GAF Ltd. Warranty Comparison Guide*

GAF Ltd. Warranty Comparison Guide*

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Material Defect Coverage
100% Coverage Period
10 yrs.
(3 or 5 yrs. on 3-tab shingles)
50 yrs.
(20 yrs. on 3-tab shingles)
50 yrs.
(20 yrs. on 3-tab shingles)
Covers roofing system?
Yes, system coverage is available Yes, covers entire system Yes, covers entire system
Cost of installation labor included?
10 yrs.
(3 or 5 yrs. on 3-tab shingles)
Lifetime
(25 or 30 yrs. on 3-tab shingles)
Lifetime
(25 or 30 yrs. on 3-tab shingles)
Workmanship Coverage*
100% Coverage Period
None 2 yrs.
(Typical coverage offered by contractor)
25 yrs.
(20 yrs. on 3-tab shingles)
(Coverage provided and backed by GAF)
Misapplication of certain flashings covered?
No 2 yrs.
(Typical coverage offered by contractor
25 yrs.
(20 yrs. on 3-tab shingles)
(Coverage provided and backed by GAF)
Installer certified?
No
(Anyone can install)
Yes Yes
Tear-off costs included? (when necessary)
No Yes
(For material defects only)
Yes
(For material defects or workmanship)
Disposal costs included? (when necessary)
No No Yes
(For material defects or workmanship)
Peace of Mind*
“Maximum” wind coverage up to 130 mph Category 3 hurricane wind speed available?
Yes
(Not available for 3-tab shingles)
Yes
(Not available for 3-tab shingles)
Yes
(Not available for 3-tab shingles)
Warranty transferable?
Yes Yes Yes
Free transfer?
Yes Yes Yes