GAF-Elk Royal Sovereign®

3-Tab Shingles

Royal Sovereign® shingles combine a simple, timeless beauty with GAF-Elk’s well-known quality—making it our most popular 3-tab shingle.

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For Homeowners

  • Popular Choice...
    Royal Sovereign® is the most-preferred fiberglass strip shingle in its class among contractors and builders
  • Superior Performance...
    Midweight design and extra-strong Micro Weave® Core provide longer life and extended durability
  • Peace Of Mind...
    25-year ltd. transferable warranty with Smart Choice® Protection for the first five years (non-prorated material and installation labor coverage)1

For Professionals

  • Great For Reroofing...
    50% more sturdy than standard shingles, so they look great even when installed over an existing roof
  • Stays In Place...
    Dura Grip® adhesive seals each shingle tightly and reduces the risk of shingle blow-off

Application Instructions

Metric Size Shingles

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  • Midweight 3-Tab Shingle
  • 25-Year Ltd. Transferable Warranty1
  • 60 mph Ltd. Wind Warranty
  • Listed Class A Fire– UL 790
  • StainGuard® Protection
    (Available in most areas)
  • Passes ASTM D7158, Class H
  • ASTM D3018 Type 1
  • ASTM D3161 Type 1, Class F 2
  • ASTM D34623
  • CSA A123.5-98
  • Fiberglass Asphalt Construction
  • Dade County Approved4
  • Florida Building Code Approved
  • Texas Department Of Insurance Approved (Dallas Only)
  • ICC Approval4
  • Approx. 79 Pieces/Square (English)
  • Approx. 64 Pieces/Square (Metric)
  • Approx. 3 Bundles/Square
  • Approx. 316 Nails/Square (English)
  • Approx. 256 Nails/Square (Metric)
  • 5" Exposure (English)
  • 5 5/8" Exposure (Metric)

1 See ltd. warranty for complete coverage and restrictions.

2 Wind rating varies by plant. Only highest rating shown.

3 This product is manufactured to meet or exceed ASTM D3462; values from subsequent testing may vary depending on storage conditions.

4 Applies to some plants.

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.


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