Ten Years, No Leaks, and They Look Like New!
Ten years ago, Timberline's Weathered Wood 30 year shingles were installed on the steep, rather large roof of my historic Victorian home. They look as good as new and have not leaked. I have received many compliments on that roof. In fact, a couple of years ago a neighbor installed exactly the same shingles because she liked them so much.
The house is located on a corner, on a hill, a short distance from a harbor and a river. The top of the 4 story house is 50 ft high. There are no trees or
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neighboring buildings that high to break the frequent strong wind that comes at us from the south and from the west, depending on which of our two intersecting streets the winds travels up.
This is our normal wind load, but sometimes we get a Nor'easter that ramps up the wind. In a recent blizzard, the speed went up to 60 miles per hour and peeled some of the siding off of my neighbor's house. Absolutely none of my shingles flew off or leaked!!! I'd say that was pretty good.
I am now purchasing more of these shingles to do the roof of the 2000 sq foot wrap around porch.