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Pro-Cut® Starter Shingles

Starter Shingles

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Starter Shingles

Atlas Pro-Cut Shingle Starter Strips protect the roof edge and provide the hold-down features needed to provide high wind resistance at the critical roof areas of the eaves and rakes. Our starter strips for roofing also protects the roof by filing in the spaces under the cutouts or shingle edges for the first course of exposed shingles.

Key Properties!

  • No need to cut tabs or invent shingles saving time and labor costs

  • Seal-down strip prevents wind uplift of shingles

  • Use with any type asphalt shingles

  • Required with Atlas Signature Select® Roofing System and High Wind Warranty Coverage

  • 10x increases ice dam protection safety factor and is ready to install from bundle


Starter strips for roofing are designed as a starter course before installing the first course of shingles. The Pro-Cut Starter Strip is an easy, cost-saving alternative to the traditional method of cutting tabs from 3-tab shingles to form a starter course. The Pro-Cut Starter Strip may also be used as a rake edge strip to prevent wind uplift of the field shingles. For more information on starter strips for roofing, contact your local Atlas agent today.

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ProductExposureRoll DimensionsPer Package
Atlas Pro-Cut Starter Shingles 6X
Up To 6" 7 ½" x 36" Nominal* 118 Linear Feet
Atlas Pro-Cut Starter Shingles 6XL
Up To 6" 8" x 42" 120 Linear Feet
Atlas Pro-Cut Starter Shingles Universal 8.5X
Up To 8 ½" 10 ⅝" x 36" Nominal* 78 Linear Feet
Atlas Pro-Cut Starter Shingles Universal 10X
Up To 10" 12" x 36" 78 Linear Feet

ProductExposureRoll DimensionsPer Package
Up To 6" 7.2" x 33'4" Roll 33' 4" Roll