The Gray Cliffs of Emporia

A view you’ve never seen before!


In this image, the poor condition of the gray shingles is obvious. You can even see how loose they are, rather than being TIGHT to each other. In a high wind, they all sorta flap about.

I prefer non-flapping shingles.





  1. Dan Goodall-Williams on November 28, 2019 at 2:56 am

    Let’s hope there is no rot under there as well. They really are in terrible shape. I hope you will be able to reuse at least some of them.

  2. Linda A. on November 28, 2019 at 9:47 pm

    Those shingles are thirsty! Much worse up close! Poor old things.

  3. Jakob on November 29, 2019 at 1:07 am

    I’m shocked at how intact the wall is after what had you said, 20+ years? Where I am in Western Washington, water will destroy a house in record time. South facades especially…wet weather off the pacific that blows south to north. Unattended that long, it’d be into the framing.

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