About ShingleFlex CALCULATE HOW MUCH YOU CAN SAVE Asphalt shingles are made from petroleum byproducts and various mineral fillers. Asphalt roads and driveways are made up of similar materials and just as a road way deteriorates over time due to traffic, weather and UV exposure, so does your asphalt shingle roof. Continual exposure to the elements over time reduces your roofs ability to remain pliable, which leads to the break down of the shingles and the exposure of aggregate fillers inside. Your shingles eventually losing all ability to maintain water hold out. While asphalt typically just deteriorates over time, new technologies, such as Shingle Flex are adding longer life to these asphalt surfaces. Shingle Flex (tm) special blend of Bio Oils and Ultra UV inhibitor penetrates the asphalt binder in your shingles, maintaining the shingles flexibility and pliability, allowing the roof hold water out for many more years than would normally be expected. Each application of Shingle Flex Asphalt Shingle Protectant can add 5-10 or more years of life to your roof, for a total of 10-15 years when applied every 5 years on the average roof! ShingleFlex FAQ's Most asked questions. Will my roof benefit from a Shingle Flex treatment? If you have an asphalt shingle roof, which is over 5 years old, it will benefit from a Shingle Flex treatment where the roof has aged and the asphalt binder has experienced ANY degradation due to UV exposure, weather and/or oxidation. Shingle Flex does not stop existing leaks, it restores and maintains shingle flexibility for many more years, giving your roof a much longer life. What’s the typical cost for Shingle Flex to treat an asphalt roof? Your local Shingle Flex Preferred Applicator (link) is Certified and Trained to apply Shingle Flex safely and properly in your area. If you do not have a Shingle Flex Preferred Applicator in your area, you might suggest your local quality roofing company contact us. Is Shingle Flex safe for my home and garden? Shingle Flex is based on a biodegradable oil which provides a protective saturation into the existing asphalt roofing, greatly slowing down the aging of the shingles and keeping them flexible and pliable for many more years than normal. Shingle Flex is a light bodied emulsified oil which when applied by a Shingle Flex Preferred Applicator, it will NOT make a any mess on your property, nor will it harm your pets or damage your landscaping. Does Shingle Flex provide protection beyond the natural oil saturation process? Yes, Shingle Flex contains state of the art UV inhibitors, which greatly reduce the sun's ability to dry out Shingle Flex itself the and asphalt binder in your roof shingles, protecting both the shingles and the Shingle Flex coating itself. How often should Shingle Flex be re-applied? You should consider having your Shingle Flex Preferred Applicator (link) apply Shingle Flex every 5 years to keep your roofs shingles well protected with biodegradable oils and UV inhibitors. Is Shingle Flex a Green Technology? Shingle Flex has the ability to extend the life of asphalt shingle roofs world wide, saving homeowners Hundred's of Millions of Dollars and deferring land fill pressure immensely.