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GAF Materials Corporation


Founded in 1886, GAF Materials Corporation has grown to become North America’s largest manufacturer of residential roofing (sold under the GAF-Elk brand) and commercial roofing (sold under the GAF brand).

Professional installers have long preferred the rugged, dependable performance that only a GAF roof can offer, and have made it the #1-selling brand in North America.

why GAF?
Here are just some of the reasons why
GAF is your best and safest choice!

  • Manufacturing locations across North America — to serve you better

  • Inventors of the Timberline® shingle — the #1-selling architectural shingle in North America

  • Awarded #1 visual brand by Life Magazine

  • Fireshield® brand roof restoration system named "Best Product" by the editors of Buildings magazine

  • Rated #1 in shingle quality by home builders

  • Winner of the Builder’s Choice award

  • Cobra® brand ridge vents rated #1 in quality by home builders

  • Featured regularly in leading home and garden publications and on home improvement networks such as HGTV

  • Premium designer roofing shingles have twice received the Architects Choice For Excellence Award

  • Freedom™ TPO self-adhering roofing systems chosen Product Of The Year by Commercial Building Products magazine

  • Named most-used brand of shingles and roof vents by remodeling contractors

  • Named #1 in innovation for shingles and ridge ventilation by home builders

  • Named most-recommended brand by upscale remodelers

  • First to produce an energy-efficient asphalt shingle available in rich colors, called the Cool Color Series