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An Overview Of The Certainteed® Starter Shingle Series

How well your roofing system works depends greatly on the quality of its installation. This means getting the right roofing materials along with superior service from only the best roofing company in your area. The first step to an effective installation starts with your starter shingles. Choosing the wrong type of starters can lead to bigger problems with your roof down the road. That’s why many professionals turn to CertainTeed® and their excellent line of starter shingles for reliability and performance.



CertainTeed designed SwiftStart® as a partner starter for their popular Landmark® Series shingles, but they can work well with almost any similar asphalt shingle line. SwiftStart is a requirement to qualify for the enhanced warranties that cover some of CertainTeed’s finest roofing materials. Ask your roofing contractor how SwiftStart can protect your eaves from common water-related problems.

High-Performance Starter

The Integrity Roof System® is CertainTeed’s premier roofing system consisting of underlayments, shingles, ventilation and other accessory products, including starter shingles. Complete your GrandManor® and Highland Slate® series roofing with High-Performance Starter Shingles for a tougher and longer-lasting system.


The Presidential® Shake® TL and Presidential Shake systems require the use of the Presidential Starter for an effective installation. Like the High-Performance Starter set, the Presidential Starter meets the high standards and requirements of a CertainTeed Integrity Roof System. This line of starter shingles is also compatible with classic Arcadia Shake® shingles.

Punum Roofing of Houston, Inc., is the highest rated roofer in the area. Our certified CertainTeed SELECT ShingleMaster™ professionals can help you with all your roofing needs, from installation and repairs to replacement and maintenance. Give us a call at (713) 244-5530