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Performance you can trust to maximize protection against wind uplift, water penetration and other severe weather conditions. Available in popular colors and in unique color blends. These roofing shingles have a large exposure, high-definition profile and dimensional thickness that make them a popular choice among homeowners and deliver the best overall value for contractors.

laminated architectural roofing shingles are ENFINITY’S most popular among homeowners and roofing contractors. Available in a wide array of stunning, patented color blends, their high profile and dimensional thickness will enhance the roofscape of any style of home. ENFINITY’S architectural shingles have one of the heaviest mats in the roofing industry, for superior weather protection. Engineered to withstand the elements for years, making them one of the most durable shingles you can buy. Installers appreciate their special Advantage size, too.


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This roof was not built to compete with other roofs, it was meant to replace them.




ENFINITY is an oversized, heavy-duty laminate asphalt roofing shingle that utilizes standard oxidized asphalt instead of a polymer modified coating. ENFINITY roofing shingles also features the self locking sealant, which offers unparalleled nail-holding power, helping the shingle resist high winds The secondary benefit of larger shingle nailing area is that it allows for easier and more accurate nailing. 

What Is Roofing WINTERSHIELD Underlayment?


WINTERSHIELD is a synthetic underlayment that is water-resistant and helps prevent ice damming underneath the shingles in winter and colder climates.  WINTERSHIELD  is a rubberized asphalt underlayment. That also provide protection from unwanted leaks. Self Sealing membrane seals all types of nail holes and punctures.  When most people think of roofs, they generally think about metal roofs or shingles. Although what some people do not realize is that there is another protective coating directly on the top of the roof cover that plays a vital function in shielding the home from exposure to moisture. It is known as the underlayer of roofing. Find out more on your roof structure about this essential aspect. Roofing underlay is what is usually either a plywood or OSB between shingles and roof shoes or roof decks. It is mounted on the roof deck directly and provides the elements, including rain, snow and wind, with secondary protection.

What is a Leak Protection Technology?


A leak protection technology barrier is a reinforced device that is placed at several places on a building’s roof. Leak barriers are placed not only along the eaves, but also in valley, at rakes, and around chimneys. These are the areas of a roof that are most susceptible to leak development. This type of moisture protection device can be used on a roof constructed of either shingle or metal.

The below are the main reasons why leak barriers should be placed in a house so as to prevent moisture:

  • Building codes- Some homeowners absolutely must have leak barriers put on their home to stay up to code. Building codes enforce the use of leak barriers in geographic areas where average temperatures in January are at 25 degrees Fahrenheit or lower.
  • Saving money- Leak barriers typically save homeowners money in the long run by preventing the need for costly water damage repairs.
  • Offering homeowners peace of mind- Severe winter weather can be a source of enormous stress for homeowners. If you live in the North and your winters are cold, you know what a significant threat ice dam development poses to your home. With a leak barrier, you can rest assured that you won’t have any leaks that cause water damage no matter how tough this winter gets.
  • Providing a moisture seal around nails and other types of fastener- Leak barriers aren’t just helpful when it comes to preventing moisture penetration caused by ice dams. They also prevent penetrations in roofing materials caused by nails and other types of fasteners to allow moisture to penetrate your roof.


Types Of Ice And Water Underlayment


There are two basic types of underlayment used beneath roofing materials:

  • Bituminous underlayment
  • Non-bitumen synthetic underlayment

The biggest advantage of a bituminous sublayer is that the penetration of the nail is waterproof. A bituminous underlay, especially under shingles or in some cases even under metal roofing, is usually used as a safety hydro-insulation on wooden decks. We are familiar with various types of these underlays. A substation should be constructed as smoothly as possible without wrinkles, buckles or waves that pop up later on the surface of the shingle. The underlaying of eaves is to be started and work your way up the roof is advised.   The flashing of the drip edge must first be inserted and the base is then applied. The blinking of the drip edge must be sticked to the base. The rake bolts on the gable side still have to be placed at the bottom. The basement is proposed by conventional approaches to be constructed.

The underlaying of the roofing structure is a key feature. The price difference between underlaying solutions is several hundred dollars in the majority of roof replacements programs. If you invest in high-grade ENFINITY shingles that will maximize the value of your home for years to come, choosing a more durable and water-resistant sublayer is a great value. As a result, PERMASHIELD underlayment is strongly suggested. Most synthetics are much lighter, so they are easier to handle and helps improve job site productivity.

The Best Ice and Water Underlayment


When choosing the right product for your new asphalt roof, it is important to take a variety of considerations into account. The area where you live and the local climate are one of the most important factors that influence your choice of underlay product. You may need a robust underlaying if you live in an environment of heavy rainfall, floods, ice and snow.

Our underlaying cost of roofing would be influenced by your size and the kind of product you want. Be sure it covers the cost of the underlying use when you get a roofing quote from the contractor.

There are currently a range of ENFINITY underlaying products available on the market, making it easy to find one that fits your needs and budget. Please contact us if you need support in locating an employee to help you complete your roofing job. We may contact a contractor for ENFINITY in your region.


A majority of underlayment product offer about the same amount of protection against smoke, but flame protection may vary significantly. Look for a rating of A, B, C. An A rating is the best (this is the most fire-resistant options) and C is the worst (offers the least fire-resistance)

Is synthetic roofing underlayment better than felt?


For enhanced water-resistance and protection from the elements, many roofers are choosing to go the route of synthetic roofing underlayment. … This type of underlayment is typically moisture-resistant, and when it’s installed correctly, it offers better protection from the weather compared to felt.

Is synthetic roofing underlayment waterproof?


Asphalt-saturated felt and synthetic underlayment are water-resistant. Rubberized asphalt underlayment is waterproof. When most people think of roofs, they generally think about metal roofs or shingles. Although what some people do not realize is that there is another protective coating directly on the top of the roof cover that plays a vital function in shielding the home from exposure to moisture. It is known as the underlayer of roofing. Find out more on your roof structure about this essential aspect.

Problems Caused by Water Damage


The water damage has been seen in the house and is hard to correct. This can lead to more serious problems like mold and mildews, not just esthetic issues, as moisture stains on walls and ceilings.

In cold conditions where temperatures sometimes fall below freezing during the coldest months of the year, water damage is particularly likely to occur if leak barriers are not use. In ribs and around eves, these houses are probably developing ice dams. When the ice dams melt, they place much strain on the barriers to moisture in the roof.

Another waterproof covering that plays a key role in protecting the home from moisture damage directly on the surface of the roof cover. It is referred to as the roofing underlayer. Learn more about this important feature on your roof structure.



Ice and water shield is a self-adhering waterproofing underlayment used in roofing to help prevent ice dams and wind-driven rain damage. Valleys – Ice and water shield are now commonly used to line valleys (where two separate slopes meet).

Covering an entire roof with ice and water protector may potentially avoid leaks even if shingles are blown off by high winds, preventing more damage and making repair easier. These membranes, however, can act as a vapor barrier because the modified bitumen back surface is continuous.

It’s best to use a single length of ice and water, but if that’s not feasible, 6″ overlaps should suffice. To ensure a full, watertight bond, hand-roll the laps firmly.

While the drip edge must overlap the ice and water shield according to building code, some drip edge manufacturers recommend that the drip edge be mounted over the ice and water shield. You may also add membrane both above and below the drip lip, providing optimum security while also complying with building codes.

Ice & Water Shield can be exposed for up to 30 days and also used as a temporary roof if the final roof coverings are delayed.

It’s a fantastic roofing product that was first introduced in the 1980’s and has rapidly established itself as the gold standard for building leak-free roofs in any environment.

Drip Edge, Ice & Water cover, and roofing paper are examples of felt paper that do not stick to something. It is not needed, but it provides additional protection over the area of the roof where water could back up from roof edge ice dams, up and under the shingles.

Asphalt shingles should have a 14 to 34-inch overhang on the drip edge’s exterior edge. Before beginning your roofing project, check your local building code for drip edge specifications.

It is dependent on the location of the drip lip. The drip edge of a roof goes over the roofing felt at the sides, or gabels. The drip edge runs under the roofing felt at the bottom of the roof.

The ice and water shield serves as a gasket around each of those nail holes, forming a watertight seal that prevents any leaks. If water does get under the shingles, it can sit on top of the ice and water shield and run off your roof.

Eaves, rake edges, overhangs, and valleys are the most vulnerable to ice dams and wind-driven rain, so roofing professionals typically mount ice and water protector there.

Ice and water are used to cover the wood layer and keep water out of the frame. Putting ice and water shield over old shingles would do nothing but protect them and waste time and resources.

When it’s hot, shingles can fall off the ice shield more easily. Allow the area to warm up a little before tearing it off, and the shingles will break from the ice shield.

Installing a strip of self-healing bituthane membrane under the siding at the bottom of the wall, such as an Ice and Water Shield, may be a good investment. Detail the place where the sill attaches to the base at the bottom of the wall.

Ice and Water shield coded in, 2015

You should be able to see the ice and water under the metal if it was mounted. The bottom eave should be at least 3 feet wide and the rake eaves should be at least 18 inches wide. Both valleys, as well as penetrations such as chimneys and skylights, should be completed.

The rubberized design of the material causes a gasket effect on the shaft of the nail as it penetrates the ice and water shield on the roof. Leaks simply do not occur. Ice and water cover not only prevents leaks caused by ice dams, but it also prevents leaks caused by strong winds.

Installing an ice and water protector over the entire roof, regardless of pitch, is often recommended or needed in areas where the risk of ice dams or wind-driven rain is high.

Ice and water shield is a sloped roof underlayment that is used beneath shingles, slate, tile, and other materials.

When it’s hot, shingles can fall off the ice shield more easily. Allow the area to warm up a little before tearing it off, and the shingles will break from the ice shield.

To get rid of the peel and stick roof underlayment, all you need is a hot temperature. Many people, on the other hand, prefer to use an anti-stick device rather than a thin-layer ice scraper to cover their roof.

Ice & Water Shield® HT has been formulated and validated to be UV stable for up to 120 days, ensuring that the building remains secure and dry during the construction process. It provides you with the schedule flexibility you need as well as the waterproofing efficiency you expect.

Water-resistant plastic underlayment and asphalt-saturated felt Rubberized asphalt is a waterproof underlayment.

You’ll need a moisture barrier on your metal roof to prevent condensation from forming. Condensation forms when the air inside the house is colder than the air outside. Condensation will form if the roof system is not properly ventilated.

The shield, once installed under the shingles, prevents water from soaking into your home’s attic and walls. Although an ice and water membrane will not prevent ice dams from forming, it will prevent backed-up water from damaging your home and therefore reduce the risk of winter ice.

Gutters should be installed under or “under” the drip edge of your roof. Water will drip behind the gutter and cause damage to the wood that supports the gutter system if gutters are mounted below the drip edge.

Large icicles should not be removed from gutters, but they may indicate the formation of ice dams. Experts advise against attempting to cut thick, long icicles from your gutters. You risk hurting yourself or causing damage to your home if ice chunks fall from the sky. Keep an eye on them, but leave them alone.

Controlling heat loss from the home can help avoid ice dams. Snow should be removed from the roof. This removes one of the requisite ingredients for the formation of an ice dam. To clear snow, use a “roof rake” and a push broom, but be careful not to harm the roofing materials.

1. Run hot water over the ice dam: Gently running hot water over the ice dam will melt it and allow the water to drain out of the gutters.
2. Add heat cable: In the summer, heat cables can be mounted on the roof, and will be there in the winter to melt the ice dam for you.

The ice and water shield resembles a long, sticky sheet of black plastic. Ice and water shield is also known as ice protection, ice dam membrane, and ice dam protection.

ENFINTY Is An Environmentally Friendly Roofing Material!


ENFINITY “forever” asphalt shingles are manufactured and engineered with environmental responsibility and sustainability in mind, using quality recycled materials where possible, and manufactured in facilities that adhere to the strictest government environmental standards, making them suitable for use in any “green” construction project.


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