Consumer Reviews of Tamko shingles
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Date created: 2015-08-18
Name: Susan C
Location: Sarcoxie, MO
Model: Heritage Rustic Redwood
"TAMKO Heritage - great shingles"
Installed Tamko Heritage Rustic Redwood on my house, the shingles are eye-catching. The color blends are second to none. I get compliments whenever I host friends & family for my rustic roof.
Date created: 2015-08-03
Name: D Deyo
Location: Bradenton Fl.
Model: Heritage White
"Lost reflective ability"
We had their heritage white shingle put on our house in Florida because of the solar factor. After 6 years the shingles have lost most of the white stone and their reflective ability is less than 25%. I wish I knew that the roofer that did the job had done some research before using this product. We are now waiting to see if they live up to their warranty.
Date created: 2015-07-28
Name: D Walters
Location: Omaha, NE
Model: Heritage Laminated Asphalt
12 years ago Tamko Heritage Laminated Architectural Shingles were installed. Roof has significant discoloration in large areas. Other roofs replaced at same time (following major hail storm) show similar problems. Shingles are of poor quality.
Date created: 2015-07-01
Name: c. Klingel
"Tanko arch. shingles"
My shingles are about 10 years old now I have a leak because they are not sealing down and mold is growing on them. Do not buy Tamko shingle as they are junk.
Date created: 2015-06-01
Name: Denis and Karen Guildoo
Location: Salem, AR
We moved into a home with a five year old Heritage Tamko roof 18 months ago. Now the shingles have a manufacturer's defect, but the warranty will do us no good because it could only have been transferred during the first two years! The company does not care that this is a manufacturer's defect on their shingles with the extended warranty since this time frame was not met. Buyers need to be aware of this potential issue.
Date created: 2015-05-18
Name: H. Whitney
Location: Custer, SD
Model: Heritage IR
"Tamko Heritage 30-Year Impact-Resistant (IR)"
Roof was installed Sep 2013. So far so good. Has anyone had experience with the hail-resistant roofing we bought (IR)? We paid extra to avoid another roof replacement at the next hail storm. Insurance agent recommended this type roofing. But am discouraged by all the negative ratings which I had not read prior to purchase.
Date created: 2015-04-09
Name: D Hoskins
Location: Oklahoma City OK
Google any other manufacturer and see that the majority of reviews are negative. Ive been in the construction industry for many years and seen every product I've ever used fail at some point or another. Tamko is a family owned business. As is mine. And I don't always use their product but they stand by their products better than most companies. The reviews I've seen on here are just ridiculous and completely people making stuff up because they are butt hurt. Customers just do that for some reason. Bottom line don't look into the reviews online too much. Get the color and profile of shingle you like at price you can afford. Make sure to read the fine print on any warranty on anything you ever buy and you won't be disappointed or surprised when you need to contact the manufacturer. I have TAMKO on my house and a lot of jobs I've done. I've put other brands on my house and other jobs. TAMKO in comparison to others... I like the warranty. My wife likes the look. My roofing crew likes when I pay them to nail it on. Good shingles. End of story.
Date created: 2015-04-01
Name: rose vasalech
"Fraud, misleading the consumer"
Do not under any circumstances use heritage shingles from Tamko. They have class action lawsuits in every state and have since they produce the product in 2001. They left out a component (the most expensive) so they can make more money. They continue to make the same product and sell them, misleading the consumer and that now falls into the fraud category. I am going to contact the fbi and file charges against this company/corporate office in Joplin Missouri. Get ready Tamko your about to get what's coming to you.
Date created: 2015-03-20
Name: rose vasalech
Location: sun city az
"Worse shingle ever made"
I have owned many a home, flipped homes too. I can't believe I bought a home with the worse shingles ever made. If I had known prior to my purchase I won't have cared if I lost my earnest money. Never and I repeat never buy or purchase Tamko shingles no matter what they tell you. They don't honor warranties, they lie to you. They covered one person home and the one next to them they refuse. This company flat out needs to be put out of business. I will be the one that does it.
Date created: 2015-02-22
Name: J Lewis
Location: Boulder, CO
Model: Heritage 40 year
"Use a great roofer and get better results!"
I had Tamko shingles applied in 2002. I was recently looking for some information on the roof since I'm changing my home insurance company and I came upon this website of roofing reviews. My roof hasn't lost any shingles (and we're in a high wind area), there's no curling, and I haven't noticed any color change or failure to seal. I'm picky, so I'd notice and report any problems. This roof has been entirely great and my roofer has done many other projects for me beautifully. I think that the reported problems might be due to poor application because I know that my roofer is great and I've had no problems at all in thirteen years.