GAF-Elk Grand Sequoia®
Lifetime Designer Shingles

“Great Choice For A Rugged Wood Shake Look”

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For Homeowners

  • Fantastic Appearance...
    Patented, extra-large shingle with unique design helps create a dramatic visual impact for prestigious homes and properties
  • Safer...
    Class A fire and wind ratings from Underwriters
    Laboratories— the highest ratings possible
  • High Performance...
    Super heavyweight design and extra strong Micro Weave® Core provide outstanding performance in all climates
  • limited warrantyPeace Of Mind...
    Lifetime ltd. transferable warranty with Smart Choice® Protection for the first ten years (non-prorated material and installation coverage)2

For Professionals

  • Quicker Installation...
    Large 17"x 40" size saves labor, allowing you to offer superior value and greater homeowner satisfaction
  • More Referrals...
    People will notice!
  • Less Chance Of Call-Backs...
    Triple self-seal design reduces the chance of shingle blow-off (shingles warranted to withstand winds up to 130 mph1!)
  • Stays In Place...
    Dura Grip® adhesive seals each shingle tightly and reduces risk of shingle blow-off
  • Perfect Finishing Touch...
    For the best look, use Timbertex® Distinctive Ridge Cap shingles. (In the West, use high profile Ridglass® Ridge Cap shingles; Sequoia®/Canyon™ Ridge Cap shingles are also a good choice.)


Application Instructions

Grand Sequoia® Shingles- Application Instructions

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Grand Sequoia®
Shingle Specifications

  • Lifetime Ltd. Warranty2
  • 10 Year Smart Choice® Protection
  • 130 mph Ltd. Wind Warranty1
  • Fiberglass Asphalt Shingle
  • Class A rating from UL
  • CSA A123.5-98
  • ASTM D3018 Type 1
  • ASTM D3161 Type 1
  • ASTM D34623
  • ASTM D7158, Class H
  • Dade County Approved
  • Approx. 72 Pieces/Sq.
  • Approx. 5 Bundles/Sq.
  • Approx. 360 Nails/Sq.
  • 5" Exposure
  • 6 Sqs./Pallet
  • 120 Sqs./Truck
  • 20 Pallets/Truck

Starter Strip Shingles

  • Product Size 13 1/4" x 40"
  • 18 Starter Sheets Per Bundle
  • 4 Nails Per Piece (Approx.)

Ridge Cap Shingles

  • 72 Pieces/Bundle
  • 33.75 Linear Feet/Bundle
  • 2 Nails Per Piece (Approx.)
  • 5 5/8" Exposure
  • Approx. 10" Width

Ridglass® Ridge Cap Shingles
(Western region only)

  • 8" Exposure
  • 48 Pieces/Box
  • Coverage: 31 Linear Feet/Box
  • Available in 8" and 10" widths
  • 2 Nails/Piece (Approx.)
  • Approx. 160 Pieces Per 100 Linear Ft. of Coverage

Timbertex® Ridge Cap Shingles
(All regions except West)

  • StainGuard® Protection
  • Listed Class A Fire–UL 790
  • Dade County Approved
  • ASTM D34623
  • 20 Linear Ft. of Coverage Per Bundle
  • 30 Pieces/Bundle
  • 2 Nails Per Piece (Approx.)
  • 8" Exposure
  • 5 Bundles Per 100 Linear Ft. of Coverage

1 This wind coverage requires special installation; see ltd.   

   warranty for details

2 See ltd. warranty for complete coverage and restrictions

3 Product is manufactured to meet or exceed ASTM D3462; values

  from subsequent testing will vary depending on storage conditions.


The many layers of a
Grand Sequoia® Shingle

Diamond Cut™ Granules...
Multi-faceted design and light-reflective construction add dimension and depth to the shingle

UV Blocker (Granules)...
Protects against damaging sunlight which improves the durability and extends the life of the shingle

Color Lock™ Ceramic Firing (Granules)...
Maintains the true color of the shingle longer

Dura Grip® Adhesive...
Locks the shingles in place on the roof, gripping tight even in strong gale-force winds

SpecSelect Grading System (Asphalt)...
Use of finest quality asphalt improves weathering in harsh conditions

Micro Weave® Core...
Offers a superior strength foundation that resists cracking and splitting

FiberTech® Components (Core)...
Incorporates fibers that are non-combustible, providing a UL Class A fire rating

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Note: It is difficult to reproduce the color clarity and actual color blends of these products. Before selecting your color, please ask to see several full-size shingles.