StormMaster Slate shingles combine performance with a look that emulates their namesake. The shingles have a 130-mph limited wind warranty and Class 4 impact resistance, and they include Scotchgard Protector that helps prevent the black streaks caused by algae. Five colors are available, including blackstone, pewter, and emerald.
Wood siding form Maibec is the default material at Heritage Sands, on Cape Cod, Mass. Every one of the 63 vacation homes is sided with pre-stained Eastern white cedar shingles.