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rod wolfe

05:08PM | 08/09/00
Member Since: 08/08/00
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Bvroofing
I need to replace a roof due to hail damage.
The roof currently has a grey shingle.
We have decided that a charcoal gray (almost black) shingle would make our house more
attractive.
However, we are concerned that the darker color will make the attic and upstairs warmer. Question: Is there a "rule of thumb" to apply, such as a black shingle will raise an attic temperature by "x" degrees over a lighter colored shingle.
Thanks!

HOLLYWOOD

01:09AM | 08/18/00
Member Since: 02/19/00
206 lifetime posts
It's really a non factor. Your attic should have ventalation.
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