Author Archives: Jerry Prugar

Shingle Damage Evaluation – Characteristics of Aging – Part 4e

Posted by in Shingles | June 25, 2012

This post is Part 4e of Shingle Damage Evaluation and follows Characteristics of Aging- Part 4d.  Part 4 consists of five short lists. Characteristics of Aging The following is the last of five lists of characteristics exhibited by aging asphalt shingles: Shrinkage – Shrinkage… Read More

Shingle Damage Evaluation – Characteristics of Aging – Part 4d

Posted by in Shingles | June 18, 2012

This post is Part 4d of Shingle Damage Evaluation and follows Characteristics of Aging- Part 4c.  Part 4 consists of five short lists. Characteristics of Aging The following is the fourth of five lists of characteristics exhibited by aging asphalt shingles: Embrittlement – Embrittlement… Read More

Shingle Damage Evaluation – Characteristics of Aging – Part 4c

Posted by in Shingles | June 11, 2012

This post is Part 4c of Shingle Damage Evaluation and follows Characteristics of Aging- Part 4b.  Part 4 consists of five short lists. Characteristics of Aging The following is the third of five lists of characteristics exhibited by aging asphalt shingles: Craze (Map)… Read More

Shingle Damage Evaluation – Characteristics of Aging – Part 4b

Posted by in Shingles | June 04, 2012

This post is Part 4b of Shingle Damage Evaluation and follows Characteristics of Aging- Part 4a.  Part 4 consists of five short lists. Characteristics of Aging The following is the second of five lists of characteristics exhibited by aging asphalt shingles: Breakage – Breakage… Read More

Shingle Damage Evaluation – Characteristics of Aging – Part 4a

Posted by in Shingles | May 28, 2012

This post is Part 4a of Shingle Damage Evaluation and follows Effects of Aging on Composite Asphalt Shingles.  Part 4 consists of five short lists. Characteristics of Aging The following is the first of five short lists of characteristics exhibited by aging asphalt… Read More

Shingle Damage Evaluation – Effects of Aging on Composite Asphalt Shingles – Part 3

Posted by in Shingles | May 21, 2012

This post is Part 3 of Shingle Damage Evaluation and follows Composite Asphalt Shingles. Effects of Aging on Composite Asphalt Shingles Like all things in life asphalt shingles degrade and wear out over time. As asphalt shingles age, the petroleum or other… Read More

Hail Reported in Northeast Ohio May 7, 2012

Posted by in Weather Events | May 09, 2012

Some Northeast Ohio communities unintentionally commemorated the the second anniversary of the May 7, 2010 hail storms with another storm with reported hail on May 7, 2012.  The National Weather Service (NWS) posted the following preliminary data:   NW Jefferson,… Read More

Shingle Damage Evaluation – Composite Asphalt Shingles – Part 2

Posted by in Shingles | May 04, 2012

This post is Part 2 of Shingle Damage Evaluation and follows the Introduction. Composite Asphalt Shingles The use of asphalt shingles began in the early 20th Century with the cutting of roll roofing into smaller pieces to mimic shakes or… Read More