Shingle Installation

Umbrella Roof specializes in shingle installation for both residential and commercial buildings. With 15+ years in the industry and over 4,000 completed jobs, we’ve seen it all!

The Delaware Valley consists of hundreds of thousands of single family and twin homes. Many of which were build 40+ years ago. The roofing systems generally consisted of the old “3-tab” shingles. The technology in the new architectural shingles used today is superior in every way in terms of the material, but additionally the component such as underlayments and ridge ventilation are far superior to their decades old counterparts.


At Umbrella Roof we understand the materials and issues from the past, and how that can and should translate into the newer more advanced systems used today. It takes skilled evalutation, the use of quality materials, and highly skilled technicians in order to install a shingle roof system that will last for decades without fail.

Stephen Hayes
Stephen Hayes
Great experience with Umbrella Roof! Ed was very knowledgeable and pointed out several improvement opportunities that other roofers didn't. Communication was great, lots of photos provided through every step of the process. Crew was awesome and got our new roof installed within a day. Our new roof looks great and we look forward to working with Umbrella Roof on a siding project in the future.
Abby Durnil
Abby Durnil
These guys were really great, they did a whole new roof, they started @ 7:30 & were done @ 1:45. Professional & when they did the quote Ed explained in detail everything that needed 2 b done. Thnx! 👍
Ervis Elezaj
Ervis Elezaj
This is a great company for your roofing and gutters needs. They took their time and they were very patient to make sure that the job was done right and in the end, it came out perfect. Melvin was the best and it is a valuable asset for this company. He made sure that the job was made completely to our satisfaction.
A very reliable roofer with great customer service!
Dawnmarie Fraser
Dawnmarie Fraser
I had a great experience with Umbrella Roofing from start to finish. Great customer service to start with. Jess was extremely courteous and knowledgeable with estimates and scheduling the work. The day work was done, the workers were punctual and pleasant. They finished the roof fairly quickly and cleaned everything up thoroughly. No mess left at all. I would highly recommend Umbrella Roofing for any roofing needs. 5 star company
Maria Mcdevitt
Maria Mcdevitt
Umbrella roofing was wonderful to work with.I asked so many questions and they were so patient with me to make sure I had all the answers I needed. Highly recommend

Shingle Installation Process For Your Home

After contacting Umbrella Roof, on of our experts will visit you at the property to get the conversation started. We are going to look at your current roof and how and why it failed. These are just some of the things we’ll explore together:

  • What system you have now, why has it failed and how will we improve?
  • How can we improve on and maximally BALANCE ventilation. Ventilation is critical to the life of your roof!
  • What kind of flashing details are involved, chimneys, sidewalls, headwalls and penetrations of the biggest sources of leaks and it’s incredibly preventable with the right installation techniques from the beginning
  • What is the condition of the roof decking and roof joists?
  • Are there multiple layers of roofing?

The Umbrella Roof Difference

With many companies to choose from for shingle installation, we go above and beyond to set ourselves apart. Experience the Umbrella Roof difference for yourself! Our experienced roofing team has the knowledge and expertise required to properly install shingles.

Following industry best practices and manufacturer guidelines, we ensure the proper and secure installation of your shingles. Each step in the process is done with the utmost care, keeping you informed throughout the way. From preparing your property with tarps, removal of deteriorated materials, install of all components and shingles – we never rush through the process. Our goal is to leave your property clean and our customers 100% satisfied. Our expert roofers understand the time and patience needed to ensure a long-lasting shingle roof installation.

Get A Quote For Shingle Installation

Choosing an expert like Umbrella Roof can help save you time and effort. Trust us, your roofing professionals, for professional shingle installation on residential or commercial buildings. With our tools, equipment, and resources, we arrive for every job ready to give 110%. Get started today by requesting a free, no-obligation quote.

Frequently Asked Questions

Shingle roofs are roofing systems made up of individual overlapping elements called shingles. These shingles are typically flat and rectangular and are layered from the bottom edge of the roof with each layer overlapping the one below it.

The most common materials for shingles include asphalt, wood, metal, slate, and composite materials. Asphalt shingles are the most popular choice for residential roofing due to their affordability and durability.

The lifespan of a shingle roof depends on the material used. Asphalt shingles, for example, can last 20 to 30 years, while other materials like slate or metal can have a longer lifespan of 50 years or more.

Several factors can impact the lifespan of a shingle roof, including the quality of the materials, installation, climate, maintenance, and exposure to elements such as sunlight and severe weather.

Regular maintenance is essential to prolong the life of a shingle roof. This includes periodic inspections for damage, cleaning gutters, removing debris, and addressing any issues promptly. Professional inspections are also recommended every few years.

In some cases, it is possible to install new shingles over existing ones, but it’s generally not recommended. Removing the old shingles allows for a proper inspection of the roof deck and ensures a better quality and longer-lasting installation.

Signs of potential issues include missing or damaged shingles, leaks in the attic or ceiling, granule loss, and visible wear. If you notice any of these signs, it’s advisable to consult with a roofing professional for a thorough inspection.

Yes, there are three main types of asphalt shingles: 3-tab shingles, architectural shingles (also known as dimensional or laminated shingles), and luxury shingles. Architectural shingles are more popular due to their durability and aesthetic appeal.


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