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Old 08-11-2012, 10:54 AM   #1
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I have almost a full bundle of shingles that has been in my shed for about 13 years. Is there any reason why these should not be used. It would save me a bundle[literally and figuratively].

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Theoretically, they might be okay if they were stored out of the elements and not cooked by the sun.

What are you using them for? Might be a good idea to hand seal them as a precautionary measure.

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I would be using them to reroof the shed they have been stored in all these years. They were left over when I had the shed built.
When you say hand seal them, what do you use to do that? I'm very much an amateur.
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I would be using them to reroof the shed they have been stored in all these years. They were left over when I had the shed built.
When you say hand seal them, what do you use to do that? I'm very much an amateur.
Ayuh,.... Just add abit of black tar on the underside bottom of the shingles, so's the wind don't lift 'em...

It'll seal the upper to the lower shingles...
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Thanks Bondo. Appreciate the help.
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Old 08-24-2012, 07:24 AM   #6
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seeing as there only going to save you about $25.00 id say no. its a bit of work installing them to find out they will fail, and do all this just to save $25.00 isnt worth it.

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