What is GAF StainGuard?

What is GAF StainGuard?

Time-Release Technology. New Time Release Technology provides long-lasting algae fighting power. Time Release Technology. Specially engineered capsules infused with copper microsites consistently release algae-fighting copper over time.

Do GAF Timberline HD shingles have StainGuard?

Most of the Timberline shingles come with the standard StainGuard® Protection, which inhibits pronounced blue-green algae discoloration for 10 years. For longer algae resistance, Timberline Ultra HD® Lifetime High Definition® Shingles feature the StainGuard Plus™ time-release technology.

Do HDZ shingles have StainGuard?

StainGuard® Algae Protection: Helps ensure the beauty of your roof against unsightly blue-green algae. WindProven™ Limited Wind Warranty: When installed with the required combination of GAF Accessories, Timberline® HDZ™ Shingles are eligible for an industry first: a wind warranty with no maximum wind speed limitation.

Are GAF HDZ shingles good?

Their reviews are typically that the quality of GAF products is better than average in a couple of areas: Wind resistance is very good: GAF Timberline HDZ and other GAF dimensional/architectural shingles offer excellent resistance to tearing in high winds.

How long do GAF Timberline HD shingles last?

about 15-25 years
GAF Timberline shingles tend to last about 15-25 years. They may not last as long as other types, including metal, copper, and even cedar, but they make up for it in other ways. Asphalt shingles are one of the most popular roofing products on the market today for a number of reasons.

What is the best GAF shingle?

Best of the Best: 4 GAF Premium Roofing Shingles

  1. Grand Canyon® The ultimate choice for a rugged wood-shake look, it features astounding depth and dimension.
  2. Sienna® If you’re on the market for old-world, diamond-shaped shingles, Sienna is the perfect choice for your roof replacement project.
  3. Grand Sequoia®
  4. Camelot®

What is GAF’s best shingle?

Are GAF shingles better than Iko?

IKO vs. Weight: GAF shingles are leaner and lighter but just as resilient than IKO shingles. Warranties: GAF offers 50-year limited warranties on all their architectural shingles and a 25-year warranty for their 3-tab shingles.

Are Owens Corning or GAF shingles better?

Owens Corning Shingles Quality. GAF sets the industry standard for reliable and long-lasting shingles and roofing products. Owens Corning in product quality, both carry excellent products, though GAF offers more protection for wind and hail.

Is GAF or Owens Corning better?

With superior wind and impact resistance, GAF’s ArmorShield shingles are UL 2218 Class 4 rated, with further improved capabilities when supported by the lifetime roofing system. Owens Corning in product quality, both carry excellent products, though GAF offers more protection for wind and hail.

What kind of stain protection does GAF shingles have?

GAF Timberline Ultra HD shingles offer advanced algae stain resistance protection. *StainGuard Plus™ Time-Release technology and 25-year limited warranty against blue-green algae discoloration available only on Timberline Ultra HD® shingles sold in packages bearing the StainGuard Plus ™ logo.

What makes GAF stainguard plus better than other shingles?

In fact, traditional algae-prevention shingles include granules that contain a layer of algae-fighting copper. And that works well — for a while. But eventually, the granules degrade and become less effective. That’s why GAF developed StainGuard Plus™ Time Release Algae-Fighting Technology.

How does stainguard plus protect your roof from algae?

Unlike older technology that concentrates the copper in a layer, StainGuard® Plus™ uses specially engineered capsules infused throughout with thousands of copper microsites. Copper remains within reach, ready to be activated to help protect your roof against blue-green algae stains. 25 Year Limited Warranty

What are the warranty requirements for GAF roofing?

Meeting Lifetime Warranty requirements: For “Lifetime” warranty coverage on Timberline and other dimensional shingles to be in effect, two of the other GAF roofing components mentioned earlier (Cobra attic vent, Deck-Armor breathable synthetic underlayment, starter strip, etc.) must also be used on the job.