Malarkey Roofing Co., Portland, Ore., knows that to properly install laminate shingles, the average 3,000-square-foot home requires 11,520 fasteners. All shingle manufacturers void their warranty if every fastener is not properly placed. The average laminate shingle has a 1/2-inch nailing area. Malarkey shingles are equipped with The Zone, a patented laminate shingle feature providing a 1 3/4-inch nailing area. In addition, the company allows you to choose its standard warranty or any comparable competitor’s warranty.