Do You Really Need a New Roof?

In many cases, an inspection by one of our roofing professionals will reveal that, with a little attention and care, the roof can be saved and repaired.

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An inspection will determine if a new roof is necessary

The only way to be certain if your roof needs to be replaced or can be adequately repaired is to have it professionally inspected by Affordable Roofing. We’re the roofing contractors Tampa trusts for an honest assessment of the condition of your roof and straightforward recommendation for repair or replacement.

Don’t wait until it is too late. Call Affordable Roofing today to find out if your roof can be repaired and restored, or if replacement is your best option.

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Reasons to Replace a Roof

Leakage

 Leaky roofs lead to major structural issues! Once you see the leak inside the home, leaking has been occurring for some time. Most of the water will penetrate the roofing system, decking, insulation as well as well as the ceiling, this normally is a slow process, indicating a long time leak and is a certain condition for a new roof.

Wind Damage

The tricky part about wind damage is that the exposed spots on the roof can be difficult to detect. Shingles that have been exposed to high winds may have loosened the sediment and possibly even nails, will lead to leaks and cause extensive damage if not repaired promptly.

Exposed Nails

This is a very common problem that tends to cause most leaks. Nails can rust and create an opening for a small leak to form.

Granules Missing

Roofs loose granules through the course of their obvious exposure to the elements over time. Check the gutters and drains for granules. Granule loss of older roofs are indicative of roof replacement.

Curling

Shingle tiles may curl which is the first symptom of a possible much larger problem is going to arise.

Roof Cement

Mental flushing prevents leaks where shingle meets other surfaces like walls and chimneys. Proper flashing work will last for many roof systems and roof cement is used to secure and seal possible leaks.

Hail Damage

When large hailstones hits on asphalt roof, it can tear or puncture shingles. The damage may not be obvious at first so inspect your roof or have us inspect your roof soon thereafter the hail event.

Damaged Shingles

Broken shingles are both ugly and a leak waiting to happen. It is recommended to have these fixed as soon as possible to prevent future leaks.

Cracking

Shingles are going to need to be replaced if cracks are visible.  

No chimney cricket

A wide chimney forms a dam on your roof. Debris and water builds up behind the chimney holding moisture which leads to rusted flashing, wood rot, mold, and leaks. Chimneys over 30”, by code require a cricket!

Damaged Plumbing vent bouts

Plumbing vent boots can be all plastic, metal and plastic or even all metal. Squirrels and rodents can chew and damage vent bouts allowing leaks.

Black Streaks

Algae called Gloeocapsa Magma The algae feed on limestone in the shingles. This algae will worsen over time and become more noticeable each year ultimately trapping moisture and causing premature shingle aging and granule loss.

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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.

Stone-Coated

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.
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Shingles

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.
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Tiles

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.
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Metal 

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.
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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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Customer Experience

Save time and money with a Top-Rated Roofing Service

  • I am very impressed! Your workers have left me with really considerable knowledge of our new smoke alarm system and appliance.
    Carolyn Wintner
  • Not only were they the most thorough with the initial inspection, but workers also had the best price offer I have searched for.
    Michael Doe
  • They performed the most comprehensive inspection and the handyman was the most knowledgeable worker I have ever met.
    Catherine Jane
  • The workers were great-knowledgeable, courteous and very efficient. They finished on time and I am very satisfied.
    Sue Jones
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