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Question DetailsAsked on 5/6/2015

Does Owens Corning carry the CertainTeed shingles?

Our condo association is replacing shingles and we were told the company is using Owens Corning shingles but I found on the ground a slip from the back of the shingle that said it was The Roofing Collection by CertainTeed. So I'm wondering if Owens Corning carries this shingle.

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Are you sure it said by Certainteed ? Here is the Owens Corning shingle listing in Sweet's Construction materials catalog showing it pretty clearly as an OC product line description -

But - I also found a wholesaler ad showing The Roofing Collection - CertainTeed

so may be it was not a copyrightable phrase so both use it.

And no - OC and CertainTeed are not one company - OC is US owned and operated, CertainTeed is owned by Saint-Gobain, a major building materials company from France.

Guess you would have to contact Owens Corning to find out for certain - unfortunately different styhle shingles come in different color wrappers, not Pink Panther Pink. It is possible the CertainTeed slip came from a prior job and was just stuck in handling (or left in the truck bed and got stuck) to the bundle wrapper on this job. I don't remember if the OC shingles have the company name printed on the back of the shingles or not. Sounds like maybe a thing for the contracting officer of the association to check into - but the wrappers should clearly state Owens Corning and the of shingle - TrueDefinition, Oakridge, or whatever it is.

Answered 5 years ago by LCD

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