Shingles provide wind resistance
TAMKO® Building Products Inc. has introduced Heritage® IR shingles, which are made with a double-layer fiberglass mat and nonwoven polyester fabric reinforcement. The mat layers are coated with asphalt, laminated together and surfaced with mineral granules. A self-sealing asphalt strip reportedly helps provide wind resistance.
Heritage IR shingles are for roof deck applications with slopes no less than 2 inches per foot. The shingles are 13 1/4 by 39 3/8 inches and available in classic Heritage colorsolde English pewter, rustic black, rustic cedar and weathered woodand America's Natural colorsnatural timber and thunderstorm grey.
In addition, the company has introduced Tam-Shield Synthetic Underlayment, which reportedly is lightweight and strong. The underlayment is printed with lay lines and guides, which indicate where to install cap nails, and nail guides for high-wind installation. It is available in 5- or 10-square rolls and is light gray, which provides a cool working surface during installation.