Need Help Choosing the Right Roof Shingles?


Replacing a roof may be the most important renovation you’ll ever do to your house, but it can be pretty difficult to know where to start. That’s why it’s important to learn from the experts at Tycos Roofing and Siding. We’ve put together a quick list of important things to remember throughout the process.

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Tip 1 - Be Informed

Be Informed

As is the case with most things, you shouldn’t start considering a new roof without knowing what you’re looking at. For the purposes of this tip, let’s just assume you’re looking for asphalt roof shingles. Do you have a color preference? This is something you definitely want to think about as it can drastically change the appearance and the appeal of your beloved home. What about the price point for roof shingles? Are you looking for the best package money can buy or are you just looking for a reliable upgrade? Another thing to consider is the warranty.

Tycos Roofing and Siding, for example, will offer up to a lifetime warranty on top of the manufacturer’s material warranty! This may seem like a lot, but don’t worry. An experienced sales representative will be there to help guide you through the process. But remember, the best way to be an informed consumer is to be clear about what you want to get out of the experience. After reading this, go take a look at some of our many other tips to get acclimated with the whole process.

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Tip 3 - Go with a roofer you can trust

Go with a roofer you can trust!

The final decision is who you’re going to work with. Your satisfaction will largely depend on how smoothly the process goes. A respectable roofing contractor is always willing to stand by his work. After all, the last thing you want is to wake up and see that your bedroom ceiling has turned into a waterfall.

The best advice here is to do a little research and decide for yourself. Look for roofing contractors that want you to have the best experience and want to spread knowledge to their consumers. A good roofer uses only quality materials, has an impressive track record, and is willing to stand by their quality of work! We take a lot of pride in what we do at Tycos Roofing and Siding, and it shows. Look for reviews on our webpage, Google and Facebook pages, and Home Advisor to see what we mean.

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Tip 2 - Opt For Best Quality at the Best Price

Opt for the best quality at the best price

This one might be a little obvious, but it definitely has to be noted. We know that putting on a new roof can be a big project — and a big headache. That being said, don’t just settle on a system based solely on the budget. Let’s not forget how important your roof is! You also need to consider longevity, appearance, energy efficiency, insurance coverage, and much more.

For example, the best roof shingles around will last for several decades, while some others may only last a few years. That’s why our expert roofing contractors at Tycos Roofing and Siding only use brands we know we can trust, such as CertainTeed, Owens Corning, and Tamko. This allows our customers to have their pick of quality roof shingles that match their price points AND meet their needs. So before you buy, make sure you and your Sales Rep talk about the specifics and you know exactly what you’re getting.

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