Shingle Roofing

Giuffre Contracting specializes in shingle roofing and our shingle roofing crew members are certified professionals. There are many types of shingle roofing systems and not all may be a great fit for your project.  Look below for more information on shingle roofing in Albany.



Shingle roofing systems are more than what you can see from your front yard.  First, consider your roofs physical structure and climate you live in.  Not all shingle roof systems work great on all homes or in all climates.

Depending on your roof structure, you may choose to use a synthetic or organic underlayment material.  Both have there advantages and disadvantages but it really depends on the over all roofing system that you want installed.

A ventilation assessment from a qualified professional is a must.  Ventilation plays a key roll in the performance and longevity of your roof.

Now is the best time to make sure that your attic insulation is working properly, as it can be easily enhanced during the roofing process from the outside.


Once you have found the best shingle roofing system for your property, it is time to pick a specific brand of product.  

Most shingles have the similar properties but have a few varying characteristics that you may prefer.  Things like color pattern, wind rating, hail rating and even fire rating can be different depending on the product you choose.


Depending on your existing roof system, shingle roofing is typically the easiest to remove and replace.  Most jobs can be completed in only 1 or 2 days.  

A delivery of material along with a large trash receptacle can be expected at your home a few days prior to the scheduled installation.  

Our crews will protect your landscaping and walk you through some minor checklist items about safety during the process.  

After your previous roof has been removed, the wood sub straight will be examined to make sure it is in good condition and ready for the new product.

Considering A New Shingle Roof?

Shingle roofing is the most common style of roofing in the United States. Many times shingle roof systems can have there life extended with just a few adjustments or repairs. Ventilation plays a major role in the life span of a shingle roof as well.

Shingle Roofing Specialists

All shingles have different warranties, algae ratings and wind ratings and they are available in various colors and blends, and a variety of shapes. Flat shingles are often referred to as “3 tab” whereas shingles that are not flat are often referred to as “dimensional” or “architectural”.

Giuffre Contracting has access to all kinds of popular Shingle Roofing brands. Unlike many other roofing contractors, we are master certified by the top brands and are considered an installer of choice by all these brands. Finding the right product that best suits your needs could be hard in this market where there are too many brands for shingle roofing. We can help you to make an educated guess to choose the right product for your home by giving you all the information you need on different products.