Have you noticed those black stains on shingles? It’s actually an airborne algae-like fungus that feeds on people’s asphalt shingles. It’s considered a very hearty strain of blue-green algae known as gloeocapsa magma. It actually feeds on the limestone in these shingles! It just travels through the air, lands on roof tops, and eats the limestone in the shingles. It’s because today’s typical shingles contain a lot of crushed limestone. The limestone is in the granules that provide UV protection for the shingle.
Our roofing products are UV resistant on their own. Plus, Endureed shingles contain no limestone. Our products can’t feed gloeocapsa magma. Our synthetic thatch shingles will look awesome for decades to come.
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Interested in roofing an umbrella for your backyard or an entire hotel? We’d love to help you choose the right product for your specific needs.
Check out our synthetic thatch roofing materials now. One is certainly right for you:
- Capetown– A trimmed, coarsely textured, longer reed. Replicates African Yellow Grass or “Cape Reed” that replicates the typical African style thatching.
- Kilimanjaro– A heavy reed replicating a traditional weathered, Tanzanian cape reed roof.
- Somerset– A closely tapered, slightly weathered appearing shingle. Replicates a typical, hand trimmed European thatching.
- Kona– A combination of wide leaf and smaller grass reed. Replicates the look of Hawaiian “Pili Grass” and Asian Alang-Alang grass thatching.
- Dominica– A synthetic palm leaf style thatching. Replicates palm leaves commonly used in tropical regions throughout the world.
- Bali– A finer, loosely tapered, slightly longer shingle designed to resemble the appearance of East Asian grass thatching.
- Viva Series– An especially economical synthetic palm thatch.
We’d love to show you how Endureed can provide you with your perfect synthetic thatch product.
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