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What are GAF roofing shingles?

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GAF shingles are fiberglass asphalt roofing shingles manufactured by GAF, North America’s largest manufacturer of commercial and residential roofing. Many varieties of GAF shingles have earned the Good Housekeeping Seal of Approval, including Timberline brand shingles, GAF’s most popular brand. Timberline brand is available with a lifetime warranty.

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Fiberglass asphalt roofing shingles are most often preferred by designers, builders and homeowners because of their relative low cost, combined with durability and fire-retardant capabilities. Shingle producers no longer make just the traditional 3-tab asphalt shingle. Many fiberglass asphalt shingles today have more texture and are thicker. Thicker styles of shingles are called architectural shingles.

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