History of Roof Shingles

history of asphalt shingle roofing

A History of Roof Shingles The Origins of Asphalt Shingles Asphalt shingles are an American invention first introduced in 1901. By 1939, over 11 million squares of shingles were produced. The forerunner of these shingles was first developed in 1893 and called Asphalt Prepared Roofing. This was similar to asphalt roll roofing without the surface […]