Gulf Coast Roofing will improve your roof’s look and even its resale value. We’ll give you that modern style you want by using great-looking shingles of the most popular producers like GAF, Tamko and CertainTeed. Asphalt shingles are the most widely used material for Florida homes. They are composed of a base material, asphalt, and surface material in various thicknesses. Roof shingles with multiple layers are generally known as laminated, dimensional or architectural shingles giving them a three-dimensional appearance.