DaVinci Roofscapes® “Shakes Up” 2014 International Roofing Expo

KANSAS CITY, KAN. – DaVinci Roofscapes®, the color leader in the polymer roofing industry, will showcase the company’s most popular shake and slate products lines at the 2014 International Roofing Expo in Las Vegas, February 26 – 28, 2014. Located in booth 1573 at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center, the DaVinci exhibit includes Bellaforté® Shake and Slate products, along with DaVinci Multi-Width Slate and Shake roofing tiles plus samples from the Valoré Slate and Shake product lines.

Celebrating its 15th anniversary in 2014, DaVinci develops and manufactures industry-leading polymer slate and shake roofing systems with an authentic look and superior performance. All DaVinci products are made in the U.S.A. by experienced professionals dedicated to creating reliable high-performance synthetic roofing products that add value and prestige to residential and commercial projects.

Bellaforté Shake and Slate

One of the most popular product lines available from DaVinci Roofscapes, Bellaforté polymer roofing tiles in shake and slate profiles play a major role in the company’s booth this year. The patented features of Bellaforté roofing tiles, which include a leading edge tab and a self-aligning ledge, help reduce the installation time for the products. A square of Bellaforté tiles (with 100 pieces per square) weighs just 190 pounds. This lower tile weight helps reduce installation time and transportation costs.

All DaVinci tiles resist curling, cracking, fading, mold, algae, fungus and insects, making them ideal for installation in a wide variety of geographic areas. Just as with other DaVinci products, the Bellaforté tiles are 100 percent recyclable and come with a 50-year limited warranty.

Significant projects completed in 2013 with Bellaforté roofing tiles include:

  • Catawba Shores 35-unit condo complex in Port Clinton, Ohio
  • Residences with Bellaforté product in Alberta and Thunder Bay, Canada
  • The Beach House by Absolute Green Home in South Salem, New York
  • Red Ledges 22-home community in Heber City, Utah

DaVinci Multi-Width Slate and Shake

DaVinci Multi-Width Slate is carefully engineered to provide the authentic look and durability of natural slate using 100 percent virgin resins to guarantee a sustainable product. Available in 12″, 10″, 9″, 7″ and 6″ widths, bundles arrive at the job site pre-sorted by color and size, eliminating on-site sorting and guesswork. The polymer slate is crafted to display rough edges and natural stone-like surface textures and comes at an impressive 1/2″ tile thickness.

DaVinci Multi-Width Shake displays the texture of natural cedar shake with a deep-grained surface. Available in 9″, 8″, 7″, 6″ and 4″ widths along with a virtually limitless color palette, the multi-width shake product features both wavy and straight grains throughout the blend for an authentic appearance. Multiple widths of the 5/8″ profile on the tiles help create a more natural, non-repeating appearance that can be laid in either a straight or staggered pattern.

Each DaVinci polymer roof shingle is lightweight, impervious to freeze/thaw cycles, impact resistant, maintenance free, color fade resistant, Class A fire rated (with specified underlayments), UL 2218 Class 4 impact rated, and wind resistant to 110 mph. All DaVinci polymer tiles resist water absorption, which eliminates freeze-thaw issues and allows for installation in most weather conditions.

Significant projects completed in 2013 with DaVinci Multi-Width tiles include:

  • Clock Tower in Vail, Colorado
  • Mai Kai 34-unit condo complex in Newport Beach, California
  • The North Face® retail store in Victor, New York
  • Packer Hall at The College of New Jersey in Ewing, New Jersey
  • Sara Bea Learning Center at the University of Notre Dame in South Bend, Indiana
  • Villa Maria Guadalupe Retreat in Stamford, Connecticut

Valoré Single-Width Slate and Shake

Single-Width products in the Valoré Slate® and Valoré Shake® product lines embrace the art and science of roofing to offer exceptional aesthetics and performance at a value-driven price point. Valoré Slate is available in a 12″ tile width with a 1/2″ thickness and is modeled after natural slate pieces. Valoré Shake comes in a 9″ tile width with a 5/8″ profile to provide deep, attractive shadow lines.

DaVinci Color Options

DaVinci offers the widest selection of polymer roofing colors in the industry. Slate colors are available in Medium Terracotta, Dark Terracotta, Light Clay, Dark Clay, Light Gray, Medium Gray, Dark Gray, Light Green, Medium Green, Dark Green, Light Brown, Medium Brown, Medium Tan, Dark Tan, Light Purple, Dark Purple, Green Stone, Dark Stone, Slate Gray, Slate Black, Light Violet, Dark Violet and Dark Amber.

Shake colors are available in Light Chesapeake, Medium Light Chesapeake, Medium Chesapeake, Dark Chesapeake, Light Autumn, Medium Light Autumn, Medium Autumn, Dark Autumn, Light New Cedar, Medium Light New Cedar, Medium New Cedar, Medium Dark New Cedar, Dark New Cedar, Light Mountain, Medium Mountain, Dark Mountain, Light Tahoe, Medium Tahoe, Medium Dark Tahoe, Dark Tahoe, Light Weathered Gray, Medium Light Weathered Gray, Medium Weathered Gray, Medium Dark Weathered Gray and Dark Weathered Gray.

DaVinci also offers an impressive variety of pre-blended color combinations plus the option for creating custom colors and blends. DaVinci VariBlend® technology creates an infinite number of color shades in custom-color and standard color blends. Homeowners have the option of creating their own personalized color shades or may create a color blend from the 49 existing standard colors of roofing tiles. The DaVinci Color Design Studio (located at www.davinciroofscapes.com) provides color guidance to homeowners seeking to personalize their roof.

The experienced team members at DaVinci Roofscapes develop and manufacture industry-leading polymer slate and shake roofing systems with an authentic look and superior performance. DaVinci leads the industry in the greatest selection of colors, tile thickness and tile width variety. The company’s reliable products have a 50-year limited warranty and are 100 percent recyclable. All DaVinci high-performing roofing products are proudly made in America where the company is a member of the National Association of Home Builders, the National Association of Roofing Contractors, the Cool Roof Rating Council and the U.S. Green Building Council. For information call 1-800-328-4624 or visit www.davinciroofscapes.com.


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