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GAF / ELK Roofing Products – Stateline Shingles Series

Stateline shingles are a new and improved shingle. They offer a lifetime warranty; they have 110 miles per hour limited wind warranty. The new Stateline shingles duplicate the rich look of slate tiles that are often very expensive. Also, the large size offered is easier to install and reduces labor for the installer.

For someone who is looking to install the Stateline shingle, you would first use a starter strip for all Stateline shingle projects. Or if you would like, you can trim off 7 "" of bottom tabs to align the self seal with the eaves. The overhang drip edge should be at 3/8 at both the eave and the rake edges.

Then you would fasten 3 "-4" for the eaves above the self sealant. Continue this across the eave with full length trimmed shingle. Installing the first course of shingles is the next thing to do. You start with a full shingle which gets installed over the starters which needs to be flush at the eave and the rake edges. You will use six fasteners to properly secure the Stateline shingles to the roof.

Fasten 5/8 "above each cut-out with fastening below the self seal and above each cut out. if you drive the fasteners it can lead to damage to the shingles on the roof.

You are to continue laying the first course of shingles and then start across the eaving using full shingles. Also, avoid crowding the shingles, place the shingles close but not too close. Crowding the shingles can cause the shingles to buckle.

Installing the second course of shingles you will trim off 12 "off the rake edge to properly set the design pattern. Align then with the alignment notch of under shingle, giving 3/8" overhang at rake edge. Align the bottom to the top of cut-outs of the shingle below, these results in a 7 "" exposure.

Finally, fasten in place to secure to the deck and continue this across the eave with full shingles. Following these instructions will make sure that your new Stateline Shingles will last for many years to come.

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