Parts of a GAF Shingle Roofing System

Did you know there are seven parts to a GAF shingle roofing system — including ridge cap shingles, attic ventilation, rooftop accessories, shingles, starter strip shingles, roof deck protection and leak barriers? In this article, we’re going to cover each of these parts, what they look like and where they can be found on a GAF roof. In case you’re not familiar, GAF is America’s number one brand of shingles makers, and it’s the top choice of the Madison-area homeowners we work with because of the outstanding aesthetic, quality, and warranties. The following is just an overview of each part of a GAF shingle roofing system. That said, if you have questions, please reach out! We’re always happy to help answer any questions you may have about your roofing. Let’s get started with our overview … RIDGE CAP SHINGLES Designed to help defend against leaks at the hips and ridges of your roof. ATTIC VENTILATION This goes a long way in helping reduce attic moisture and heat to prolong the life of your roof. ROOFTOP

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