Shingles are Highly Rated by Consumer Reports

Federal Tax CreditIf you’re in the market for a shingle roof, there is no better time to purchase than right now.  You only have about 2 months before the $1,500 Federal Tax Credit for energy efficient shingles expires on December 31, 2010.

I recently reviewed the June 2009 Consumer Reports article on shingles.

I was happy to see that Consumer reports backed up what we all ready knew at Kirkey Roofing.  Certainteed Shingles are highly rated and here are some highlights:

  • Certainteed takes 3 of the top 10 spots for dimensional shingles
  • Certainteed is the only manufacturer whose 30 year shingle made the top 18
  • Certainteed took 3 of the 11 Consumer Reports recommended Shingles and best buys, the most of any manufacturer

Kirkey Roofing is a Select Shingle Master for Certainteed, which means we can offer a 25 year workmanship warranty through Certainteed.  That means that you don’t need to worry about spending one extra dime to repair your roof for 25 years.  That’s the longest warranty in the market today.   Kirkey Roofing is one of the few select contractors in the Sarasota area that are eligible to offer you this warranty.

Another great reason to select Certainteed shingles for your roof is that Certainteed offers 2 color selections for the Energy Star Rated shingles that qualify for the Federal Tax Credit without costing more money than a standard shingle.  The colors are White and Silver Birch (pictured above).  Silver Birch has been a extremely popular and looks beautiful on the roof.

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Kirkey Roofing Inc.

(941) 474-2113

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