Wind uplift can be dramatic, threatening to tear a metal roof from its mounting; external seam reinforcements can reduce the likelihood of failure. S-5! says its WindClamps dramatically improve your roof system’s wind uplift performance and have “proven necessary” in some regions, preserving rooftops with an increased chance of extreme weather conditions. For a low investment, S-5! says WindClamps increase — and often double — wind resistance, preventing multiple modes of failure, including clip disengagement when used at a clip location. For more information, visit

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Class 4 Composite Slate and Shake •

DaVinci Roofscapes

Class 4 impact-rated composite slate and shake roofing tiles from DaVinci Roofscapes are crafted to withstand severe weather conditions across the country. Tested for straight-line winds up to 110 mph, rated up to 180 mph Hurricane Velocity Winds, the durable tiles are also Class A fire rated. Code approved for use in Miami-Dade County, Texas Dept. of Insurance and WUI 4175, DaVinci tiles are made of virgin resins, UV and thermal stabilizers, plus a highly-specialized fire retardant. The state-of-the-art tiles are modeled from natural shake and slate profiles and are supported by a Lifetime Limited Material Warranty. For more information, visit

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Timberline® ArmorShield II Shingles


GAF Timberline ArmorShield II (AS II) Shingles offer the beauty, and wind and algae protection of a Timberline HDZ® Shingle and also pass UL’s toughest impact-resistance test, UL 2218 Class 4,* thanks to GAF’s proprietary SBS-modified asphalt formulation. Timberline AS II Shingles come with a 25-year StainGuard Plus™ Algae Protection Limited Warranty** and are eligible for the WindProven™ Limited Wind Warranty with no maximum wind speed limitation when installed with the required combination of four qualifying GAF Accessories.*** If you cope with hard-hitting weather, look for Timberline AS II Shingles: The even tougher Timberline®

*Timberline AS II Shingles are not warranted to withstand hail damage.
**Available only on products sold in packages bearing the StainGuard Plus logo. See GAF Shingle & Accessory Limited Warranty for complete coverage and restrictions.
***15-year WindProven™ limited wind warranty covers GAF Shingles with LayerLock® Technology only and requires the use of GAF Starter Strips, Roof Deck Protection, Ridge Cap Shingles, and Leak Barrier or Attic Ventilation. See GAF Roofing System Limited Warranty for complete coverage and restrictions. Visit for qualifying GAF products. For installations not eligible for the WindProven limited wind warranty, see GAF Shingle & Accessory Limited Warranty for complete coverage and restrictions.

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Peel & Sea

MFM Building Products

Peel & Seal is a versatile, self-adhering membrane with an aluminum top surface that can be exposed to the elements indefinitely. The company says it is ideal for patching or repairing storm-damaged roofs, gutters, or wherever a waterproofing barrier is needed. If repair materials are unavailable promptly, the UV-stable membrane works perfectly for these applications. Peel & Seal is a durable 45-mil membrane that will also self-seal around punctures to maintain a waterproof barrier.

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Landmark ClimateFlex


CertainTeed’s Landmark ClimateFlex is an all-weather performance shingle with an industry-leading Class 4 rating for hail damage protection, meeting the demand for all-weathered roofs as extreme weather conditions rise. Other features include a NailTrak extra-wide nailing area for accurate installation and resistance to fire, wind and tears. The shingle includes a 25-year algae-resistance warranty, 10-year SureStart protection, 15-year 110 mph wind-resistance warranty. A wind warranty upgrade to 130 mph is available when used alongside CertainTeed starter and CertainTeed hip and ridge products. For more information, visit

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Lightning Protection

East Coast Lightning Equipment

East Coast Lightning Equipment, Inc. specializes in manufacturing lightning protection equipment. The company’s line of lighting protection equipment is American-made and sold throughout North and Central America and the Middle East. All lightning protection products are UL-listed and meet or exceed the materials requirements of NFPA Standard 780 and UL96. East Coast Lightning Equipment offers a complete line of lightning protection equipment, including air terminals and accessories, through-structure assemblies, grounding equipment, surge suppression, conductors, fasteners, fittings and connectors, and decorative items. All products are intended for installation in lightning protection systems that comply with UL96A and NFPA 780 requirements. East Coast’s products are sold exclusively through certified lightning protection system design and installation specialists. For more information, visit

Impact and Wind Resistant Shingles

Impact and Wind Resistant Shingles

Atlas Roofing Corp.

Atlas' shingle lineup features two options for superior protection. Pinnacle Impact shingles boast a UL 2218 Class 4 impact rating built to withstand severe hail and features 3M’s smog-reducing technology and 3M Scotchgard Protector algae resistance. StormMaster Shake shingles are engineered with proprietary ‘Core4 Technology,’ designed to handle what Atlas describes as “extreme conditions,” withstanding winds up to 150 mph.

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Wind and Very Severe Hail Protection


SOPREMA’s roofing systems include wind uplift ratings and agency approvals that meet demands for tornado design requirements found in the latest version of ASCE 7-22 – “Minimum Design Loads and Associated Criteria for Buildings and Other Structures.” Products are tested to meet and exceed large impact resistance for storm shelters to demonstrate compliance with ICC/NSSA 500 – “Standard for the Design and Construction of Storm Shelters.” SOPREMA also offers FM Very Severe Hail approvals and wind uplift ratings for a wide range of SBS, APP and PVC membranes, a variety of coverboard types and multiple attachment methods. For more information, visit