Why choose GAF for your roof
Over 130 years of quality and innovation
With over a century of experience and expertise, GAF has the right products, technologies and solutions for your roofing needs.
Makers of Timberline™ Shingles: North America’s #1-selling shingle brand
When you choose GAF, you’re in good company. More Americans have relied on GAF Timberline® Shingles than any other brand.
Extensive network of independent GAF factory-certified roofers*
Every year GAF trains and certifies thousands of roofers on high quality installation methods using the latest technologies. Our stringent certification criteria require all GAF factory-certified contractors to show proof of state licensing (where applicable), insurance, and demonstrate that they are good standing with the Better Business Bureau.
Warranties to protect your investment
Get the protection you want with a GAF warranty. When you hire an independent GAF factory-certified contractor* you can take advantage of our strongest warranties for long term peace of mind. We offer several options, so you can choose the right level of coverage for your project.
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Architectural shingles help protect your home against the elements. As a bonus, they come in a wide variety of colors and styles to match any decor.What Are Architectural Shingles?Architectural, or laminate shingles, consist of two or more layers of material. They are made of asphalt coated fiberglass and are installed over the roof deck and underlayment. They also have a thicker coating of asphalt than single layer 3-tab singles.
When it comes time to talk to a contractor about doing a residential roof repair or replacement, it's good to know the different parts of a roof and the components of a roofing system.Important Structural Components Below the Roof
Choosing roofing materials for your home is a big, exciting decision. Beyond keeping your family safe and comfortable, your roof majorly impacts curb appeal. Most roofs occupy 40% of a home's visual exterior, so it makes sense that you'd want roofing materials that look good!
If the need for a roof repair has caught you off-guard, you're not alone. More than 50% of American homeowners dealt with emergency home repairs in 2019. The good news is, between homeowners insurance and payment plans, you may be able to turn that emergency into an investment in your home's value and beauty.
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*Contractors enrolled in GAF certification programs are not employees or agents of GAF, and GAF can not control or otherwise supervise these independent businesses. Contractors may receive benefits, such as loyalty rewards points and discounts on marketing tools from GAF for participating in the program.