BP Organic Shingle Failure

December 11, 2013

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At A Glance

This Alert Affects
Consumers who had their property outfitted with Building Products (BP) of Canada Corp. organic shingles, which include Eclipse GL, Rampart and ProStandard organic shingles.
Damages
Allegedly, these BP Organic shingles can fail prematurely due to cracking, moisture invasion, deterioration, curling and blistering. Some homeowners have even reported BP organic shingle failure after the product was blown off their roof.
Company(ies)
Building Products of Canada Corp.
Additional Details
Premature BP organic shingle failure can cause damage to underlying structures, including walls, ceiling structural components, underlying felt, plaster, sheetrock and structural roof components. Damage caused by BP organic shingle failure has reportedly forced homeowners to spend thousands of dollars in repair and replacement costs.
Date
Warranty periods for different models of the BP organic shingles were as much as 35 years, but homeowners have complained that these shingles can fail as early as two years after installation.