Category Archives: Shingles

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

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

Shingle Damage Evaluation – Introduction – Part 1

Posted by in Shingles, Start Here to Read Series About Shingle Damage | April 26, 2012

Introduction There have been numerous storms with hail that have passed through Northeast Ohio, especially since 2003.  At Prugar Consulting, Inc., we have had the opportunity to examine hundreds of shingle roof surfaces, roof vents, gutters, siding, trim coverings, etc.… Read More

Procedure for an Evaluation of Wind Damage to Shingles

Posted by in Archive 2004 thru 2011, Shingles | December 23, 2011

Since about 2003 it seems that the number of severe storms in Northeast Ohio have increased significantly. This has caused a significant increase in the number of hail and wind damage related claims for composite asphalt shingle covered roofs. In… Read More