Help Your Roof Survive Spring Storms with DaVinci Slate or Shake – Class 4 Impact Ratings
Spring storms are known to wreak havoc on many homes and commercial buildings in the United States. However, your roof may be spared if you have a DaVinci Roofscapes polymer tiles that offer a Class 4 Impact Rating. Our lightweight roofing systems meet this specification and can help ensure that the service life of your roof goes way beyond just a few years while guaranteeing your safety.
With the revolutionary impact rating system developed by Underwriter Laboratories (UL), you can have peace of mind during spring storms or hail storms. UL uses what is known as the UL 2218 standard to classify the impact resistance of roofing materials. A class rating of 1 to 4 is assigned, with 1 being the lowest and 4 being the highest. Roofing materials that are classified with a Class 4 Impact Rating have the greatest impact resistance and are less likely to become damaged from impact.
The type of roof you install may also affect your insurance premiums if you live in a state where roof damage from spring storms or hail is common. How much you can save will depend on your insurance provider. Whether you are considering re-roofing or are in the process of building your home, choosing the right type of roofing material can save you from future headaches. With DaVinci slate and shake green roofing materials, you just might keep your insurance expenses down while ensuring you roof is safe.
Check out our video below to see how the Class 4 Impact rating test works: