Morgan & Morgan lawyers are actively investigating claims that Tamko Laminated Asphalt Shingles may not be as high-quality as the manufacturer has claimed. Consumers who have installed the Tamko Laminated Asphalt Shingles, primarily in the Heritage® Series, have complained of defects. These reported Tamko shingles problems include, but are not limited to, premature cracking, curling, and delamination, which means the products aren’t providing the promised roofing protection.
If you have installed these allegedly defective Tamko Laminated Asphalt Shingles, you may be able to participate in a class action lawsuit and recover compensation for your losses. For more information, contact us today.
What Are Tamko Laminated Asphalt Shingles?
Tamko Heritage® Series Laminated Asphalt Shingles are a 30-year limited warranty roof covering made with weathering-grade asphalt. Heritage® Series Laminated Asphalt Shingles are supposed to provide years of roof protection, with features including weather resistant construction, double-layer fiberglass matting, and self-sealing asphalt strips for wind resistance.
What Problems Are Being Reported with Tamko Laminated Asphalt Shingles?
While Tamko Building Products, Inc. markets its shingles as providing excellent roofing protection and sells the shingles with a lengthy limited warranty, consumers have alleged that these Tamko shingle defects have manifested long before the expiration of the warranty. A number of consumers have reported issues with their Tamko Laminated Asphalt Shingles including, but not limited to, the following:
These Tamko shingles defects can result in the loss of the product’s advertised roof-protecting benefits, resulting in shingle rot and potential damage to your roof, ceiling, or walls. Tell-tale signs that shingles have begun to rot and go bad include:
- Dark spots
- Water trails
- Soft spots under your roof after a heavy rain
- Roof sagging
- Other forms of water damage
Which Tamko Shingles Brands Have the Alleged Defects?
Consumers have complained of the above defects in the following brands of Tamko Shingles:
- Heritage® Vintage®
- Heritage® Woodgate®
- Heritage® Premium
Is There a Tamko Shingles Recall?
Tamko Laminated Asphalt Shingles are not currently being recalled. However, that doesn’t mean that consumers cannot receive compensation for their loss of enjoyment and the costs of repair and replacement. If you have purchased defective Tamko shingle products, you may be able to recover those costs through a lawsuit.
What Do I Do If I Have Defective Tamko Laminated Asphalt Shingles?
If you have installed Tamko Laminated Asphalt Shingles and believe they may be defective, document all instances of cracking, delamination, curling, and warping and hold on to your proof of purchase and installation. This documentation is important if you participate in a class action against Tamko.
What Can I Collect in a Lawsuit?
By participating in a class action against Tamko, consumers can receive compensation for the removal and replacement of their defective Tamko shingles. This compensation will cover the labor costs associated with replacement, the cost of the shingles, and additional damages, such as loss of enjoyment and use.
In addition, your participation in a class action will help to hold Tamko accountable for manufacturing defective products that harmed consumers’ homes. This class action sends a message to manufacturers, showing consumers will not stand for deceptive advertising and substandard products.
If you have defective Tamko Laminated Asphalt Shingles, contact Morgan & Morgan today.