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Start off on the right shingle…

CertainTeed Swiftstart metric starter shingle is designed specifically for use with CertainTeed Landmark Series shingles. Rather than cutting expensive field shingles to use as starters, you can save time and money by starting with Swiftstart.
  • Reduced installation time, so jobs are finished faster
  • Required for use to obtain enhanced warranties
  • Code-compliant, meets min. 2" headlap requirement for metric shingles--many competing products do not
  • Each 18-piece bundle covers 116 linear ft.
  • Precision sealant for proper sealing at the eaves
  • Works with all metric shingles that are similar to Landmark

  • Code-compliant, meets min. 2" headlap requirement for metric shingles--many competing products do not
  • Each 18-piece bundle covers 116 linear ft.
  • Dimensions: Each sheet measures 38 3/4" x 15 1/4" and separates into two 38 3/4" x 7 5/8" starter shingles
  • Precision sealant for proper sealing at the eaves
  • Works with all metric shingles that are similar to Landmark

Proper Installation is Critical.

Applying a roof system correctly is essential to the warranty and performance of the roof. Backed by over 100 years of excellence in the roofing industry, CertainTeed developed a complete set of installation instructions for their roofing products in both English and Spanish. These installation instructions describe and illustrate the steps involved in installing CertainTeed asphalt roofing products.

Click on the link to the right for the installation instructions on Landmark Series shingles and accessories.

NOTE: To view a listing of credentialed roofing companies in your area who install CertainTeed products, click on the "Find a Roofing Contractor" link located in the left navigation bar.
This product has a limited warranty against manufacturing defects concurrent with the warranty of the field shingle with which it is installed. See CertainTeed's Asphalt Shingle Products Limited Warranty for specific details.
 
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