DIY Roofing Guide
The resources and info you'll need to get the job done.
Thinking about doing a roofing job yourself? Check out the steps.
Click on a DIY roofing topic to help you prepare for the job.
Do I need a new roof?Learn how to evaluate your roof’s condition and determine how much work it needs.MAKE AN EVALUATION
Can I do it myself?
A roof is a lot more than shingles. And it’s more dangerous than you might think. Ask the right questions before you DIY.
Make a planPlanning a DIY roof project involves permits, materials, ventilation, waste disposal, and more. Find lists and tools to help you manage it all.PLAN FOR SUCCESS
Where to buy materialsGAF roofing materials are available at local distributors and many retail home improvement stores.FIND A DISTRIBUTOR OR RETAILER
Learn roofing safetySafety should be your number one priority. Use this guide to make sure your project gets done safely.ROOFING SAFETY TIPS
Doing the JobWe have resources to help guide you along the way.GETTING IT DONE
Doing Simple Fixes & RepairsEverything you need to know about doing simple fixes and repairs to your roof.SHOW ME HOW
The GAF Lifetime Roofing System
A new roof is more than just shingles. When you install any GAF Lifetime Shingle and at least 3 qualifying GAF accessories, you'll automatically get a Lifetime ltd. warranty on your shingles and all qualifying GAF accessories.EXPLORE THE GAF LIFETIME ROOFING SYSTEM
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Find A Contractor
For peace of mind choose a GAF factory-certified Master Elite® roofing contractor.
PRICING & WHERE TO BUY
DISTRIBUTORS & RETAILERS
Find a GAF retailer or distributor near you.