Discover Why IKO Cambridge Architectural Shingles Are So Popular

Our high-quality roofing shingles provide superior weather protection and boost the curb appeal of homes throughout the United States and Canada as well as many export markets. IKO Cambridge architectural shingles can enhance any home’s style, from traditional to modern, rustic to urban. Their dimensional profile and deep shadow bands evoke the upscale  appearance of natural wood shakes, creating a high-end designer look at an affordable cost.

IKO Cambridge shingles are engineered to withstand the elements for years, making them one of the most durable shingles you can buy.

 Thanks to our exclusive, advanced color blending technology, IKO Cambridge architectural roofing shingles are available in a full range of color blends (including Cool Colors for select markets). This is just one great reason why IKO Cambridge remains among our most popular shingles with homeowners and contractors alike.

Another is that these shingles come in IKO’s special “Advantage” size which is larger than many competitors’ comparable product. This means roofers can install these shingles faster and their larger-than-average exposure creates greater visual interest, giving your home a spectacular designer look.

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IKO Cambridge Color Options

Your home will blend beautifully into its natural surroundings when you choose from among our wide palette of color blends.

Note: Please make your final color selection from several full size shingles and view a sample of the product installed on a home. Not all colors are available in all markets.

IKO Cambridge Gallery

Browse our gallery to see how you can turn your roof replacement into a curb appeal opportunity and add an architectural accent to any style of home. Whether you need to match the classic style of a heritage home or add contemporary class to a modern one, IKO Cambridge architectural shingles make replacing your roof an exciting endeavor.

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Architectural
Shingle Color:
Charcoal Grey
Bold, dramatic, timeless.
Perfect Pairing:
White or grey stone, brick or siding; black, white or grey trim.
Cambridge
Architectural
Shingle Color:
Driftwood
Versatile, dark and handsome.
Perfect Pairing:
Log, wood siding, stone or brick facings; brown or black trim.
Cambridge
Architectural
Shingle Color:
Dual Black
Dramatic, stately, contemporary.
Perfect Pairing:
Grey or neutral siding or stone; white trim.
Cambridge
Architectural
Shingle Color:
Dual Brown
Earthy, organic, rustic, laid‑back, casual.
Perfect Pairing:
Log, beige stone or brick (especially red) facings; brown trim.
Cambridge
Architectural
Shingle Color:
Harvard Slate
Historic, eloquent, majestic.
Perfect Pairing:
White or grey stone, brick or siding; black, white or grey trim.
Cambridge
Architectural
Shingle Color:
Earthtone Cedar
Down-to-earth, relaxed, casual.
Perfect Pairing:
Log, beige stone or brick facings; brown trim.
Cambridge
Architectural
Shingle Color:
Weatherwood
Rustic, informal, laid‑back.
Perfect Pairing:
Log, beige stone or brick (especially red) facings; brown trim.
Cambridge
Architectural
Shingle Color:
Dual Grey
Upscale, from casual comfort to modern chic.
Perfect Pairing:
White or grey stone, brick or siding; black, white or grey trim.

Choose IKO Cambridge Shingles for Your New Roof. And Rest Easy.

Peace of mind comes from knowing that these quality architectural roofing shingles are doing exactly what we engineered them to do — stand guard as your home’s first line of defense against Mother Nature’s fury and look fantastic doing it. IKO Cambridge delivers on our promise of beauty you can see, quality you can feel and performance you can trust. All at a comfortably affordable price.

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1. Blow-off Protection

Printed nail line guides installers to position and fasten the shingles correctly, to help keep them on the roof and prevent them from blowing off in high wind.

2. Built-In Algae Resistance

We embed special algae-resistant granules into our shingles to help inhibit the growth of blue-green algae that can cause unattractive black stains, streaks and discoloration.

3. The Only Time It’s Good to be Tacky

You want your new shingles to stay put. If the wind lifts them up, water can sneak in underneath and may cause a leaky roof. Our shingles have IKO FastLock® sealant strips along their bottom edges. When activated by the sun’s heat, these strips get extra-tacky and create a strong bond to ensure maximum protection against wind uplift, blow-off and water penetration.

4. This Shingle’s Core Strength Is Its Fiberglass Mat

Our fiberglass mat is coated top and bottom with weathering asphalt, then surfaced with colored granules. It’s heavy-duty for exceptional durability and structural integrity.

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montage of snow on roof, icicles, leaves in a gutter

We Never Take Quality for Granted. And Neither Should You.

IKO Cambridge roofing shingles are built heavy-duty. You can see and feel the difference. Touch one. Feel its weight. Check that the cut is precise. 

The modern, laminated two-piece design of IKO Cambridge shingles provides depth and dimension. By staggering the size and position of the shingle’s “dragon’s teeth”, we’re able to create a random, varied pattern that emulates the rich textured appearance of genuine wood shakes. Deep shadow bands add eye-popping contrast.

FAQs

What is a Cambridge shingle?

IKO Cambridge is IKO’s line of Architectural Shingles. Their modern, laminated two-piece design provides the depth, dimension and texture of wood shakes for an upscale appearance without the upscale price tag.

How much does a bundle of Cambridge shingles cover?

IKO Cambridge shingles come in IKO’s “Advantage” size. They are larger than most competitor products, they have a generous 5 7/8” exposure and 3 bundles cover 100 square feet. This means that fewer shingles will cover a larger area, making installation faster.

How long is IKO Cambridge warranty?

IKO Cambridge shingles have a lifetime limited warranty and a 10-year Iron Clad protection period (U.S. only), and a 15-year Iron Clad protection period (Canada only).

What is the difference between Cambridge and Dynasty shingles?

Dynasty shingles are classified as performance shingles, whereas Cambridge shingles are categorized as architectural shingles by IKO. To read more about Dynasty performance shingles click here.

Why choose IKO Cambridge Architectural Shingles?

IKO Cambridge shingles are high-quality, durable asphalt roofing shingles that effectively protect your home from the elements while boosting curb appeal. Part of IKO’s Architectural shingle line, these shingles have a shake-like appearance and are available in a full range of color blends to complement your home’s exterior at an affordable cost.

Roofing shingles alone are usually not enough to protect your home.

IKO has developed a superior multi-layered roofing system that incorporates our industry-leading products – all designed to help protect the roof deck, eaves and vulnerable roof areas against water penetration.

Your new roof is a big investment you’ll be counting on to protect your home and family for years to come. There’s no room for compromise.
So choose IKO PROFORMAX Integrated Roofing Accessories and rest easy knowing that the quality of your new roof will be as uncompromising as you are.

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These IKO PROFORMAX Integrated Roofing Accessories are specifically designed to work best with IKO Cambridge shingles.

RECOMMENDED: IKO Stormshield® Deck Protection, IKO Stormtite® Synthetic Underlayment, IKO Leading Edge PlusTM Roof Starter and IKO Hip & Ridge 12TM Cap shingles.

In addition to the IKO PROFORMAX Integrated Roofing Accessories recommended for use with IKO Cambridge shingles, we also carry a comprehensive line of accessory products to support the installation of almost any roofing project.

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Specifications & Standards

Standards

  • ASTM D3462

  • ASTM D3161 Class F

  • ASTM E108/UL 790 Class A

  • ASTM D7158 Class H

  • CSA A123.5 (In Canada)

  • Miami-Dade Approved³

Specifications

  • Size

    1 038 mm x 349 mm (40 7/8" x 13 3/4")
  • Exposure

    149 mm (5 7/8")
  • Coverage Per Package

    3.1 m² (33.3 sq. ft.)
  • Quantity Per Pallet

    56 bundles
  • Shingles Per Square

    60
  • Quantity Per Unit/Package

    20 shingles
  • Warranty Term

    Limited Lifetime¹
  • Limited Wind Warranty Upgrade

    210 km/h / 130 mph ²
  • Fire Resistance Rating

    Class A

¹ See Limited Warranty at IKO.com for complete terms, conditions, restrictions and application requirements. Shingles must be applied in accordance with application instructions and local building code requirements.
“Lifetime” means the period of time commencing on the date of the completion of the installation of the shingles on the building and continuing so long as the owner owns the building on which the shingles were installed.
² High Wind Application is required.
³ Products with Miami Dade NOA, Florida Product Approval, and Texas Department of Insurance listings are available. Miami-Dade & Florida Building Code High-Velocity Hurricane Zone (HVAZ) approvals apply only to shingles available in the southeast US market. For more information please visit: our listings links page or contact IKO at: 1-888-IKO-ROOF (1-888-456-7663)

Note: All values shown are approximate. Product is developed with reference to these Standards. IKO strives to accurately reproduce the screen images of the shingle swatches and house photos shown. However due to manufacturing variances, the limitations of your monitor resolution, and the variation in natural exterior lighting, actual colors may vary from the images you see. To ensure complete satisfaction, please make your final color selection from several full-size shingles and view a sample of the product installed on a home.
Algae-Resistant – this article contains an algae-resistant granule that helps inhibit discoloration caused by blue-green algae.

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