Product Roundup: Shakes and Premium Shingles
April 1, 2009
Lamarite Shake Composite ShinglesTAMKO Building Products
Lamarite Shake Composite Shingles emulate the organic beauty of real wood shake without the performance issues. Lamarite Shake is listed for UL Class A fire and wind resistance, Class 4 impact resistance and comes with a 50-year limited warranty. Lamarite Shake is available in 5-, 7- and 12-inch widths and three color options: Cedar, Weathered Wood and Dove Grey. Lamarite Shake is nail gunnable, requiring two corrosion–resistant roofing nails per shingle for installation. For more information, call 800-641-4691 or visit www.tamko.com.
Certi-Split Red Cedar ShakesCedar Shake and Shingle Bureau
Handsplit and Resawn Certi-Split red cedar shakes are split on the face, creating a rustic appearance, and sawn on the back. Number one grade Certigrade red cedar shingles are sawn on both sides from 100 percent heartwood, 100 percent clear and 100 percent edge grain. Certi-Sawn Tapersawn shakes are sawn on both sides creating a semi textured look with a stronger shadow line than a shingle. For more information and a list of product manufacturers, visit www.cedarbureau.org.
Da Vinci Synthetic ShakesDaVinci Roofscapes
DaVinci Roofscapes manufactures award-winning synthetic Slate, Shake and Fancy Shake polymer roofing tiles that are virtually maintenance free and far more cost-effective than natural products. Backed by a limited 50-year warranty, DaVinci roofing tiles are made from 100 percent pure resin to assure product consistency. DaVinci leads the industry in tile thickness, tile width variety and the greatest selection of subtle earth-toned colors. For more information, call 800-328-4624 or visit www.davinciroofscapes.com.
LifePine Shakes and ShinglesCox Industries Inc.
LifePine is virtually maintenance-free wood roofing solution, carrying a transferable 50-year warranty. Combining the architectural beauty of natural wood with a high solar reflectance and an R-Value greater than cedar, it is understandable why Energy Star has recognized LifePine as a partner. Energy savings and long life span create a superb value for the homeowner and the environment. For more information, call 877-536-2285 or visit www.lifepine.com.
Presidential Shake TL UltimateCertainTeed
Presidential Shake TL Ultimate shingles from CertainTeed Corporation give the look of a wood shake roof with sculpted edges, staggered lines and depth. Built with three laminated layers of the industry’s strongest materials, Presidential Shake TL Ultimate carries a lifetime limited warranty, including coverage against winds up to 110 miles per hour and 10-year SureStart warranty protection. The shingle features a Class A fire rating and meets ASTM D3462. For more information, visit www.certainteed.com.
Composite Cedar ShakesInSpire Roofing Products
InSpire Roofing Products’ new Cedar Shake Roofing satisfies key factors of aesthetics, practicality and durability. The shakes’ genuine appearance is achieved through a manufacturing process using molds cast from real hand-split cedar, so rich detail and depth are delivered, but without any worry over rotting, warping, cracking or specialized maintenance. The composite shakes provide a Class A fire rating, Class 4 hail rating and 110 mph wind uplift rating. InSpire Roofing Products is a division of The Tapco Group. For more information, call 800-971-4148 or visit www.inspireroofing.com.
Woodmoor and Woodcrest ShinglesOwens Corning
The Owens Corning Woodmoor and Woodcrest shingle lines evoke the rustic and textured appearance of shake, while providing the durability of asphalt shingles. Woodcrest shingles come with a 90 mph wind resistance limited warranty, while Woodmoor is backed by a 110 mph limited warranty. Both lines are available in nine colors, including Juniper and Autumn Maple, which were introduced in early 2009. For more information, visit www.owenscorning.com.
StormMaster SlateAtlas Roofing
Offering high performance and durability in a designer look, StormMaster Slate shingles are high wind and Class 4 impact resistant, carrying a 110 mph wind warranty. SBS (Styrene Butadiene Styrene) asphalt construction ensures high performance and lasting durability. StormMaster Slate shingles are available in a sophisticated palette of designer colors. For more information, visit www.atlasroofing.com.
DECRA Shake XDDECRA Roofing Systems
Emulating the classic beauty and architectural detail of a heavy cut, rustic hand-split wood shake, DECRA Shake XD combines the superior performance of corrosion resistant, aluminum-zinc alloy coated steel with the beauty of an acrylic bonded stone chip finish. Like all DECRA profiles, Shake XD is backed by a 50-year limited warranty, a 120 mph wind warranty and is a Class 4 impact resistant, non-combustible, Class A rated material. For more information, call 877-463-3272 or visit www.decra.com.
Paramount AdvantagePABCO Roofing Products
PABCO Roofing Products offers Paramount Advantage as the boldest member of its Signature Cut Shingle Family. The expanded color selection and unique contrasts highlight the dimension of this heavyweight shingle. Paramount Advantage features a Limited Lifetime Shingle Warranty and 110 mph Limited Wind Warranty. For more information, visit www.pabcoroofing.com.
Cambridge LT and Cambridge 30AR & 30IKO
IKO manufactures all of its fiberglass mat shingles and organic felt underlayments using recycled materials. Our line of Cambridge shingles became the first in the asphalt roofing industry to receive the prestigious Scientific Certification Systems (SCS) certification, aimed at spurring the highest level of environmental improvements, social accountability and product performance. For more information, call 888-456-7663 or visit www.iko.com.
Seneca Plus TilesEcoStar
EcoStar offers Seneca Plus tiles, a premium steep-slope recycled roofing product that features a thick cut to create the natural appearance of hand-split cedar shake. Available in three widths and nine colors, they provide unlimited design opportunities. Like all EcoStar roofing products, Seneca Plus offers the availability of a 50-year Gold Star warranty and Class A and C fire ratings. For more information, call 800-211-7170 or visit www.ecostar.carlisle.com.
GAF-Elk’s Timberline shingles are the No. 1-selling architectural shingles in North America. Timberline Prestique High Definition shingles feature a patented “high definition” shadow band that results in exceptional depth and dimension, and are available with 30 year, 40 year and lifetime warranties. Timberline Natural Shadow shingles feature a more subtle color blend and are available with a 30-year limited warranty. For more information, visit www.gaf.com.