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Here, roofing professionals can access information on the benefits of asphalt roofing, different asphalt roofing manufacturers, installation tips and more helpful information.

Benefits of Asphalt Roofing

Asphalt roofing provides numerous benefits. Its reliability and versatility make it a preferred material by roofing professionals, while its beauty and affordability make it a popular choice among homeowners. Learn more about the advantages of asphalt roofing and how it compares to competing materials.

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Types of Asphalt Roofing

Architects, builders, contractors, roof consultants, and building owner/managers, all stand to benefit enormously from the fact that manufacturers across North America are making asphalt better and more versatile than ever before. Thanks especially to the addition of polymers that add stretch and strength, you can now apply your roof any way you want it: hot, cold, torch or self-adhered, to meet your individual project’s special needs.

Asphalt Roofing Gallery

Explore the various commercial and residential asphalt roofing options available from ARMA member companies in our photo gallery. This gallery contains a variety of different roofing options currently available on the market today.

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Asphalt Roofing Manufacturers

Learn more about asphalt roofing manufacturers to help you make the best choice for your next residential or commercial project.

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Installation & Maintenance

Proper installation and maintenance techniques can preserve your asphalt roofing system and improve its performance. ARMA provides installation techniques and recommended practices for both steep slope and low slope asphalt roofing systems. ARMA also recommends that the manufacturer’s installation instructions always be followed.


Whether you’re looking for information on asphalt shingle recycling, cool roofing, or product stewardship, you’ll find it here. Discover how asphalt can contribute to sustainable and energy efficient building practices.

Asphalt Roofing FAQs

Learn more about ARMA, and find information about steep-slope and low-slope asphalt roofing.

If you can’t find answers here, please visit our Technical Bulletins or Ask an ARMA Expert.

Guide for Professionals April 19, 2017