Starter Shingles

CertainTeed SwiftStart® Starter Shingles

CertainTeed SwiftStart® metric starter shingle is designed specifically for use with CertainTeed Landmark Series shingles. Rather than cutting expensive field shingles to use as starters, you can save time and money by starting with Swiftstart.

  • Reduced installation time, so jobs are finished faster
  • Required for use to obtain enhanced warranties
  • Code-compliant, meets min. 2″ headlap requirement for metric shingles–many competing products do not
  • Each 18-piece bundle covers 116 linear ft.
  • Precision sealant for proper sealing at the eaves
  • Works with all metric shingles that are similar to Landmark

High-Performance Starter

High-Performance Starter are starter course shingles designed specifically for use with GrandManor®, Highland Slate® and Hatteras® 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.

Presidential® Starter

Presidential® Starter is required for Presidential Shake® TL and Presidential Shake® applications and is available in the entire color line. 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 are.