pleasure dealing with you and everyone involved.

    Chris Sorenson

  • After taking a few months to research different roofing companies I was so glad I chose yours.

    Norma Ranger - Margate, FL

    I'm very happy with the work done, work ethic, cleanliness and follow up Latite has shown on our re-roof. You guys are awesome. You're more than welcome to use me as a reference any time you'd like.

    Rick Saul – General Manager Boathouse Marine Center

  • Your workers were courteous, unbelievably clean and extremely punctual.

    Michael Colodny - Fort Lauderdale, FL

    The walk through went great! You guys are a world class operation! Would definitely recommend you.

    Mark Federowicz

  • I appreciate doing business with an honest, reliable company and Latite Roofing does it right!

    Dorothy & Charles Smith

    Your company delivered exactly what was promised and then some.

    Manny Barbadaes - Pembroke Pines, FL

  • Your crews were very pleasant, customer oriented and extremely neat.

    Armando J. Gomez - Fort Lauderdale, FL

    You are a great company to deal with. Honest, reliable and with a pleasant staff.

    Lyman Moss - Boynton Beach, FL

  • Latite roofing just completed a reroof of my house and did an excellent job. What a great job your guys are doing cleaning up at the end of the day. After a long hard hot day’s work they stay and make sure everything is cleaned up nicely.

    Steve & Linda Palmer

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