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Proud to Be a CertainTeed Select Shingle Master


Posted on: September 11, 2014

CertainTeed SELECT ShingleMaster

Chinook Roofing & Gutters carries a number of manufacturer credentials that help show that the quality of our roofing is a cut above the rest. Did you know Chinook Roofing carries the status of SELECT ShingleMaster with our primary shingle manufacturer, CertainTeed?

What Is the SELECT ShingleMaster Credential?

The coveted SELECT ShingleMaster credential is reserved only for top-notch professional roofers who have a proven track record with CertainTeed roofing products and whose crews and crew leaders have been trained in proper installation techniques. To become a SELECT ShingleMaster, a roofing company must meet the following qualifications:

  • The company must have been in business for at least five years or be a CertainTeed ShingleMaster for one year.
  • At least 50% of your shingle installation crew, including crew supervisors, must be Master Shingle Applicator-qualified through CertainTeed. This means they have received training in good workmanship practices, roof systems, estimating, flashing, ventilation, and product installation for all CertainTeed shingle products.
  • The company must employee at least one current Shingle Quality Specialist who has undergone training, has a deep understanding of the shingle design and manufacturing process, and can confidently explain the benefits of higher quality shingles.
  • The company’s owner must pass a Business Fiscal Responsibility Exam.
  • The company must hold current worker’s compensation insurance under law as well as liability insurance that covers roofing.

What This Means for the Homeowner

Credentials like the SELECT ShingleMaster designation help give homeowners confidence that Chinook Roofing is skilled in installing many of the most popular roofing products on the market today. Beyond this, it demonstrates that Chinook is more than capable of installing a roof that meets all warranty requirements. With Chinook, you can rest assured that you are working with an experienced company that is dedicated to having a credentialed workforce with the most up-to-date trade knowledge.

About Chinook Roofing

Chinook Roofing & Gutters provides installation and maintenance of roofs and gutters in the Greater Tacoma area, including Fife, Gig Harbor, Puyallup and surrounding Puget Sound cities. We are experienced with a wide variety of roofing types, including composition roofs, metal roofs, cedar shake roofs, tile roofs and flat roofs. Contact us today for a free estimate.


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