GAF Master Elite


A mark of roofing excellence. Only 2% of roofers in North America are invited to become GAF Master Elite® Contractor. It can’t be bought. It can only be earned.

Get peace of mind with a Master Elite® Contractor
At GAF, we train and test thousands of the best roofers in the country and make sure they’re appropriately licensed and insured so they can offer our best warranties.

This certification requires a minimum of 7 years of experience, is renewed yearly and requires the contractor to be:
Properly insured & licensed:

For your protection, so you can rest easy knowing you’re covered

  • $1M+ Liability Insurance
  • Worker’s Compensation Insurance
  • State licensed where required and applicable

Reputable & trustworthy:

With a track record of providing quality roofing services in your community

  • Good standing with the Better Business Bureau
  • Good credit rating per Experian

Highly qualified:

Up to date on the latest technology and practices, ensuring expert installation

  • GAF trained and certified
  • High property owner job satisfaction ratings
  • Able to offer the strongest GAF warranties

Your connection to stronger GAF warranties
The GAF Shingle & Accessory Limited Warranty provides a Lifetime limited warranty term and 10-year 100% coverage period during which GAF will provide both installation labor costs and replacement GAF products necessary to repair your roof due to a manufacturing defect for 10 years.

A GAF Master Elite® Contractor can also offer the GAF System Plus Limited Warranty, increasing your Smart Choice® Protection Period from 10 to 50 years and including tear off.

Master Elite
GAF Shingle & Accessory
Limited Warranty
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GAF Roofing System Limited Warranty
✓  ✓ 
GAF System Plus
Limited Warranty
–  ✓ 
GAF Silver Pledge
Limited Warranty
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GAF Golden Pledge®
Limited Warranty
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