How do I file a GAF warranty claim?

GAF Warranties

Install any GAF Lifetime Shingle & at least 3 qualifying GAF Accessories & you’ll automatically get: a Lifetime ltd. warranty on your shingles and all qualifying GAF accessories!* PLUS Non-prorated coverage for the first 10 years! To get even stronger coverage, choose a System Plus or Golden Pledge® Ltd.

what is a GAF warranty? 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.

Beside above, how do I transfer my GAF warranty?

This limited warranty may be transferred only once. The second owner must notify GAF in writing within 60 days after the property transfer has occurred for any coverage to be transferred. (Other than this one transfer, this warranty may not be transferred or assigned, directly or indirectly.)

Is GAF Golden pledge warranty worth it?

GAF Weather Stopper Warranty – Is the Golden Pledge worth it? They gave us a few options on the warranties GAF offers through them. We are between the Silver Pledge and Golden Pledges, difference is 10 year vs 25 year warranty on installation. The cost follows suit, with the Golden being about 150% more expensive.

Are GAF Timberline shingles any good?

Wind resistance is very good: GAF Timberline and other dimensional/architectural shingles show good resistance to tearing in high winds. Enhanced installation including additional fasteners and a complete GAF Lifetime system boosts wind rating from 110MPH to 130MPH with good results.

How does shingle warranty work?

Shingle Warranties (Manufacturer): Your manufacturer’s shingle warranty is intended to provide coverage against product or manufacturing defects for a certain length of time, usually 20 to 50 years, ensuring that the manufacturer will make the necessary repairs or replacements to defective parts within that term.

What does a workmanship warranty cover?

A workmanship warranty provides homeowners with coverage against workmanship or installation errors. This type of warranty generally covers about one year following the completion of the work. However, this is not true for all contractors.

What is the warranty on GAF Timberline shingles?

Non-Single Family Detached Residences – Timberline Shingles (Excluding Timberline Ultra) GAF Shingle & Accessory Limited WarrantY SEE DETAILS GAF Roofing System Limited WarrantY SEE DETAILS Warranty Term for GAF Shingles 40 Years 40 Years Smart Choice Protection Period**** 10 Years 10 Years

Which type of shingle carries the longest warranty?

Basic Shingle Limited Warranty: GAF vs CertainTeed Coverage (none-prorated) Coverage (pro-rated) GAF Full for 10 years of SmartChoice Period, Lifetime 20% at 41 years and beyond Certainteed Full for 10 years of SureStart Period, Lifetime 20 % at 40 years and beyond

What does a 50 year roof mean?

This means the manufacturer will cover any defects, but they will not cover normal wear and tear for the roof’s lifetime. The advantage of a 50 Year shingle is that a 50 Year is truly manufactured with upgraded materials. A 50 Year roof is more resistant to wind, wear & tear, and in many cases hail.

How long will GAF Timberline shingles last?

Less educated consumers can become confused about different types of “Timberline” shingles. Although “Lifetime” warranty unless installed by a GAF Master Elite contractor, warranty is pro-rated after 10 years and only for material.

Did GAF buy elk?

In 2007, Elk was acquired by GAF Materials Corp. For some time after the acquisition the two lines remained separate, but GAF has since discontinued most Elk brands. GAF was founded in 1886 and, as of a 2010 Freedonia Group study, was North America’s largest manufacturer of commercial and residential roofing.

What does it mean to be GAF certified?

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. They are factory-certified by GAF and offer a free roof inspection for all their neighbors.

What is a GAF roofing system?

Then Starter strip shingles are installed at the eaves of your roof to help prevent your shingles from blowing off in high winds. All these components are part of the GAF lifetime roofing system. GAF is North America’s largest roofing manufacturer and has been in the business for over 125 years.

Are shingle warranties transferable?

Many asphalt shingles do have a transferable manufacturer warranty. A CertainTeed warranty is only transferable by the original property owner to the first subsequent property owner. After the warranty has been transfered once, it is no longer transferable.

How long is a warranty on a roof?

Manufacturer’s material warranties typically range in length from 10 to 30 years. As the name implies, these warranties are issued by the manufacturer and cover only defects or failure of the roofing materials due to manufacturing defects or premature aging.

What is the GAF Silver pledge warranty?

What the Pledge Includes. Coverage is 100 percent and it extends to 50 years for the entire roofing system, with three to five years on 3-tab shingles. The cost of installation and workmanship is also included as is the labor, with lifetime coverage of 25-30 years on 3-tab shingles, and 10 years on the workmanship.

What does lifetime warranty on shingles mean?

Limited Lifetime Warranty usually refers to the manufacturers warranty on defective shingles. Each shingle company prorates the settlement pay out, based on the age of the shingles at the time of the claim, on any defective shingles.