Algae growth on shingles is a common problem that can cause discoloration and reduce the lifespan of a roof. Algae growth is typically caused by a type of blue-green algae known as Gloeocapsa magma, which feeds on the limestone filler commonly used in asphalt shingles. Over time, the algae can create dark streaks or stains on the roof that can be unsightly and reduce the roof’s ability to reflect sunlight.
Malarkey Roofing Products’ Legacy Scotchgard shingles are a good solution to this problem because they are specifically designed to resist algae growth. These shingles are made with a special blend of copper-containing granules that are embedded in the shingle surface. When it rains, copper ions are released from the granules and flow over the shingle surface, inhibiting the growth of algae and other organisms.
In addition to their algae-resistant properties, Malarkey Roofing Products’ Legacy Scotchgard shingles are also highly durable and long-lasting. They are designed to withstand high winds and heavy rain, and they come with a 130 mph wind warranty. This means that they are less likely to be damaged in severe weather events, reducing the need for frequent repairs or replacements.
Malarkey Roofing Products’ patented rubberized shingles formula provides exceptional impact resistance, making them ideal for areas prone to hailstorms or falling debris. This innovative formula uses a blend of polymers and SBS (Styrene-Butadiene-Styrene) rubber to create a shingle that is more flexible and resilient than traditional asphalt shingles. This means that the shingles are better able to absorb impacts without cracking or breaking, protecting the roof and the home from damage. By choosing Malarkey Roofing Products’ rubberized shingles, homeowners can have peace of mind knowing that their roof is built to last and can withstand even the toughest weather conditions.
Finally, Malarkey Roofing Products’ Legacy Scotchgard shingles are also energy-efficient. They are designed with reflective granules that help to reflect sunlight and reduce heat buildup in the attic. This can help to reduce cooling costs in the summer and extend the life of the roof.
Overall, Malarkey Roofing Products’ Legacy Scotchgard shingles are an excellent choice for homeowners who want a durable, long-lasting, and algae-resistant roof. With their advanced features and high-quality construction, these shingles are a smart investment that can help to protect and enhance the value of a home.
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