Shingles historically have been a cost effective way to protect your roof, and continue to be so, with a great array of designs and wind load capabilities (up to 130 mph), and lifetime warranties make shingles a very attractive option. Presently there are two main shingle styles used here in South Florida, 3-Tab and Dimensional/Architectural, three tab being the most economical of the two. Florida standard Roofing is a GAF Master Elite Contractor, Only 2% of all roofing contractors have qualified as Master Elite® Choosing a GAF Master Elite® contractor is your assurance that you’ll be dealing with a quality, and dependable professional contractor.
Standing seam metal roofs have become very popular over the past 20 years in part due to their wind resisting capabilities. When it comes to metal roofing in Florida, standing seam is definitely the way to go. The durability of metal panels combined with the hidden fasteners and beams mean that it can easily withstand Florida’s weather, such as heavy rains and strong winds when those tropical storms roll in. Additionally, the metal reflects the sunlight and heat, so it will help to keep the interior of your property cool. Furthermore, it’s easily customizable, and while it may not be the cheapest metal roofing option in terms of installation, over the life of the structure, it’s the more economical choice
Tile roofs have been around for many centuries, highlighting an authentic predominantly Mediterranean look to any roof project. They range in shapes from flat tile to true barrel and come in a variety of colors and texture. Tile is made from two specific materials, clay or cement and can be attached using foam or mechanically fastened using screws, though we always recommend foam when the building code permits.
Flat roofs have been around for hundreds of years and can be found worldwide, There are several different types of flat roofing materials, each with its own advantages and disadvantages.
The three most common types are:
Built-Up Roof (BUR)
Modified Bitumen Roof