Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently asked questions:

Q: What types of roofs do we have in our area?
A: The three most common types of roofs are: shingles, 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. myflorida.gov is a great place to start. You also want to make sure you get current copies of all the insurance to make sure it is all up to date.