Types of Roof Shingles

Shingle Types Different Types Of Roof Shingles For Your Home In The Minneapolis-St.Paul, MN, Area

Invest in the endurance and appeal of your home when you choose our roofing company in St. Paul, MN, to install your new roof. Establishing the right new roof for your home starts with your selection of roofing material. At EZ Home Solutions, our team has the tools and training needed to install some advanced roofing materials.

Talk to any roofing company in Saint Paul, or walk into any big-box retailer to learn just how many roofing materials there are to choose from. One major home improvement chain has more than 35 types of asphalt shingles, 36 types of architectural shingles, and 30 composite roofing materials to select.

Please Note: Not all roofing solutions are created equal, and don’t let anyone tell you differently!

Brown Metal Roof
Different colors of architectural shingles.

Choosing the right material for your new roof

Don’t let a roofing contractor sell you something you do not need. Our roofing company in Saint Paul will never sell you on any product, but rather educate you on the best solution for your home.

Our representatives will help you consider the age of your roof, the amount of weight it can support, the pitch angle, the underlayment, and a variety of other aspects. From an aesthetic standpoint, natural cedar wood can be an excellent choice as it is beautiful and will last for years with preventative maintenance. However, you must be willing to spend the time, energy, and money to maintain it's appearance and functionality.

Choosing the right shingles for your new roof can be an involved process. To help get you started, we provided a breakdown of some of your choices below.


Types of shingles

Asphalt Shingles

  • Low Cost
  • Easy to Install
  • Most Popular
  • Lasts 15-30 Years

Metal Shingles

  • Higher Cost
  • Energy Efficient
  • Lightweight & Durable
  • Lasts 40-70 Years

Tile Shingles

  • Most Expensive
  • Low Maintenance
  • Heavy & Durable
  • Can last over 50 years

Wood Shingles

  • Mid Range Cost
  • Natural Look
  • High Maintenance
  • Lasts 15-50 Years

Roof Repair

From small leaks to emergency storm damage, our roofing experts at EZ Home Solutions offer all types of roof repair.


Make roof replacement EZ. We only use the highest quality materials with top-notch installation practices.

Roof Installation

Contact EZ Home Solutions today for roof installation and ongoing maintenance that can save you money.

Asphalt Roof Installation

Low upkeep, cost, and high value have solidified asphalt shingles as the most popular choice among homeowners.

Metal Roof Installation

Metal roofing is surging in popularity due to its long lifespan and an increasing number of aesthetic options.

Roofing Products

EZ Home Solutions can go over all your options for roofing products. We only work with the best brands on the market.

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