Are you considering a new GAF shingle roof for your Marin, Sonoma, San Francisco or Napa home? Selecting the best GAF residential roofing shingle for your SF Bay Area home can be a complex decision as GAF offers a diverse line of roofing shingles varying in color, size, shape, durability, price, warranty, pattern variations, thickness, reflective properties, and overall appearance.
We hope to simplify your decision by sharing our top picks for the best GAF Shingle Roofs for San Francisco Bay Area residential buildings, along with the information you need to make an informed decision.
GAF’s Ultra Premium Designer Roofing Shingles - GAF's top of the line shingles provide the ultimate look of wood shakes with oversized tabs and an ultra-dimensional profile.
Grand Canyon® – This fiberglass asphalt roofing shingle with specially cut tabs and a bold profile provides a rugged hand-split shake appearance with a 5-inch exposure. These super heavyweight “Plus” architectural shingles are granule surfaced and self-sealing with a strong fiberglass reinforced Micro Weave® core. Constructed of two separate shingles laminated together to make an extra thick shingle measuring 17” x 40”. The Grand Canyon features a custom formulated color palette designed to accentuate the shingle’s natural appeal. Grand Canyon Colors in the San Francisco Bay Area: Black Oak, Mission Brown, Sedona Sunset, Stonewood and Storm Cloud Gray.
The GAF Timberline® Series of laminated fiberglass asphalt roofing shingles provide a wood-shake appearance with a 5 5/8” exposure. These architectural shingles are granule surfaced and self-sealing with a strong fiberglass reinforced Micro Weave® core. Constructed of two separate shingles laminated together to make an extra thick shingle measuring 13-1/4” x 39-3/8”.
Timberline® Natural Shadow® – GAF’s value Timberline laminated fiberglass asphalt shingle is architecturally stylish, but practically priced. Features the classic Natural Shadow™ effect offering a subtle, even-toned look. Natural Shadow® colors available in the San Francisco Bay Area: Arctic White, Barkwood, Charcoal, Hickory, Shakewood, Slate and Weathered Wood.
Timberline® American Harvest – This laminated fiberglass asphalt shingle features a designer color palette created exclusively for GAF by color industry expert Patricia Verhlodt. Featuring on-trend in a subtle blend with contrasting shades, the American Harvest shingle provides dimensionality and high contrast. American Harvest colors available in the San Francisco Bay Area: Amber Wheat, Appalachian Sky, Cedar Falls, Golden Harvest, Nantucket Morning and Saddlewood Ranch.
Timberline HD® – This extra-dimensional laminated fiberglass asphalt shingle features GAF®’s patented High Definition® defined color blends and enhanced shadow effect for an enhanced wood-shake look. Each shadow band is applied using a sophisticated, computer-controlled “feathering” technique. When combined with the randomly blended top layer, it results in a shingle with exceptional depth and dimension. Timberline HD® colors available in the San Francisco Bay Area: Barkwood, Birchwood, Charcoal, Copper Canyon, Golden Amber, Hickory, Hunter Green, Mission Brown, Pewter Gray, Shakewood and Slate.
Timberline HD® Shingles in white meet ENERGY STAR and California Title 24 standards for reflectivity to qualify as a Cool Roof by the Cool Roof Rating Council CRRC.
Timberline Ultra HD® – GAF’s heaviest, thickest, most ultra-dimensional Timberline HD shingle. The extra thick layers combined with GAF®’s patented High Definition® sharp color blends and enhanced shadow effect for an ultra-dimensional wood-shake look on your roof. Each shadow band is applied using a sophisticated, computer-controlled “feathering” technique. When combined with the randomly blended top layer, it results in a shingle with exceptional depth and dimension. Timberline Ultra HD® colors available in the San Francisco Bay Area: Barkwood, Birchwood, Charcoal, Hickory, Shakewood, Slate and Weathered Wood
Timberline® Cool Series – These energy-saving architectural shingles feature highly reflective roofing granules that reflect incoming sun’s rays and more effectively release absorbed heat, which may reduce your home’s energy use in the warm summer months. Timberline® Cool Series shingles qualify as a Cool Roof as rated by the Cool Roof Rating Council (CRRC) meeting initial EnergyStar® performance levels, California Title 24 standards for cool steep slope roofing and are LEED certified*. Timberline® Cool Series Colors available in the San Francisco Bay area: Antique Slate, Barkwood, and Weathered Wood. Antique Slate and Barkwood have a solar reflectance rating of 0.27 meeting EnergyStar®, California Title 24 and LEED standards. *Weathered Wood has a solar reflectance rating of 0.26 meeting EnergyStar® and California Title 24 standards.
Testing: GAF fiberglass asphalt architectural roofing shingles are manufactured in the United States and meet applicable performance testing standards by the American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM), Underwriters Laboratories (UL) and comply with ICC-ES Acceptance Criteria for Alternative Asphalt Roofing Shingles (AC438). Designed with GAF’s Advanced Protection® Shingle Technology, GAF Shingles are "Class A" Fire Resistant and meet wind resistance standards. When installed in strict accordance with industry standards, GAF’s instructions and local building codes these roofing shingles are recognized as a “Class A” roof system as defined by ICC Independent Testing.
Manufacturer Warranty: These GAF Shingles come with GAF's transferable Ltd. Warranty.
GAF Enhanced Warranty: Because Wedge Roofing is a GAF Master Elite Roofing Contractor our GAF Lifetime Roofing System installations qualify for GAF’s Golden Pledge® Enhanced Warranty offering superior protection.