MonierLifetile. Designed to augment the Old World appearance of the maker's Barcelona concrete roof tile, Boosted Barcelona is a decorative cap tile that installs on top of Barcelona tiles. The mortar-boosted cap tiles can be installed randomly to further enhance the look of a two-piece boosted clay tile. Both come in a range of colors and blends. (800) 571-8453. www.monierlifetile.com.
Trimline Building Products. Rigid Roll Plus Shingle-Over ridge vents now incorporate StormStop, a spun-bound nonabsorbant membrane that allows hot, moist air to escape while keeping out heavy rain, hail, sleet, and snow. The ridge vents can be installed with a coil nail gun, adapt to most roof pitches, and come in 20-foot lengths. (800) 438-2920. www.trimline-products.com.
Georgia-Pacific. Centura Plus steel shingles, constructed of lightweight Galvalume steel, feature a smooth surface that sheds snow easily and a coating that protects the finish from fading and cracking. The shingles qualify for Class B fire ratings. (800) 284-5347. www.gp.com.
Tamko Roofing Products. Made from a fire-resistant composite material with the textures and contours of real slate, Lamarite Slate Composite Shingles feature two nailing locations on each shingle, as well as indicator marks that allow exposures of 7 or 8 inches to be created. The shingles come in four colors. (800) 641-4691. www.tamko.com.
Englert Inc. Ultra-Cool low-gloss coatings for the maker's metal roof products meet Energy Star requirements for reflectivity and for steep slope cool roofs. The coated metal roofs can help reduce energy bills by up to 50%, the maker says. The coatings are also LEED compliant, carry a 35-year warranty on the Kynar finish, and can be installed directly over existing asphalt roofs. (800) 364-5378. www.englertinc.com.
Owens Corning. Ideal for complementing Western or traditional architectural styles, Woodcrest and Woodmoor profile-cut, heavy weight shingles have a thick, rugged appearance. They can be installed from left to right or right to left and have additional offset options so installers can position them in any variation. Woodmoor shingles have a 110-mph wind resistance limited warranty, and Woodcrest shingles have a 90-mph wind resistance limited warranty. (800) 438-7465. www.owenscorning.com.
LifePine Products. LifePine Nature Wood southern yellow pine pressure-treated shakes and shingles now offer an alternative chemical treatment to CCA-treated shakes and shingles: alkaline copper quaternary (ACQ). The shakes and shingles are treated to prevent rot and decay and to resist termites. The products will carry 50- and 30-year limited warranties. (843) 672-6135. www.lifepine.com.
CertainTeed. Part of the maker's Landmark Series of laminated shingles, the Landmark WideTrack QB features a wider nailing area for increased accuracy during installation. The 11/2-inch nailing area makes it easier for installers to apply shingles correctly and avoid misapplied fasteners. Sealant strips along the shingle back prevent nail guns from gumming up. (800) 233-8990. www.certainteed.com.
IKO. Utilizing a flexible membrane that forms a protective seal around nails and fasteners, GoldShield ice and water roofing underlayment protects against roof leaks. The product features a self-adhesive backing protected by a silicone-treated release sheet and is surfaced with a treated film that provides a non-slip working surface. (800) 433-2811. www.iko.com.
Elk Premium Building Products. With components designed to complement one another, the Complete Elk Roof delivers an integrated look along with wind and moisture protection. The extended line of steep slope roofing products combines the company's Prestique High Definition premium laminated shingles with the All-Climate Self-Adhering Under-layment, the VersaShield underlayment, Elk Starter Strip, HighPoint shingle-over ridge vents or RidgeCrest shingled ridge vents, and accessory spray paints. (800) 354-7732. www.elkcorp.com.