What Does Being GAF Master Elite Certified Mean?

GAF Master Elite Certified

The roofing industry boasts a number of certifications and accolades that companies can obtain. However, one stands out among the others as a symbol of excellence and unparalleled expertise — GAF Master Elite Certification.

This prestigious title is only awarded to a select few roofing contractors who have demonstrated a commitment to quality, training, customer service, and superior craftsmanship.

Here’s what it means to be GAF Master Elite Certified and why the difference matters.

What Does GAF Stand For?

GAF stands for General Aniline & Film and refers to a company that manufactures roofing materials. This company awards roofing contractors with the GAF Master Elite certification if they meet stringent criteria.

What Does Being GAF Master Elite Certified Mean?

GAF Master Elite Certified is a distinguished designation in the roofing industry awarded by one of the largest and most respected manufacturers of roofing materials. Achieving this designation indicates a high level of professionalism, expertise, and quality of work.

To achieve this certification, roofers must meet multiple criteria, including:

  • Insurance and licensure
  • A minimum of 7 years of roofing experience
  • Local satisfaction rating of 99% or higher
  • Commitment to ongoing training

Expert roofers aren’t created overnight. It takes an ongoing commitment to achieve the GAF Master Elite title, and we’re proud to have earned this honor.

Benefits of Using a GAF Master Elite Certified Roofer

Becoming a GAF Master Elite Certified roofer isn’t just about bragging rights and vanity awards. This certification offers tangible benefits to our customers, too, including:

  • Quality: GAF Master Elite contractors are recognized for their commitment to providing the highest quality in roofing installations, repairs, and services. GAF is confident in the work provided by these contractors, ensuring customers can share in that confidence.
  • Experience: With a minimum of seven years of experience, GAF roofers bring a proven track record of experience. This level of experience allows them to perform the most satisfactory work for their customers.
  • Protection: Because GAF Master Elite roofers must be properly licensed and insured (including liability and worker’s compensation), customers can gain peace of mind while roofers are on their property. 
  • Practical Knowledge: As a roofing materials manufacturer, GAF entrusts its Master Elite contractors with knowledge of how to properly install its roofing products. This certification demonstrates their expertise in GAF products, which is critical to maximizing your roof’s performance and lifespan.
  • Reputation: Contractors with GAF Master Elite earn the certification partly based on local opinion. They need solid reputations within their communities. GAF checks reviews and references to ensure the contractor consistently delivers customer satisfaction.
  • Warranty Offerings: GAF Master Elite roofers can offer enhanced warranty options on GAF roofing products you can’t get anywhere else. These extended warranties provide homeowners with greater peace of mind, knowing their roof is covered for longer and was built with the quality workmanship of a certified roofer.
  • The Latest Developments: With a need to undergo ongoing training, GAF Master Elite roofers stay up-to-date on the latest technologies, materials, and safety standards.

Work with Professional Roofers You Can Trust

GAF Master Elite Certification represents a seal of approval from GAF, demonstrating the roofing contractor is a skilled professional who has met stringent criteria and is dedicated to providing quality roofing installations and services. If you’re looking for a roofing contractor, choosing a GAF Master Elite Certified contractor can give you confidence in the quality of work you’ll receive.

To learn more about our GAF Master Elite or to schedule service, contact our team today.