Saturday, November 6, 2010

Shingle Leaders

Welcome to the first entry for Expert Roofs.

Who has the best shingles for your roof? The big leaders in the shingle market are GAF/.ELK, Certainteed, and Owens-Corning.  There are a dozen or so other manufacturers with a significant market share.

GAF/ELK has the largest share of the US market.One out of three roofs are covered by GAF.

Certainteed is the largest building products company in the world, and claims to have the highest quality shingles.

Owens-Corning makes the claim they have the most recognizable name.

Most shingles that are sold for residential roofing fall into one of three categories
  • Three-tab shingles
  • Architectural shingles
  • Designer shingles

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