Haag’s 4.09 Shingle Gauge™ and 1.12 Shingle Gauge™ have very similar names. They also look a lot alike. Both have a basic shape similar to a piano tuning fork, each with a central opening where users slide an asphalt composition shingle to estimate its thickness. However, just as the basic two-prong shape of the gauges does not indicate that they can be used to tune pianos, the similar shape of the two gauges does not mean that they measure the same products. If you have ever heard of the Haag Shingle Gauges™ referred to as “interchangeable” or as two sizes (one ‘’long,” one ‘’short”) of the same tool, it is important to know that the two Shingle Gauges are completely different and that ONE SHOULD NEVER BE USED IN PLACE OF THE OTHER.

First came the 4.09

Want to continue reading?
Become a Free
PropertyCasualty360 Digital Reader.


  • All PropertyCasualty360.com news coverage, best practices, and in-depth analysis.
  • Educational webcasts, resources from industry leaders, and informative newsletters.
  • Other award-winning websites including BenefitsPRO.com and ThinkAdvisor.com.

Already have an account?


© 2024 ALM Global, LLC, All Rights Reserved. Request academic re-use from www.copyright.com. All other uses, submit a request to [email protected]. For more information visit Asset & Logo Licensing.



Join PropertyCasualty360

Don’t miss crucial news and insights you need to make informed decisions for your P&C insurance business. Join PropertyCasualty360.com now!

  • Unlimited access to PropertyCasualty360.com - your roadmap to thriving in a disrupted environment
  • Access to other award-winning ALM websites including BenefitsPRO.com, ThinkAdvisor.com and Law.com
  • Exclusive discounts on PropertyCasualty360, National Underwriter, Claims and ALM events

Already have an account? Sign In Now
Join PropertyCasualty360

Copyright © 2024 ALM Global, LLC. All Rights Reserved.