This growth, says the study, "will be aided by the continuing trend toward higher-value laminated shingles
at the expense of the three-tab shingles.
According to Loughery, laminated shingles
are quickly replacing three-tab shingles in popularity.
Value gains for asphalt shingles will be aided by the continuing trend toward higher-value laminated shingles
at the expense of the traditional three-tab shingles.
Sales reflected a decline in both laminated asphalt shingle shipments and external shipments of nonwoven fiberglass roofing mat to other roofing manufacturers, According to the company, construction of Elk's new $75 million premium laminated asphalt shingle plant and related facilities in Myerstown, PA, is nearly complete, with initial start-up activities underway and limited production of laminated shingles
scheduled to begin in December.
The laminated shingles
come from the slitter as a continuous length of material at a speed of 650 fpm, DiRe explained.
You can buy special ridge cap shingles for laminated shingles
like we show here, or cut your own ridge cap from three-tab shingles (the shingle packaging will have directions).
Tenders are invited for Remove all existing roofing components including but not limited to existing shingles, underlayment, metal flashings, and all related fasteners from top surface of existing plywood roof deck, re-secure existing wood deck, replace deteriorated wood deck, prime wood deck, apply self-adhered underlayment, and install laminated shingles
with 6 fasteners per strip.
Asphalt construction products will continue to account for the largest portion of demand for glass fibers in other reinforced uses and will benefit from above-average expected growth for laminated shingles
Also, there is a trend toward laminated shingles
, which use 30% more glass than standard three-tab shingles," he added.
installing new underlayment, ice and water shield, laminated shingles
, step shingles, pipe flashings, rake metal, eave metal and metal counter flashings.