Is your home in need of a roof repair or even a new roof? As homeowners we like to focus our energy on home renovations such as beautiful landscape design and kitchen and bathroom remodels, however, roofs are arguably one of the most important features of your home. Roofs are as much responsible for their function and the protection they provide, as the distinct look it can give to your home. Give your home the protection it needs with Pinnacle Pristine shingles by Atlas!

There are many choices when it comes to installing a new roof so it’s hard to know where to begin and what shingles are the best, yet still economical. At Advantex Restoration, we want to help make this journey simpler and easier to decipher! Join us in today’s post as we delve into Atlas roofing materials and examine how Pinnacle Pristine shingles compare to others on the market.

Do Shingles Really Make a Difference?

With the various types of roofing shingles on the market, the type you get does matter. We’ve covered at length the different roofing types that are available, and you can read about them here. While each roofing shingle type comes with its advantages and disadvantages, choosing the right type will all depend on several factors including:

  • Your budget
  • The weather and climate you live in
  • Specific protection such as fire-resistance or heavy-wind
  • Eco-friendly

Once you’ve done a little research, you’ll have a clearer picture of what shingles will be best for your home.

What Pinnacle Pristine Shingles Are Best Suited For

Pinnacle Pristine shingles are shingles offered by Atlas Roofing Systems and we proudly use them as a part of our roofing options to customers.

Pinnacle Pristine shingles, when compared to their competitors include the following:

  • Full system coverage that is transferable to a second owner.
  • Algae resistance – lifetime coverage
  • 130 mph wind protection – Pinnacle Pristine shingles are meant to endure and last in winds up to 130 mph, so while you may be blown away, your shingles won’t! This is the highest wind rating in the roofing industry, and the Pinnacle Pristine shingles are physically bigger as well. This means a quicker and easier install complemented by the alluring architectural shingle aesthetics.
  • Atlas WeatherMaster – Ice and water underlayment – This layer seals the roof deck to protect vulnerable features such as the eaves, flashings, and rakes from water damage and infiltration.
  • Atlas Premium Underlayment – This comes with high durability, strength, and 60-day UV exposure.
  • Atlas Pro-Cut start shingles
  • Atlas roof shingles
  • Atlas Pro-Cut hip and ridge shingles

What leaves your roof most vulnerable to damage?

Believe it or not, it’s the way the shingle is installed that can cause damage down the road! In conventional asphalt roofing, the shingles have a narrow application area that is difficult to see, and as a result, roofing installers often miss it! In addition to the small nail application, conventional shingles have one small sealant line, which spells trouble for the shingles on a windy day. High winds can easily blow shingles off, leaving your home vulnerable to damage!

The difference Briarwood shingles bring is there are a larger application area and space for four nails, a FASTAC double seal that keeps your shingles in place during high winds.

Remember this about Pinnacle Pristine shingles:

  • Bigger nailing space = quick nail sweet spot
  • Larger exposure = better curb appeal and increased resale home value
  • Better wind warranty = 130 mph wind coverage

All of these features make Pinnacle Pristine shingle a better choice to its competitors!

Even More Features of Pinnacle Pristine shingles by Atlas:

  • Roofing style – Architectural
  • Colors – Six
  • Limited Warranty – Lifetime
  • Algae resistance – ARS (copper fortified shingles – copper stops algae growth)
  • Made in the USA

The Difference Between an Architectural Shingle and a Conventional Asphalt Shingle

Architectural (Briarwood) shingles – This type of shingle is a premium-grade asphalt shingle that are more distinctive and textured that are thicker in quality. They are often referred to as laminate or dimensional shingles, and were created to offer a higher-quality, higher-end shingle. You often get a wider variety of color options with architectural shingles, however, their price is about  25 percent more than conventional asphalt.

Conventional asphalt shingles – These are considered a three-tab shingle that run flat along your roof with a 15 to 20 year lifespan. These shingles are less expensive than architectural features, but often don’t have the quality and reliability of architectural shingles.

When it comes to shingles on the market there are many choices, but Briarwood shingles by Atlas are an excellent choice because of the additional features not commonly found in other architectural shingle types.  

If you’re looking for a company who installs Briarwood shingles, look no further! Install a shingle that lasts 50 percent longer than its conventional asphalt counterpart, stands up competently to high winds, resists algae, and protects your home from water damage! Contact us today to schedule your new roof installation!