Timberline® Prestique® Lifetime

High Definition® Roofing Shingles

For just pennies-a-day more, you can enjoy our thickest, longest-lasting Timberline® Prestique® shingle
(and increase your resale value, too!)

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Timberline® Prestique® Lifetime shingles will cost you just a fraction more than standard architectural shingles. In return, you can enjoy having the longest-lasting, thickest, and most-dimensional Timberline® wood shake look for your roof.

Thanks to layers that are up to 32% thicker than standard architectural shingles1, combined with our patented High Definition® blends, Timberline® Prestique® Lifetime shingles offer a natural beauty and incredible thickness that you’ll notice and appreciate. (Not to mention how much they’ll increase the resale value of your home!)

For Homeowners

    Timberline® Prestique® Lifetime shingles are the heaviest, thickest, and longest-lasting shingles in the Timberline® Series.
    Up to 32% thicker than standard architectural shingles 1, Timberline® Prestique® Lifetime shingles feature GAF-Elk’s patented “High Definition” color blends and enhanced shadow effect.
  • SAFER...
    Class A fire rating from Underwriters Laboratories, the highest rating possible.
    Super Heavyweight design includes our strongest Micro Weave® Core — for longest life and extended durability.
    Dura Grip® adhesive seals each shingle tightly and reduces the risk of shingle blow-off. Shingles warranted to withstand winds up to 130 mph. 2
  • limited warrantyPEACE OF MIND...
    Lifetime ltd. transferable warranty with Smart Choice® Protection (non-prorated material and installation labor coverage) for the first ten years. 3
    Use premium Timbertex® ridge cap shingles (in the West, use premium Ridglass® ridge cap shingles).

For Professionals

    People will know that you’re installing America’s #1-selling laminated shingles!
    Durable, wind- resistant shingles carry a 130 mph ltd. wind warranty! 2

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.

The many layers of a Timberline® Prestique® 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 in even 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

Application Instructions

Timberline® Prestique®

Application Instructions (English)

Timberline® Prestique®

Application Instructions (High Nail)

(In Limited Areas of Southeast Only)

Timberline® Prestique®

Application Instructions (Metric)

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  • Fiberglass asphalt shingle
  • Super Heavyweight design
  • Lifetime ltd. transferable warranty3
  • Smart Choice® protection for the first 10 years
  • 130 mph ltd. wind warranty2
  • Listed Class A Fire – UL 790
  • Passes ASTM D7158, Class H
  • StainGuard® Algae Discoloration ltd. warranty (available in all areas except Western Region)
  • CSA A123.5-98
  • ASTM D3018 Type 1
  • ASTM D3161 Type 1, Class F4
  • ASTM D34625
  • Dade County approved4
  • Florida Building Code approved
  • Texas Department of Insurance4
  • ICC Report Approval4
  • Approximately 64 Pieces/Sq. (Metric)
  • Approximately 78 Pieces/Sq. (English)
  • Approximately 4 Bundles/Square
  • Approximately 256 Nails/Sq. (Metric)
  • Approximately 312 Nails/Sq. (English)
  • 5 5/8" exposure (Metric)
  • 5" exposure (English)

1 Thickness varies by plant; see actual shingles for comparison

2 This wind coverage requires special installation; see ltd.   

   warranty for details

3 See ltd. warranty for complete coverage and restrictions

4 Applies to most plants

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

  from subsequent testing will vary depending on storage conditions.

GAF ELK Virtual Home Remodeler

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.

Shingles swatches and houses shown above are for color reference only, and may actually depict Timberline® Prestique® Lifetime, Timberline® Prestique® 40, or Timberline® Prestique® 30 shingles.