What is GAF Master Elite?
The Master Elite® Certification is GAF’s factory certification program that provides ongoing training to roofing contractors and assurance to you, the homeowner, that the roof will be completed well and professionally.
How does GAF warranty work?
GAF’s Better warranty, available through a GAF certified installer, System Plus covers 100% of material defects for 50 years, 20 years on 3-Tab shingles. It covers 100% of installation labor costs for the lifetime of the roof, 3-Tab shingles are only covered 25-30 years for labor costs.
How long is GAF shingle warranty?
Roof Warranty Information
|GAF Shingle & Accessory Limited WarrantY SEE DETAILS|
|Warranty Term for GAF Shingles||40 Years|
|Smart Choice Protection Period****||10 Years|
|Algae Warranty Term||10 Years for StainGuard-Labeled Shingles or Ridge Cap Shingles 25 Years for StainGuard Plus-Labeled Shingles|
|Wind Warranty Term||15 Years|
What does GAF limited lifetime warranty mean?
The word “Lifetime” refers to the length of coverage provided by the GAF Shingle Accessory Ltd. Warranty and means as. long as the original individual owner(s) of a single-family detached residence [or the second owner(s) in certain circumstances] owns the property where the shingles and accessories are installed.
Which shingles are better GAF or Certainteed?
Many roofers see Certainteed shingles as higher quality than GAF shingles. GAF is lower-cost than Certainteed, but Certainteed shingles come in a wider variety of colors and many prefer the aesthetics of the Certainteed’s shingles. Suffice to say, both Certainteed and GAF have sustainable roofing products.
How long do GAF architectural shingles last?
GAF Timberline shingles tend to last about 15-25 years. They may not last as long as other types, including metal, copper, and even cedar, but they make up for it in other ways. Asphalt shingles are one of the most popular roofing products on the market today for a number of reasons.
Do solar panels void GAF warranty?
Fortunately, no. The best solution is to consult with your original roofer and ask him or her to coordinate with your solar roof contractor.
Is GAF A good shingle?
Verdict. In conclusion, GAF offers quality that is on par with CertainTeed and Owens Corning and better than many less-prominent brands. The warranty coverage is good, though again, warranty claim hassles and denials are the biggest concern with any shingle brand.
How do you become a master elite GAF?
The 4 Steps to Become a GAF Master Elite® Roofer
- Insured and Licensed. Before any contractor can be recognized, they must first have the license to operate and proper insurance.
- Minimum Years of Experience. You don’t become an expert overnight.
- Local Satisfaction Rating.
- Commitment to Ongoing Training.
What are GAF Master Elite requirements?
Requirements to Become a GAF Master Elite™ Roofer A Valid Business License. Although this is the most basic requirement GAF lays out, it’s very important since they use this as proof that a roofer can actually do the Minimum 7 Years in the Business. Solid Reputation and Customer Satisfaction.
What does it mean to be GAF Master Elite?
The Master Elite® Certification is GAF’s factory certification program that provides ongoing training to roofing contractors and assurance to you, the homeowner, that the roof will be completed well and professionally. This is a highly prestigious award because only 2% of all roofing contractors in the country have qualified as Master Elite®.
What is the GAF Golden Pledge roofing warranty?
GAF’s Golden Pledge Limited Warranty is the first of its kind to offer a warranty not only on manufacturing defects, but also on the workmanship of the contractor. Have a roof installed by a GAF Master Elite™ Contractor like Muth & Company Roofing, and GAF will stand behind our work for 25 years!
What does it mean to be a GAF Certified contractor?
Being a GAF certified contractor means that the company has already passed these qualifications, and more, and can offer to install one of the best roofing products in the industry with the most extensive warranty. Not all roofing contractors are the same.