Frequently Asked Questions Roofing In Tampa
Answers for All Your Inquiries
Do you provide a wind mitigation inspection and what is a wind mitigation?
While we're not aloud to perform the actual wind mitigation inspection, we are happy to pay for the cost. A licensed home inspector has to perform that inspection. This along with a 4 point inspection is what most insurance carriers will ask for when you first contract with them and periodically throughout the life of your coverage. The inspector will view pictures of the roof along with performing a physical inspection of your attic to provide your roof a wind rating. If everything works out, you may receive a lower premium.
Which Roofing Material is the best?
This is a loaded question. In terms of durability and longevity, a standing seam metal roof system is the best roof system commonly used in Florida. In terms of aesthetics, some would argue a concrete or clay tile roof is the best. If budget is a concern, asphalt shingles are a great option for an affordable system that doesn't sacrifice durability or curb appeal. For flat or low-sloped roofs, typically a TPO roof mechanically fastened will last the longest and provide benefits that are a byproduct of the material. Another option for flat roofs that is more cost effective, but less durable is polymer modified base and cap.
How Much Does A Roof Cost In and around Tampa?
While every roof is different, there is averages. Depending on the material, pitch, number of stories, accessibility, and age the price will vary. But for a straight-forward shingle roof, typically between $8,000-$16,000. An estimator should be willing to visit your house, inspect your roof, and provide an estimate. Not just send a random number from a satellite report. Another factor in pricing is who you're dealing with If you have a salesman, you will likely pay 10% more to cover their commission whereas dealing with an owner you can bypass the commission.