June 9, 2017

What Are The Best Roofing Shingles?

Note sure what Roof Shingle to use? No problem! We cover five of the most common shingles in North America and what makes them each a little bit different. Learn more today!

Time to read:
3 Minutes
Written by
Nicholas Capobianco

Choosing the Right Roof Shingle for Your Home can be Tough

The team at Roofr compiled a list of the most popular roof shingles along with their features from the big 5 roofing shingle manufacturers.

Let's have a close look at each one: 

GAF- Timberline 

  • 50 year limited lifetime warranty/10 years non-prorated
  • 110 mph wind warranty
  • 210 lbs per 100sqft
  • Actual lifetime of shingle: 30-35 years

BP- Mystique

  •  50 year limited lifetime warranty/15 years non-prorated
  • 110 mph wind warranty
  • 237 lbs pre 100sqft
  • Actual lifetime of shingle: 25-30 years

CertainTeed- Landmark 

  • 50 year limited lifetime warranty/10 years non-prorated
  • 110 mph wind warranty
  • 240 lbs per 100sqft
  • Actual lifetime of shingle: 30-35 years

Owens Corning- Duration 

  • 50 year limited lifetime warranty/10 years non-prorated
  • 110 mph wind warranty
  • 260 lbs per 100sqft
  • Actual lifetime of shingle: 30-35 years

IKO- Cambridge AR 

  • 50 year limited lifetime warranty/15 years non-prorated
  • 110 mph wind warranty
  • 240 lbs per 100sqft
  • Actual lifetime of shingle: 20-25 years

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