Residential Roof Installation With CertainTeed Integrity Roof System
Residential roof installation with asphalt shingles is not only about the shingles itself, but also the roofing accessories. More importantly, these accessories play a vital role in ensuring a proper roofing installation from start to finish. See how Certainteed’s Integrity Roof System can benefit your home and what to expect during the roofing installation process.
Integrity Roof System Accessory List
Residential roofing plays a key role in protecting your home in addition to the assets within your home. Each accessory within the Integrity Roof System takes part in keeping out inclement weather such as rain, ice, and excessive heat. Below are seven accessories that make up the Certainteed Integrity Roof System;
- Aluminum Drip Edge
- WinterGuard Waterproofing Underlayment
- RoofRunner Underlayment
- SwiftStart Shingles
- Architectural Asphalt Shingles
- CertainTeed Ridge Vent
- Hip and Ridge Shingles
Purpose Of Each Roof System Accessory
Aluminum Drip Edge
The drip edge is manufactured out of a corrosive resistant material known as aluminum. Additionally, the aluminum drip edge helps protect against water infiltration and damage along the roof edges. Specifically, the overhang guides on the piece of aluminum diverts water away from the roofline and into the gutters.
WinterGuard Waterproofing Underlayment
Moisture will take over any residential home structure, causing unnecessary damage and added expense to home renovations. Additionally, WinterGaurd waterproofing by Certainteed works in conjunction with the other accessories to prevent leaks from ice dams and wind-driven rain.
Roof runner underlayment is a synthetic polymer-base underlayment that is water-resistant.
These are Certainteed’s starter shingles that are the first course of shingles installed. Additionally, these starter shingles work with the rest of the roofing accessories to ensure optimal sealing and performance. Furthermore, it provides extra strength to the starter course of the asphalt shingles.
Architectural Asphalt Shingles
These shingles are the ones you pick when deciding the color and style of your new roof.
CertainTeed Ridge Vent
Ridge vent allows for proper ventilation of the attic space. Additionally, it allows your roofing system to “breathe”. Additionally, with soffit vents or intake vents, the attic will be cooler in the summer and drier in the winter.
Hip and Ridge Shingles
Hip and Ridge are the shingles, or also known as “caps”, that go on top of the ridge vent at the peak of the roof. Furthermore, these shingles play an important role in providing your roofs ridge’s with a distinctive finish.
Extended Roof Warranty With CertainTeed Accessories
When homeowners choose an Integrity Roof System that is installed by a CertainTeed Credentialed Contractor such as Reliable Roofing, Siding, and Windows, homeowners have the opportunity to further protect their investment with a SureStart Plus warranty.
SureStart Plus warranty takes the standard SureStart Protection and extends it to full coverage for up to 50 years! But, this depends on the level of protection chosen. See the differences between a traditional SureStart warranty and SureStart Plus warranty.
Traditional SureStart Warranty
SureStart will protect your roof for either 3, 5, or 10 years depending on the type of roofing shingle selected. In addition, the traditional SureStart warranty provides homeowners with the following;
100% Of Materials
All shingles that are required for repairing or replacing a defective portion of the roof will be provided for free with no exceptions.
Labor Covered 100%
Labor that involves the repairing or replacement of defective shingles will be paid for by CertainTeed, based on fair market value.
Any additional costs involved in the repairing or replacement of shingles are included in the fair market value of the job. These additional costs consist of flashing, tear-off, metal work, and disposal.
Transferring Of Warranty
The Certainteed warranty with SureStart Protection can be transferred from the original consumer to the subsequent property owner during the SureStart period for the remaining duration of the warranty.
SureStart Plus Warranty
SureStart Plus offers homeowners an extended warranty consisting of either 20 or 50 years depending on the level of protection you choose with any residential roof installation.
SureStart Plus takes everything the traditional SureStart warranty offers and extends it. Specifically, SureStart Plus offers homeowners an extended protection of upwards to 20 or 50 years depending on the coverage you choose. Below is a breakdown of each level of protection homeowners can choose with a SureStart Plus Warranty.
The 3-Star Protection plan offers homeowners an extended warranty of 20 years. This protection plan covers materials and labor, in addition to tear-off. Additionally, this 3-Star Protection plan is transferable for 10 years.
4-Star Plan offers homeowners an extended warranty of 50 years. This protection plan covers materials and labor, tear-off, and disposal. in Addition, this 4-Star Protection plan is transferable for 12 years.
While the 5-Star Protection offers homeowners an extended warranty of 50 years. This protection plan covers materials and labor, tear-off, disposal, and workmanship. Furthermore, this 5-Star Protection plan is transferable for 15 years.
Roofing with CertainTeed’s Integrity Roofing System ensures for a proper and full proof roofing installation. In addition to the roofing components, Certainteed’s SureStart and SureStart Plus protection plan stands out among its competitors.