Vicwest offers metal shingle: Summerside

Vicwest formally announced the addition of the new Summerside steel shingle to its residential product offering.

NP-Vicwest shingleThe Summerside shingle combines the rustic yet natural appearance of cedar shakes with the strength and trusted longevity of steel.

Summerside steel roof shingles are engineered from 28 gauge steel with a double embossed finish, providing superior strength when compared to other roofing alternatives.  Its unique four way interlocking system tightens on all four sides resisting harsh Canadian winds and heavy snow loads.

Currently Summerside shingles and standard trims are available in an assortment of natural including; dark brown, black and charcoal. All of which are supported with a 40-year limited finish warranty.

In addition to the standard color matched trims, flashings and accessories; Vicwest has also released a detailed twelve page installation guide for contractors and do-it-yourselfers alike.

Visit for the latest product literature; for pricing and samples ask your local building retailer at locations across Canada.

About Vicwest Building Products

Headquartered in Oakville, Ont. and a division of Vicwest Inc., Vicwest Building Products is one of North America’s leading manufacturers and distributors of exterior building products, including metal roofing, siding, decking, insulated metal panels and architectural panels. Founded in 1905, Vicwest offers a wide and trusted range of products for the residential, industrial, commercial, institutional and agricultural construction markets. Vicwest has 13 manufacturing facilities with more than 800,000 square feet of operations strategically located throughout Canada and approximately 700 dedicated employees committed to providing quality products and excellent service to its North American customers. For more information, visit

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