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Affordable Roofing Systems

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Looking for a reliable roofing company in Tampa? Look no further than our expert team at Affordable Roofing Systems. Our professional and experienced roofers are dedicated to providing top-quality services that are tailored to your specific needs and preferences.

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Whether you need a simple repair, a complete replacement, or routine maintenance, we've got you covered.

With our expertise, you can rest assured that your roof will be in top shape, protecting your home or business from the elements for years to come. Trust us to deliver exceptional results and unparalleled customer service. Our services span across Hillsborough, Pinellas, Polk, Pasco, and Hernando counties.

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In order to provide you with an effective roofing solution, please specify the type of roofing you need help with.

Residential Roofing

Commercial Roofing

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Residential Roofing Tampa

Safeguard your home against the unpredictable elements and enjoy peace of mind with Affordable Roofing Systems' expert roofing solutions. We are dedicated to delivering exceptional customer service and work hard to make this a stress-free experience from start to finish. Count on us for high-quality roofing that will not only enhance the appearance of your home but also provide lasting protection against harsh weather conditions.

Architectural Shingle Roofing

Shingle roofing is one of the most popular types of roofing systems used for residential buildings. You'll enjoy a beautiful, ultra-dimensional wood-shake appearance that will enhance your home's curb appeal without breaking the bank. Don't settle for standard roofing options when you can have the best of both worlds - affordability, and aesthetics.

GAF Timberline HDZ Series Shingles

Timberline HDZ Series shingles are an excellent choice for homeowners who are looking for both durability and aesthetic appeal. GAF is a trusted name in the roofing industry, and their Timberline HDZ Series shingles are no exception.

One of the key features of these shingles is their layering technology, which includes an advanced Dura Grip adhesive that helps prevent shingle blow-offs. This feature ensures that your roof will stay secure, even during extreme weather conditions.

In addition, the Timberline HDZ Series shingles come in a wide range of colors and styles, including a number of options that are designed to mimic the look of natural wood shakes or slate tiles. This means that you can choose the shingles that best complement the style of your home, whether it is traditional or modern.

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Owens Corning Architectural Shingles

Owens Corning is a leading provider of high-quality roofing solutions, and their architectural shingles are no exception. These shingles are designed to provide both durability and beauty, making them an excellent option for homeowners looking for a reliable and long-lasting roofing solution.

One of the standout features of Owens Corning architectural shingles is their weather resistance. They are engineered to withstand harsh weather conditions, such as heavy rain, strong winds, and even hail. This is due in part to their unique layering system, which provides added protection against moisture and debris.

In addition to their durability, Owens Corning architectural shingles also offer a wide range of design options. They come in a variety of colors and styles, allowing homeowners to choose a look that complements their home's architecture and enhances its curb appeal.


Experience bold contrast, deep dimension, and outstanding performance with Duration® Shingles. These shingles are designed with TruDefinition® color technology to provide dramatic color contrast and dimension in a wide range of popular colors.

But it’s not just about looks - Duration® Shingles also offer advanced performance with patented SureNail® Technology and Triple Layer Protection® in the nailing zone for superior holding power. These features have been proven through rigorous testing, making Duration® Shingles the ultimate choice for both curb appeal and protection.

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CertainTeed Landmark Shingles

CertainTeed Landmark Shingles

CertainTeed Landmark shingles are the perfect solution for homeowners seeking long-lasting and reliable roofing. They offer a dual-layered design that mimics natural wood shake, and come in a wide array of colors and styles to enhance your home's curb appeal. They are durable enough to withstand harsh weather conditions and have a Class A fire rating, while also being easy to install.

Additionally, CertainTeed Landmark shingles are backed by a limited lifetime warranty, ensuring peace of mind for homeowners. With advanced technologies such as QuadraBond, StreakFighter, CertaSeal, and NailTrak, these shingles are engineered to provide superior performance and lasting protection for your home.

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Timberline UHDZ Shingles

GAF Timberline UHDZ shingles are a high-performance roofing product designed to withstand the toughest weather conditions. The UHDZ shingles feature an innovative design that includes advanced layering technology, which enhances their strength and durability. The GAF Timberline UHDZ shingles come in a variety of colors and styles, making them a versatile choice for any roofing project.

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Designer Shingles

  • Slateline Shingles

    GAF Slateline Shingles are a popular roofing option that is highly sought after for their impressive aesthetic and superior durability. The GAF Slateline Shingles are manufactured using high-quality materials, which makes them highly resistant to the harsh weather conditions, including heavy rain, strong winds, and even hail. This ensures that the shingles last longer, and homeowners get value for their money.

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  • Woodland Shingles

    GAF Woodland Shingles are an exceptional choice for homeowners looking for a natural-looking, durable roofing solution. GAF Woodland Shingles are made from high-quality asphalt and feature Advanced Protection Technology, providing superior protection against wind, rain, and hail. Homeowners looking to enhance their home's curb appeal and security can trust in the quality and durability of GAF Woodland Shingles.

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  • Camelot II Shingles

    GAF Camelot II Shingles are a premium roofing option that offer both durability and style. They are made with durable fiberglass and a high-performance asphalt formula, which provides superior resistance to impact, wind, and fire. Additionally, these shingles are available in a range of color options, allowing homeowners to choose a style that complements their home's exterior.

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Metal Roofing

Drexel Metals Standing Seam Roofing

Enjoy a modern and sleek look for your home with standing seam metal roofing. With over 30 years of industry expertise, Drexel Metals delivers exceptional quality, safety, and performance, while being sustainable and cost-effective. Their precision-engineered roofing systems can withstand extreme weather conditions, from strong winds to hail storms and wildfires, and require virtually no maintenance.

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Stone-Coated Steel Roofing

Stone-coated metal roofing offers the best of both worlds by combining the durability of industrial metal roofing with the traditional aesthetic appeal of materials like asphalt shingles, clay tiles and wood shake. With a stone-coated metal roof, you can have the peace of mind that comes with knowing your roof can withstand harsh weather conditions while still maintaining a stylish appearance.

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West Lake Royal Roofing

West Lake Royal’s stone coated roofing solution comes with five unique profiles that add an impressive and enduring look to any home. The roofing system provides unbeatable durability, protection, and performance, with features such as a 50-year limited warranty, fire-resistant materials, and hailstone penetration warranty. It’s also an ideal choice for those who value cost-saving and eco-friendliness. Moreover, it also comes with a 120 mph wind warranty, offering an extra layer of security to homeowners.

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Concrete Tile Roofing

Concrete roof tiles offer an array of benefits for homeowners. They can emulate the texture and style of natural materials like wood shake, clay, and slate, and are available in warm earth tones and cool grays, providing a vast array of color options to suit any home design. Additionally, concrete tiles are a more affordable alternative to traditional roofing materials, making them an excellent choice for budget-conscious homeowners.

Eagle Concrete Tile Roofing

Eagle Roofing Products offers high-quality and eco-friendly concrete roof tiles that will enhance the beauty and value of any residential or commercial architecture. With a vast range of color offerings and profiles, including high and medium barrel tiles and flat tiles with contrasting textures, there are infinite choices for customers to achieve a beautiful and charming roof.

Bel Air Profile

Bel Air is a perfect example of how simplicity in design can be beautiful. With its flat, smooth surface and square bottom, Bel Air offers a sleek and elegant finish that can be used alone or paired with other finishes. The versatility of this tile allows for endless possibilities to dramatically enhance the curb appeal of any property. The tailored lines of Bel Air add a touch of sophistication to any style of architecture, making it a great choice for homeowners and businesses alike.

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Capistrano Profile

Capistrano is a classic and elegant semi-cylindrical tile profile that is highly recognized as a traditional roofing style. Its rich history and timeless design make it a perfect match for Spanish and Italian architecture and it pairs seamlessly with stucco, stone, and brick siding.

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Malibu Profile

The Malibu concrete roof tiles feature a unique double-S shape design that provides a gentle curve to the roofline, making it an excellent choice for modern architectural designs and large buildings. This tile also combines the best of both worlds by offering a blend of Mediterranean and contemporary styles, making it a versatile choice that can complement any design aesthetic.

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New Point Concrete Roof Tile

Newpoint offers a variety of roofing solutions tailored to meet the needs of both residential and commercial customers. But one of its standout products is the Newpoint Concrete Roof Tile, known for its beauty and durability. This tile offers a simple yet effective way to enhance your lifestyle and add value to your home.

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Boosted Barcelona Caps

Barcelona Caps is a roofing product line that offers an available installation application designed to give your roof the authentic look of mortar-boosted tile while offering the modern durability and longevity of concrete roof tiles. This installation application is available for three different tile styles: Barcelona, Mission "S," and Tejas España.

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Saxony 900 Slate

The Saxony 900 Slate offers a stunning design that showcases the best of England, Northern Europe, and the US Eastern Seaboard styles. This versatile roofing tile is able to complement and accentuate any architectural style, giving your home or commercial space a touch of elegance and sophistication.

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Plantation Slate Like

In addition to its natural slate appearance, Plantation Slate is also practical and functional. It comes in two unique nose cuts, a 90° bevel and angled, providing versatility in installation and a more customizable final result.

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The Estate tile is a popular choice for Mediterranean-style homes, but its versatility extends to any architectural design. Its lower profile allows for easy adaptability, and the double roll adds an extra layer of dimension to the roofscape. Additionally, the Estate tile is available in color-thru, ensuring its long-lasting beauty.

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The Galena roofing profile is a perfect match for Spanish-style architecture, showcasing a hand-crafted appeal. The profile seamlessly blends the classic charm of the Old World with modern durability, making it a popular choice for homeowners seeking a timeless and reliable roofing solution.

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Barcelona 900

The Barcelona 900 is specifically crafted to embody the unique style and individuality of traditional Spanish architecture.

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Madera 900

Also referred to as the Ultimate Shake Replacement, Madera 900 is the perfect choice if you want the authentic look of a hand-split cedar shake roof but also want affordability and durability. This roofing tile features a realistic wood shake surface that is flexible enough to match any architectural style.

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Villa 900

The Villa 900 profile is a stunning emulation of the elegant Mediterranean styles prevalent in Italy and Southern France.

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Commercial Roofing Tampa

Affordable Roofing Systems is committed to securing the longevity of your business facility and helping you reduce energy costs through our expert commercial roofing services. As one of the leading roofing companies in Tampa, we take pride in offering high-quality and efficient roofing solutions that cater to your specific needs. Whether you're looking to prepare your warehouse for the rainy season or install a sturdier and more energy-efficient roofing system, our team of professionals has the expertise and resources to handle projects of any size.

TPO Membrane Roofing

TPO or thermoplastic polyolefin roofing is a cost-effective solution that provides outstanding performance and durability. Its heat-welded seams offer superior strength, while its resistance to heat, UV radiation, and fungal growth makes it a reliable and long-lasting roofing system. TPO roofing is also energy-efficient and highly flexible, with no need for plasticizers, and can be applied in a variety of ways to meet different needs. Its popularity has been growing over the past two decades due to its numerous benefits, including excellent value, seam strength, weathering, energy-saving properties, flexibility, fungal resistance, and versatility.

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Metal Roofs

Metal roofs are durable, long-lasting, and require minimal maintenance. They are an excellent choice for commercial buildings that need to withstand harsh weather conditions.

Modern metal roofing is available in an extensive range of colors and finishes, making it a versatile and stylish choice for property owners looking to enhance their building's curb appeal. More importantly, innovations in metal roofing technology have significantly improved the performance of these roofs by making them more durable and longer lasting. Not to mention that metal roofing is naturally resistant to fire, which provides an extra layer of protection for your property.

With our high-quality commercial roofing services, experience, and expertise, we can ensure that your roof is properly installed, maintained, and repaired, allowing you to focus on your business operations.

Affordable Roofing Systems: Among The Top 3% of Roofers Nationwide

We go through an extensive certification process that proves our financial stability, customer service policies, safety training, and years of experience. Our staff undergoes factory training on materials and best practices for the installation and maintenance of roofing systems.

Choosing Affordable Roofing means choosing reliable Tampa roofers for your home or business. Our certification ensures that we can install your roof properly and efficiently, resulting in more dependable and durable protection for your property. Trust in the expertise and quality of Affordable Roofing Systems for all your roofing needs.

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We Have Over 25 Years of Experience in The Roofing Industry

Experience the warmth and care of a family business spanning three generations! At Affordable Roofing Systems, we value our employees and customers like they are a part of our family. Rest assured, we take great care in every roof installation and repair project, treating each one as if it were for our own home or a beloved family member's.

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We Are Licensed and Insured Roofers in Florida

We are Licensed and Insured in Florida

When it comes to selecting a roofing contractor, it's important to protect your investment by choosing a Tampa roofing company that is licensed and authorized to perform work in your community. At Affordable Roofing Systems, we are proud to be fully licensed by the State of Florida with license #CGC 1517188, ensuring that we are held to the highest standards of quality and professionalism.

Working with an unlicensed contractor, you run the risk of facing potential legal and financial problems in the event of an issue or dispute. Don't take chances with your roof - trust Affordable Roofing Systems for reliable, licensed service.

We have worker’s Compensation and Liability Insurance for Peace of Mind

Choosing a roofing contractor with adequate insurance coverage is crucial to protecting yourself and your property. You don't want to be held responsible for damages if an uninsured or underinsured contractor has an accident on your property. That's why it's important to choose a trusted and reliable roofing contractor who carries full insurance coverage.

At Affordable Roofing, we carry workers' compensation insurance and a $1 million liability policy for every job. You can have peace of mind knowing that we have you covered in the event of any unforeseen accidents. Plus, we'll provide you with a certificate of insurance directly from our insurance company so you can be sure that our coverage is up to date.

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We are Accredited and Certified By Major Roofing Manufacturers and Business Listings in the US

At Affordable Roofing, we take pride in providing our customers with a well-constructed roof that ensures their safety and protection from harsh weather conditions. Our commitment to quality and excellence has earned us recognition and accolades from our customers, peers, and the roofing industry. Choosing Affordable Roofing means you can trust that your roofing project will be completed to the highest standards and with the best possible outcomes.

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GAF President’s Club Award

By earning the GAF President's Club Award, Affordable Roofing Systems has been acknowledged as a top-performing roofing contractor delivering exceptional customer service, reliability, and performance. This award is the highest recognition given within the GAF Contractor Program, reflecting our commitment to high-quality service and leadership in the roofing industry.

GAF Master Elite Award

GAF Master Elite Award

Affordable Roofing Systems has earned the prestigious GAF Master Elite™ Certification, which is only given to the top 3% of all roofing professionals in the industry. This certification requires proper licensing, adequate insurance, and a proven reputation for excellence in workmanship, reliability, and professionalism. As a Master Elite™ certified contractor, we offer highly trained and experienced roofing services, ensuring the best results for your valuable investment.

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GAF Consumer Protection

By earning the GAF Consumer Protection certification, Affordable Roofing Systems demonstrates our transparency and commitment to providing our clients with the best roofing products and services. This certification requires educating and informing customers about GAF roofing systems, including manufacturer warranties, and consistently providing superior warranty protection. As a GAF Consumer Protection certified contractor, we ensure our clients' peace of mind with our consistent and outstanding performance.



Varitile roofing contractors possess vast knowledge and expertise in the required roofing systems for both residential and commercial properties. Their tests and certifications, including certificate of compliance, evaluation reports for the International Building Code (IBC), evaluation report of Florida Building Code, Florida NOA certification, and Florida Department of Insurance certification, ensure that Varitile roofing contractors deliver top-quality roofing services that exceed their clients' expectations.

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Boral Steel

Boral Steel regularly evaluates roofing contractors' product performance, installation process, reputation, contractor and manufacturer relationship, and pricing.

Owens Corning Preferred

Owens Corning Preferred

Owens Corning Roofing Preferred Contractors are part of an exclusive network of roofing professionals who meet high standards and strict requirements for professionalism and reliability. By choosing an Owens Corning Preferred Contractor, you can have peace of mind knowing that your roofing project is in the hands of an expert. With their excellent workmanship, reliability, and professionalism, you can expect nothing but the best.

Certainteed 5-Star

Certainteed 5-Star

Certainteed 5-Star contractors are known for their exceptional roofing service and commitment to sustainability. To be recognized as a Certainteed 5-Star Contractor, they must complete the Master Craftsman coursework and continuing education covering product installation, sustainable building, and business best practices. They must also provide proof of workers' compensation and liability insurance, use quality Certainteed roofing products, and maintain a high rating with the Better Business Bureau (BBB). By choosing a Certainteed 5-Star Contractor, you can be sure that your roofing project is in the hands of a knowledgeable, skilled, and environmentally conscious professional.

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GAF Master Select

As a GAF Master Select contractor, Affordable Roofing Systems has completed a rigorous commercial roofing training program, demonstrating our expertise and knowledge in the roofing industry. This certification proves our dedication to excellence and quality, assuring our clients that their roofing project is in capable hands.

GAF Training Excellence

GAF Training Excellence

Affordable Roofing Systems has been recognized with the GAF Training Excellence Award for our continuous commitment to improving our roofing methods by investing in special training. This award reflects our dedication to providing superior roofing services by staying updated with the latest techniques and innovations in the roofing industry. As a GAF Training Excellence Award, we go above and beyond to ensure the best possible results for our clients.

GAF Installation Excellence

GAF Installation Excellence

With over 20 years of roofing experience in the Tampa Bay area, Affordable Roofing Systems has earned the GAF Installation Excellence Award for our long and successful track record of installing roofs that comply with GAF's highest quality standards. This award is given only to GAF Master Elite contractors who have demonstrated consistency in their residential and commercial roofing projects.

Union Corrugating

Union Corrugating

Union Corrugating is renowned for manufacturing quality metal roofing products and sheet metal. Their specialized training programs for roofing contractors aim to improve customer service and performance, ensuring top-notch roofing.

Drexel Metals

Drexel Metals

Drexel Metals offers one of the best training programs for roofing contractors, providing extensive training and quality roofing products to maintain superior performance. To qualify for this program, applicants must be fully licensed and insured with a good reputation, ensuring only the best roofers for clients.

Five Star Rated

Five Star Rated

Five Star Rated recognition is only given to roofing contractors who consistently deliver top-notch workmanship, exceptional customer service, and excellent performance. You can rest assured that their recognized contractors are trusted, reliable, and can give you the best roofing service possible.



Being listed in the Better Business Bureau (BBB) is a must-have for roofing contractors, and for a good reason. It signifies that they have been in business for at least six months, have the required bonding and licenses in their jurisdictions, and have no unresolved customer complaints.



The Angi award recognizes the best home professionals and businesses in their network, highlighting their hard work, dedication, and commitment to providing excellent customer service.

We Offer Roof Financing for Your Roofing Projects

At Affordable Roofing, we understand that roofing projects can be a significant investment. That's why we offer flexible financing options to help you get the roof you need without breaking the bank.

Through Wells Fargo, we provide comprehensive payment plans with no annual fees and a fast, straightforward application process. Additionally, our Hearth Financing program allows customers to break their roofing project into affordable monthly payments through our app or website. With loans ranging from $1,000 to $100,000 and terms from 2 to 12 years, Hearth Financing offers competitive rates starting as low as 4.99% APR, even for FICO scores as low as 500.

Contact a representative from Affordable Roofing today at (813) 542-8462 to learn more about our financing options and take the first step toward a new, high-quality roof.

We Can Provide References From Satisfied Clients

Although our work as a roofing company may not be visible at first glance, we take pride in the meticulous attention to detail that we put into every job. From the high-quality materials we use to the superior craftsmanship we exhibit, our commitment to excellence is always evident, even if it's hidden from view.

We believe these testimonials will give you a better sense of the quality of our work and help you decide if Affordable Roofing is the right choice for your roofing needs.

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Affodable Roofing Services

At Affordable Roofing Systems, we understand that your roof is your first line of defense against harsh weather conditions. That's why we offer a comprehensive range of roofing services to ensure that your home or business is protected all year round.

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With our expert installation, you can enjoy peace of mind knowing that your home will be protected from the elements for years to come. Our durable, top-of-the-line roofing materials are designed to withstand harsh weather conditions, keeping your family safe and comfortable.

But our new roof installation doesn't just offer protection; they also enhance the overall value and appearance of your home. A new roof can significantly improve your home's curb appeal, making it more attractive to potential buyers and increasing its resale value.

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Moreover, our team of experienced professionals provides efficient and hassle-free installation services, minimizing any inconvenience to your daily routine. And with our competitive pricing and financing options, you can afford to invest in the roof your home deserves.
Choose Affordable Roofing Systems for your roof installation needs, and experience the benefits of a high-quality roof that lasts.

Roof Repairs

With our fast and efficient repair services, you can rest easy knowing that any issues with your roof are promptly addressed. Whether you have a leak, missing shingles, or damage from a storm, our experienced professionals will identify the problem and provide a roofing solution that meets your needs.

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Storm Damage Restorations

Severe weather can cause significant damage to your home's roof, leaving you feeling vulnerable and overwhelmed. That's why we offer expert storm damage restoration services that deliver a range of benefits for our customers.

Our experienced professionals are equipped to handle any storm damage, from minor repairs to complete replacements. We work efficiently and quickly to restore your roof's function and protect your home from further damage. Our high-quality materials and expert repair techniques ensure that your roof is restored to its optimal condition, providing reliable protection from the elements.

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Roofing FAQs

What are the Most Common Roofing Materials Used in Florida?

Asphalt shingles are the most popular roofing material in Florida due to their affordability and versatility. They come in a variety of colors and styles, making them a good choice for many different architectural styles.

Metal roofing is another popular option in Florida because it is durable and long-lasting. Metal roofing can withstand high winds and heavy rain and is also resistant to fire and pests. It is available in a variety of colors and styles and can be a good choice for homeowners who want a modern, industrial look.

Can I Install a Metal Roof on My Florida Home?

Yes, metal roofs can be a great option for Florida homeowners. They are durable, energy-efficient, and can withstand high winds and heavy rain that are common during hurricane season.

However, it is important to choose a high-quality metal roof that is specifically designed and rated for the Florida climate. You should also ensure that the roof is installed by a licensed and experienced roofing contractor who can properly secure the metal panels and ensure they are properly sealed to prevent leaks.

Additionally, some homeowners associations and local building codes may have specific requirements or restrictions on the use of metal roofing, so it is important to check with your local authorities before making a final decision.

What are the Benefits of a Tile Roof in Florida?

Tile roofing is also a popular choice for homes in Florida for several reasons. Here are some benefits of a tile roof:

  • Durability: Tile roofing is highly durable and can withstand the harsh weather conditions of Florida, including hurricanes, heavy rain, and strong winds.
  • Energy-efficient: Tile roofs are energy-efficient, keeping homes cooler in the hot Florida sun. This can help reduce energy bills.
  • Low-maintenance: Tile roofing requires little maintenance, making it a convenient option for homeowners.
  • Aesthetically pleasing: Tile roofs come in a variety of colors, styles, and designs, making them an attractive option for homeowners who want to enhance the curb appeal of their homes.
  • Long-lasting: Tile roofs can last up to 50 years or more, making them a long-term investment for homeowners.

Overall, tile roofing is an excellent choice for homeowners in Florida who are looking for a durable, energy-efficient, and low-maintenance roofing option that also enhances the aesthetics of their homes.

How Often Should I Have My Roof Inspected in Florida?

Regular roof inspections are crucial to maintaining the integrity and longevity of your roof, especially in a state like Florida with its harsh weather conditions. It is recommended to schedule inspections at least twice a year, so you can catch any issues early on and prevent them from turning into major problems.

Do I Need a Permit to Replace My Roof in Florida?

In Florida, it is required by law for homeowners and property owners to obtain a building permit for any roofing installation or roof replacement. Failing to obtain a permit not only violates the law but also creates potential problems with insurance claims and coverage.

Is it Necessary to Install Hurricane Straps on My Roof in Florida?

Yes, it is highly recommended to install hurricane straps on your roof in Florida. Hurricane straps are metal connectors that help to reinforce the roof-to-wall connection, providing additional stability and protection during high winds.

In Florida, the state building code requires the use of hurricane straps or other approved roof-to-wall connectors for new construction and for roof replacements. This is because hurricanes and tropical storms are common occurrences in Florida, and these events can cause significant damage to homes and buildings, particularly to roofs that are not adequately secured.

How Can I Tell If My Roof Has Sustained Hurricane Damage?

After a hurricane, it's important to check your roof for any damage that may have occurred. Some signs of hurricane damage on a roof include:

  • Missing or broken shingles
  • Dented or warped metal roofing
  • Cracks or splits in flat roofing materials
  • Leaks or water stains on the ceiling or walls
  • Debris or branches on the roof

It's important to have a professional roofing contractor inspect your roof for any damage, as some issues may not be immediately visible. They can also provide an estimate for any necessary repairs or replacements.

How Much Does it Typically Cost to Replace a Roof in Florida?

The cost of replacing a roof in Florida can vary depending on several factors, such as the size of the roof, the type of roofing material, the complexity of the job, and the roofing contractor you hire. At Affordable Roofing Systems, we offer free estimates to help you understand how much you’ll need.

Are There Any Special Maintenance Requirements For a Florida Roof?

According to the 2014 Florida Existing Building Code, there is a regulation called the "25 percent rule" that applies to any repair work on the roof of commercial or residential buildings. The rule specifies that if more than a quarter of a roof or a section of a roof is repaired, replaced, or recovered, then the entire roofing system or roof section must be upgraded to meet current code standards.

Can I Install a Solar Panel System on My Florida Roof?

Yes, you can install a solar panel system on your Florida roof. In fact, Florida is one of the top states in the country for solar energy production. Installing a solar panel system on your roof can help reduce your energy bills and your carbon footprint, as solar energy is a clean and renewable source of energy.

Before installing a solar panel system, it's important to consider several factors, such as the size and slope of your roof, the amount of sunlight your roof receives, and any local regulations or building codes that may apply. It's also recommended to consult with a professional solar panel installer to determine the best system for your specific needs and to ensure proper installation and maintenance.

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