Eventually, protective oils and barriers on your roof get scraped and corroded away. This is something that happens with every roof, except tiles, and there is not much that can be done to prevent it. Once this layer disappears, you roof is more vulnerable to damage and leaking. Even the best tile roofing materials carry only a 20 to 30 year lifetime warranty.
In South Florida, we have the added potential of severe weather, which at its worst extremes can damage even roofs that are in excellent condition. If your roof is already stressed, it is especially vulnerable… and waiting can lead to collateral damage beyond just re-roofing.
Known for its longevity of life and ability to withstand the heat and weather, the tile roof has become one of the most popular roof types in South Florida. With upgraded underlayments, these roofs with foam adhered tile will last 25 to 30 years compared to older systems which average only 20 years of life. There is a large variety of styles and designs available.
Shingle roofs provide great value with less investment up front. Shingle roofs come in a wide range of colors and styles to match your home’s design. The average life span in South Florida is 17 years. We offer the standard 3-tab and dimensional styles, which come in many different color combinations.
The fastest and most economical flat roof system offered is a single ply of polyester reinforced, granular surfaced modified bitumen heat welded to the tin-tagged base sheet. Fine for a small patio flat roof.