GAF Master Elite Certification

Only 3% of all roofing contractors are approved to be a GAF Master Elite.

GAF Master Elite Certified Contractors Must Meet the Following Requirements:

  • Minimum of $1,000,000 in General Liability Coverage
  • Demonstrated Record of Workmanship
  • Ongoing Professional Training
  • Verified Worker’s Compensation Coverage
  • Licensed
  • Bonded

Who is GAF? GAF is a manufacturing company founded in 1886 and based in Parsippany, NJ. GAF stands for General Aniline & Film and is one of the largest roofing manufacturers in North America. With more than two dozen manufacturing plants located throughout the United States, it sells roofing products worldwide.

GAF has a number of different contractor certifications. Master Elite is the highest level offering the best warranty available in the industry. Only 3% of all roofing contractors are qualified as Master Elite. Choosing a GAF Master Elite contractor is your assurance that you’ll be dealing with a quality and dependable professional contractor.

GAF Roofing Warranties

GAF offers three levels of worry-free warranties.

The Golden Pledge Warranty is the most inclusive warranty available. It covers 100% of all manufacturer defects for the entire lifetime of the shingle, 50 year non prorated. Golden Pledge also covers workmanship defects for 25 years, covered by GAF. This includes tear-off costs, as well as disposal costs. Any repairs needed because of manufacturer defects or poor workmanship will be made by a GAF Master Elite roofing contractor, ensuring that you will get the highest quality work possible. Golden Pledge is a one-time, transferable warranty.

The Silver Pledge Warranty is the mid-level warranty that is offered by GAF. This covers 100% of all manufacturer defects for the entire lifetime of the shingle, 50 year and non prorated. The workmanship coverage for Silver Pledge is ten years, covered by GAF. This includes tear-off costs, as well as disposal costs. It is also a one-time transferable warranty. Any repairs needed because of manufacturer defects or poor workmanship will be made by a GAF Master Elite Roofing Contractor, ensuring that you will get the highest quality work possible. Silver Pledge is a one-time transferable warranty.

The Systems Plus Warranty is the base-level warranty that GAF offers. It also covers 100% of all manufacturer defects for the entire lifetime of the shingle, 50 year non prorated. Systems Plus covers tear-off costs, but it does not cover the cost of disposal. Labor warranty is not covered by GAF, but by the contractor. It is a one-time transferable warranty.