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Asphalt Shingles Manufacturing & Waste Management in the Northeast Fact Sheet

Asphalt Shingle Waste Approximately 11 million tons of asphalt shingle wast is generated in the U.S. each year. This waste is comprised of approximately one million tons of scraps from asphalt single manufacturers, and ten million of construction scraps from installations and tear-offs from re-roofing. Download / View Full PDF Fact Sheet, Revised March 2012 […]

Recycling asphalt shingles

Discarded roofing material gets second life in new applications Paul Stastny Nobody likes to see waste, especially not when there appears to be so many options for the reuse of asphalt shingles. Shredded asphalt shingles can be used in gravel road dust suppression, hot patch road repairs, as an admixture to asphalt and cement, as […]

Roofing warranties

“Lifetime” shingles and other common myths By Doug Kerr Residential roof warranties can be confusing, and there is some basic information that homeowners need to know – and questions to ask a contractor – before committing to one of the largest renovation expenditures. Warranties can be complex, as well as misleading. Installing “30-year shingles” on […]

Roof shingles don’t live up to warranties: Marketplace

Originally posted on CBC News Website Roofing shingles are deteriorating well before their guaranteed lifetime warranties, an investigation by CBC-TV’s Marketplace has found. The Marketplace team headed out with roofing contractor Mike Kavanagh to inspect some roofs in Markham, Ont., including one that he installed himself. Read full article here >>

Homeowners hit the roof

By SHARON SINGLETON, QMI AGENCY Access original copy of the article at THE TRIBUNE Abstract: That 25-year warranty on your brand new roof may not be as iron-clad as you think, with legal experts and the country’s leading consumer group warning that Canada falls short when it comes to policing product warranties. Caledon, Ont., homeowner […]