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Vista™ Shingle Line
Features & Benefits
Limited Lifetime Material Warranty
110 mph (177 kph) Limited Wind Warranty
130 mph (209 kph) Enhanced Wind Warranty Available
Vista™ AR 12-year Algae Resistant System Warranty
Your Choice™ Warranty Program
12-year Right Start™ Warranty

Vista™ is an architectural shingle line fortified with sustainable Nexgen™ polymer modified asphalt technology for enhanced granule adhesion and extreme weather protection, including Class 3 impact resistance. This product line offers optional security against algae staining.


Nexgen™ Polymer Modified Asphalt

Sustainable recycled polymer modified asphalt technology increases flexibility, granule adhesion, and impact resistance.

Raw asphalt must be altered for use in roofing materials, but traditional methods to alter asphalt diminish its natural, rubber-like characteristics. For over 30 years, Malarkey has been engineering and manufacturing a specially formulated blend of polymers and mixing them with raw asphalt at each of our facilities to produce our resilient Flexor™ polymer modified asphalt.

Over the years, Malarkey has continually advanced the development of polymer modified asphalt using new technologies to refine the physical characteristics desired for quality shingle performance. Nexgen™ is the result, a blend of Flexor™ asphalt with post-consumer or post-industrial, recycled polymers. The use of recycled polymers is the next step in the ongoing effort from Malarkey to promote sustainable roofing materials while maintaining a high level of quality. This progressive approach improves asphalt flexibility, granule adhesion, cold weather installation, and impact resistance while promoting sustainable product design.

 

Protect from Extreme Weather

Class 3 impact resistance offers your roof a high rate of protection.

Impacts to a roof can reduce the life of a shingle and lead to water damage. Class 3 shingles undergo UL 2218 testing to withstand impacts from a simulated 1¾" hail stone hitting a roof without sustaining damage. Nexgen™ polymer modified asphalt technology provides resilient Class 3 roofing shingle protection.

Streak Resist™ Technology

Helps maintain the aesthetic appearance of your roof. Includes a 12-year warranty.

Algae growth on a roof can cause black streaks, which can alter the color of your roof and make it appear aged. Shingles with a blend of algae resistant granules help maintain the aesthetic appearance of your roof by resisting black streaks caused by algae and may reduce the need to clean your roof. Vista™ AR shingles include a 12-year Algae Resistant System Warranty.

Retain Color Granules

Superior granule adhesion provides your roof lasting beauty and protection from damaging solar rays.

Throughout the day, roofs cycle through periods of hot and cold, causing materials to naturally expand and contract. Nexgen™ polymer modified asphalt provides superior flexibility and granule adhesion to better hold granules onto the shingle. When granules stay on the roof, it provides lasting beauty and protection from damaging solar rays.

Formulated Roofing Sealants

Specially formulated asphalt sealant holds shingles in place during high winds and rain sealants protect from wind-driven rain.

Driving winds can threaten to lift shingles from your roof if they are not properly sealed. Malarkey uses a specially formulated SEBS polymer modified asphalt sealant to help hold shingles in place during high winds. Malarkey architectural shingles also feature two additional lines of SEBS polymer modified asphalt rain sealant in the critical lamination area of the shingle for double protection against wind-driven rain. SEBS asphalt rain sealant is engineered with adhesive properties to join the shingle together and cohesive properties to prevent it from separating. SEBS is also flexible down to 0˚F (-18˚C), ensuring the rain seal remains intact through freeze and thaw cycles.

Superior Shingle Strength

Shingles with Nexgen™ polymer modified asphalt are more resistant to tearing and nail pull-out, reducing the risk of shingle blow-off.

Shingles with Nexgen™ polymer modified asphalt are more resistant to tearing and nail pull-out compared to traditional oxidized asphalts, reducing the risk of shingles blowing off in high winds.

The Zone®: Improve Fastener Placement

The Zone® nailing area dramatically improves correct fastener placement during installation.

One of the most critical aspects of a successful roofing project is correct installation. Improper fastener placement is the leading cause of incorrect shingle installation, which can subsequently void the warranty as well as lead to leaks or blow-offs. Malarkey architectural shingles are manufactured with The Zone® – a patented 1¾" nailing area over 3x larger than other laminate shingles that dramatically improves correct fastener placement.

Watch: The Zone Nailing Area.

Flexible in All Weather

Asphalt technology provides flexibility for application in a wider range of climates and roof styles.

Unique roof structures and cold weather can pose obstacles during installation. Nexgen™ polymer modified asphalt technology provides shingles with added flexibility to conform to unique structures. Nexgen™ also ensures shingles remain flexible down to 0˚F (-18˚C), which is 40 degrees lower than the typical installation of standard asphalt shingles. This allows for application in a wider range of climates and on a wider range of architectural roof styles.

Wind Warranties

110 mph (177 kph) Limited Wind Warranty included. Eligible for a 130 mph (209 kph) Enhanced Wind Warranty when additional standards are met.

A 110 mph (177 kph) Limited Wind Warranty is included. An Enhanced Wind Warranty is available at 130 mph (209 kph) when additional standards are met.

* Malarkey hip and ridge shingles (10", 12" RidgeFlex™ or 8", 10" EZ-Ridge™ with Scotchgard™ Protector from 3M) are recommended for all Malarkey field shingles but required with shingles having Scotchgard™ Protector to receive Malarkey’s 20-year Scotchgard™ Protector Warranty. Some contractors adapt 3-tab roofing shingles to use as hip and ridge shingles; The Alaskan® featuring Scotchgard™ can be substituted as hip and ridge shingles for both the Scotchgard™ Protector Warranty and the Algae Resistant System Warranty from Malarkey. The use of Dura-Seal™ AR as hip and ridge shingles is only allowed when Dura-Seal™ AR is the field shingle.
** Shingles come with a Limited Wind Warranty but are eligible for an Enhanced Wind Warranty when additional standards are met: Smart Start™ starter shingles are installed, shingles are 6-nailed (including starter shingles; 9 nails for Windsor® shingles), and either EZ-Ridge™ (8", 10") or RidgeFlex™ (10", 12") hip and ridge shingles are used. Some contractors adapt roofing shingles to use as hip and ridge shingles. Use of The Alaskan® as a hip and ridge shingle will apply toward the Enhanced Wind Warranty. Dura-Seal™ (Nexgen™) shingles used for hip and ridge will qualify toward an Enhanced Wind Warranty only when Dura-Seal™ (Nexgen™) is the field shingle. Malarkey performance-driven underlayments – Arctic Seal®, Right Start™ UDL, or SecureStart™ Plus – are recommended for added system protection.

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