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Timberline shingles can increase the value of a home by an average of 10%According to a survey of 380 real estate agents and certified appraisers of single-family residential homes, upgrading a roof with Timberline® roofing shingles can increase the value of a home by 10%1.
1 Estimated increase in home value is based on the opinions of survey participants. No comparative market analysis or actual sales data was evaluated. Survey commissioned by GAF and conducted by a third party in 2019.
Sunset shadows, all day long with Timberline® UHDZ™ ShinglesTimberline® UHDZ™ Shingles — the premium laminate shingle from GAF. They feature our patent-pending Dual Shadow Line for dramatic sunset shadows all day long, offer the NEW 30-year StainGuard Plus PRO™ Limited Warranty against blue-green algae discoloration2, and GAF Master Elite® contractors3 can offer 30 years of workmanship coverage when they install a qualifying GAF roofing system with Timberline® UHDZ™ shingles and register a Golden Pledge Limited Warranty.4
The GAF Cool Community Project combats the urban heat island
Training women in roofing and other trades can help strengthen the US economy by addressing the country's massive skilled labor shortage. On an individual level, skilled trade training can help improve women's lives.
The commercial and residential roofing industry is booming, with demand for 19,000 new jobs expected by 2028. Accordingly, now is a great time to begin a career path in the sector by enrolling at the GAF Roofing Academy. Hundreds of students have gone on to jobs in roofing after learning the necessary skills and gaining the required experience.
The commercial and residential roofing industry is booming, with demand for 19,000 new jobs expected by 2028. And while most people join the roofing industry for a fulfilling career, it also pays well, with a starting annual wage of $19.22 per hour. This is why now is a particularly good time to begin a career in the sector. A great way to get started is by enrolling in the GAF Roofing Academy, which provides hands-on training and helps students build the skills needed for entry-level positions in residential and commercial roofing.
While unwanted animals in the attic can be a problem year round, it's when the weather starts to get colder and we all want to spend more time indoors that neighborhood critters begin to consider moving in with you in earnest. To prevent animals seeking refuge in your cozy attic (and thereby possibly in other parts of your home), you need to ensure pests can't access it through roof. The best time to do that is during spring and summer when it's still warm outside and the local wildlife hasn't—necessarily—started hunting out new habitats.
By Mark Soto