When a storm passes through your area, you would think that the signs it leaves on your roof would be very obvious, but that’s not always the case. Damage from a storm, whatever kind it is, can be very subtle and might need the keen eye of an experienced roofer. With that said, here are three easy-to-miss signs of storm damage that might go unnoticed if you don’t know what to look for.[Read more…]
Having a tall, burly tree fall on your home is something that many homeowners do not want to mull over. In addition to the possibility of physical harm, the incident can leave you without shelter for weeks. It is important to be prepared when the time comes. Here are the things you should do when a tree falls on your shingle or metal roof.[Read more…]
A new roof is a valuable investment that comes with impressive benefits, including a roofing warranty that guarantees performance for years to come. No homeowner wants to spend hundreds, if not thousands, of dollars for needed repairs and replacements when a faulty component causes roof failure.
Here, a trusted metal roofing company in Florida outlines what typical roofing warranties look like.
Most roof replacements are covered, at least partially, by manufacturers’ warranties. These warranties ensure that the materials are free of manufacturing defects or failures over their serviceable life. With the traditional asphalt shingle roof, you can expect a 25- to 30-year warranty, though there are options for a 50-year and “lifetime” coverage. However, it is also possible that these warranties will be voided if the materials were not installed or maintained properly.
Keep in mind that defects are extremely rare and do not usually cause the failure of the roof. Instead, watch out for Insufficient maintenance, subpar installation and severe weather damage as these are the more common causes of premature roof failure.
Contractor or Installation Warranties
Most times, installation warranties offer more protection than standard manufacturers’ warranties. These warranties, however, usually vary depending on the type of the warranty and the contractor issuing it. Many roofers offer limited guarantees on their workmanship. If, in the future, you decide to hire a different contractor to repair your metal roofing, for example, or attempt to carry out the work yourself, you will likely void the warranty.
A standard asphalt shingle roof has an expected lifespan of 25 to 30 years. Most contractor warranties, though, only last for five to 10 years. You may be able to negotiate for a longer warranty, but it will probably cost you more. Some contractors will offer guarantees for as many as 30 years, but these warranties are rare and often reserved for slate, metal and other higher-end products.
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You can count on Dynamic Roofing Concepts Inc. for top-notch roofing services, including roof repair and roof replacement. Call us at (813) 510-1166 or fill out our convenient online form to request a free quote. We work with residents and business owners in Tampa, FL, and other surrounding areas.
No roof is meant to last forever, and no matter how well it was built and installed, it is only natural for it to accumulate damage over time. Many roofing problems can be easily fixed with a simple repair, but what are the instances where replacing the entire roof is a more practical solution? Dynamic Roofing Concepts Inc. cites them below.[Read more…]
Your roofing system is one of the most important investments you’ll make for your home. This is because it protects you against the elements and provides you safety and comfort. This is why you’ll need to conduct regular inspections and maintenance so that you can address issues before they worsen. However, there will come a time when you’ll encounter diminishing returns, when roof repairs will cost more in the long run over replacements.[Read more…]