1 FOR STEEP-SLOPE ROOFSVERSION 19/23/20 2:21 PMVersion STEEP-SLOPE ROOFSSECTION 1: PROFESSIONAL ROOFINGI ntroduction .. 4-8 Certification Requirements, Using This WorkbookCustomer 9-10 Customer Management, Complete Customer SatisfactionRoofing 11-16 Safety Common Sense, Ladders, Tools, Handling Emergencies Roofing Safety (Review #1) .. 17 SECTION 2: ROOFING BASICSS hingle Manufacturing .. 18-20 Shingle Components, The GAF Difference Shingle Manufacturing (Review #2) .. 21 General Roofing 22-24 Roof Types, Common Roofing Terms, Roof Slope and PitchTearing Off Old Roofing .. 25-28 Tear Off Or Install Two Roof Layers, Tearing Off Roof Good Practices Tearing Off Old Roofing (Review #3) .. 29 Dealing with Decks .. 30-38 Roof Deck Basics, Installing Plywood, Insulation and Other Decks, ThermaCal Nail Base Roof Insulation Panels, ThermaCal Fasteners, Installation Dealing with Decks (Review #4).
2 39 Installing Complete Roofing Systems .. 40-41 GAF Lifetime Roofing System, Installing Metal Drip Edge Installing Complete Roofing Systems (Review #5) .. 42 SECTION 3: INSTALLING SYSTEM ACCESSORIESI nstalling Leak Barriers .. 43-62 WeatherWatch and StormGuard , Critical Leak Areas, Leak Barrier Locations, Sealing at Plumbing Vents, Sealing Off Dormers and Side Walls, Sealing Shingle-to-Shingle Transition Areas, Sealing Skylights Installing Leak Barriers (Review #6) ..63 Installing Roof Deck Protection .. 64-79 Shingle-Mate , Tiger Paw , and Deck-Armor Installing Roof Deck Protection (Review #7) .. 80 Ventilation Needs .. 81-84 Attic Moisture, Heat, and Ice Dams Ventilation Needs (Review #8) .. 85 Ventilation Solutions ..86-135 Guidelines, FHA, Soffits, Cathedral Ceilings, Hip Roofs, Cobra Attic Vents, One-Sided Gable Roofs, Power Vents Ventilation Solutions (Review #9).
3 136 SECTION 4: INSTALLING GAF SHINGLESG eneral Fastening and Wind Resistance ..137-149 Pre-Shingling Checklist, Hand-Sealing Shingles, Steep-Slope Precautions, Starter Strips General Fastening & Wind Resistance (Review #10) .. 150 Sovereign Series Shingles ..151-159 About Sovereign Series, Installation, Hip and Ridge Sovereign Series Shingles (Review #11) .. 160 Timberline LayerLock Technology Shingles ..162-168 About Timberline LayerLock Technology, Installation Timberline LayerLock Technology Shingles (Review #12) ..169 STEEP-SLOPE PRO Field Guide WORKBOOK CONTENTS22222222222222222222 Timberline Series Shingles .. 171-178 About Timberline Series, Installation Timberline Series Shingles (Review #13) .. 179 Grand Sequoia /Grand Canyon Shingles ..180-186 About Grand Sequoia /Grand Canyon Shingles, Installation Grand Sequoia /Grand Canyon Shingles (Review #14).
4 187 Woodland Shingles .. 188-193 About Woodland Shingles, Installation Woodland Shingles (Review #15) .. 194 Sienna Shingles .. 195-199 About Sienna Shingles, Installation Sienna Shingles (Review #16) .. 200 Slateline Shingles .. 201-205 About Slateline Shingles, Installation Slateline Shingles (Review #17) .. 206 Camelot Shingles .. 107-210 About Camelot Shingles, Installation Camelot Shingles (Review #18) .. 221 Glenwood Shingles .. 213-218 About Glenwood Shingles, Installation Glenwood Shingles (Review #19) .. 219 SECTION 5: INSTALLING FLASHING SYSTEMSI nstalling Enhanced Capping .. 220-230 Timbertex , Z Ridge, Seal-A-Ridge , Ridglass Installing Enhanced Capping (Review #20) .. 231 Installing Shingle Valleys .. 232-240 Open, Closed Cut, Woven, Open California, Closed Cut CaliforniaInstalling Wall Flashing Systems.
5 241-251 Step Flashing, Horizontal Walls Installing Wall Flashing (Review #21) .. 252 Installing Chimney Flashing Systems ..253-267 Crickets, Underlayments, Aprons, Step Flashing, Counter Flashing, Backer Flashing Installing Chimney Flashing Systems (Review #22) .. 268 Flashing Roof Projections .. 269-273 Skylights, Plumbing Vents, Transitions Flashing Roof Projections (Review #23) .. 274 SECTION 6: LOW SLOPES, ROOF PROBLEMSLIBERTY Self-Adhered Membrane .. 275-287 Material and System Descriptions, Surface Preparation, Application LIBERTY Self-Adhered Membrane (Review #24) .. 288 Residential Low-Slope Roofing .. 289-290 Mineral Guard Roll RoofingAnalyzing Roof Problems .. 291-296 Buckles, Blisters, Blow-Offs, Granule Loss, Leak Sources Analyzing Roof Problems (Review #25) .. 297 Metric Conversion Table.
6 298 Glossary of Terms .. 299-304 How to Gain Certification .. 305 Questions and AnswersSTEEP-SLOPE PRO Field Guide WORKBOOK CONTENTS 34 Certification RequirementsSTEEP-SLOPE PRO Field Guide INTRODUCTIONINTRODUCTIONw Prove that you are among the industry s best roofing Pro Field Guide Certification separates you as a Pro Field Guide Certified Trained committed to roofing quality and integrity. Quality who provide customers with peace of Install special enhanced GAF has designed special roofing system warranties that can only be installed by Pro Field Guide Certified Professionals who are also members of the GAF Certified Contractor Roofers understand that modern roofing requires installing complete roofing systems. Installing well is more important than installing quickly. Roofers take pride in their craftsmanship.
7 Roofers install systems that will stand the test of time. Roofers are committed to working safely. CUSTOMER Roofers understand that customer care is their responsibility. Roofers can greatly impact their company s reputation and their ability to get referrals. NAILERS Nailers are not committed to quality. Nailers wish only to finish the job quickly. Nailers are not proud of their workmanship or of being in this industry. Nailers do not understand the benefits of customer care and roofing integrity. Nailers do not understand the importance of a complete roofing GAF Roofing System Limited Requires the use of GAF asphaltic roofing shingles which carry a Lifetime limited warranty term and at least three (3) qualifying GAF accessory products ( , GAF Roof Deck Protection, GAF Starter Strip Shingles, GAF Ridge Cap Shingles, GAF Leak Barrier, or GAF Cobra Attic Ventilation Products).
8 The WindProven Limited Wind Warranty requires installation of LayerLock-labeled shingles (4 nails per shingle) and at least 4 qualifying accessory products, including Starter Strip Shingles (Eaves & Rakes), Ridge Cap Shingles, Roof Deck Protection and choice of Attic Ventilation or Leak Barrier. ARE YOU A ROOFER OR A NAILER?..GAF SHOULD YOU COMPLETE THIS WORKBOOK?5 INTRODUCTIONC ertification RequirementsSTEEP-SLOPE PRO Field Guide INTRODUCTIONGAF ENHANCED SYSTEM GAF Shingle & Accessory Limited Warranty*.. Comprehensive coverage for shingles.* Available on all that GAF manufactures. Also includes comprehensive coverage on qualifying GAF accessory products.* Available for all roofing covers shingles and qualifying accessories regardless of who installed them.** See GAF Shingle and Accessory Limited Warranty at for complete coverage and restrictions.
9 GAF offers three enhanced system warranties. Available only to GAF Master Elite Contractors and GAF Certified no other contractor or installer can offer these special warranties. 1. Weather Stopper System Plus Limited Superior non-prorated material defect coverage for up to 50 years.* System all qualifying GAF system components are covered.* 2. Weather Stopper Silver Pledge Limited Superior non-prorated material defect coverage for up to 50 years.* Workmanship covers contractor's workmanship defects for 10 years.* System all qualifying GAF system components are covered.* 3. Weather Stopper Golden Pledge Limited Superior non-prorated material defect coverage for up to 50 years.* Workmanship covers contractor's workmanship defects for 25 years.
10 * System all qualifying GAF system components are covered.* * See GAF System Plus, Silver and Golden Pledge Limited warranties at for complete coverage and roofing foremen, installers, and GAF 1. Master Elite at least three foremen or installers must pass this certification program. 2. Certified at least three foremen or installers must pass this certification program. 3. GAF Authorized Home at least two foremen or installers must pass this certification All employees of Master Elite Contractors and Certified Contractors are eligible to become Factory-Certified Professionals. w Separate yourself from the competition Technical expertise Build client trust with your certification. After gaining certification, foremen, installers, and salespeople will each receive personalized, framed Pro Field Guide Read the entire Answer all of the review that are at the end of each Two choices to record your Answer circle answers on Pro Field Guide answer sheet.