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3 Reasons to use GAF Asphalt Shingles on your Roof

Updated: Nov 14, 2022

Birmingham Roofs is a preferred GAF Certified Contractor. Professional installers have long preferred the rugged, dependable performance that only a GAF roof can offer, and have made our Timberline® Shingles with Advanced Protection® the #1 selling shingle brand in North America! Rated #1 in shingle quality by U.S. contractors and home builders.

For the strongest long lasting roof, Birmingham Roofs recommends GAF shingles and products. Our premium roofs come with a 'Lifetime' System Plus Limited Warranty and upgrading components through GAF.

Founded in 1886, GAF has grown to become North America’s largest manufacturer of residential and commercial roofing. More specifically, GAF’s Timberline shingle is North America’s best-selling fiberglass-asphalt shingle, it's also rated #1 in shingle quality by home builders in the last 9 out of 11 years. We want our customers to know why we use GAF Shingles and what they can mean for your home.

GAF diagram layers of a roof

1. Wind Resistance

GAF Shingles are made with their Advanced Protection® Technology. These shingles offer the best combination of performance and weight. GAF Shingles have the highest wind ratings - Class F wind rating from Underwriters Laboratories and warranted to withstand winds up to 130MPH with proper installation. GAF shingles have improved adhesive, DuraGrip seals stronger reducing risk of possible blow offs. GAF also offers the Highest Fire Rating in the roofing industry - UL CLASS A/LISTED TO ANSI/UL790. GAF's shingles durability and toughness is one of the main reasons professional roofing companies use them.

3. Integrity

GAF is home to the most requested three-tab, architectural, and premium shingles in North America. Timberline Ultra HD® Shingles are up to 53% thicker offering a natural dimensional look for your roof. Timberline Ultra HD® Shingles have earned the Good Housekeeping Seal. The Good Housekeeping Seal means these shingles have met the standards set by the Good Housekeeping Institute, a forefront of consumer protection.

GAF timberline shingles

3. Curb Appeal

Your roof takes up a large portion of your home. It’s high visibility makes it one of your home’s most recognizable design elements. When you choose to install GAF shingles your choices aren’t limited to a few colors. In fact, you can pick from the variety of shades that will complement your home's exterior. GAF offers a wide selection of colors and styles that are bound to fit your taste and budget.

Consult Birmingham Roofs to find out whch GAF Product is best for your home. Call us today at 205.593.4487 for your free assessment.

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