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Affordable Roofing Systems offers top-quality roof replacement services in Tampa and surrounding areas. With a new roof, you can enjoy improved energy efficiency, better protection, and enhanced curb appeal for your home.

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Roof Replacement in Tampa

Roof Replacement in Tampa

You can trust our roofing company to properly install your new roof using only the highest-quality roofing materials. And with our expertise and attention to detail, you can have peace of mind that your new roof will last for years to come.

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How Do I Know If I Need Roof Replacement?

It's important to keep an eye out for any signs that may indicate that you need a roof replacement. Here are some common signs to look out for:

Leaks After a Storm

Even if your roof appears to be in good condition, a severe storm can cause damage that may not be immediately visible. Heavy rain, high winds, and hail can all cause shingles to become loose, crack or even tear off completely, leaving your roof vulnerable to leaks.

Cracked, Curling, or Missing Shingles

Shingles are designed to protect your roofing system from the elements. When they become damaged or deteriorated, they can no longer perform their intended function. But as shingles age, or due to harsh weather conditions, they can become brittle causing them to crack or curl at the edges.

Decaying of Siding, Sheathing, or Fascia

Your roof is an important part of your home's exterior. When it begins to deteriorate, it can allow moisture to penetrate your home. This, in turn, can lead to the rotting of your siding, sheathing, and fascia, which can compromise the structural integrity of your home.

Stains on Your Walls or Ceilings

Stains on your walls or ceilings are typically caused by water leaking through your roof and into your home. These stains can appear as discolored patches and may increase in size over time.

Areas That Have Dark Spots

If you notice dark spots or streaks on your roof, it could be a sign that your roof needs to be replaced. These dark spots are often caused by algae growth, which can be a result of poor roof ventilation or excessive moisture.

Peeling of Exterior Paint

Peeling exterior paint is often a telltale sign that there is an underlying issue with your roof such as damaged shingles, roof leaks, or poor ventilation. Depending on the extent of the damage, a roof repair may be sufficient to fix the issue. However, if the damage is extensive or your roof is nearing the end of its lifespan, a replacement may be necessary.

Your Existing Roof Was Incorrectly Installed

If your existing roof was incorrectly installed, it can cause a range of issues that may warrant a roof replacement. Poor installation can result from a lack of experience or expertise on the part of the installer, the use of low-quality materials, or cutting corners during the installation process. Signs that your roof was incorrectly installed can include misaligned shingles, inconsistent color or texture, and uneven or wavy roofing lines.

How Much Does A Roof Replacement Cost?

A roof replacement cost can vary greatly depending on several factors including the size of your roof, the type of roofing material you choose, the complexity of the installation, and the location of your home. A roof replacement in the Tampa Bay Area can cost anywhere from several thousand dollars to tens of thousands of dollars. Research each roofing company before hiring. Affordable Roofing offers free estimates to get you started.

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To get a more accurate estimate of the cost of a roof replacement for your home, it's best to contact a reputable roofing company that can provide you with a detailed quote based on your specific needs and preferences. At Affordable Roofing Systems, we offer free consultations and can provide you with a comprehensive estimate for your roof replacement project. Contact us today to learn more.

How to Estimate Roof Replacement Cost?

Here are some steps you can take to estimate the cost of your roof replacement:

  1. Measure Your Roof: Measure the length and width of each section of your roof and multiply these two numbers to determine the square footage of your roof.
  2. Choose Your Roofing Material: The type of roofing material you choose can significantly affect the cost of your roof replacement. Asphalt shingles are the most common and affordable roofing material. While tile, slate, and metal roofing are generally more expensive. Research the pros and cons of each material to determine which one fits your budget and needs.
  3. Determine the Cost of Additional Materials: Depending on your roof's condition, you may need to replace other parts such as flashing, underlayment, or decking. Estimate the price of the materials needed for these areas and add them to the cost of your roof replacement.
  4. Consider Labor Costs: Labor costs can vary widely depending on the complexity of the installation and the location of your home. Get a quote from several roofing contractors to determine the average cost of labor in your area.
  5. Factor in Additional Costs: Consider other costs involved in a roof replacement such as permits and disposal fees.
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Our Roof Replacement Workflow

Here's a brief overview of the roof replacement workflow at Affordable Roofing Systems:

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Contact us to schedule a free consultation and our team of experts will conduct a thorough inspection of your roof to assess its condition. Based on our findings, we will then provide you with a comprehensive estimate that outlines the scope of the project, the materials needed, and the estimated timeline and cost.

Work Confirmation

Once we receive your confirmation, our team will then begin the roof removal process. We'll install your new roof using only the highest quality workmanship and materials, ensuring a durable and long-lasting finish.

Roof Completion

Lastly, we'll conduct a final inspection to ensure your new roof meets our rigorous standards and your expectations.

Roofing Materials For Your Roof Replacement

Here are some of the most common roofing materials available for your roof replacement:

Asphalt Shingle

Asphalt shingles are the most commonly used roofing material in the US due to their affordability, durability, and ease of installation. They come in a variety of styles, colors, and textures, making them a versatile option for homeowners looking for an attractive and functional roofing solution.

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Metal Roof

Metal roofing provides a modern and sleek appearance that can enhance the curb appeal of any home. It comes in a variety of colors and styles and can last up to 50 years or more with proper maintenance. Additionally, metal roofing is resistant to fire and also offers energy efficiency benefits by reflecting sunlight which helps keep homes cooler in the hot Florida climate.

Tile Roof

Tile roofing is a popular choice for homeowners who desire a classic and elegant appearance for their homes. Made from materials such as clay or concrete, tile roofs are highly durable and can withstand extreme weather conditions such as high winds and heavy rain.

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Flat Roof (TPO)

Flat roofing using TPO (Thermoplastic Olefin) is a popular choice for both residential and commercial building. It is a durable and flexible material that can withstand harsh weather conditions, including extreme heat and UV radiation. TPO is also energy-efficient, reflecting heat and potentially reducing cooling costs. With its smooth surface, a TPO flat roof is easy to maintain and repair, making it a cost-effective choice in the long run.

Preferred Roofing Manufacturers

At Affordable Roofing Systems, we only work with trusted and reputable roofing manufacturers who offer high-quality materials and excellent warranty options. We have partnered with some of the best brands in the industry to provide our clients with high-quality roof replacements. No matter what roofing company you hire, make sure they work with reputable roofing manufacturers.

GAF

GAF is the go-to choice for homeowners looking for the highest quality roofing products. With over a century of experience, GAF continuously innovates to provide superior roof shingles that cater to various design preferences. Furthermore, with GAF's comprehensive installation and product warranties, our commercial and residential customers can have peace of mind knowing that their investment is well-protected. For example, by installing GAF roofing shingles and at least three qualifying accessory products, you're automatically eligible for the Lifetime Limited warranty. However, this only applies to a single-family residential building. For commercial buildings, the warranty lasts 40 years.

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Owens Corning

Owens Corning is a top roofing manufacturer trusted for their high-quality shingles for both residential and commercial properties. Their architectural shingles are designed for durability and beauty, with a layering system that provides superior weather resistance. They also have comprehensive warranties to provide customers with peace of mind. If you install an Owens Corning shingle roof with a minimum of three components, you'll automatically receive the Standard Product Limited Warranty which covers any manufacturing defects that might affect the performance of your roof.

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Eagle Roofing

Eagle Roofing provides eco-friendly concrete roof tiles that add value and beauty to any property. With a wide range of colors and profiles, customers can choose from various textures to achieve their desired aesthetic. Eagle Roofing has over 30 years of experience in manufacturing durable roofing solutions, including its best-selling tapered slate product.

Eagle Roofing also offers a Lifetime Transferable Limited Product Warranty for their concrete tiles. To be eligible, you must register the warranty within two years of the original re-roof date or move-in date for a newly built home. The warranty only covers structural integrity and manufacturing defects and does not include damages from weathering, color changes or various external factors.

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Drexel Metals

Drexel Metals is known for its durable and sustainable standing seam metal roofing. With over 30 years of experience, their precision-engineered roofing systems provide exceptional quality and performance in extreme weather conditions.

When you choose a complete Drexel Metals roofing system with a MetShield Synthetic Underlayment, you gain access to exceptional warranties including the 35-Year Gold Standard Warranty, the 35-Year Kynar 500 Paint Warranty and more. Drexel Metals offers a lot of options because they believe that there never is a "one size fits all" warranty.

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West Lake Royal Roofing

With a 50-year limited warranty, fire-resistant materials, and hailstone penetration warranty, West Lake Royal's stone-coated roofing provides unbeatable durability, protection, and performance. It even comes with a 120 mph wind warranty for added security. For the limited warranty, if a roof tile is proven to be defective, West Lake Royal will provide a replacement tile or reimbursement.

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CertainTeed

CertainTeed is a trusted manufacturer specializing in durable architectural shingles. One of their featured roofing products is the Landmark Series which offers a dual-layered design that mimics natural wood shake. It also comes in various colors and is backed by a limited lifetime warranty. With their additional CertainTeed SureStart™ protection, the labor and material costs spent on defective products will be 100% covered as long as it's within the applicable period.

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Choosing A Roofing Company Near Me

Choosing to work with local roofers in the Tampa area can save you time and money. Local companies are familiar with the area's climate and roofing requirements, making them better equipped to handle any issues that may arise. Here are some of the things that you need to consider when looking for the top roofing contractors.

Check The Roofer's Reputation

A reputable roofing company should have a solid reputation within the industry and a track record of delivering quality workmanship and excellent customer service. Look for ratings and testimonials to get an idea of their past roofing job s and customer satisfaction.

Request Proof of Insurance, Liability Coverage, and Workers' Compensation Certificates

Proof of insurance, liability coverage, and workers' compensation certificates will help ensure that you are protected from any potential damages or accidents that may occur during the roofing project. So make sure to look for a roofing company with those documents.

Request a Detailed Written Proposal

A detailed written proposal will outline the scope of work, timeline, and cost breakdown. It also ensures that both parties are on the same page and helps prevent misunderstandings or surprises during the project. Moreover, a detailed written proposal also shows that the roofing company or contractor is a professional who takes their work seriously.

Request a Sample of Our Beautiful and Unique Roofing Materials

If you're considering a new roof, it's important to see and feel the materials in person before making a final decision. Requesting a sample from your roofing contractor can help you get a better idea of the color, texture, and overall appearance of the materials that you want for your home.

Accept the Proposal and Confirm a Date to Start Your Project

After reviewing and agreeing to the proposal provided by your roofing contractor, it's then time to start a date for your roofing project. This ensures that both parties are on the same page and helps ensure a smoother and more efficient installation process.

Roofing Services

At Affordable Roofing Systems, we provide more than just roofing services—we offer peace of mind. Our team of experts is dedicated to providing top-notch services and solutions to ensure your property is safeguarded against any weather condition. With our comprehensive range of services for either residential roofing or commercial roofing, you can rest assured that your property will be well-protected, giving you one less thing to worry about.

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New Roof Installation

Investing in a new roof installation offers a range of benefits that are well worth the cost. Not only does a new roof protect your home from the elements, but it also enhances its curb appeal, increases its value, as well as improves energy efficiency. And with our modern and durable roofing materials, plus the quality workmanship of our team, you'll surely have a roof that will give you peace of mind and long-term savings.

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Roof Repairs

Investing in a roof repair can save you money by avoiding a full replacement, preventing further damage, and enhancing safety and comfort. At Affordable Roofing Systems, our roofing company professionals have the expertise and tools needed to identify and address any roofing problems, from leaks, to damaged shingles and more.

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Storm Damage Restorations

Don't let storm damage compromise the safety and comfort of your home. Our storm damage roof restoration service offers quick and efficient solutions to restore your roof to its optimal condition. Plus, we can work with your insurance company to ensure that the restoration process is as smooth and stress-free as possible.

The Roofing Replacement Process

In this section, we will take you through our step-by-step process of a roofing replacement.

Assessment

Our expert team will carefully evaluate the condition of your existing roof, checking for any signs of damage, leaks or structural issues. This assessment helps us determine the scope of the project and provide you with an accurate estimate.

Removing The Old Roof

Once the assessment is complete and an agreement has been made, we will then move on to removing the old roof. Our team will carefully strip away the existing roofing materials, ensuring proper disposal and minimizing any potential damage to your property.

Repairing The Roof Deck

If necessary, we will repair or replace damaged sections of your roofing deck to ensure a solid and stable foundation for the new roof.

Installing the New Roof Correctly

With the roof deck in optimal condition, we then proceed with the installation of the new roof. Our team of skilled roofers follows the industry's best practices, utilizing high-quality materials and employing precise installation techniques. Whether it's asphalt shingles, metal roofing or any other roofing materials, we ensure that the new roof is installed correctly to maximize its lifespan and performance.

Clean-up and Final Inspection

Once the installation is complete, our team will then conduct a thorough clean-up of the work area, removing any debris or leftover materials. Following the clean-up, a final inspection is performed to ensure that the new roof meets our strict quality standards and adheres to industry regulations.

Life After Roof Replacement: Tips for Maintaining Your Roof

Proper roof maintenance is essential for extending the lifespan of your roof and preventing costly repairs. Here are some valuable tips to keep your roof in top condition:

Regular Inspections

Schedule regular roof inspections to identify any potential issues early on. Inspect the roof for damaged or missing shingles, signs of leaks, cracks or other visible damage.

Cleaning The Roof

Regularly clean your roof to remove debris, leaves, branches and other materials that can accumulate over time. This helps prevent moisture buildup and the growth of mold or algae.

Trim Trees and Branches

Overhanging tree branches can pose a risk to your roof, especially during storms or high winds. Trim back branches that are in close proximity to your roof to minimize the risk of branches falling and causing damage.

Keep Gutters Clean

Clogged gutters can lead to water backup, which can damage your roof and cause leaks. Regularly clean your gutters, removing leaves, twigs, and other debris. Ensure that the gutters are properly functioning and diverting water away from the roof and foundation of your home.

Professional Maintenance

Hire a professional roofing contractor for regular maintenance and inspections. Professionals have the expertise to identify hidden issues and provide necessary repairs or preventive measures.

Frequently Asked Questions About Roof Replacement

Planning to have your roof replaced soon or just curious about the roof replacement process? Here we answer some of the commonly asked questions by our clients. We hope that they can provide you with valuable insights.

How Long Does it Take to Replace a Roof?

The time it takes to replace a roof can vary depending on a few factors such as the size and complexity of the roof. Generally, a standard-sized residential roof can be replaced within one to three days. However, if a roof is particularly large or has a complex design, it might take longer to complete.

It's also important to note that while a roofing contractor can give you a written estimate of how long the project will take, unforeseen circumstances could arise that may extend the timeline. This could include weather conditions such as rain or high winds. Additionally, any unexpected repairs needed to be made during the replacement process could also add to the time it takes to complete the project.

When to Replace a Roof?

A roof should be replaced when it's approaching or exceeding its lifespan, has curling or missing shingles, roof leaks, sagging, or is causing high energy bills. To help catch issues early on, a roof inspection by professionals should be done regularly.

Should I Stay Home During Roof Replacement?

It's not necessary for homeowners to stay home during a roof replacement, but it's recommended to be present for the start of the project to ensure that the roofing contractors have access to the property and to address any concerns or questions you might have.

However, if you do choose to stay home during the roof replacement, keep in mind that it can be noisy and messy, so it's not the most comfortable environment to be in. And for safety reasons, it's important to keep a safe distance away from the work area and to follow any instructions or guidelines provided by the roofing contractor.

What is Included in Roof Replacement?

A roof replacement typically involves removing the old roof, repairing the roof deck, installing underlayment and new shingles, flashing installation, clean-up, and final inspection. The specific details may vary depending on the type of roof and contractor.

Does Replacing a Roof Increase Home Value?

Yes, replacing a roof can increase the value of a home. A new roof can improve the curb appeal of the home. It can also provide potential buyers with the peace of mind of knowing that they won't have to worry about major roofing repairs or replacements in the near future. Moreover, a new roof can help improve the energy efficiency of the home, which can be another attractive feature for buyers.

Are Gutters Included in Roof Replacement?

Gutters are not typically included in a standard roof replacement project, as they are a separate component of the roof system. However, if your gutters are in poor condition, it may be a good time to have them replaced or repaired while the roofing contractor is already working on your roof.

Can a Roof be Repaired Instead of Replaced?

Yes, a roof can often be repaired instead of replaced. But this all depends on the extent and nature of the damage. Some common roofing repairs include:

  • Fixing leaks: A roofing contractor can help identify the source of a roof leak and repair that damaged area alone.
  • Fixing damaged shingles: If individual shingles are damaged, they can often be replaced or repaired without needing to replace the entire roof.
  • Repairing flashing: Damaged or deteriorating flashing around chimneys, skylights or vents can be repaired.
  • Fixing holes: Punctures or holes on your roof can often be patched or repaired.

A professional roofing contractor can inspect your roof and provide recommendations on whether a repair or replacement is necessary. Additionally, it's important to address roofing issues promptly to avoid further damage.

What Time of Year is Best to Replace a Roof?

The best time of year to replace a roof can vary depending on the climate and weather conditions in your area. For A roof replacement in Florida, the best time would often be during winter or spring when there are fewer hurricanes or tropical storms. Find a local roofing company for the best results.

In some cases, it may be necessary to replace a roof during less ideal weather conditions due to severe damages that need urgent attention. In these situations, it's important to work with a professional roofing company that can take appropriate safety precautions to ensure that the work can be completed safely and effectively.

What is the difference between reroofing and roof replacements? Do you offer reroofing services?

Reroofing involves adding a new layer of roofing material over the existing roof, but we do not offer this service due to its potential short lifespan, added weight, and negative impact on your home. Roof replacement, on the other hand, involves completely removing the old roof and installing a brand-new one.

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