Starter Strip Shingles - Pro-Start

Pro-Start® Eave/Rake Starter Strip Shingles

Help Prevent Shingle Blow-Off And Eliminate Waste With An Eave/Rake Starter Strip

Pre-Cut Eave/Rake Starter Strips Are One Of The Most Overlooked Parts Of A Roofing System!

That’s because some contractors try to use a cut-up strip shingle as the “starter” course on your roof. Unfortunately, cut-up shingles may not have properly positioned adhesive to ensure adequate wind resistance.

Using a pre-cut eave/rake starter strip will:

  • Provide a cost-effective alternative to using cut-up shingles as your starter course
     
  • Include a high-quality, properly positioned adhesive that will tightly lock your shingles in place to help prevent blow-off
     
  • Be easy to use and install, with no cutting on the roof

Good Housekeeping

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Pro-Start® Eave/Rake Starter Strip is a key part of the GAF Lifetime Roofing System and has even earned the prestigious Good Housekeeping Seal.

 

Product Specifications (Nominal)

  • ICC-ES 1475
  • Dade County Approved
  • Meets ASTM D3462 , D3018
  • UL 790 Class A fire rating
  • Florida Building Code approved

Product Size

  • (full sheet) 13" x 38"
  • (half sheet) 6.5" x 38"

Bundle Count

  • 19 full sheets (38 individual pieces)

Coverage Per Bundle

  • Approx. 120.33 linear ft (when split in half)

Miami Dade

Homeowner’s Best Choice

  • Looks Better…
    Straighter roof edges and no messy black cement dripping onto your new white edge metal
     
  • Best Performance…
    Factory-applied Dura Grip™ Adhesive helps to lock down the roof edges at the eaves and rakes

  • Peace Of Mind...
    GAF tests show that using starter strips at the eaves and rakes helps to prevent blow-offs and potential leaks

  • Superior Warranties…
    Shingle & Accessory WarrantyGAF offers increased wind coverage on many shingles when you use starter strips. They are also covered by up to a Lifetime ltd. warranty when installed on Lifetime Shingle roofs.

Professional’s Best Choice

  • Saves You Time & Labor…
    No more wasted time (or material) cutting your own starter strips - allows you to offer greater homeowner value
     
  • Easier For Installers…
    71% more coverage per bundle (versus using strip shingles) means less to carry and handle on the roof
     
  • Safer…
    Perforated design eliminates cutting

  • Environmentally Friendly....
    Reduces landfill waste by eliminating shingle scraps
     



Documents

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Professional Installation

GAF Roof Wizard
Virtual Home Remodeler


Product Pricing and Where to Buy