New Timberline® HDZ Shingles featured in Roofing Contractor and Roofing Magazine

By Don Kilcoyne 01-10-2020
QUICK SHARE
Tag Icon

Two leading roofing publications featured the launch of GAF Timberline® HDZ™ Shingles, powered by innovative LayerLock™ technology, today.

Combined with all the benefits of America's top-selling shingle, LayerLock technology mechanically fuses the common bond in Timberline HDZ shingles to offer:

  • Up to 99.9% nailing accuracy thanks to our new StrikeZone™ nailing area – up to 600% larger v. Timberline HD® shingles
  • Up to 30% faster nail fastening during installation v. Timberline HD® shingles
  • Dual-phase shingle-to-shingle seal with our Dura Grip™ sealant and StrikeZone nailing area, and an asphalt-to-asphalt monolithic bond for durability, strength and powerful wind uplift performance
  • Compatibility with Timberline HD roofing shingles

Roofing Contractor and Roofing Magazine have both showcased the national product launch. In addition to the magazine coverage, we invite you to check out the GAF press release and visit the Timberline HDZ page online to learn more.

Roofing Contractor is the official publication of the International Roofing Expo, where Timberline HDZ shingles will be on display for a national audience for the first time from February 4-6, 2020, in Dallas, TX. Conference attendees can visit GAF at booth 4404 and the neighboring GAF CARE Corner for live demonstrations.

ABOUT THE AUTHOR
Don Kilcoyne, a writer and editor for GAF, crafts marketing campaigns and language that communicate the company brand, initiatives, products, and priorities in video, print, and social media, as well as GAF Roof Views. He joined the GAF team in late 2016, bringing a background as a creative director and author.
Don't miss another GAF RoofViews post!
LATEST UPDATES
With the labor pool stretched thin, finding time-saving solutions like installing a self-adhered roof is high on many contractors' to-do lists. Saving time doesn't mean jeopardizing quality: manufacturers continually work to deliver solutions that help increase efficiencies while still delivering a first-class installation.
Buying a home is the biggest financial investment many people will make. In a hot real estate market, homebuyers may be tempted to remove any conditions from their offer to purchase-including a roof inspection-so their bid wins the house.
A mansard roof is one of the more unique styles of roof, especially in a residential setting. Beyond its aesthetic, it offers a set of benefits that other roofs can't match-however, it also comes with some special considerations. On the right home, mansard roofs can provide both style and protection for you and your family.
Gambrel roofs, also commonly called barn roofs, are common across America. Brought over by the Dutch, some of the earliest gambrel roofs in America were found in buildings from the 16th century. Today, they fit in perfectly with the resurgence of the farmhouse style.
Since its inception a roof's primary purpose has been to shelter its inhabitants from the elements, but now the underutilized potential of roof surfaces is being realized. For roofs with large surface areas, the potential for large overburden installations, such as solar, vegetative roofing, or amenity decks can be exceptional. Even smaller roofs can have overburden that make a significant impact on the sustainability goals of a building including: increased energy efficiency, stormwater retention, energy generation, biohabitat restoration, food production, reduced urban heat island effect, and outdoor space.
Every roof is different, and that's especially true when comparing commercial vs residential roofing, also known as low-slope vs steep-slope roofing. Many roofing contractors start out installing residential roofs because they have a low cost of entry. The process requires minimal specialized equipment-most roofers are able to start out with a truck, a ladder, a nail gun, a compressor, and safety gear.
This blog contains information created by a variety of sources, including internal and third party writers. The opinions and views expressed do not necessarily represent those of GAF. The content is for informational purposes only. It is not intended to constitute financial, accounting, tax or legal advice. GAF does not guarantee the accuracy, reliability, and completeness of the information. In no event shall GAF be held responsible or liable for errors or omissions in the content or for the results, damages or losses caused by or in connection with the use of or reliance on the content.

Interested in sharing or republishing our content? We kindly ask you to adhere to our guidelines.