December 04, 2013 12:00 AM

This Old House Names GAF’s Sienna™ Lifetime Designer Shingle To List Of 100 Best New Home Products Of 2013

GAF’s Sienna™ Lifetime Designer Shingle was named a 2013 TOH Top 100 Award Winner by This Old House magazine. The third annual "TOH Top 100" features the100 best new home products of the year. The editors spent months testing to find the most distinct, helpful, and coolest home products in seven categories: Kitchen, Bath, Tools, Building Products, Outdoor Living, Home Tech, and Finishing Touches. Each winning product is also labeled with icons such as Money-Saver, Easy Upgrade, Perfect Solution, Eco-Friendly, Splurge, or Made in the USA. Each magazine section includes picks for the most useful apps in each category.

A complete list of the TOH Top 100 can be found in This Old House and online at

“What makes the Sienna™ Shingle distinct is its classic profile and ultra-dimensional look," says Leslie Franklin, senior product manager at GAF. "The Sienna™ Shingle has a universal look with wide appeal, providing homeowners with an attractive roofing option for a variety of home styles. As part of GAF’s Value Collection offering, the Sienna™ Shingle is affordably priced, making it a viable option for price-conscious -homeowners.”

“The 2013 TOH Top 100 is full of products that showcase ingenuity, demonstrate originality, wow us with their functionality, and of course, mark breakthroughs in their categories,” says This Old House Editor Scott Omelianuk.

“However, the true test for any item on this list is simple: is it useful and relevant to our readers? We agree that all these new products, in ways large and small, will improve the lives of our readers,” Omelianuk adds.

The 2013 list marks the third annual TOH Top 100,including items for people who love houses new or old and are looking for the newest ways to fix them up.


About GAF

Founded in 1886, GAF has become the largest roofing manufacturer in North America. The company’s products include a comprehensive portfolio of steep-slope and commercial roofing systems, which are supported by an extensive national network of factory-certified contractors. Its success is driven by its commitment to Advanced Quality, Industry Expertise, and Solutions Made Simple for contractors, specifiers, and property owners alike. In 2011, GAF was the first roofing manufacturer to offer a Lifetime limited warranty on all of its laminated shingles and, in 2012, it introduced the GAF Lifetime Roofing System.

With a focus on social responsibility, GAF has developed Advanced ProtectionShingle Technology, which provides superior durability and wind resistance while reducing the use of scarce natural resources. The company has also developed single-ply and asphaltic membranes with superior durability and high reflectivity to meet the most rigorous industry standards while helping commercial property owners and designers reduce energy consumption.


GAF also supports the roofing industry through CARE, the Center for the Advancement of Roofing Excellence, which has provided education to over 125,000 professionals. CARE’s mission is to help professional contractors and distributors build their businesses through sales and management education, and to provide product and installation training to contractors, distributors, architects, property owners, and related industry personnel.
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