The roof of a home is one of the most important factors when it comes to aesthetics, protection against weather, and the worth of a home. If the roof needs a repair, the resale value is low, the appearance of the house isn’t appealing, and elements have an easy access into the home. A leaky roof can create costs higher than the costs if the roof was simply replaced. Be smart and think about the condition of your roof before you are required to.
When looking into a new roof or simple repairs in Tampa, FL. You should look no further than Chase Roofing. Our experts will help you along the way of figuring out what it is you need to do to keep your roof up to date. While we can try to guide your decisions, your preferences and budget is very important in this situation as well. We offer the two main roofing options here at Chase Roofing which include asphalt roofing shingles and metal roofing. Each material has their pros and cons and it is up to you to decide which material would work to your advantage.
For metal roofing the pros include the following:
- A lightweight material
- A lasting material that can potentially last over 50 year
- A generous warranty of 50 years
- Holds up great in extreme weather
- Environmentally friendly
While all of these traits are great qualities you must consider the cost of metal roofing compared to asphalt roofing shingles. Metal can cost up to three times more than shingles. But depending on your need and desired look, this may be the right choice for you.
For asphalt roofing the pros include the following:
- A trusted and proven material
- Low cost that won’t hurt your budget
- Easy to install
- Quick repairs
- Many style options
- 20-30 year warranty
In comparison to metal roofing, asphalt is a bit heavier which can add weight and pressure to your foundation structure. Depending on the standing of your home, this could be detrimental. Asphalt roofing also does not do as well in severe weather conditions compared to metal roofing. While the price is way more affordable, many tend to go with this option compared to metal roofing.
When taking that information into consideration, keep in mind what you think will work best for your roofing repair needs. We are glad to assist you through you decisions. Give us a call today at (954) 680-8588! We are open 24/7 and will be looking forward to getting you the roof you’ve always wanted!