The Parts To A GAF Asphalt Roof
The GAF Asphalt Roof System
A GAF Asphalt Roof System is not like other roofing systems. While other companies may throw down some shingles, we use a 6 part roof system that can defend against the weather we experience here in Iowa. With that, when installing a GAF Asphalt Roof System on your Iowa home, it is installed in six parts. Keep reading to learn more about how each part protects your home while also providing a beautiful roof.
Leak Barrier: Helps prevent leaks caused by wind-driven rain and ice dams. By installing a leak barrier, homeowners can greatly reduce the risk of costly repairs for wall and ceiling stains caused by roof leaks.
Roof Deck Protection: This allows moisture to escape from your attic while providing an exceptionally strong layer of protection against wind-driven rain. It provides an extra layer of protection between your roofing shingles and roof deck.
Starter Strip Shingles: Helps guard against shingle blow-offs. They provide a high-quality, properly positioned adhesive that will tightly lock your shingles in places to help prevent shingle blow 0ff.
Lifetime Shingles: Beautify & protects the home for years. The right shingle provides the comfort of protecting the home and the confidence that the investment will add to the value. These shingles come in a wide array of colors that will provide the best protection and create the desired aesthetic.
Cobra Attic Ventilation: Helps reduce attic moisture & heat. Effective attic ventilation systems reduce damaging heat and moisture in the attic. This will help keep an energy-efficient home and reduce the risk of ice dam formation on the roof.
Ridge Cap Shingles: The finishing touch that helps defend against leaks at the hips and ridges. They bring out the natural beauty of the shingles, add dimension, and depth.