Expand your roofing industry vocabulary with these simple definitions and illustrations. Find more resources in our glossary!
Underlayments are installed between the roof deck and the shingle to provide protection to the deck during installation as well as act as a secondary barrier from leaks and ice dams after installation. Let’s look at the different underlayments offered by Malarkey.
Shingles can offer a variety of features to meet the needs of homes across the country. Learn how solar reflective shingles, polymer modified shingles, and shingles with Class 4 impact resistance can help protect your roof.
All roofing products go through rigorous testing by independent, nationally recognized laboratories to provide assurance that product performance meets specifications. Learn how shingles earn a Class 4 impact resistance rating and how Class 4 can help reduce the risk of impact damage.
Asphalt shingles come in a variety of styles to complement any architectural design and increase a home’s curb appeal. The three most common styles are strip shingles, laminate shingles, and designer shingles. Asphalt roofing is also available in rolls for low slope roofs. Let’s take a look at what makes each style unique.
Mat, asphalt, granules and sealant strips combine to create the basic components of asphalt shingles. As with any product, the end quality can be attributed to the quality of the components used to create it.