By REMODELING Magazine Staff. GAF. The company has added three new colors to its Slateline shingle collection: English gray, mariner blue, and emerald green. According to the firm, the shingles' extra-large 17-by-40-inch size makes them easy to install. The shingles feature reverse teardrop cutouts for a slate-like appearance. (973) 628-3000.
Georgia-Pacific. Made of 29-gauge Galvalume, Centura steel shingles are easy to install, energy efficient, and weather resistant, the maker says. The shingles carry a Class B fire rating and are guaranteed against excessive color fading for 25 years. Six colors are available: black, charcoal, slate gray, forest green, federal blue, and terra cotta. (800) 284-5347.
Met-Tile. Combining the look of tile with the performance of metal, this roofing system features a lightweight, weather-tight design and carries a 230-mph wind rating, the maker says. Each long-length metal panel installs vertically in one piece from eave to ridge with screw fasteners. The roofing is now available with a standard paint finish. (909) 947-0311.
Elk. Developed by an artist and a color expert, the unique color blends of the Prestique Gallery Collection of laminated roofing shingles include weathered sage, balsam forest, and sienna sunset. According to the firm, the shingles feature textural complexity and visual dimension. (972) 851-0400.
American Roofing Industries. The Classic line of batten-mounted roofing includes 42-by-141/4-inch panels in a scalloped tile pattern. Manufactured with a 26-gauge galvalume, the roofing is strong and long-lasting. A line of stone chip coated accessories is available. (800) 265-9357.
Classic Products. Combining 60-by-12-inch panels with prefabricated accessories, Oxford Shingle low-profile aluminum roofing is designed for faster installation. The panels interlock on all four sides for maximum weather resistance. The roofing comes in nine standard colors or with a baked-on powder coat or a Hi-R finish with reflective pigments. (800) 543-8938.
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Owens Corning. Oakridge Pro 50 Deep Shadow architectural shingles feature color blends that create dimensions resembling the textured look of shakes, the maker says. The shingles withstand 90-mph winds and come with a 50-year limited warranty. Estate Gray is shown here. (800) 438-7465.
North Country Slate. Slate roofing is available in a range of sizes, thicknesses, and colors that can be blended together to create multicolored or graduated roofs. Color selections include purple, unfading black, gray, and weathering sea green. (800) 975-2835.
Vande Hey-Raleigh. Double Roman-style concrete tile is manufactured with a composite of polymer and inorganic materials, offering a 50-year life-span and a light weight. The tile, which resembles high-barrel Spanish-style concrete tile, comes in five colors, including charcoal gray, goldenrod, and French clay. (800) 236-8453.
Tamko. American Heritage laminated asphalt shingles offer the dimensional look of wood shakes and a random-cut sawtooth design. The shingles feature double layers of fiberglass for added strength, coated with weathering-grade asphalt and ceramic mineral granules. Fifteen colors are available. (800) 641-4691.