Frequently Asked Questions
Need help? We have some answers below, or you could visit the ‘contact us’ tab to talk to us directly!What are shingles made of? Expand
Our GAF shingles are fibreglass mat, embedded with asphalt and ceramic granules.
Why are they a better option than tiles? Expand
Asphalt Shingles are much lighter, they are also much stronger. They’re safer to walk on, no algae growth and are maintenance-free.
They are also walkable all year round for cleaning and maintenance and provide a sleek slimline look.Why are they a better option than metal? Expand
Our shingles have a higher thermal rating, are quieter, safer to walk on and they won’t scratch or dent.Marine ply is pretty expensive. Is that what you use to ensure waterproofing? Expand
No! Marine ply is not required. We utalise ply, of varying sizes and thickness, depending on the rafter and truss sizes and their spacing. We then have a waterproofing layer, that protects the wood from moisture and water.How do i get a price from roofing with asphalt shingles? Expand
Present your house plans to us at All American Roofing, and we can calculate your roof pitch. From the plans, we can provide a competitive price that includes and accessories required to roof your own home with our asphalt shingles.Are American shingles manufactured in Australia? Expand
We are an Australian owned company, however, our manufacturing plan is in the USA. The GAF headquarters is in New Jersey.How can you supply shingle roofs across three states but be located only in Melbourne? Expand
We have a network of fully trained roofing contractors across the three states at the moment. That enables us to connect with customers to provide a first-class service with regards to supply and installation.How do you actually lay the shingles on the roof? Expand
Initially, plywood sheeting is used to cover the roof. Over the plywood, we then install “Deck Armor”, a one-way breathable membrane. The shingles are then fastened to the sheeting using flat-headed clout roofing nails.
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