Roofing Products for Spring 2018


Shingles and Tiles

Boral One-Piece S-Tile

Boral S tile madera
Photo: Boral America

Boral Roofing’s one-piece clay S tile looks like a traditional cap-and-pan style tile, but in a single piece, providing roofers with a cost-effective option that can be installed more quickly.

The tile is rated Class 3 for hail and Class A for fire. Additionally, some colors are rated by the Cool Roof Rating Council and the Environmental Protection Agency’s Energy Star program.

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DaVinci Roofscapes Shake Shingle

DaVinci Roofscapes Aged Cedar shake
Colors, left to right: Aged Cedar, Black Oak, Mossy Cedar; Photo: DaVinci Roofscapes
DaVinci Roofscapes Black Oak shake
DaVinci Roofscapes Mossy Cedar shake

DaVinci Roofscapes recently introduced three new colors to its line of composite shake shingles designed to mimic real shake shingles. The new colors, Aged Cedar, Mossy Cedar and Black Oak, match the colors found in real aged shake that unfortunately occur when the wood deteriorates.

The new colors are available on all DaVinci multiwidth and single-width shake composite roofing tiles, and feature wavy or straight grain. DaVinci’s shake tiles are certified to withstand wind speeds up to 110 miles per hour. They are rated Class 4 for hail, and have fire ratings of Class A or C, depending on the type of underlayment used.

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DECRA Roofing Systems Shake XD

DECRA shake xd
Photo: DECRA Roofing Systems

Shake XD is a stone-coated steel shake cut to resemble hand-split wood. It uses a hidden fastener system, and doesn’t require special tools to install. It can be used on roof pitches down to 3/12.

The shake can resist winds up to 120 miles per hour. On top of a Class A fire rating and Class 4 hail rating, DECRA offers a lifetime warranty.

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GAF Timberline HD

GAF Timberline HD
Photo: GAF

GAF’s Timberline HD line of asphalt shingles use high-definition color blends and enhanced shadow effects to give an authentic wood-shake look, notes Leslie Franklin, executive director of residential products for GAF.

The shingles are manufactured with GAF’s Advanced Protection technology to minimize the natural resources used without sacrificing protection.

The shingles have a Class A fire rating. They can withstand wind speeds up to 110 miles per hour, or up to 130 miles per hour with special installation.

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GAF WeatherWatch

GAF WeatherWatch
Photo: GAF

GAF’s WeatherWatch barrier helps protect roofs from damage from wind-driven rain and ice dams. It self-seals around nails and uses split-back release film to help make installation easier, according to Executive Director of Residential Products Leslie Franklin.

WeatherWatch can be left exposed for up to 60 days on asphalt shingle roof systems without degrading. It’s available in 1.5 and 2.0 square rolls.

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Protecto Wrap Jiffy Seal Ice and Water Guard HT

Protecto Wrap Jiffy Seal Ice and Water Guard
Photo: Protecto Wrap

Protecto Wrap’s Jiffy Seal Ice and Water Guard is a self-sealing roof underlayment with a tri-layer film anti-slip surface. It uses a proprietary asphalt/recycled butyl hybrid as an adhesive. Jiffy Seal can be used beneath shakes, shingles, metal panels and slate roofs, and on roof pitches down to 2/12. It has a temperature range of up to 250 degrees Fahrenheit, with a UV exposure period up to six months.

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