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5 Best Shingles for Myrtle Beach Roofs: Homeowners Guide

February 26th, 2024 | 2 min read

By Jeffrey Linta

When it comes to choosing the right shingles for your home, you may find yourself parsing through a sea of advertisements. This can easily leave you questioning “What are the best roofing shingles for Myrtle Beach climates specifically?

After all, the Myrtle Beach area is no stranger to extreme weather, it’s important to purchase roofing shingles that can withstand our environment.

Having served the Myrtle Beach area for 38 years, we at Linta Roofing have seen it all when it comes to storm damage. We’ve seen what works well for residents in our area and what has caused homeowners unnecessary stress. 

We commonly suggest architectural shingles to residents in Myrtle Beach for its durability, look, and affordability.

In this article we provide you with the top 5 best roofing shingles for residents in the Myrtle Beach area so you can feel confident that you are choosing the right roofing solution for your home.

Throughout the years, we at Linta Roofing vote these 5 shingles as the best roofing material for your Myrtle Beach home.

  1. GAF HDZ Shingles
  2. Owens Corning Duration Shingles
  3. Atlas Pristine Pinnacle Shingles
  4. IKO Dynasty Shingles
  5. CertainTeed Landmark Pro Shingles

Let’s take a look at why we choose these 5 shingles as the best option for your roofing needs.

In our experience we have found that there are 5 shingles that best stand up to Myrtle Beach’s extreme weather conditions.

This chart shows the maximum warranty that is available for each of these products. In order to achieve the maximum warranty coverage most shingles require a combination of accessories, warranty registration, and contractor certification to achieve the warranty status.

When choosing a shingle, it is important to consider the long-term goals you have for your home to find the best fit for your roofing project.

It can be frustrating to find the best roofing shingles when you live in an area like Myrtle Beach. Oftentimes you find yourself in a sea of advertisements rather than finding the right options for your home. 

We know that guidance on this issue is necessary as purchasing a new roof is a large investment – one you shouldn’t take lightly. So while we place GAF HDZ at the top of our list, it is important to learn more about the warranties GAF offers and how that can improve the durability of your home for years to come. 

If you are feeling confident about choosing GAF HDZ shingles for your home, your next step is choosing the right color.

Whether you are looking for the right shingles or need a little extra help understanding the different types of shingles we at Linta Roofing are available to answer any of your roof related questions and steer you closer to a beautiful new roofing system.

Jeffrey Linta

Jeffrey Linta is a 3rd generation roofer who grew up working in his family's roofing business (Linta Roofing, Inc.). He got his start tearing off roofs during the summer while attending North Myrtle Beach High School. Now running one of the most successful roofing businesses in the Grand Strand area, Jeffrey has lived and breathed roofing for his entire working career. Some of his accolades include GAF Master Elite Contractor, SC Safehome certified contractor, Group 5 SC Licensed Commercial Contractor, and GAF Master Commercial roofing contractor. Under his leadership, Linta Roofing, Inc. has served thousands of homeowners and business owners in the Grand Strand area. Linta Roofing achieved awards like the Sun News’s “Best of the Beach” and A+ Rating with the Better Business Bureau all while receiving hundreds of 5-star reviews year after year. Jeffrey is a Grand Strand born and raised local. When he is not running Linta Roofing, he spends time fishing with his wife Erica and walking the beach with his dog Dixie.