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Timberline®UHD Shingles will cost you just pennies-a-day more than standard architectural shingles. In return, you will enjoy a thicker, ultra-dimensional wood-shake look for your roof — and you can increase your home’s resale value, too.

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Timberline®ArmorShield™ II SBS Modified IR Shingles combine all the beauty of Timberline®Shingles with UL 2218 Class 4 impact resistance. Their beauty is unlike any other, thanks to our proprietary shadow bands. Each shadow band is applied using a sophisticated, computer-controlled “feathering” technique. When combined with our randomly blended top layer, it results in a shingle with exceptional depth and dimension—and a striking look unmatched by any other brand.

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The stylish look of hand-cut European shingles with 21stcentury style at an incredibly affordable price.

Your roof can represent up to 40% of your home’s curb appeal. LifetimeDesigner Shingles from GAF can be exciting, fun, and a smart investment. You don't have to travel back in time in order to re-create the natural beauty of a hand-cut shingle roof. You simply need Woodland®Lifetime Designer Shingles.

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Glenwood® Lifetime Designer Shingles

The most authentic wood shake-look shingles you can buy.

When it came to creating the industry’s most authentic wood shake-look shingle, GAF knew they had to deliver nothing less than all the remarkable, natural beauty of genuine hand-split wood shakes. Not only did GAF ensure that this innovative shingle would provide all the top performance you'd expect, they also enhanced its dimensionality.

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All the beauty of GAF’s original Camelot® Shingles at an incredibly affordable price!

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Grand Sequoia® ArmorShield™ SBS Modified IR Shingles

The look of rugged wood shakes with the protection of UL 2218 Class 4 impact resistance.

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FAQs

What company owns GAF? ›

Standard Industries is a global industrial company with 15,000 employees in over 80 countries. Our industry leading businesses include GAF, BMI Group, Schiedel, Siplast and SGI.

Is GAF still in business? ›

Founded in 1886, GAF has become one of the largest roofing manufacturers in North America, with sales approaching $3 billion. With more than two dozen manufacturing plants located throughout the United States, the company has over 3,000 employees and sells its roofing products worldwide.

What does GAF company stand for? ›

GAF is an acronym for General Aniline & Film, which is the leading manufacturer of roofing and waterproofing materials in America.

Is GAF a Fortune 500 company? ›

N.A. N.A. Since 1955, when the first FORTUNE 500 was created, more than 1,800 companies have appeared on the list.
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FORTUNE 500 appearances:
Earnings per share
10-year growth rate (%)5.7
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Who is the largest shingle manufacturer? ›

IKO. Founded in 1951 in eastern Canada, IKO has plants across North America and Europe. They are the world's largest exporter of asphalt shingles, providing shingles to 96 countries around the globe.

Are GAF products good? ›

GAF is an award-winning brand. Not only have they won the Innovation Award for asphalt roofing shingles in 2011, 2012, 2013, and 2014, but they also have been rated #1 in shingle quality by homebuilders in the last 9 out of 11 years.

Is GAF better than Owens Corning? ›

In terms of product quality, GAF and Owens Corning both carry excellent shingles — but GAF shingles offer more protection for wind and hail. And, especially in Michigan weather, that's a necessity!

How much does a GAF solar roof cost? ›

As of January 2022, GAF has not released any official pricing for their solar shingles. However, GAF Energy President Martin DeBono told the Washington Post that a full roof replacement and GAF solar shingle installation would cost $42,000 for his home. Once incentives are considered, the price would drop to $30,000.

What type of roof is GAF? ›

Architectural: Architectural shingles, like GAF Timberline® HDZ™ are made of multiple layers of asphalt-coated fiberglass that are laminated together. They're also cut differently from the three-tab option, giving the shingle a variation in style and a more three-dimensional look.

How many employees does GAF have? ›

About us. GAF, founded in 1886, is a $3 billion company with 3,200 employees and is a leader in the building materials industry.

Who is the CEO of GAF roofing? ›

Who invented GAF? ›

In 1967, RUBEROID engineer, Phil Bottoli laminated two strip shingles together to create a shingle of extraordinary strength and aesthetics. The Timberline® Shingle became North America's best-selling shingle. The same year, RUBEROID merged with GAF and adopted the GAF name.

When did elk merge GAF? ›

Initially founded in Stephens, AK, Elk Roofing Products was acquired by Elcor Chemical Company in 1992. The name was later changed to Elk Roofing Products. In 2002, ElkCorp was acquired by GAF.

Does GAF own standard industries? ›

Standard is the parent company of a number of industrial manufacturers, roofing and solar companies, and related real estate and investment platforms.
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Standard Industries.
TypeParent company
Number of employees20,000+ (2021)
SubsidiariesGAF GAF Energy BMI Siplast SGI Schiedel W. R. Grace and Company
Websitewww.standardindustries.com
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Is GAF Energy publicly traded? ›

gaf. energy. Standard Industries is a privately-held global industrial company operating in over 80 countries with over 15,000 employees.

What is the number 1 Fortune 500 company? ›

Walmart

Who are GAF competitors? ›

GAF's competitors and similar companies include Mitsubishi Electric Solar, Tamko, SunPower, CertainTeed and Owens Corning. GAF is a manufacturer of roofing products for residential and commercial markets.

What is the richest Fortune 500 company? ›

Company Matches
RankCompany NameRevenues ($b)
1Royal Dutch Shell481.7
2Wal-Mart Stores469.2
3Exxon Mobil449.9
4Sinopec Group428.2
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What are the top 5 roof shingles? ›

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  • CertainTeed.
  • GAF.
  • Owens Corning.
  • Atlas.
  • TAMKO.
  • Find a great roofing contractor by asking the right questions.
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Is there a shortage of roofing shingles in 2022? ›

Roofing Supplies Shortage Continues: Prices to Rise on April 11, 2022. Production shortfalls of roof shingles are expected to continue for most of 2022.

What color shingles last the longest? ›

The big benefit to using light shingles is energy efficiency. Lighter materials don't absorb sunlight as easily as dark shingles. Instead, they reflect that light back into the sky. This helps the shingles last longer and helps keep houses cool during hot summer weather.

How long is GAF warranty? ›

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!

How long do GAF HDZ shingles last? ›

GAF Timberline HDZ

Timberline HDZ roof shingles are covered for a lifetime (50 years). GAF HDZ shingles also protect your home against algae for 10 years. Maximum wind protection for Timberline HDZ roof shingles alone are 130 mph if roof shingles are installed correctly.

What are the longest lasting roof shingles? ›

Of the 3 types of asphalt shingles, the longest lasting are luxury (or premium) asphalt shingles. Luxury asphalt shingles are larger and thicker than 3-tab or architectural shingles, which makes them more durable.

What type of roof will last the longest? ›

Roofing material that lasts the longest are concrete, clay or slate tiles. These materials significantly outperform other natural products like wood shakes or any manufactured roofing materials including asphalt shingles and metal roofing.

What is the most durable roof covering? ›

Corrugated galvanized steel is one of the strongest, most durable roofing materials, since it lasts longer, is more resistant to wind, and absorbs less heat than asphalt shingles.

How long does it take for a solar roof to pay for itself? ›

The most common estimate of the average payback period for solar panels is six to ten years. This is a pretty wide range because there are many factors that will influence the number of years it can take to pay off your panels and the monthly savings you can expect.

What is the lifespan of roof solar panels? ›

The Lifespan of Solar Panels

Solar panels, also known as photovoltaic or PV panels, are made to last more than 25 years. In fact, many solar panels installed as early as the 1980s are still working at expected capacity.

Is it cheaper to install solar on roof or ground? ›

Ground-mounted photovoltaic arrays typically cost more than rooftop systems. The additional materials needed — including reinforced pole structures and cement foundations — are responsible for much of the added expense. Labor charges are also higher for ground-mounted panels, due to the more involved mounting process.

What grade of shingle is the best? ›

They're recognized by their clean, horizontal appearance, giving them a more decorative look with the 3-tab construction. Fiberglass-backed shingles have a Class A fire rating, which is the highest available.

Will shingle prices go down in 2022? ›

Material shortages

In 2022, roofing material prices increased by about 6%-8%, and may continue to rise by 10%-12% within the next year. This includes the prices for shingles, underlayment, decking, and other essential materials for a high-quality roof.

Are GAF shingles good quality? ›

GAF asphalt shingles are perceived as better quality than many less known brands and are of the same quality as those from other leading manufacturers such as CertainTeed and Owens Corning. GAF offers a wide variety of colors and styles. The company also keeps its products on the market.

What are the 3 main types of roofs? ›

Three Common Roof Designs and Their Advantages
  • Hip. A hip roof has slopes on all of its sides. The roof doesn't have even a single vertical side. ...
  • Gable. A gable roof features two sloping sides that meet at the top to form a ridge. ...
  • Flat. A flat roof has an extremely low pitch and is almost horizontally level.

Are GAF shingles hail resistant? ›

Timberline® AS II Shingles are made with our proprietary SBS-modified asphalt formulation and pass UL's toughest impact-resistance test — UL 2218 Class 4¹. That means they can really take a punch from Mother Nature. ¹Timberline® AS II Shingles are not warranted to withstand hail damage.

Is GAF a good place to work? ›

Working at GAF is rated highly by 73 employees, across various culture aspects.
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Overall Company Culture Score by Department.
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Marketing 81Marketing81

Who is the largest roofing manufacturer in the world? ›

The new solar shingles from GAF Energy, a spin-off of Standard Industries, the world's largest roofing company, can be nailed directly to the roof like ordinary shingles.

Where are Timberline shingles manufactured? ›

Timberline Solar™ is the only system to directly integrate solar technology into traditional roofing processes and materials. This new system incorporates the world's first nailable solar shingle, the Timberline Solar ES™, which is assembled domestically at GAF Energy's San Jose manufacturing and research facility.

What is the biggest roofing company in America? ›

  1. Centimark Corp. Total revenue: $700.8 million. ...
  2. Flynn Group. Total revenue: $564.5 million. ...
  3. Baker Roofing Company. Total revenue: $254.9 million. ...
  4. Nations Roof. Total revenue: $237.5 million. ...
  5. Kalkreuth Roofing and Sheet Metal. Total revenue: $137.8 million. ...
  6. Schreiber Corp. ...
  7. Latite Roofing LLC. ...
  8. The Roof Depot Inc.
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Who is the biggest roofing supply company in the United States? ›

Headquartered in Herndon, Virginia, Beacon is the largest publicly traded distributor of roofing materials and complementary building products in the United States and Canada. We are among the oldest and most established distributors in the industry.

What is GAF stand for? ›

GAF is an acronym for General Aniline & Film, which is the leading manufacturer of roofing and waterproofing materials in America. If you have a roof over your head, there's a 1 in 4 chance that it was built with GAF's materials.

Is GAF a private company? ›

GAF Chemicals Corporation, a maker of specialty chemicals, was the company's other major subsidiary, until it was taken public in 1991 as International Specialty Products, Inc.

Who owns Standard Industries Inc? ›

Is GAF energy a public company? ›

gaf. energy. Standard Industries is a privately-held global industrial company operating in over 80 countries with over 15,000 employees.

Who is the CEO of GAF? ›

Is Standard Industries a good buy? ›

The Price Trend analysis by MoneyWorks4Me indicates it is Semi Strong which suggest that the price of Standard Industries Ltd is likely to Rise-somewhat in the short term.

When did Standard Industries Buy GAF? ›

In January 2019, Standard launched GAF Energy, a solar company which aims to increase the installations of residential solar roofs by working with regional installers. On April 26, 2021, W. R. Grace announced that they have entered into a definitive agreement with Standard Industries Holdings Inc.

Who bought WR Grace? ›

Grace & Co. A New York building materials company said Wednesday that it has completed its $4.6 billion acquisition of W.R.

What is the best roof for the money? ›

Asphalt Shingle Roofing: Best Overall

Aside from being the most cost-effective roofing option, asphalt shingles are ideal for most climates, offer a reasonable lifespan with proper maintenance, and are relatively easy to install. Asphalt shingles are the most affordable and cost-effective roofing material.

Who is the largest shingle manufacturer in the world? ›

IKO. Founded in 1951 in eastern Canada, IKO has plants across North America and Europe. They are the world's largest exporter of asphalt shingles, providing shingles to 96 countries around the globe.

Are solar shingles worth it? ›

While expensive to install, a solar roof can save in the long run. Depending on the number of tiles on your roof, solar shingles can reduce energy costs by anywhere from 40 to 60 percent, according to the consumer education site SolarReviews. Additionally, you may be eligible for federal and state tax incentives.

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