Presidential® Starter is required for Presidential Shake® TL and Presidential Shake® applications, and is also an acceptable starter shingle for the application of Arcadia Shake® shingles.

Presidential 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.

Technical Information

  • Assures Class A fire rating
  • Two layers of a straight factory-cut eave edge; staggered offset for maximum water tightness
  • Easy to handle and apply
  • Available in the entire Presidential Shake TL and Presidential Shake color line
  • Saves time and money--no need to remove tabs from expensive shingles
  • 13 1/4" x 40" starter when applied
  • Packed 22 pieces (36 lineal feet of double-layer coverage) per bundle


Presidential Starter is required to be used with Presidential Shake TL and Presidential Shake 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

Presidential® Starter asphalt roofing shingles are available for Export.  Please review the related product brochures for additional information.

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