…and to think the Europeans got it all wrong when they chose to ignore bitumen shingles.
That American contribution to the economy guaranteeing minimal roof life integrity through economic ingenuity.
The US has contributed many advances in building technology alas roofing is not one of them.
A roof is supposed to give you problem free performance for around 30 years and even then only require maintenance at penetrations and guttering if any.
Personally I have yet to see a bitumen shingle roof anywhere in the world without any problems arising within 3 years.
Now I’m not saying there’s a good deal of ignorance being displayed on these pages because the proof is there to see, but there are some decisions people will never be equipped to handle and should never be allowed to make.
If you don’t have a signature from a roofing manufacturer with a personal bonafide financial guarantee underwritten by an insurance company don’t buy the product.
The last thing you want to experience is that feeling of helplessness sitting in your home watching the water drip, drip, drip on the floor when it’s raining.
Of the three major elements that constitute a home roof, walls, floor…the roof is the most important, treat it that way.