GAF Ltd. Warranty
Comparison Guide*
  BASE
Warranty

Non GAF certified Roof
BETTER
System Plus Warranty

Curb Appeal Roofing Roof
Material Defect Coverage*
100% coverage period
10 yrs.
(3 or 5 yrs. on 3-tab shingles)

50 yrs.
(20 yrs. on 3-tab shingles)
Covers roofing system?
system coverage
is available

Yes, covers entire
system

Cost of installation labor included?
10 yrs.
(3 or 5 yrs. on 3-tab shingles)

Lifetime
(25 or 30 yrs. on 3-tab shingles)

Workmanship Coverage*
100% coverage period
None
2 yrs.
(Typical coverage
offered by contractor)

Misapplication of certain flashings covered?
No
2 yrs.
(Typical coverage
offered by contractor)

Installer certified?
No
(Anyone can install)
Yes
Tear-off costs included? (when necessary)
No
Yes
(For material defects only)
Disposal costs included? (when necessary)
No
No
Problem Prevention
Exclusive 40-point factory inspection?
No
No
Peace of Mind*
"Maximum" wind coverage up to 130 mph Category 3 hurricane wind speed available?
Yes
(Not available for 3-tab shingles)
Yes
(Not available for 3-tab shingles)
Warranty transferable?
Yes
Yes
Free transfer?
Yes
Yes

Good Housekeeping
 
Good Housekeeping protection?


Yes
Yes