Contractor Talk - Professional Construction and Remodeling Forum banner

Pabco shingles...are they any good?

23235 Views 1 Reply 2 Participants Last post by  Grumpy
I'm biding against a guy on a large commericial project who uses Pabco shingles. Their $5-10 a square cheaper than anything I would use so Im at quite a disadvantage price-wise. Are these shingles any good? Storm chasers seem to like them. I haven't been impressed with what little I've seen of them. Thanks for your comments.
1 - 2 of 2 Posts
You already know the answer, but you are just looking for re-affirmation. They are cheap production and storm chaser material. They have a niche in the market, every market needs bottom of the barrell materials. I am in the same boat as you with IKO shingles around here. All the cheapo's and hacks are using IKO and IKO is about $10 a square less than good roofer grade materials.

The question you have to ask yourself is: Do I want to sell the quality of the shingles I am installing and explain why I am more, or do I want to go for the ez sale and sell a cheap shingle?

Depending on the size of the job and potential ROI; I would consider selling a production grade shingle, but only on request, and only after telling the customer I am not too comfortable with the shingle they are requesting and reminding them that shingle failures are not covered by my warranty but are by the manufacturers.
See less See more
1 - 2 of 2 Posts
This is an older thread, you may not receive a response, and could be reviving an old thread. Please consider creating a new thread.