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Roofer911 is a true service-oriented company! After owner Steve Briesmeister and his crew ascessed and repaired damage along the back of my home this past spring due to an ice dam, I wanted to be sure nothing else could cause water to ever enter and damage my home again. WIthin the hour, Steve B. was at my home using his infrared camera to pinpoint potential problem areas. Within 24 hours, company reps had replaced the roof over my patio door, rehung/repitched the guttering and sealed my windows to prevent hard, driving rain from being able ever enter my home. I am confident I will get through this winter and any storms, no matter how severe, with no problem. What a wonderful staff of people! Thank you!
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Choosing the Perfect Shingle Color for Your Home

By: Jessica Ackerman

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roof shingle colorIf it is time to replace your shingles, you may be astounded by the sheer number of choices available. In recent years, roofing product manufacturers have recognized homeowners' desire to create unique looks for the homes and have started producing more color variations than ever. Gone are the days when simple gray or black singles were the only options. Today, shingles range from bright white to fire engine red and everything in between.

Choosing the right color shingle to match the rest of your home's exterior can be a tricky proposition, so consider the following points for the different types of exterior coverings before making your final selection.

Brick Exteriors

When people think about bricks it is usually the red bricks that come to mind. As many homeowners know, there are also other brick colors. Blond bricks, with their gold-yellow tones, are especially prominent in many areas of the northeast. If your home has a brick exterior choose a shingle color that has some of the same colors in it, or one that complements it nicely. For example, a typical red brick exterior with light tan grout would look stunning with a roof shingled in light tan materials. A blond brick home would be nicely complemented by a dark brown or dark gray shingle. If the home's exterior brick surface is painted, coordinate the color of the shingles with the painted color. Bricks painted white would be nicely accented by a dark gray roof, or even a more dramatic, multi-colored shingle. If possible, bring samples of the shingles home before selecting one to see how they look against the exterior walls. Although the roof will not be directly against the wall, visually it will flow into it and should create a smooth transition.

Siding Homes with siding can be found in a variety of exterior colors. Whether homeowners want pale yellow or dark green, siding is available in just about any color. That makes choosing shingle colors a more challenging process than for brick exteriors. Having a sample shingle to compare to the siding can make the decision easier. Since shingles come in variegated colors, solids and even metallic tones with antique finishes, there are hundreds of combinations to choose from. Pick the one that looks best with the siding and that helps create the curb appeal you are looking for.

Choosing the perfect shingle color for your house is a challenging job. Finding a color that coordinates the house is important; however, you should also choose the highest quality of shingle that you can afford and be sure that you understand all manufacturer warranties and save all necessary receipts and paperwork. Replacing a roof is one of the most expensive decisions you will make about your home's appearance, so choose wisely.

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Roofer 911 has been out twice to my home for roof repair from bad instalation from a prior roofing company. Not only did Roofer 911 do an excellant job on fixing my roof, they left my home and yard completely cleaned of any debri. I came home yesterday after Roofer 911 left and I could not even tell if they had come and fixed my roof. I looked every where to see any debri left behind and there was none. I want to first thank God I found a true and caring roofer and secondly, if your looking for a roofer look no further because Roofer 911 is the very best out there!!!
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