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    What is the best roof shingle?

    The choice of the best shingle for a roof depends on various factors, including your budget, climate, aesthetic preferences, and the specific requirements of your home. Choosing the right roof shingle is even more important in the 2020’s as wildfires and global warming are responsible for rising energy costs in Oregon, and nationwide. Here are some common types of roofing shingles: Asphalt Shingles: Pros: Affordable, easy to install, come in various styles and colors, widely available. Cons: Moderate lifespan compared to some other options. Wood Shingles or Shakes: Pros: Natural appearance, environmentally friendly, can be durable. Cons: Higher cost, maintenance required, susceptibility to fire (unless treated). Metal Roofing: Pros: Long…