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We’re number one: Long Roofing earns coveted warranty award four years in a row

Published on Friday March 24, 2017

This is a big deal: Long Roofing is one of the roofing warranty leaders in North America for the fourth year in a row.

How? Long Roofing registered more SureStart PLUS® roofing warranties than any other company on the continent.

Long Roofing has made a commitment to offer our customers the highest level of peace of mind when it comes to replacing the roof on their home,” John DePaola, CEO of Long Roofing, says. “We have achieved this top honor by providing more customers with this peace of mind warranty than any other roofing company in the country. Giving our customers this level of comfort fits squarely with our ultimate mission.”

Long Roofing is a North American roofing warranty leader.

Why roofing warranties matter to you

Hopefully, your roofing warranty never has to be used. However, there are times when Mother Nature has her own plans. A warranty will protect you from life’s unknown circumstances.

The SureStart PLUS warranty, which can cover your roof up to 50 years, is built on a bedrock foundation of best installation practices and industry-leading roofing materials. You are buying one of the strongest roofs available in the market — and you are protected if there’s ever an issue in the future.

“A roof is protection for your entire home, protecting family members and belongings,” Mr. DePaola says. “For many families, it covers their most valuable possessions. We are so pleased to be able to add this rock-solid warranty to our professional installations with a policy that will replace the entire roof if anything were to happen in the next 50 years! We can sleep at night knowing our customers have the highest available coverage.”

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How to get a 50-year roofing warranty

The SureStart PLUS roofing warranty is based on a simple equation. A superior roof system plus accredited installation equals an amazing warranty.

A roof this nice should have a great roofing warranty.

Installing the Integrity Roof System is the first requirement for the 50-year, five star SureStart PLUS roofing warranty. The Integrity Roof System is based on certain roofing specs and these include:

  • The use of Winterguard waterproof underlayment.
  • An additional layer of Roofer’s Select or Diamond Deck high-performance underlayment.
  • An assigned starter shingle for each roofing shingle.
  • The use of CertainTeed shingles.
  • The installation of ridge vents; hip and ridge caps; drip edge; new metal flashing; and specified intake venting.

Read more: What is roofing underlayment, and why do you need it?

Even with these specific roofing materials, your roof is not eligible for the 50-year, five-star warranty without the right workmanship. The roofing contractor on your roof replacement must have advanced CertainTeed credentials — like, in the case of Long Roofing, exclusive CertainTeed SELECT ShingleMaster™ accreditation. Only one percent of American roofers earns this level of roofing certification.

Read: Understanding what’s in a roofing warranty 

What is covered by the SureStart PLUS five-star, 50-year warranty?

  • The future cost of shingles and labor for repairs is covered 100 percent.
  • You’ll receive non-prorated coverage throughout protection period.
  • The roofing warranty is transferrable to a new homeowner.

Roofing warranty notes

Know the difference between product and roofing warranty details.

Remember to review product details. The SureStart PLUS 5-Star roofing warranty is an optional enhancement to other product warranties that vary based on the type of roofing materials you choose. Asphalt 3-tab shingles, for example, may be covered by a 20- to 25-year product warranty. Dimensional asphalt shingles, a more durable product, come with a 50-year warranty.

Read: The 3 main types of asphalt shingles, and how to spot them 

Product warranties don’t cover labor. With product warranties, only the material itself can be replaced at a prorated replacement cost.

The SureStart PLUS 5-Star warranty covers all labor costs for repair or replacement. Proration is eliminated. The product is transferrable to one property owner for up to 15 years after installation.

Need a roof replacement? Let’s talk.

Have a conversation with Long Roofing when you need a roof replacement. We work with CertainTeed, one of the nation’s leading roofing manufacturers, and have over 7 decades of experience in the home improvement industry to back up our work.

Read: Our story — Long Roofing and the growth of a family business 

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