A Few Things To Consider When Replacing Your Residential Roof


A residential roof needs regular repair and maintenance in order to remain structurally sound throughout your property. If you aren’t sure if it may be time to replace your roofing system, here are some top considerations for your roof:

Where It Is Located

If you are in an area that regularly experiences high winds, there is a chance that your roof will need to be replaced more often. A higher grade of materials on your roof may be a requirement if you are located close to salt water or if you are in a warm climate.

Your Budget

There are budget-friendly options for you to get roofing replacements depending on the architecture of your home. You can choose three-tab shingles or choose architectural roofing tiles and more. Upgrading the quality of materials can often be worth adjusting your budget for because you can reduce replacement times.

The Pitch of Your Roof

The slope or pitch of your roof plays a role in the surfaces you place on them. The pitch or a low slope needs to be done with a membrane system for performance. A flat or 3:12 slope is considered a roof that needs the best performance materials.

Your Plan For Staying

With any property, you need to consider the value that new roofing materials will bring. A roof system can offer you an excellent return on investment if you are planning on staying in the home for many years. Installing a simple replacement may be wise if you are planning on moving from the home soon.

Keep some of these top considerations in mind as you are thinking about quality roofing items for the future of your residential roof. These top considerations will guide you through the process of choosing the ideal materials.

This post was written by Ted Williams! Ted is the owner of A Old Time Roofing which is the premier Pinellas County roofing contractor! Ted is a Master Elite Weather Stopper GAF Roofing Contractor, a double award winner of Best Steep-Slope Contractor from GAF and achiever of Master Elite Consumer Protection Excellence from GAF. He has been serving the Pinellas County area since 1978. A Old Time Roofing has been a tradition in quality workmanship, servicing residential and commercial properties.