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Unlock the Elegance of GAF Designer Shingles: Your Guide to a Luxury Asphalt Roof Upgrade

November , 2023 | 7 min. read

By Mitch Owens

Brick home with a GAF designer shingle roof

Are you dreaming of elevating your home's roof to match its grandeur without breaking the bank? Are you searching for a better asphalt shingle that combines aesthetics with affordability?

We understand your desire for a roof that mirrors the exquisite appearance of real slate or wood, yet doesn't come with the hefty price tag.

For over 30 years, RoofCrafters has been the ally homeowners need when navigating the world of roofing. Yes, we install roofs; but we also help educate homeowners. By providing them with the best roofing solutions backed by solid warranties. Our experience and dedication make us the go-to professionals for your roofing needs. Now we want to help you.

In this article, we dive deep into the three designer shingles GAF offers – the Camelot II, Slateline, and Woodland. We'll cover the warranties and the advantages of opting for a GAF Master Elite Contractor for installation. By the end of this read, you'll have a treasure trove of information to help you make the best decision for your home.

Let's get started!

Discover the Distinct Charm of GAF's Designer Shingles


GAF's designer shingles are crafted to bring luxurious aesthetics to your rooftop. You get the look of real slate or wood without the exorbitant costs of those real materials. Each of the three styles; Camelot II, Slateline, and Woodland. Offers a unique and elegant look that will enhance the curb appeal of your home.

GAF Camelot II

Designer Shingles

The Camelot II shingles provide a majestic and timeless appearance of classic slate roofing. They feature intricate designs and bold shadow lines that capture the essence of an authentic slate roof, giving your home a regal touch.

GAF Designer Camelot 2 designer shingles on a hip roof

GAF Slateline

GAF Slateline designer shingle

The Slateline shingles are designed to emulate the look of traditional slate tiles. They have a bold and refined profile that adds depth and dimension to your roof. This creates an eye-catching pattern reminiscent of old-world charm.

GAF Slateline shingle roof on a large brick home

GAF Woodland

GAF Woodlawn Designer shingle

Woodland shingles are perfect for those seeking the rustic allure of hand-cut European shingles. These shingles are crafted to simulate the appearance of a wood shake. They provide a natural and organic look that blends with your home and the surroundings.

GAF Woodlawn designer shingle roof on custom brick home

Each of these designer shingles by GAF is a visual treat. Boosting your curb appeal, is also a testament to GAF's commitment to quality and innovation in roofing materials. In the next section, we'll cover the warranties that come with these stunning designer shingles.

Safeguarding Your Investment with GAF's Robust Warranties


When you choose GAF's designer shingles, you're not only upgrading the look of your home; you're also investing in peace of mind. GAF stands behind the quality and durability of its products. They do so by offering a comprehensive suite of warranties that protect your investment for years to come.

GAF's warranty selection guide chart

Material Warranty: 50 years of non-prorated warranty.  100% coverage against defects.

GAF's material warranty covers any defects in the shingles themselves. This ensures they will perform as expected and protect your home from the elements.

Wind Warranty: 130 mph wind coverage.

Living in an area prone to high winds? GAF's wind warranty has you covered. They offer protection against shingle damage caused by strong winds and harsh weather conditions.

Algae Warranty: 25 years Stainguard Plus coverage. No algae

GAF's algae warranty protects your roof from the unsightly streaks and stains caused by blue-green algae. This will preserve the beauty and curb appeal of your home.

Workmanship Warranty: Silver Pledge 10 years warranty and Golden Pledge 25 years warranty

When you choose a GAF Master Elite Contractor for your installation, you'll receive a GAF-backed workmanship warranty. This warranty also covers any installation errors. No leaks! Guaranteed by GAF! This will provide you with extra protection and peace of mind.

In the next section, we'll explore the benefits of choosing a GAF Master Elite Contractor to install your designer shingles.

Unrivaled Protection and Peace of Mind with GAF Master Elite Installation


Investing in a GAF designer shingle roof is not only about enhancing the curb appeal of your home. It's about making a long-term investment in the protection and value of your property. When you choose a GAF Master Elite Contractor for your installation, you're ensuring a top-notch installation. You're also unlocking an array of benefits that bring peace of mind and unparalleled protection.

chart with pro-rated shingle warranty vs non-pro-rated

With a GAF Master Elite Contractor, your material warranty is upgraded from 10 years of 100% coverage to an impressive 50 years. Non-prorated, 100% coverage.

The workmanship warranty extends to 25 years. No leaks! Guaranteed!

large home with designer asphalt shingles

But the true value lies in the fact that your warranty is backed by GAF, the largest shingle manufacturer in the world. This means that no matter what happens to your contractor, your warranty remains valid and robust. Your investment is safe, and so are you and your family.

Our clients are always satisfied and relieved because they have a 25-year protection against leaks. Hiring a GAF Master Elite Contractor is the wise choice for homeowners seeking the best roofing protection.

Your Path to a Distinctive and Secure Roofing Solution


The journey to a beautiful and durable roof begins with your decision. Choosing from Camelot II, Slateline, or Woodland, each unique GAF designer shingle guarantees a high-end look. Without the hefty price tag of real slate or wood. Pairing your choice with a GAF Master Elite Contractor ensures that your roof is backed by the industry's top warranties.

But why not save time and choose the best from the start? RoofCrafters has been a proud installer of GAF shingles for over three decades. As a GAF Master Elite Contractor, we've mastered the art of roofing. We are here to guide you through the process, ensuring you make well-informed decisions every step of the way. Enjoy a hassle-free journey to a roof that not only stands out but stands strong, season after season.

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Mitch Owens

My name is Mitch, and I have over 10 years of roofing experience. I enjoy my career in the service industry because I love helping others take care of their homes and businesses. With over 10 years in the roofing industry, my success comes from my honesty and integrity during my roof inspections. I do my best to listen to the needs of my clients and strive to provide an awesome client experience.