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Why Homeowners are Choosing Asphalt Roofs

Maybe it’s the low price—asphalt can be obtained at anywhere from $3.50 to $6 per square foot. Maybe it’s the look—asphalt roofing puts on a rough, rugged show in a variety of colors. Or perhaps, because people are pack animals by nature, we’re all just going with the flow—almost 80% of the homes you see in America have this kind of roof. Finally, it could be plain old, warm and fuzzy tradition—asphalt shingles are an American invention, born in Michigan in 1903. These are but a few possibilities to explain why, exactly, so many homeowners bet their money on this material…