Most shingles come with a 25- to 30-year guarantee. The ones involved in the lawsuit did too. But many homeowners have had to replace the shingles within eight years — sometimes even as little as five. Who’s to blame?
Homeowners say the product’s no good. Manufacturers claim it’s poor installation. What’s the verdict? In some cases, the jury’s still out. In others, settlements are being reached. But the truth is, settlement or not, homeowners just want a good product and a good roof. The hassle of re-roofing is a headache for everyone.