Signs indicating your roof needs replacement

damaged shinglesSigns indicating your roof needs replacement.

  1. Old roofing – Traditional three-tab and dimensional asphalt shingles have a 20-year service life in Florida. If a roof is over 15 years your home may not pass a 4-point insurance inspection. Most inspections require a remaining service life of five to seven years to pass a real estate home inspection and a 4-point insurance report. Plus, you will need a wind mitigation report to gain insurance, too.
  2. Missing, cracked, or curled shingles – If most of your roof is in this condition, your shingles are old and the roof needs a replacement. With Florida tropical storms, missing or curled shingles open our roof to possible water intrusion.
  3. Granules in the gutters – A few loose granules shouldn’t be a cause for alarm. However, alot of granules collecting in the gutters mean the granules are washing away in the rainwater runoff. The signifies worn shingles in need replacement.
  4. Damaged flashing or soffits/fascia – Flashing over penetrations such as chimneys, skylights, and roof valleys provides protection. Also, rotted or splintered soffits and fascia indicate water intrusion and therefore your roof may require a full replacement. Leaks can often begin on the edges, so peeling paint or soft wood are good indicators of a potential leak.shingles losing granules identified by silver edges mean it's time to replace your shingle roof

Some issues or roof leaks can be repaired, but if you have more than one of these conditions listed above, it may be smarter to do a roof replacement. It will help you generate a higher value if you are planning to sell. Plus, it is a great relief to know your house is safe even in the tropical storms of spring and summer. If you are unsure, call us at 813.884.1815 for a professional evaluation and estimate.

We are an award-winning roofer which prides itself on customer satisfaction and high quality workmanship. We offer shingles of many different shapes and colors, so we are sure to offer a style that matches you.

Brand new shingle roof to protect your home.

Roof Replacement During Covid19 Crisis

old shingles with damageIt can be difficult to determine if roof replacement is wise during this Covid19 crisis. While our quarantine directives are still in effect for most, some  companies like American Roofing and Sheet Metal are offering specials that would not be possible under normal business operations. Our CEO will do anything to maintain his current workforce and keep the firm’s roofing teams working. This translates into hefty savings to homeowners who take advantage of this offer. We are also employing the newest technologies to keep our staff and clients safe, including the use of drones whenever possible.

Affordable roof replacement with 0% financing during Covid19 Crisis

For those that are still working, albeit remotely, you may be the ideal candidate to finance a brand new roof with zero percent financing. We can give you some options for saving money on the total cost of the roof and for making payments to minimize your cash outlay. However, roof replacement during this pandemic is not wise for everyone. If you lost your job due to the corona virus, you may want to wait until you return to work. Not only do you want to maintain your current savings, it will not be possible to gain financing for a new roof without a job.

Covid19 partnerships help our community

American Roofing and Sheet Metal is trying to keep our residential roofing teams booked solidly for the next three months. For homeowners who book by May 31, even if you do not schedule your installation until June or July, we are offering our lowest roofing prices in years. We partnered with our vendors and suppliers to be able to give homeowners prices that are affordable and customer service that is safe. This is a service to our community with these incredible partnerships. So, if your shingle roof or flat roof is over 12 years old, you may want to schedule roof replacement this spring.

Drones help us social distance

After you decide that roof replacement is wise during this covid19 crisis, we use drones to assess roof condition, make measurements and keep a safe distance from homeowners. We offer virtual estimates, socially distant evaluations and can drop off samples for your review so we never have to be in the same room. Health and safety for you and our staff is our primary concern. Plus, savings that everyone can use during this crisis is a great benefit. Call 813.884.1815 to find out how much you can save on a new roof before hurricane season.

 

 

What is the best time of the year to replace your roof?

We all know that President’s Day is a great day to buy new furniture, a new car or even mattresses, right? Advertisements feature our favorite Presidents touting the incredible sales in our blessed country. But, does this belief hold true for the best time of the year to replace your roof?rain forecast tampa

Our team at American Roofing and Sheet Metal works efficiently throughout the year. However, with little rainfall January through May, we can work even more efficiently with no rain delays. In summer, we contend with daily rain storms and potential hurricanes. By fall, we often address storm damage and roof repairs due to leaks. Consider scheduling your roof replacement in April, the driest time of year, to achieve the best price, fastest installation and a wide variety of options in stock.

Call 813.884.1815 today to replace your roof in the next three months. We book up quickly and can schedule your new shingle roof, metal roof or flat roof for our next open week. Our president, Albert Docobo, wishes you a happy Presidents’ Day. Whether you are off today or working like we are, remember how amazing America is and how fortunate we all are to have gainful employment, safe solid homes and our freedom.

 

What Are the Benefits of Hiring a GAF Master Elite™ Roofer?

For roof repair and replacement, it’s always better to hire a professional team to do it for you. You’re counting on the skill and experience of these roofers to address your roofing concerns safely and professionally. With this in mind, what are the benefits of hiring a GAF Master Elite™ roofing contractor? Let American Roofing and Sheet Metal discuss this. Continue reading “What Are the Benefits of Hiring a GAF Master Elite™ Roofer?”