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Can you paint an asphalt shingle roof?

Always
6%
In most cases
11%
In some cases
25%
Never
36%
Not sure
19%
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Question: Can you paint an asphalt shingle roof?
Top Answer (36% of 93 votes): Never.

Answer: In some cases
Explanation: Not the best Idea.
Action Painting and Handyman
Answer: Never
Explanation: Never! Never!
JPS-WNC llc
Answer: In some cases
Explanation: Most Shingle roofs are the dark color. Some schools and government properties are requesting to paint with white color to have heat reflections. Definitely a good idea to paint your asphalt shingles with a light color.
Avanti Painting Inc.
ProMatcher
Answer: In some cases
Explanation: We have done this several times....but the sun will really work on the paint. Not recommended for long term
popes painting
Answer: In most cases
Explanation: There is asphalt roof paint that can be mixed into any color, however the shingle must be in good condition in order to paint. The shinhles will have a solid color look and lose the multi colored look of the shingle once painted.
American Patch and Paint Co.
Answer: Never
Explanation: It can be painted but its not a very good idea.
Enchanted Painting
ProMatcher
Answer: Always
Explanation: Latex products
Scott's Painting
Answer: In some cases
Explanation: If you want to paint your shingles, don’t think you can just drag out a can of exterior paint and call it a day. Specialized roof paints, like Behr’s Multi-Surface acrylic latex, are formulated to survive the challenges inherent to roof surfaces. Specifically, they purport to resist mildew and algae and stand up to the high heat found on rooftops. Roof surface temperatures regularly reach up to 150 degrees Fahrenheit, so the paint needs to be extra durable in order to stop it from cracking and chipping. Roof paints also adhere properly to asphalt, wood shakes, tile, and other roofing materials. As with any project, it pays not to go with a bargain brand—cheaper coatings may cause problems with your roof down the line.
Colorado Concrete
Answer: In some cases
Explanation: You can but not recommended unless you want to repaint every year.
Complete Home Painting, LLC
ProMatcher
Answer: In some cases
Explanation: Sounds crazy but yes. 100% acrylic paint can hold up on the shingles and prevent some molds and algae
A&B Painting
Answer: Never
Explanation: I suppose you could, but I never would. Better to replace the roof with the appropriate product.
Schwendler Painting Services
Answer: In most cases
Explanation: The are products available for roof coatings. If the shingles are in good condition you could.
DelFavero Decorating Service LLC
ProMatcher
Answer: Not sure
Explanation: I have never been asked to do this
CPL painting and repair service
Answer: Never
Explanation: I would not want to put my name on that
East coast agencies llc
Answer: In some cases
Explanation: Yes you can paint asphalt shingles it reduces mold and algi and fungus.
RITZ PAINTING
ProMatcher
Answer: Never
Explanation: We would not paint that.
Karoll Julian Inc.
Answer: In some cases
Explanation: You would use a clearcoat sealer (not paint) to properly seal a roof.
Vivid Painting
Answer: In some cases
Explanation: I can paint anything, but why would I?
ArtsWorks
ProMatcher
Answer: Never
Explanation: Why would someone paint it
Majestic Painting
Answer: Not sure
Explanation: Never have.
Temple Painting
Answer: In most cases
Explanation: Yes with an acrylic (water based) paint.
Superior Paint & Remodeling
ProMatcher
Answer: Never
Explanation: Manufacturers will not warrant the shingle if an asphalt shingle is painted or coated
American roofing &remodeling
Answer: In some cases
Explanation: I'v seen id done but I would'nt
Todd's Roofing & Siding
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