What type of roofing shingles should I choose, how much should I spend?

  One of the most important decisions a homeowner has to make with regard to a residential reroofing project is what type of shingles to use.  The other major decision is choosing a good roofing contractor.  When choosing roofing shingles, cost is an important consideration, but not the only or even the most important consideration.   No matter how low the price, if you use poor quality roofing shingles you will end up with a poor quality roof. Reroofing is expensive and a big chunk of the cost is labor.  A properly installed roof using good quality three tab asphalt shingles can last 25 to 30 years but if you use cheap shingles, you will have
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