Hailstorm test reveals resilient roofing materials in S.C.

02/21/2013 | Herald (Rock Hill, S.C.), The

The Insurance Institute for Business & Home Safety in South Carolina conducted a hailstorm test to see how well various building materials weathered the volley of artificial hailstones. Architectural shingles fared better than three-tab asphalt shingles, said Julie Rochman, CEO and president of the institute. A part of the standing-seam metal roof installed over sheathing also showed better performance than the part over asphalt shingles, Rochman added.

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