The type of material used to make a shingle is asphalt saturated fiberglass mat with a ceramic granules. Shingles can be used on all types of buildings providing the roof has adequate slope. The most common type of shingle underlayment / roof deck protection is a heavy asphalt saturated organic felt paper, however self adhering and synthetic underlayment / deck protection products are becoming more popular and are an excellent options. Shingles come in many styles, colors and profiles, to see some of the styles offered please contact our office.