CertainTeed Shingles Defective—that is Certain

Adjuster came out and said that it was totally denied due to the mismanufactured shingles. “Now I need to consider replacing my roof. The lawsuit represents all current and previous owners of buildings where Maibec’s shingles are or have been installed since 1986. The guy who put the shingles on our roof is no longer in business, but we did work with the company he probably bought the shingles from (apparently he was a favorite customer of theirs and no longer has a credit account with them). If that’s the case, the damage pattern will follow the obvious path from the ladder, and go below and around the sides of the dormers. Plaintiff Melissa McCaffrey alleged that Maibec shingles are generally considered to be high quality and that the company claims the wood is treated for endurance. Maibec failed to adequately test the shingles in real world conditions.

The lawsuit represents all current and previous owners of buildings where Maibec’s shingles are or have been installed since 1986. is a Canadian-based company whose products have been installed in the United States in homes, businesses and other structures. No. And even if it is the full cost, the damages won’t be equal to the highest estimate that you got. 100% of labor All labor required to repair defective shingles or apply new shingles to replace the defective shingles will be paid by CertainTeed, based on local fair market value for labor. Their home is only 12 1/2 years old. I also had a buy and sell business where I bought, remodeled and sold approximately 25 properties.


The fire safe alternative to cedar shakes are made of cement and wood fiber and have a 25 year warranty. IKO on July 19, Justice Deena Baltman had the task of certifying a class action related to allegedly defective shingles. Plaintiffs Ilene Stern of New York and James Vander Veer of New Jersey have filed this class action lawsuit against Maibec Incorporated, asserting that the company’s wood shingle products exhibited serious cracking and warping well short of the company’s highly-touted 50-year warranty period. The shingles are curling, cracking, falling off buildings, rapidly deteriorating, and otherwise not performing as promised. This week, we will discuss below a Louisiana 5th Circuit Court of Appeals case dealing with an agents’ reliance on information provided to her by her client. But the claims administrator has provided a chart showing the various warranty lengths for each of the CertainTeed Organic Shingle types (Custom Lok 25, Custom Saf-T-Lok/Saf-T-Lok, Custom Sealdon, Custom Sealdon 30, Hallmark Shangle, Hearthstead, Horizon, Shangle, Independence Shangle, Master Slab, Sealdon 20, Sealdon 25, Solid Slab). “And if you can’t get up there yourself, CertainTeed says they will pay $50 to a contractor if a default is found.” If CertainTeed’s shoddy warranty is anything to go by, that’s a very iffy ‘if’.

If Maibec failed to honor its warranty obligations to fix the failed shingles on your home, you may be entitled to compensation and you may be eligible to join a Maibec wood shingle class action lawsuit that is seeking restitution for owners of buildings that have used Maibec shingles. The leaks through and around these windows created extensive water and mold damage causing the family to ultimately leave the home for a healthier environment. The shingles at issue in the case are curling, cracking, falling off buildings, rapidly deteriorating, and otherwise not performing as promised. Conventional shingles plus installation will cost almost double that of Reinke Shakes over the same 50 years. This represents a significant victory for consumers and homeowners against being forced into arbitration without their consent, which would strip away valuable rights and block access to courts for alleged wrongdoing. FitBit Force Burn Investigating lawsuits on behalf of consumers who purchased FitBit Force devices and experienced severe skin irritation or skin “burn.”  According to users, these skin burns will occur where on areas of the skin where the FitBit is worn. I got the letter, and everything is pro-rated.

Water leakage and accumulation in a home or commercial property can lead to serious property damage and mold growth, which can be toxic and make people sick. This multi-district litigation concerns an alleged price-fixing and bid-rigging scheme for a water-treatment chemical used by municipalities and paper companies. Unsafe products can cause serious injuries or even fatalities. The shingles are curling, cracking, falling off buildings, rapidly deteriorating, and otherwise not performing as promised. However, if new building products are rushed to the market without adequate laboratory analysis, field testing and quality control, then homeowners end up paying the price. Yeah it sucks I know. The shingles are curling, cracking, falling off buildings, rapidly deteriorating, and otherwise not performing as promised.

According to the complaint, Paula Wetzel and Joel Wetzel have suffered financial damages on their King County property and were caused to pay an artificially inflated price for their home and expended money to replace or repair the defective shingles and remedy any structural damage caused by CertainTeed.