2021 Best Roofing Materials in the Tampa Bay Area

Updating your existing roof goes beyond enhancing your home’s curb appeal. If done correctly, it can also protect your entire home.

Choosing quality materials is a crucial step when updating your existing roof. Today, we will discuss some of the most recommended roofing materials in the Tampa Bay Area. Stay tuned!

  • GAF Asphalt Shingles

Asphalt shingles remain the preferred roofing option among homeowners. They are not only budget-friendly but also offer the right combination of beauty, performance, reliability and warranty.

In addition, a well-maintained asphalt shingle roof can last up to 25 years.

Overall outlook:
- Pricing: 4/5
- Durability: 3.5/5
- Versatility: 4/5
- Maintenance: 4/5

  • Drexel Metal Roof

Metal roofs are growing in popularity these days due to their durability and longevity. Metal roofs come in a wide variety of styles and profiles, such as: 5V, Standing Seam and Stone Coated. Additionally, roof manufacturers have made a few upgrades to offer customers more color and design varieties. If properly maintained, a metal roof can last up to 50 years or longer!

Overall outlook:
- Pricing: 3.5/5 (more expensive upfront)
- Durability: 5/5
- Versatility: 4/5
- Maintenance: 4/5

  • Eagle Concrete Tiles

Another popular option is the concrete tile roofing system. Like metal roofs, concrete tiles are also durable and easy-to-maintain. They can tolerate extreme weather conditions and are usually very affordable.

Overall outlook:
- Pricing: 4/5
- Durability: 4/5
- Versatility: 3/5
- Maintenance: 4/5

People prioritize different features when choosing roofing materials, depending on their needs and budget. Fortunately, there are great choices for every project, regardless of your priorities. Always hire an experienced contractor with a reputation for quality in the industry, since installation affects the longevity of your roof and even the manufacturer's warranty. Affordable Roofing uses only the best quality materials and always installs according to the manufacturer’s specifications.

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Your roof has an important job to do to keep your home dry, but it can also be an impressive home feature.


Our stone coated steel roofing system is available in a wide range of styles including Tile, Shake, Slate, and Shingle, and in a variety of colors. We’ll help you to choose one that will fit your home’s style and your budget.


As the most-used roofing type across North America, asphalt strikes a balance between price and durability, with a life expectancy of up to 20. Shingles are available for those who want affordable, genuine slate roofing.


Tile roofs offer unparalleled value when cost per year of use is factored in. While upfront costs are higher, customers who choose a clay or concrete tile roof will enjoy the aesthetics and quality for a lifetime.


Metal roofs today come in a wide array of colors and finishes. Innovations in metal roofing technology have significantly enhanced the performance of metal roofs.

TPO Membrane

TPO can be installed to any scale with some of the world’s largest building utilizing TPO roofing systems – it comes in strips typically 8ft 10ft and 12ft wide that are heat welded on site.

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