Thanks to years of innovation in the roofing industry, there are now a wide selection of roofing products for homeowners to select from. GAF is one such brand that has done an impressive job of continuing to improve their products, providing homeowners with products they can trust for decades. 

 

For homeowners looking for the elegant look of slate, but at an affordable price, GAF's Slateline shingles are the perfect choice. The Slateline's deep shadow lines and tapered cut-outs create the look of slate at a fraction of the cost. These shingles are backed by the Good Housekeeping Seal and are installed with Smart Choice® Protection, which is a 10-year transferable warranty. These shingles are created in artisan-crafted shapes combined with oversized tabs and dimensional designs that result in sophisticated beauty, available in a selection of five premium color blends.

 

GAF Slateline Shingles Price

Although the exact cost will vary depending on a large number of factors (square footage, style chosen, extra labor, etc.), the average installation price for Slateline shingles is $350 per 100 sq ft.

 

Pros and Cons

Pros:

  • GAF Slateline shingles are a fraction of the cost of traditional slate shakes, yet still have the depth and appearance of real slate
  • Slateline shingles have earned the Good Housekeeping Seal of approval
  • GAF warrants their shingles to withstand 130 mph winds
  • GAF products are lighter in weight than competing roofing materials with no loss in performance or durability
  • StainGuard® Protection protects against algae damage
  • Recipient of the highest roofing fire rating (L Class A, Listed to ANSI/UL 790_

Cons:

  • GAF offers fewer color choices than CertainTeed or Atlas roofing products
  • Shorter lifespan as compared to real slate shingles

 

 

Colors, Finishes, and Options

  • Available in customized specifications of the exact size and style of your home
  • Choose between 5 sophisticated and subtle color options to retain the look of true slate while reflecting your individual style
  • Customizable waterproofing options
  • Can be installed with new gutters

 

 

About GAF Roofing Systems

Slateline Shingles offer a premium look at a friendly price. GAF shingles are engineered to have Advanced Protection®, an advanced roofing technology that is wind resistant, fire resistant, and flexible under stress, as well as StainGuard protection to shield your shingles from weathering and discoloration over time. GAF has a trustworthy quality control process and a lifetime warranty on all roofing products, ensuring added value and peace of mind during your renovation.

 

Conclusion

For homeowners that value the appearance of their roof, but don't have the budget for slate shingles (which can cost up to $7,500 per 100 sq ft), Slateline shingles are the perfect roofing product. These shingles are low maintenance and extremely durable, providing trusted protection against the elements for decades. 

 

 

To learn more about GAF products and other roofing shingles, speak to a HireHaven expert. Give us a call at 888.392.4236 or visit HireHaven.com.