Choosing the right roofing company for a roof repair or replacement project is very important. It’s very important because the quality of the installation will have a significant impact on the performance and longevity of your entire roofing system. Our residential roof installers are the top choice for local homeowners because of our excellent workmanship. Recognizing our skills, GAF has named us a GAF Master Elite roofing contractor. Find out how this certification can benefit you and why it is one of the best certifications for roofing contractors.
What is a Master Elite Certification?
The Master Elite Certification is GAF’s factory certification program. With this certification program, it provides training for roofing contractors in order to provide assurance that your roof will be installed correctly and professionally. Just 3 percent of roofing contractors have been qualified as a Master Elite roofing contractor. Therefore, you can be assured that you’ll be dealing with a quality, dependable professional contractor.
What Does This Mean?
Infinite Roofing is qualified as a Master Elite contractor, which means we are able to provide our customers with the most inclusive warranties in the roofing business. With the warranties that come with a Master Elite certification, it gives our customers the peace of mind to know that no matter what happens, your roof will be taken care of. Even if you decide to not purchase any of our inclusive warranties, you should know that there will still be quality materials being installed on your roof and you will be receiving the highest quality workmanship in the business. Not to mention all of our work comes with a 10 year in-house warranty for all workmanship. Now that’s the Infinite Guarantee.
Exceptional Craftsmanship and Customer Service
When it comes to being a Master Elite certified roofing contractor, there are some strict requirements that are provided to qualify for this distinction. A few of the strict requirements are that they must obtain the necessary license in order to perform any roofing projects under the master elite certification. They should have insurance in order to protect homeowners from liability. More importantly, they should have a good reputation, such as a high rating with the Better Business Bureau. This is important because no one wants a roofer whose reputation is horrible working on their roof. Having met all these requirements, we can guarantee the best possible services for your project.
Wide Range of Product Offerings
The continuous training we receive through GAF has given us mastery level knowledge in the installation, repair and maintenance of GAF’s full line of roofing products. That’s why GAF has entrusted us to offer all of their products to our local customers. The shingles that we provide are available in a variety of different colors and are designed to enhance your home’s architectural style. Our high-quality roofing products will improve your home’s weather resistance and energy efficiency.
GAF offers three levels of worry-free warranties. The Golden Pledge Warranty is the most inclusive warranty available. It covers 100% of all manufacturer defects for up to 50 years or the lifetime of the shingles. The Golden Pledge also covers workmanship defects for up to 25 to 30 years. This includes tear-off costs, as well as disposal costs. Any repairs needed due to manufacturer defects or poor workmanship will be completed by a GAF Master Elite Roofing Contractor, ensuring that you will get the highest quality work possible. Golden Pledge is a one-time transferable warranty.
The Silver pledge warranty is another warranty that is offered by GAF and it is the mid level warranty offered by GAF Master Elite contractors. Up-front coverage is 100 percent and extends up to 50 years for the entire roofing system. When it comes to the cost of installation and workmanship, labor is another thing that is included in the warranty. The warranty also comes with 10 years workmanship coverage which covers the misapplication of the shingles and/or the accessories that go with it. The Golden and Silver Pledge also have a 40 point inspection that is completed after the conclusion of your roof installation. It is performed by one of the independent Master Elite roofing inspectors to ensure that your new roof meets all the necessary and vital specifications that are approved under your warranty. Now, if you were to decide to sell your home or move to another region or area, your Golden or Silver Pledge Warranty is transferable to the next owner of your home. There are stipulations that must be approved under your warranty.
The Systems Plus Warranty is the lowest level warranty that GAF offers and does not require the contractor to be a Master Elite, but does require a basic GAF certification. It covers 100% of all manufacturer defects for the entire lifetime of the shingle, but does not come with any workmanship coverage. Systems Plus covers tear-off costs, but it does not cover the cost of disposal. It is a one-time transferable warranty.
GAF Golden Pledge Warranty
A professional roof replacement involves a significant amount of time and money. To make the most of this investment, make sure that your new roof system comes with a solid warranty. One prime example of extensive roof warranties is the Golden Pledge option from GAF, North America’s leading roof manufacturer. Only a GAF Master Elite roofing contractor like Infinite Roofing can offer the Golden Pledge Warranty to homeowners of the Capital Region. We’re not just your expert in roof repairs and replacements. When you turn to us for your roof replacement, we’ll make sure you benefit from this warranty’s rewarding features. Features such as the 50 year material warranty. With Golden Pledge, you’re guaranteed that your new roof can provide reliable weather protection and lasting performance. This option covers the entire roof system, offering a non-prorated, 50 year coverage on materials. You won’t have to worry about material defects, which can cause your roof to fail sooner.
There is also a minimum 25 year workmanship guarantee. GAF stands by our workmanship for more than 20 years. As a provider of expert roofing services, Infinite Roofing meets the stringent requirements and rigorous training set by this manufacturer. With the latest, most efficient roofing practices and methods, we’ll install your new roof perfectly the first time. Additionally, Golden pledge comes with a 40 point inspection by GAF’s independent inspectors. They’ll make sure that your new system’s installation adheres to their quality standards.
Eligibility Requirements for the Golden Pledge Warranty
You must install a full roof; roofs installed on portions of buildings such as half a roof on a duplex structure do not qualify. Your roof must be installed by a GAF Master Elite roofing contractor. The roof system must not be installed over an existing roof. All existing materials must be removed to the deck. You must use the GAF Leak Barrier in valleys and around dormers, side walls, firewalls, chimneys, plumbing vents, and skylights . Leak Barriers are highly recommended but not required at all roof rakes and other vulnerable leak areas.You can learn more about the eligibility requirements on GAF’s website.
Why Should I Choose a Master Elite Roofing Contractor?
Professional Installation and Repair
The number one reason you should seek out a Master Elite roofing contractor is that you will be certain to receive the highest quality service imaginable. Keep in mind that a Master Elite roofing contractor needs to have a customer satisfaction rating of 99 percent, therefore, this means that every client that we come across will be happy with what we have to offer. Since they will continue their education and training, any Master Elite contractor you hire will be able to continue providing high-quality installation and repair services.
Superior Protection and the Best Warranties
Since a Master Elite contractor will always be able to provide the best possible service, they will also be able to provide some of the best warranties in the roofing industry. These warranties will ensure that your roof is kept up to GAF factory standards, with many including the option for a factory inspection of your finished roof.
As for physical protection of your home, a Master Elite contractor will be able to provide one of the industry’s leading products in home protection thanks to GAF’s Weather Stopper Roof Protection System. This system is designed to deliver a lifetime of protection from severe weather thanks to a state-of-the-art leak barrier, attic ventilation, and ridge cap shingles to keep your roof safe and dry even during the worst storms of the summer or winter.
The Safest Option
When you have a new roof installed in your home, or have your existing roof repaired, you want to make sure that it is always safe for you and your family. That is a big part of providing high-quality roofing service, which is why hiring a Master Elite contractor is the most reliable option for your home. Our Master Elite contractors must be certified in all safety standards set by the NRCA and OSHA.
How Does a Contractor Become a GAF Master Elite?
In order to become certified as a GAF Master Elite roofing contractor, a roofing contractor needs to show that they are properly licensed by their state or province to perform roofing work and have a minimum of 7 years as a professional roofing contractor. The roofing contractor should be adequately insured for their protection. They should be able pass all of GAF’s financial background checks as well as having a proven reputation for providing quality roofing services throughout the community. Lastly they should be committed to ongoing professional training to ensure ongoing quality installation.