How to Make Your Roof Project a Good Investment

By Stacy Mellete

In the first part of this blog, we talked about how replacing your old roofs can provide you with more benefits than you think. In this blog, we will now be giving you some tips for ensuring your roof will be the best home investment you’re going to make.

So if you’re thinking of replacing your roof, Affordable Roofing Systems, local experts in residential roof replacement and repairs in Tampa FL and the surrounding areas, offers these tips:

Functionality – More than anything else, your roof is your first line of defense against the sun, rain, hail, and other elements. That’s why when choosing a roofing product, make sure that you choose the one with the top-rated performance. Roofing shingles are tested to meet industry codes and standards for features such as wind resistance, algae resistance, and general performance. Base your decisions on what will work well with the weather conditions where you live and it’ll ensure your roof’s long life performance.

Be systematic – Choosing a complete, cohesive system will surely make a difference in your roof’s performance. This means that you should not mix and match different roofing product lines; use a complete system instead.

Aesthetics – Aside from durability and longevity, one important aspect you have to look closely into is the appearance of your roof and how it will work with your home’s overall design. The roof will play a major role in enhancing your home’s appearance as well as its value.

Hiring the right contractor – Replacing your roof is a big investment and should only be done by a professional. Make sure that the roofer you’re going to hire is licensed and insured. Ask the contractor how long they’ve been in business and if they have certifications from leading manufacturers like GAF and Tamko. You can also check out the Better Business Bureau and Angie’s List to get reviews and comments from actual customers of the contractor.

For your roofing needs, Affordable Roofing Systems can help you get your project done right. We offer different roofing services, including roof replacement, repair, and residential roofing in Tampa FL and the surrounding areas.

Learn more about our company by giving us a call or by browsing through this site. You can also request a FREE estimate by filling out our online request form.

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Our Roofing Solutions

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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