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Understanding Your GAF Roofing Warranty

Having a reliable and long-lasting roof over your head is incredibly important — and choosing the right warranty can be as crucial as the roofing material itself. Fortunately, we can simplify the process for you.

But first, you need to know this: Elevated Roofing stands out from other roofers because of our ability to offer better warranties. That’s because we’re 2 Star President’s Club members with GAF. 

We include the Silver Pledge Warranty for free, and we’re also able to offer the Gold Pledge Warranty, which no other roofer in the area can do.

Your GAF Roofing Warranty Options With Elevated Roofing

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This guide covers your options for GAF warranties and helps you understand the following:

  • Key features of GAF warranties
  • Differences between warranty options
  • How to choose the best warranty for your home
  • Understanding workmanship coverage

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Key Features of GAF Warranties

The GAF warranty system is designed to offer peace of mind and assurance of quality to homeowners. The term “Lifetime” in the context of GAF warranties refers to the period as long as the original individual owner of a single-family detached residence owns the property where GAF products are installed. This extends to eligible second owners under certain conditions. However, for properties not fitting these criteria, Lifetime coverage does not apply. It’s important to note that Lifetime coverage on shingles mandates the use of GAF Lifetime shingles.

Differences Between Warranty Options

GAF provides several warranty options, each tailored to different needs and preferences:

  • GAF Shingle & Accessory Limited Warranty: Offers basic protection for a period of 10 years, covering manufacturing defects in GAF shingles and accessories.
  • GAF Roofing System Limited Warranty: A more comprehensive option, covering the entire roofing system for 50 years.
  • System Plus Limited Warranty: Enhances the coverage, including cost of installation labor for the lifetime of the shingles.
  • Silver Pledge Limited Warranty: Offers added workmanship coverage, including misapplication of shingles and accessories for 10 years.
  • Golden Pledge Limited Warranty: The most extensive option, covering misapplication of shingles, accessories, and flashings for up to 25/30 years.

Choosing the Best Warranty for Your Roof

Selecting the right warranty depends on various factors like your long-term plans for your home, the local climate and your budget. If you plan to stay in your home for many years, investing in a more comprehensive warranty like the Golden Pledge could be beneficial. However, if you’re looking for basic coverage, the GAF Shingle & Accessory Limited Warranty might suffice.

Understanding Workmanship Coverage

Workmanship coverage is crucial as it covers the installation process. This coverage is available through certain contractors, particularly for installations covered by GAF enhanced warranties. It’s vital to ensure that your contractor is certified by GAF to use this coverage.

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FAQ About GAF Roofing Warranties

Check out these common questions about GAF roofing warranties. If you have more questions after reading through this section, that’s okay — just call our office and we’ll get you the answers you need.

What Does the GAF Lifetime Warranty Cover?

The GAF Lifetime Warranty covers manufacturing defects in GAF shingles for the period the original homeowner owns the property. It requires the use of GAF Lifetime Shingles and specific accessories.

Is the GAF Warranty Transferable?

Yes, GAF warranties are transferable at no additional cost, making them valuable even if you plan to sell your home.

Do All GAF Warranties Include Workmanship Coverage?

No, workmanship coverage varies and is generally provided through the Silver Pledge and Golden Pledge warranties.

What Are the Benefits of Choosing a Certified GAF Contractor?

Choosing a certified GAF contractor ensures a higher level of expertise and qualifies you for enhanced warranty options, including workmanship coverage.

Does the GAF Warranty Cover Tear-Off and Disposal Costs?

Tear-off and disposal costs are included in certain warranties, particularly the System Plus, Silver Pledge, and Golden Pledge, for manufacturing defects or misapplication.

Ready to Talk About Your Roofing Warranty Options?

If you’re ready to explore GAF roofing warranty options for your home, call our office or fill out the form on our website to schedule a consultation. We can work around your schedule and set up a time that’s convenient for you.

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