Frequently Asked Questions
In Florida, all roofers are legally obligated to be licensed and insured.
Proof of Worker’s Compensation Insurance Coverage Database (search “Mid Coast Roofing”)
Yes, we will look over your paperwork to ensure you’re getting the correct replacement items for your roof.
Yes we do. When we replace your roof, you will receive a free wind mitigation report!
The cost to replace a roof in Florida varies based on several factors, including roof size, pitch, and the type of roofing material. Roof size is a significant determinant, as larger roofs naturally require more materials and labor. Additionally, the pitch or slope of the roof influences the complexity of the installation process. Steeper pitches may require additional safety measures and specialized equipment, contributing to higher costs.
The choice of roofing material also plays a crucial role in determining the overall cost. In Florida, where weather conditions can be demanding, different materials offer varying levels of durability and resistance. Tile roofs, known for their longevity and aesthetic appeal, often come with a higher upfront cost due to the quality of materials and skilled labor required for installation. Shingle roofs are a popular and cost-effective choice, but the quality of shingles can impact pricing. Metal roofs, offering excellent durability and energy efficiency, typically fall in the mid to high range in terms of cost. Flat roofs, commonly found on lanais and patios, may have a more straightforward installation process, but factors such as the choice of materials and additional features like insulation can influence the overall cost.
We would be happy to schedule a free estimate to come out and assess the specific characteristics of your roof and provide a tailored cost estimate based on your preferences and needs.
Determining whether your roof needs repair or replacement involves considering several key factors. For shingle roofs, signs such as missing or damaged shingles, granule loss, and widespread curling or buckling may indicate the need for repair. If the damage is localized and the overall integrity of the roof is sound, repairs might suffice. However, if your shingle roof is nearing the end of its lifespan, typically 15-20 years, and exhibits multiple issues across the surface, replacement could be a more cost-effective and long-term solution.
In the case of tile roofs, cracked or broken tiles, leaks, or visible wear and tear may indicate the need for repair. Tile roofs are known for their durability, so if the damage is isolated and the underlayment is in good condition, repairs may be suitable. However, if the tiles are consistently failing, a comprehensive inspection may reveal the need for replacement.
For flat roof systems, issues like persistent leaks, sagging, or extensive water damage may signal the need for repair. Flat roofs are prone to specific challenges, and while some problems can be addressed with targeted repairs, recurring issues or extensive damage may warrant a complete replacement. Regular inspections, especially after severe weather events, can help identify potential problems early on and guide the decision-making process between repair and replacement for all types of roofs. Consulting with a roofing professional, like Mid-Coast Roofing, is essential for an accurate assessment tailored to your specific situation.
Any roofer can repair or replace a roof, but very few roofers have the reputation for honesty, integrity, and overall customer satisfaction that we do. We always do right by our customers, and in return, our customers have made us a top-rated roofer in the area. We have earned the Master Elite Residential Roofing Contractor certification from GAF, a high-quality architectural shingle manufacturer. This means we are in the top 2% percent of roofers in North America and are able to offer their best shingle warranties.