Q: What types of roofs do we have in Sarasota, Lakewood Ranch and Bradenton?
A: The three most common types of roofs are: shingle, metal, and tile for pitched roofing.
Q: How long should a shingle roof last in Florida?
A: Most shingle roofs will last between 18-20 years before replacement is needed.
Q: What is the best roof for hurricane protection?
A: A metal roof has a much higher wind rating than most other roofing.
Q: What should I look out for when hiring a roofing contractor?
A: You want to make sure they are certified, licenced, and have all the proper insurance.
Q: How can I find out all this information on my own?
A: There are several ways to research your contractor. http://www.myfloridalicense.com/dbpr/ and myflorida.gov is a great place to start. You also want to make sure you get current copies of all the workman’s compensation and liability insurance to make sure it is all up to date. If your roofer can’t provide this, BEWARE!
For any other questions or inquiries, please feel free to contact us.