There are 6 basic types of steep-slope roof types.

  • Asphalt shingles
  • Clay tile
  • Metal roof systems
  • Slate
  • Wood Shake and Wood Shingles
  • Synthetic

The most common type of material used in residential applications Wood or Asphalt shingles. Shingles are made of organic or fiberglass and is coated with asphalt and granulated in a wide array of colors. Steep-slope roofs are built of individual pieces. Steep-slope roofs compose of these three primary parts:

Roof deck – this is the structural substrate and is usually wood such as plywood or oriented strand board

Underlayment- provides short term protection until the roof is installed. It also acts as a second layer of weatherproofing

roof covering- this is the external water shedding material


INTECH Roofing Contractors has been delivering professional installation and repair of asphalt shingles to NYC homeowners from years. We have qualified roofers who are highly trained and focused on getting the job done efficiently with minimal inconvenience to you.