Shingles on N.Y. town hall fail; council considers metal roof

05/9/2014 | Lansing Star (N.Y.), The

The architectural shingles on the roof of the Town Hall building in Lansing, N.Y., have begun to curl and allow leaks after only 14 years. "That is disconcerting as well, in my eyes ... Shingles are typically warrantied to 25 to 30 years, especially architectural shingles, which are on this building," said Lansing Councilman Doug Dake. Officials are now considering a metal roof, either with screwed-on applied fasteners or a standing seam roof.

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