4 answers to important roof replacement questions

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What you should know about roof replacement

Replacing a roof can be a big deal for many homeowners, especially if this is the first time they are going through the process. Typically, we take the roof over our head for granted, so when the idea that it may have to be removed and replaced occurs, it can cause a lot of undue stress or anxiety. However, with our professional and experienced contractors at Stay Dry Roofing, we can help you complete your roof replacement in Tampa, FL and surrounding areas with ease. Our team strives to make your replacement process simple, hassle-free, and quick. This is the reason why we are one of Tampa Bay’s top roofers!

Signs you may need a roof replacement

  • A roof older than 25 years
  • Many broken, missing, or cracked shingles or tiles
  • A sagging, droopy roof
  • Mold growth or rust developing
  • Water damage or mold in the attic and ceiling

Frequently Asked Questions

  1. Can’t I just get repairs done rather than a full replacement?

This often depends on the condition of your roof and the amount of damage it has suffered. At Stay Dry Roofing, our team offers honest and transparent roof assessments, so if the damage is repairable, we will let you know. Repairs are usually done when minor damage has occurred and the fix will keep the integrity of the roof for many more years. 

However, it can often be more expensive in the long run to constantly do repairs rather than just replace the roof. Imagine every few years having to do repairs just to keep the roof in shape? That will often be more of a headache and more costly than a straight roof replacement. And with a brand new roof, you’ll have peace of mind for many, many more years. 

2. Do I have to stick with the same style of roof?

Oftentimes you can get a new roofing material depending on the slope of your roof. There are a lot of factors that can go into this, but generally asphalt shingle roofs can also support metal roofs fairly easily. One of the things you should consider first is the HOA requirements so you don’t end up getting hit with big fines. 

One of the biggest restrictions to a new roof material is the framing. While it is possible to change the slope and framing of the roof, it often will increase the cost of your new roof. For some, having the aesthetic of their dreams makes this worthwhile though, and for others, damage to the supports may require replacement already. An evaluation of your current roof will help you understand what your options are.

3. What is the roof replacement process like?

With over 30 years of roofing contractor experience, our team at Stay Dry Roofing has made the process as simple and streamlined as possible. We understand that this is your HOME, and as such, we treat it as if it were our own. We strive to never leave your home looking like it is a construction site, but rather like high-end renovations are being completed. 

Each process differs depending on the needs of your roof, including materials, size, shape, and size of the home. We can go over our process with you in detail during an evaluation. For those seeking shingle roofs, we also are GAF Master Elite contractors, and follow a strict, successful process that gives you a complete roofing solution that will protect your home for years—guaranteed! 

4.Does the roof come with a warranty? 

For those seeking the ultimate in roofing protection, Stay Dry Roofing is a certified GAF Master Elite Roofing Contractor. What this means, is that we are within the top 2% of contractors nationwide when it comes to roofing. GAF is also one of the country’s leading providers of roofing materials and solutions. Thanks to our partnership, we are able to offer homeowners the ultimate level of protection for their roof!

When you choose a GAF roof replacement, we can provide a 50 year warranty on all GAF asphalt residential shingle installations. Our Golden Pledge level covers 100% of all material defects for the next 50 years! With this kind of coverage, you can expect your next roof to be the last one you need to worry about. 

4 answers to important roof replacement questions

Choose a trusted roofing contractor

When it comes time for roof replacement at your Tampa, FL or surrounding area home, you don’t want to settle for just anyone. The roof is the backbone of the home, and protects not only your belongings, but also your family. You deserve trusted protection that you can rely on for years to come.

Our family owned and operated business has been serving the residents of our community for over 30 years. We pride ourselves on offering our clients nothing short of the best roof replacement experience when it comes to all aspects, including how we treat your home throughout the process. The best way to get started is to schedule a FREE estimate. Get yours now and feel comfortable and confident with your future new roof!