Roof Shingle FAQs

Choose from the list below for Frequently Asked Questions.

Roofing FAQs

Can I install the new shingles myself?

Do I need an approved underlayment under my shingles?

How much attic ventilation does my home need?

Should I be concerned about leaves and pine straw buildup on my roof?

Should I cover my turbines and roof vents in the winter?

Should the plastic tape be removed from the back of my shingles at the time of application?

What does ''architectural'' mean in regard to Atlas shingles?

What does ''metric'' mean in regard to Atlas shingles?

What is a ''square''?

Does Atlas offer Algae Resistant roofing shingles?

What is a “peel and stick” underlayment?

What is a “synthetic” underlayment?

What is an Impact Resistant Shingle?

What is the difference between Wind Warranty coverage and Wind Testing levels?

Do any Atlas shingles qualify for the energy tax credit?