Roofing: Shape shakes
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The shingles come in three styles -- perfection, hand-split and half-round. Perfection and half-round have interlocking tabs to provide invisible laps, are tested to withstand wind load pressures of 180 miles per hour, come in ten colors and have a limited lifetime warranty.
Hand-split shakes come in six popular colors and have a low gloss finish that gives the appearance of hand-split cedar shakes. They installlike vinyl siding, and are solid color -- making surface scratches invisible.