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Old 05-16-2014, 10:19 AM   #1
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granular sand particles from the roof needs replacement??


i've just installed a rain barrel connected to my down spout. after a couple large storms, i've noticed quie a bit of white granular particles have collected near the filter and it's all coming from the roof. question is whether this is some thing i need to place? is this normal wear and tear? the roof was installed new about 5 yrs back.

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Roof shingles shed the granules over the life of the shingles---no need to be concerned---

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It's typically a little bit faster on the front end and also faster on the backend when they're burning up.
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