Skip navigation


Founded in 1886, GAF 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