Your roof is an important investment. It keeps you, your home, and your family safe and dry from the elements.

Many factors can play a role in the longevity of your roof. There are a few warning signs to look out for that can indicate it has reached the end of its life (full article here).

If you find yourself in a situation where you need your roof replaced, there are a few options to choose from with the most popular including; metal, clay, slate, and asphalt.

If you decide to go with asphalt shingles, they are offered in a variety of colors and different levels of grade.

In the asphalt category, CertainTeed is gaining recognition for its high quality, durability, and affordability making it a triple threat to its competitors.

What are CertainTeed Shingles?

CertainTeedYour shingles are fiberglass-reinforced asphalt. They are comprised of multiple laminated layers. For this reason, they can weigh more than 250 pounds per 100 sq feet.

It’s not just their weight that makes them so durable they are manufactured with the highest level of quality and are built to last resisting wind, cracking, and impact.

CertainTeed VS GAF which is better?

GAF shingles are similar to CertainTeed however they are reinforced with fiberglass mesh. Depending on the product they come in 3-5 layer options for protection. They are a little less expensive than CertainTeed.

CertainTeed is considered a higher level of quality and offers a wider range of color and style choices.

Both products however are considered sustainable.

How much do CertainTeed Shingles cost?

In comparison to other roofing options, CertainTeed is competitively priced at $250 – $300 per 100 square feet as a starting point.

The different options of CertainTeed Shingles determine the cost.

What types of CertainTeed Shingles are there?

The good, better, and best choices for CertainTeed Shingles are:

  • Landmark – fiberglass mat with a laminate overlay
  • Landmark Pro – comparable to Landmark with thicker layers of asphalt making it a heavier shingle. This upgrade also includes more choices in colors.
  • Landmark Premium – at about 300 pounds per square, a more durable option. There are fewer color options to choose from for this upgrade.

What are the next steps?

It’s always best once you become aware that you need to repair or replace your roof to call in a professional to inspect and advise. If you do decide on the CertainTeed option, always choose a certified CertainTeed Master Shingle Contractor. If you would like more information about this product or arrange for an inspection and quote, give us a call at 757-630-6641.