Quality roof deck protection (often referred to as “tar paper” or “felt”) provides an extra layer of protection between your shingles and your roof deck. It helps prevent wind-driven rain (or water from other sources) from infiltrating under your shingles and causing damage to your roof structure or the inside of your home. It will also:
Shingle-Mate® Roof Deck Protection is a key part of the GAF Lifetime Roofing System, and has even earned the prestigious Good Housekeeping Seal (U.S. only). (See Details) * The GAF Lifetime Roofing System has earned the prestigious Good Housekeeping Seal (U.S. only), which means that Good Housekeeping stands behind the products in this system. (Refer to Good Housekeeping Magazine for its consumer protection policy. Applicable in U.S. only.)
NOTE: Shingle-Mate® Roof Deck Protection must NOT be left exposed to moisture or precipitation.
Note: Contact GAF Technical Services at 1-800-ROOF-411 or visit www.gaf.com for acceptable non-asphaltic roofing systems and limited warranty coverage.
|Shingle-Mate® Roof Deck Protection vs. #30 Felt||Shingle-Mate®||#30 Felt|
|Glass-reinforced to lay flatter||Yes||No|
|Reduces the telegraphing of wrinkles across the roof||Yes||No|
|Lightweight and easy to handle||Yes||No|
|Rolls swiftly in the cold, early morning||Yes||No|
|Four-square coverage for faster installation||Yes||No|
|Meets physical requirements of ASTM D226, D4869, and is UL classified||Yes||Varies|
|Part of Lifetime Roofing System||Yes||No|
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