CertainTeed shingles are one of the oldest brands in the shingles roofing industry, dating back to the early 19th century. With time and experiences comes very high quality premier shingles. Nevertheless, CertainTeed has build up their name as a reputable building products manufacturer. In addition to the durable CertainTeed shingles, CertainTeed manufactures siding, trim, fence, decking, foundations, windows, insulation and ceilings. Not only can you build a roof with CertainTeed shingles, but you can also almost build an entire house with CertainTeed building materials.
There are three different types of CertainTeed shingles: residential, low slope and solar. The residential CertainTeed shingles are by far the most popular shingle type and come in an almost endless variations of models. There are luxury shingles, premium designer shingles as well as your traditional CertainTeed shingles.
Within those categories, there are almost different products such as the Symphony, the GrandManor, the Centennial Slate, the Carriage House, the Presidential Shake TL, the Landmark TL Impact Resistant, the Landmark TL, and the Presidential Shake Impact Resistant shingle. These are all forms of luxury shingles.
The premium designer CertainTeed shingles come in models such as the Highland Slate, the Landmark Premium, the Landmark Solaris, the Independence, the Landmark special and the Hatteras. The traditional CertainTeed shingles are available as the XT 30 and the XT 25. Furthermore, CertainTeed shingles offer additional roofing products such as WinterGuard, MetaLayment, DiamonDeck and Roofer’s select. These are all different forms of underlayment, which will compliment your shingles well.
With such a large range of options for your CertainTeed shingles, you may be wondering what’s the difference between the different models and which one would be best for your home? One thing for sure is that the different CertainTeed shingles come with different warranties and also in a different color scheme. While almost any color is available within the different model lines (luxury, premium designer and traditional), the individual product shingles come in a select few colors each. While most of the luxury CertainTeed shingles come with either a 50-year or lifetime warranty, the traditional shingles come with either a 25-year or 30-year warranty. Therefore, the luxury and premium designer CertainTeed shingles are more expensive than the traditional shingles. However, with the higher price, comes more features and better quality. Some of these better features are specially-engineered to provide the best weather resistant and UV resistant abilities as well as the longest life.
CertainTeed shingles also come in low slope style where you can find different models such as self-adhered, SBS, APP, BUR which are either base sheet, ply sheet or CAP sheet. Lastly, CertainTeed produces solar roofs through their EnerGen Photovoltaic solar roofing system. These solar roofing systems look nice and are practically zero maintenance while produce you energy that will help pay the roof off. Research which model of CertainTeed shingles is right for you!