GAF Deck Armor Breathable
Professional Installers Love Deck-Armor™ Roof Deck Protection
The exceptional walkability of Deck-Armor™ Premium Breathable Roof Deck Protection keeps installers safer on the job!
Deck-Armor™ Premium Breathable Roof Deck Protection combines high tear resistance and nail pull-through with a special slip-resistant surface for exceptional walkability — even on steeper pitches!
Installers’ Best Choice
Special slip-resistant surface provides enhanced walkability, even on steeper-pitched roofs
Unlike conventional organic felts, Deck-Armor™ Roof Deck Protection resists wrinkling and buckling — and it will still remain flat
At 37 lbs. per roll, it’s nearly 1/3 the weight of a roll of #30 felt
Installs Faster, Saves Labor…
Extra-wide 54” roll installs up to 50% faster than traditional 36″-wide felts
Cooler To Work With…
Light-blue surface is cooler in hot weather than conventional black felts
Easier To Cut…
Spun-bound design is easier to cut than some other synthetic underlayments
Will not become rigid in extreme cold weather or sticky in hot weather
Product Specifications (Nominal)
- Approx. 10 Squares/roll (excludes laps)
- Approx. 37 lbs./roll
- 54″ wide, 223′ long
- UV-stabilized polypropylene construction resists UV degradation for up to 180 days*
- Miami-Dade County Product Control Approved
- Florida Building Code Approved
- Listed with Texas Department of Insurance as an acceptable alternate roof underlayment
- ICC-ES ESR-2808
- Meets or exceeds the physical requirements of ASTM D226 and D4869
- Meets UL Class A fire rating when used with UL Class A rated roof coverings
* 180-day UV resistance refers to standardized testing conducted to ensure the product will not physically degrade when exposed to UV. It is NOT related to withstanding water, snow, or wind. While Deck-Armor™ Premium Breathable Roof Deck Protection is water resistant, it is NOT WATERPROOF. DO NOT USE Deck-Armor™ Premium Breathable Roof Deck Protection as a temporary roof to protect property or possessions.
Note: Deck-Armor™ Premium Breathable Roof Deck Protection must only be installed using plastic cap nails or plastic cap staples. Do NOT use staples or nails without caps.
Note: Contact GAF Technical Services at 1-800-ROOF-411 or visit www.gaf.com for acceptable non-asphaltic roofing systems and limited warranty coverage.
Deck-Armor™ Premium Breathable Roof Deck Protection
Protect Your Home With Premium Breathable Roof Deck Protection
Roof Deck Protection should help protect your home and reduce trapped moisture at the same time (amazingly, most synthetic underlayments do NOT!)
It provides a critical extra layer of protection between your shingles and your roof deck — to help prevent wind-driven rain (or water from other sources) from infiltrating under your shingles and causing damage to your roof structure or to the inside of your home. In addition, premium-quality roof deck protection will:
Help Reduce Trapped Moisture…
From inside your attic, allowing it to escape (to help prevent structural decay, mold, and mildew)
Provide Longer-Lasting Leak Protection…
Than conventional “felts” (which can rot or become brittle before your shingles reach their useful life)
So your shingles will lie flat
Deck-Armor™ Breathable Roof Deck Protection is a key part of the GAF Lifetime Roofing System, and has even earned the prestigious Good Housekeeping Seal.(See Details)
Conventional organic felts can absorb moisture, causing severe buckling and wrinkling — and a terrible-looking roof
The very best roofing systems require premium, breathable roof deck protection.
Deck-Armor™ Premium Breathable Roof Deck Protection combines exceptional strength and excellent breathability to help protect your home against roof rot and other costly damage!
At least 600% greater tear strength than standard #30 felt!
Revolutionary Breathable Technology…
Helps prevent inside moisture from becoming trapped within your roofing system — and possibly causing mold, mildew, and expensive structural damage
Exceptionally durable, non-asphaltic construction will not rot or become brittle (unlike conventional asphalt felts, which can disintegrate over time)
Up to a Lifetime ltd. warranty when installed on Lifetime Shingle roofs. (See Details)
Unlike conventional asphalt felts, Deck-Armo™ Premium Breathable Roof Deck Protection resists wrinkling or buckling, so it lets your shingles lie flatter for a better-
Deck-Armor™ Premium Breathable Roof Deck Protection resists moisture, so it lies flatter for a better-looking roof!