This 3-tab roof on the plains of Athol had a lot of missing shingles and a gaping hole in the ridge cap. Thankfully we caught it early so there wasn’t huge issues with water in the attic. The owners decided to go with the Energy Star color Silver Birch that keeps the roof surface cooler than other darker colors. They also went with a ridgevent which doubled their ventilation and removes the need for metal roof vents.
A lot of homeowners tell me that they want to do their own tear-offs. This project demonstrates how difficult the work can be, especially during