Shingle Life Tipping Point – There is One!

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Most of today’s asphalt shingles are designed to provide adequate home protection for a period of time ranging from 20 to 30 years or even longer. Do you know at what point a homeowner begins gambling with the shingle downward tipping point?

Tipping Point

Shingles are typically referred to as a 20 year, 30 year, 40 year, etc. shingles. The number of years mentioned serves as an indicator for the lifetime cycle of shingle protection, but should ALSO serve as a reminder that it is always give or take several years, based on environmental conditions in your area and preventative maintenance over the years. As a rule of thumb you can expect a 30 year shingle to outlast a 20 year, as a 40 year would a 30 year, despite the region your live in. Likewise, you can expect shingles to begin cycling downwards as the lifetime expectancy nears.

As a shout out to JB Roofing Systems, LCC of Souderton PA/Montgomery County PA – We feel that it is worth mentioning that the quality of workmanship from the time of installation or repair, also plays a big part in the overall performance of the shingles over time. Start exploring your options now, don’t wait for the big rain or blasting wind. We stand by our work and will only except 100% customer satisfaction.

Get ahead – Get Preventative!


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