Quality Roof Deck Protection (often referred to as “tar paper” or “felt”) provides an extra layer of protection between your shingles and your roof deck. It helps prevent wind-driven rain (or water from other sources) from infiltrating under your shingles and causing damage to your roof structure or the inside of your home. It will also:
Shingle-Mate® Roof Deck Protection is a key part of the GAF Lifetime
Roofing System, and has even earned the prestigious Good Housekeeping Seal (Applicable in U.S. only).
NOTE: Shingle-Mate® Roof Deck Protection must NOT be left exposed to moisture or precipitation.
Note: Contact GAF Technical Services at 1-800-ROOF-411 or visit www.gaf.com for acceptable non-asphaltic roofing systems and limited warranty coverage.
|Shingle-Mate® Roof Deck Protection vs. #30 Felt||Shingle-Mate®||#30 Felt|
|Glass-reinforced to lay flatter||Yes||No|
|Reduces the telegraphing of wrinkles across the roof||Yes||No|
|Lightweight and easy to handle||Yes||No|
|Rolls swiftly in the cold, early morning||Yes||No|
|Four-square coverage for faster installation||Yes||No|
|Meets physical requirements of ASTM D226, D4869, and is UL classified||Yes||Varies|
|Part of Lifetime Roofing System||Yes||No|
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