Shingles

How to choose the Right Shingle Color?

Choosing a color for your roof project is not always easy. Here are some guidelines I’ve picked up over the years to help determine what color best suits your personality and your home. Remember, you have to live with the choice the next 20-30 years so, choose wisely.

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Do dark shingles make my house hotter?

Dark vs. Light Shingles During the hot summer months we get many questions from homeowners about dark vs. light shingles. More specifically, “does a dark shingle make my house hotter and cause my air conditioner to run more often?”  The answer is no, not really.

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How does hail damage my shingles?

A big hail storm hit south west of Dayton, OH on May 25, 2011. Centerville, Bellbrook and Kettering suffered considerable damage from the storm. Many homeowners have asked what hail does to damage their shingles. Let’s start with how a shingle is made. A shingle starts with a fiberglass mat. The mat is impregnated on both sides by thick pliable…

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Do my shingles have hail damage?

Since the big hail storm in Bellbrook and Kettering, many homeowners have asked how they can tell if their shingles have hail damage.  Here is a helpful guideline for a do-it-yourself inspection.

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