Roofing Materials

Best Roof Shingles: GAF vs Certainteed

If you are looking for the highest quality asphalt shingles, the choice typically comes down to: GAF Timberline vs. CertainTeed Landmark.

Both GAF and Certainteed are very large and reputable roofing manufacturers; all their shingles have a solid performance track record.

In terms of material and installation prices, Timberline and Landmark shingles cost about the same.
However, just like anything else under the sun, each of these brands has advantages and drawbacks.

Here is a straight forward (no marketing talk) comparison of the two best shingle manufacturers. It is based on price, durability, longevity, ease of installation and warranty factors.

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Roofing material cost is a huge determining factor for many homeowners.

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15 Best Roofing Materials: Costs, Features And Benefits

Depending on the roofing material you want to install, you can spend as little as $4,500 to as much as $30,000.

Today, the sheer number of options to choose from can be staggering. We have done all the research to help you select the best roof for your needs.

First, lets go over sloped roofing options and then discuss those appropriate for flat roofs. For each, we will focus on installation costs, durability, longevity, energy efficiency, as well as aesthetics.

1. Metal Shingles

Metal roof shingles offer an unbeatable combination of traditional style and exceptional durability. They replicate the appearance of classic shingle roofing, while giving you all the strength and longevity you’d expect from metal.

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Owens Corning Shingles Warranty – What Is Covered

Owens Corning WarrantyFind out about the downsides of the Owens Corning shingles warranty, that you as a homeowner may not be aware of.

Like many big manufacturers, Owens Corning uses their “Lifetime” warranty offer as a way to attract customers and assure them of the durability of their products.

However, as a consumer you should know that this warranty is not as comprehensive as it may appear at first glance.

Lets go over what the roof warranty actually covers, ways you can protect your home and actually get paid, if something goes wrong.

What does the warranty really cover?

Most people who purchase various “Lifetime” Owens Corning shingles get the Standard Product Limited Warranty.

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Timberline Shingles Lawsuit Review

This is a summary of a recent large class action shingles lawsuit against GAF Timberline Shingles.

In 2013, a major legal action took place, with the claim that shingles have been prematurely cracking and failing on thousands of roofs, due to material and manufacturing defects.

Our goal is to inform you about GAF’s alleged sub-par manufacturing practices, deceptive marketing, and lack of care for the consumer, as related to this case.

While the GAF lawsuit has been settled in April 2015, we want to make you aware of this situation and summarize the case, because there is a complete lack of media coverage on this issue.

The actual number of people involved the class action was not disclosed,

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