IKO Shingles

IKO Crowne Slate Shingle Reviews

General Roofing Systems Canada installs IKO Shingles through-out Western Canada. IKO Shingles in Calgary, Red Deer, Edmonton, Fort McMurray, Lloydminster, Saskatoon, Regina, Medicine Hat, Lethbridge, Canmore, Banff, Cranbrook, Kelowna, Vancouver, Whistler, and points between.

IKO Crowne Slate Shingles Score Big with Consumer Report Reviews
IKO Crowne Slate Shingle has one of the Top 5 – Best Rated  reviews on the Market for 2011

IKO Shingles - Crowne Slate Shingle Reviews
IKO Shingles

IKO Crowne Slate, Owens Corning Berkshire, and the Certainteed Grand Manor all rate in Top 5 in the Consumer Reports annual  reviews. The products that provide the most competition for the IKO Crowne Slate Shingle are: the GAF Grand Slate, the Certainteed Centennial Slate shingle, Certainteed Grand Manor, IKO Royal Estate and in some aspects the Owens Corning Berkshire shingle.

If you can get away from the classic estate look or the 3 tab classic estate look, we would recommend the Malarkey Legacy SBS Modified Shingle. however, in regards to the classic estate shingle reviews, here’s what we’ve discovered this year from the installers in the field  along with what the Consumers Reports has to say.

Roofer’s Review of IKO Shingles

The new IKO Royal Estate is an excellent shingle and consistently receives positive reviews from our installers.

The GAF Grand Slate , Certainteed Centennial Slate and the Owens Corning Berkshire shingle are all exceptional shingles. Yet what stands out this year in reviews from the installers is clearly the IKO Royal Estate Shingle and the IKO Crown Slate Shingle.

Hands down these two shingles are being reviewed by our  replacement installers as the best shingles available for 2011 (classic style or estate profile shingles). This is also agreed upon by Consumer Reports. Our installers most specifically like the no hassle 15 year front end warranty on the IKO Shingles and the SBS Modified Component of shingle such as the IKO Crowne Slate. The GAF Grand Slate is asphalt (a respectable shingle), but not an SBS Modified Shingle like the Crowne Slate or Grandeur Shingle from IKO.

Consumers Reports Rates / Reviews Shingles

The latest available Consumers report has the following reviews available for shingles:

The Certainteed Grand Manor Shingle, Owens Corning Berkshire Shingle, and the IKO Crowne Slate Shingle all rate in the top 5 Shingles Reviewed with  review ratings of 87, 87, 86 respectively.

In the opinion of our shinglers installing the new IKO Royal Estate shingle, they feel  the Royal Estate shingle would receive a high rating as well, yet it was not included in the reviews.

Also missing from the reviews were the Malarkey Legacy shingles. This particular shingle is also a favorite amongst our installers.

So when considering the classic look shingle this year, give the SBS Modified IKO Crowne Slate a look (which is a bold looking shingle) or the IKO Royal Estate shingle, and if you would like to stray away from the classic look, take a look at the Malarkey Legacy SBS Modified shingle.

For more information on roof shingles, reviews or how to install shingles , take a few moments to review to documents below. Another great search tool to gain some information regarding shingles would be to search our roofing blog (top right corner of page. And as always there is plenty of information on our main website.
Other GRS Roof Repair and Roof Replacement Links and Documents

Roof Repair Page on Web Site  https://www.grscanadainc.com/Roof_Repairs.html

Choosing a Roofing Contractor for your Roof Replacement https://www.grscanadainc.com/Choose_Roofing_Contractor.html

What Makes our Roof Installers Different – Lifetime Workmanship Guarantee

https://www.grscanadainc.com/Roofing_Installers.html

 

Until next time,

The Team at GRS

About General Roofing Systems Canada

General Roofing Systems Canada (GRS) is a Comprehensive Roofing Contractor Installing Shingles through-out BC, Alberta, and Saskatchewan. Shingles Installers in Calgary, Red Deer, Edmonton, Fort McMurray, Lloydminster, Saskatoon, Regina, Medicine Hat, Lethbridge, Canmore, Cranbrook, Banff, Kelowna, Vancouver, Whistler, and points between.

CONTACT US:
General Roofing Systems Canada (GRS)
24 Hour Emergency Roof Repair: Call +1.877.497.3528 toll-free.

info@grscanadainc.com

Calgary, Red Deer, Edmonton, Fort McMurray, Lloydminster, Canmore, Lethbridge, Medicine Hat, Vancouver, Whistler, Cranbrook, Saskatoon, Regina, Winnipeg, Toronto and all points between. British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba, Ontario.

 

 

GAF Timberline Shingles Review

Timberline Ultra HD Shingle GAF
Timberline Ultra HD Shingle GAF

GAF Shingles – GAF (GAF ELK) Timberline Shingle Review

General Roofing Systems Canada installs GAF Shingles throughout Western Canada. GAF shingle installations can be found in: Calgary, Red Deer, Edmonton, Fort McMurray, Lloydminster, Saskatoon, Regina, Medicine Hat, Lethbridge, Canmore, Banff, Kelowna, Vancouver, Whistler, and various points between.

GAF Timberline Shingles

The GAF Timberline Shingles are one of the best out on the market for 2011. They consistently receive rave reviews from installers, and are on par with other competitors on the market.

When it comes to finding a shingle that looks like “shake”, it can pose to be quite a challenge. However with the Ultra HD from GAF Timberline, this shingle alone is an excellent choice when trying to replace cedar or pine shakes.

The GAF Timberline ArmorShield Impact Resistant Shingle is the best on the market when you are trying to diminish any concerns you may have regarding hail damage.

Now if you are looking for a more economical  shingle that also delivers excellent quality, then the product to  choose would be the GAF Timberline Natural Shadow Shingles.

About GAF Timberline Shingles

GAF (GAF/ELK) Timberline have a Lifetime Warranty:  http://www.gaf.com/Roofing/Residential/Warranty-Information/Warranty-Information.aspx

GAF has the proprietary “Advanced Protection Shingle Technology”
http://www.gaf.com/APS/

GAF Timberline Natural Shadow – Natural Shake Looking Asphalt Shingle – Economical Shake Look
http://www.gaf.com/Roofing/Residential/Products/Shingles/Timberline/Timberline-Natural-Shadow/Timberline-Natural-Shadow-Shingles.aspx

GAF Timberline HD Shingle – Formerly the Prestique Timberline 30 (as seen on Home Makeover)
http://www.gaf.com/Roofing/Residential/Products/Shingles/Timberline/Timberline-High-Definition/Timberline-High-Definition-Shingles.aspx

GAF Timberline Ultra HD – Ultra-Dimensional Shake Look Shingle – High Definition (HD)
http://www.gaf.com/Roofing/Residential/Products/Shingles/Timberline/Timberline-Ultra-High-Definition/Timberline-Ultra-High-Definition-Shingles.aspx

GAF Timberline Cool Series Shingle – Energy Efficient Shingle http://www.gaf.com/Roofing/Residential/Products/Shingles/Timberline/Timberline-Cool-Series/Timberline-Cool-Series-Shingles.aspx

GAF Timberline ArmorShield II Shingle – Impact Resistant Shingle http://www.gaf.com/Roofing/Residential/Products/Shingles/Timberline/Timberline-ArmorShield/Timberline-ArmorShield-Shingles.aspx

 

About General Roofing Systems Canada

General Roofing Systems Canada (GRS) is a Comprehensive Building Envelope and Roofing Contractor serving the following locations in Western Canada. Calgary, Red Deer, Edmonton, Lloydminster, Saskatoon, Regina, Medicine Hat, Lethbridge, Canmore, Kelowna, Vancouver, Whistler, and various points between.

Until next time,

The Team at GRS

CONTACT US:
General Roofing Systems Canada (GRS)

24 Hour Emergency Roof Repair: Call +1.877.497.3528+1.877.497.3528 FREE toll-free.

Calgary, Red Deer, Edmonton, Fort McMurray, Lloydminster, Canmore, Lethbridge, Medicine Hat, Vancouver, Whistler, Cranbrook, Saskatoon, Regina, Winnipeg, Toronto and all points between. British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba, Ontario.