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.

About CertainTeed Roofing Technologies

As a result of our dedication to product improvements and manufacturing excellence, we've developed numerous valuable technologies that help contractors and homeowners build better, safer, more comfortable homes. This CertainTeed product features the following roofing technologies:

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. Unlike harder sealants that can dry out and crack over time, it is designed to remain pliable and accommodate the slight structural shifts caused by years of temperature and weather changes. Learn more.

CertainTeed CertaSeal® for Wind Uplift Protection

Designed to be fast activating after installation, 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. Unlike harder sealants that can dry out and crack over time, CertaSeal® is designed to remain pliable and accommodate the slight structural shifts caused by years of temperature and weather changes, all while protecting homes from wind and wet weather year round.

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

Installation

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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