WARRANTY COMPARISON

Typical Shingle Warranty

Gaf system Plus

GAF Silver pledge

Gaf Golden pledge

Manufacturing Defect Coverage For Lifetime Shingles

Up-front 100% coverage period.

10 yrs.

50 yrs.

50 yrs.

50 yrs.

Covers roofing system (not just shingles)?

NO

Just Shingles

YES

Entire system

YES

Entire system

YES

Entire system

Cost of installation labor included?

Only 10 yrs.

LIFETIME

LIFETIME

LIFETIME

Workmanship Coverage for Lifetime Shingles

100% coverage period.

Only 2 yrs.

Typical coverage offered by Contractor

Only 2 yrs.

Typical coverage offered by Contractor

10 yrs.

Coverage provided and backed by GAF 

25 yrs.

Coverage provided and backed by GAF 

Misapplication of certain flashing covered?

Only 2 yrs.

Typical coverage offered by Contractor

Only 2 yrs.

Typical coverage offered by Contractor

10 yrs.

Coverage provided and backed by GAF 

25 yrs.

Coverage provided and backed by GAF 

Helps Prevent Problems

Exclusive 40-point factory inspection of completed roof?

NO

NO

NO

YES

Contractor factory certified?

NO

(Anyone can install)

YES

YES

YES

Peace of Mind

Tear-off costs included (when necessary)?

NO

YES

For manufacturing defects or misapplication

YES

For manufacturing defects or misapplication

YES

For manufacturing defects or misapplication

Disposal costs included (when necessary)?

NO

NO

YES

For manufacturing defects or misapplication

YES

Warranty transferable for free?

MAYBE

YES

YES

YES

Good Housekeeping protection on roofing system?

NO

YES

YES

YES