An in-depth look at common shingle problems and roof claims.
By Charles C. Roberts, Jr., Ph.D., P.E.|December 31, 2010 at 07:00 PM|The original version of this story was published on Claims Magazine
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Four typical causes of shingle curling are outlined below:
The purpose of the sealing stripis to hold the neighboring shingle tabs down to prevent curling or lift during high winds. If the shingles are installed improperly where the sealing strip does not line up with the next shingle according to the manufacturer’s recommendation, then the shingle tabs will not be secure and will curl upward or inward over time.
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