How to Revitalize Your Roof with Greener Shingles

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How to Revitalize Your Roof with Greener Shingles

It is safe to say that most homeowners do not like the appearance of dried out shingles that are beginning to curl. Not only is it a sore sight, but it also decreases the value of your home. Most asphalt roof shingles last 20 to 40 years, but standard roof warranties span about 15 to 20 years. In other words, complete roof replacements happen more often than the shingles’ estimated life expectancy. Depending on the region and environmental conditions, asphalt roofs typically start showing signs of aging after 8 to 10 years. The granular coating on the shingles begins to wash into the gutters once the oils dry up, causing the shingles to lose their ability to hold the granular in place. As a result, the shingles are left exposed to cracking and failing at their intended purpose. However, if the shingles are treated early enough, the life span can extend longer than originally estimated. 

You might now be asking yourself how you can extend your shingles’ life expectancy to get the most out of your investment? Let’s talk about Greener Shingles asphalt rejuvenator. 

What is Greener Shingles Asphalt Rejuvenator?

Greener Shingles was inspired by a patented asphalt rejuvenator that is used to preserve oil in roads, driveways, and parking lots. Greener Shingles includes a bio-based asphalt rejuvenator technology which was then reformulated for asphalt roofing shingles. 

After going through multiple vigorous lab tests, it has been proven that Greener Shingles rejuvenator helps decrease the effects of aging after being applied to asphalt shingles. These lab tests also proved that Greener Shingles improves granular adhesion, helps safeguard the surface, and improves fire retardancy. Greener Shingles is an environmentally safe solution that improves the flexibility of shingles which aids in the expansion and contraction that occurs to shingles throughout the day. Another benefit of Greener Shingles is that it uses a bio-based soybean oil solution that is safe around the outside of your home. 

What Exactly Does Greener Shingles Rejuvenator Do?

By using Greener Shingles on dried-out, brittle shingles that have curled up due to a lack of oil, your shingles will benefit from the following: 

  • Replaces Lost Oil

Natural agricultural oils have been utilized for the past 15 years to revitalize asphalt roads to replenish the oils that are missing through years of aging. Now, these oils are being used to replace the oils lost in asphalt shingles. 

  • Increases Granular Adhesion

When shingles are revitalized, there is 86% better granular adhesion and increased shingle flexibility which assists in preventing damage caused by wind and hail.

  • Stops Moss Growth

When Greener Shingles is applied to asphalt shingles that are covered in moss and algae, it will smother the moss and algae as well as keep it from growing further. The dead moss will wash off after a decent rain or roof cleaning. 

If you are looking to revitalize your asphalt shingles and make your roofing investment worthwhile, then Greener Shingles is your go to source. It is available through independent dealers who are trusted home service providers, including Tesson Roofing & Exteriors, LLC. Even though the application of Greener Shingles is pretty easy, it is a slippery process and requires a trained professional to apply it correctly. If you would like more information regarding Greener Shingles, contact us today at (314) 932-1042 to speak with one of our professionals. We would be happy to answer any questions you may have!