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Finding the right roof for your house

April 11, 2013

Finding the right roof for your house

Finding the right roof for your house
Epic Development
Architectural asphalt shingles are the most popular roof material in the metro area. Cost varies by the size and pitch of the roof.
By H.M. Cauley
For the AJC
It’s a part of the house that doesn’t get a lot of attention - until it doesn’t work. And when it doesn’t, the results can be expensive.
Most homeowners, as well as new-home buyers, don’t spend a great deal of time fussing over the roof. It’s much more fun to play with carpet swatches and tile textures than asphalt shingles. And there usually isn’t much of a selection to pick from: The most popular shingles come in varying shades of black or brown and are often pre-selected by the builder to match the home’s color scheme. But a roof can be one of the most expensive, as well as key, components of any structure.


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