Strip Shingles: The traditional asphalt strip shingle, commonly called “three-tab,” allows for a wide variety of patterns and light-and-shadow options. Each strip shingle is divided into three tabs to approximate the style of individual shingles with the easy installation of strips.
CertainTeed warrants that its shingles will be free from manufacturing defects, and provides the extra assurance of SureStart™ protection. Below are highlights of the warranty for Landmark®. See CertainTeed's Asphalt Shingle Products Limited Warranty document for specific warranty details regarding this product.
Presidential Shake is the original luxury shingle created to replicate the look of cedar shakes with the performance of fiber glass construction. Presidential Shake shingles deliver the charm and character of hand-split wood shakes with the durability and strength that presides over wood in virtually every surrounding.
While both concrete and clay tiles outperform most other roofing materials in durability, at the end of the day clay is a more durable material than concrete. Concrete tiles may last between 30 to 50 years, while clay tiles may well last over 100 years.
Malarkey Roofing Products® offers a full line of advanced commercial roofing systems for low slope roofing applications. Malarkey is focused on providing the most innovative low slope products along with the best technical and customer service in the roofing industry.
PVC Single-Ply Membrane – arguably the most popular of all flat roofing materials (some contractors even install ONLY PVC membranes.) PVC membranes are a single layer of thermoplastic material. PVC roofs are especially strong and durable, featuring a minimum breaking point of 300 pounds per inch compared to the industry-recommended 200 PPI.
Owens Corning® Roofing Shingles can help reduce your heating and cooling bills when installed properly. Certain shingles reflect solar energy, decreasing the amount of heat transferred to a home’s interior — and the amount of air conditioning needed to keep it comfortable.
Woodcrest® Shingles offer peace of mind by meeting the highest fire-resistance standards in the industry, Class A. These shingles are available in colorful distinctive blends that are inspired by nature so say goodbye to your limited, faded, and monotone color options of real wood.
Development of solar roof tiles and solar shingles (most famously by Dow) has been evolving for many years, and a number of companies have taken a stab at designing a versatile, subtle rooftop solar medium that could be considered a genuine roofing material rather than a module add-on.
Stone coated steel roofing also limits teardown costs as it can be installed right over existing asphalt shingles. It’s lightweight at about 1.3 lbs. per square foot and is energy efficient with a low environmental impact. Metal roofing is mostly recycled content. This helps to conserve natural resources and energy.
When comparing tile roofs and shingle roofs, the first noticeable difference is the price. Tile is more expensive than shingles, usually at least double the price. However, the life expectancy of tile ends up being about double that of shingles, so it works out to be about even in that regard.