High-Performance Starter are starter course shingles designed specifically for use with GrandManor® and Highland Slate® shingles - and are the only approved installation alternative to using the shingles themselves.

High Performance Starter meets the accessory requirements for the CertainTeed Integrity Roof System® which is comprised of underlayments, shingles, accessory products and ventilation all working together. The Integrity Roof System is designed to provide optimum performance - no matter how bad the weather conditions are.

CertainTeed CertaSeal® for Wind Uplift Protection

CertaSeal® is a high-grade adhesive made from a proprietary blend of asphalts and polymers that seals shingles together on the roof to safeguard against wind uplift, shingle blow off, and moisture infiltration.

Technical Information

  • Installation is a snap - no need to cut tabs off expensive shingles
  • Provides a straight factory-cut eave edge for a clean look
  • Packed 34 pieces (102 linear feet) per bundle


High Performance Starter Shingles are designed specifically for use with Grand Manor and Highland Slate shingles. Applying a roof system correctly is essential to the warranty and performance of the roof. Please refer to the installation instructions for complete details. Available in both English and Spanish.

Warranty Details

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.

Export Information

High-performance Starter asphalt roofing shingles are available for Export.  Please review the related product brochures for additional information.

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