Shingle Roofing System

Shingle roofing systems are by far the most popular option when it comes to roof replacements and new builds. Regarding the different options, popular companies such as Atlas, Owens Corning, and GAF typically offer two different types of shingles. One option is the 3 Tab shingle, which is a cheaper more common option for mass builds of new neighborhoods. 3 Tab shingles have a flat topography where single shingles come together and meet uniformly. The other option is an Architectural shingle, which is a slightly more expensive option that is known to be more durable. The topography and aesthetic of the Architectural shingles is meant to look sturdier and layered, with shingles overlapping over each other (pics of both options below).

Good Shepherd Roofing is a gold level contractor certified by Atlas. The most common shingles we use that Atlas offers are the Glassmaster 3 Tab shingle and the Pinnacle Pristine Architectural shingles. Price wise, Glassmaster 3 Tab ( replacements will end up costing about $40 less per square (100 sq. ft.) however, the signature select limited lifetime warranty on materials is 40 years less than that of an Atlas Pinnacle Pristine ( Shingle roofing system. There are many options ( to weigh when making the decision between the two.

Shingle Roof Advantages

A shingle roof is the most affordable option when compared to other roofing options such as :(Metal, Tile, Shake)

Easy to tear off and install

Multitude of color and design options available to match with the aesthetics of your home

Fire Resistant compared to the Shake roofing system

Repairs are easy compared to other roofing materials

Shingle Roof Disadvantages

Susceptible to wind damage because the material is so lightweight

Must be installed at a warmer temperature because of the heat activated adhesive keeping the shingles down

Less durable than the other roofing system options (Metal, Tile, Shake)
Shingle Roofing System
At Good Shepherd Roofing, residential shingle roof replacements are our bread and butter. We are extremely knowledgeable regarding installation of the shingles and any other secondary materials that are used during a shingle roof replacement (underlayment, ice and water, drip edge, starter shingles) (Link . When making your final decision, make sure you are selecting a product that fits your personal needs. We can help you make the decision!

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About Good Shepherd Roofing

Good Shepherd Roofing is the premier roofing & exterior specialist in greater Atlanta area. Let's face it roofers have a bad reputation and we're here to change that one customer at a time. Whether it's a roof replacement or a roof repair you can count on the Good Shepherd to provide personalized, friendly service that is honest, ethical and candid.

What We Do

Roof Replacement Services

Roof Replacement

Shingle, Metal, Shake or Specialty Applications like TPO

 Roof Repair Services

Roof Repair

Simple pipe boot repairs to comprehensive flashing, fascia and soffit repairs

Commercial Roofing


Operators with roofing needs in the industrial, multi-family and other sectors

Roof Insurance Claim

Insurance Claims

Navigate the complexities of an insurance claim with GSR

Gutter Guard Systems

Gutter Guards

New installation of wide variety of high quality gutter guards system

Gutter Installation


Standard seamless gutter systems to sophisticated gutter projects

Good Shepherd services Barrow County, Gwinnett County, the cities of Atlanta,Alpharetta, Auburn, Bethlehem, Braselton, Buford, Dacula, Flowery Branch, Hoschton, Jefferson Johns Creek, Lawrenceville, Lilburn, Loganville, Roswell, Snellville, Sugar Hill, Winder and the surrounding Metro Atlanta Georgia areas.

2505 2nd Avenue Dacula, GA 30019