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Metal Roofs

Nowadays, lots of materials are available in the market for installing a new roof on your existing or new home. The roof of your house can deteriorate over time and may require the installation of a new roof. Metal roofs have become much popular in recent years because of their several benefits, including longevity, energy-efficiency, safety, and minimal maintenance. It’s completely your choice whether you choose tin, aluminum, zinc, galvanized steel, or copper as you have lots of options. However, make sure your selected metal material is tested by the local testing authority and also complies with the local building code. Here is a list of the key benefits of installing metal roofs.

        1. Durability

Metal is commonly termed as durable material. It’s because metal can endure extreme weather conditions, including heavy rain, snowfall, or a high-speed wind. The metal roofs by R&D Roofing also offer wind and fire resistance and can prevent water and air leakage. This roofing material can also withstand up to 130mph winds, so you don’t need to worry about storms or hurricanes.

        2. Longevity

The metal roof can last for up to 30-50 years, if installed properly. It means a metal roof has an expected life equal to that of a house. Warranty of metal roofs varies from company to company. Metal roofs by R&D Roofing have gained much popularity in Florida due to their durability, strength, and longevity. This is why both home and commercial building owners prefer installing metal roofs.

        3. Sustainability

Metal roofs are made with 25-35% recyclable materials. This material can be virtually recycled 100% at the end of its life period. Metal roofs by R&D Roofing provide energy-efficiency throughout its life cycle. This roofing material can save your money on energy bills as it has the capability to reflect solar radiant heat. A few of their metal roofs can save up to 25% money on energy bills. In this way, your home will remain cool during the whole year, even during the hot summer season. Now you can turn your business or house into a fortress by installing a metal roof.

        4. Stylish

Metal roofs are available in a variety of styles, shapes, colors, and finishes. Aluminum and steel are the commonly used metal roofing that is designed for holding paint finishes as well. Metal shingles, tropical style, standing seam, and traditional southern are among the most popular choices.

        5. Weight

In comparison to the tile that weighs 750 pounds per square, metal roofing is light in weight. Majority of the metal roofs weigh between 50 and 150 pounds per square. Due to its lightweight, a significant amount of money can be saved on engineering and constructing the supporting structure. Some metal roofing materials can be applied to the existing roof without tearing it off.

        6. Low prices

The prices of metal roofing are quite affordable. R&D Roofing offers metal roofs at a low price with compromising over the quality of the material. The company always carry out detailed inspections of its raw materials, so you can trust their metal roofing.

Seal Coating

Seal coating refers to a process in which roof sealants are added to the roof to increase the life expectancy of the roof. A protective layer of seal coating is done on the roof when it is done. This way moisture, mold, algae, and debris won’t develop in it and it will last longer.

We all want a kind of home that is durable and safe in any kind of weather. Moisture from rain and snow, UV lights from the sun, pressure from wind, they all can damage your roof with time. With these challenges, a roof can last for about 20 years but if it isn’t built with proper care, it is gonna get leaked at some point. Leakage could be the breaking point for permanent damage to the roof. An extra layer seal coating is applied to the roof so that the roof can endure strong weather conditions and sustain itself for a prolonged period of time. Seal coating is applied by a professional roof contractor because a layman wouldn’t know the basics of roof sealant. Once your roof is sealed with coating, it can take rain, snow, sunlight, storm, and fire but it will get less damage as compared to when it wasn’t seal proofed.

It is important for the seal coating to be applied by a professional roof contractor.

Usually, if you have a flat roof, you should get it seal coated before water penetrates and make it vulnerable to moisture and mold. Flat roofs are designed like swimming pools where there are drain pipes that carry the water from the surface and send it towards the sewerage. But if the roof has cracks in it, it will surely destroy it, therefore get a seal coating after your roof is done. As for sloped roofs, seal coating isn’t much popular but there has been a lot of progress in the last few years to make them safe too.

One of the important things about seal coating is that it should be done according to the roofing material. For instance, if you have a concrete roof, metal seal coating would not be ideal for it. Seal coating comes with a lot of benefits as well. That includes the following:

  1. It is extremely good for a waterproof roof surface. Whether you live in an area where you encounter rain and snow falling, a seal coating can protect your roof for more than 20 years.
  2. When water stays on the roofing surface for a long time, the roof absorbs moisture from water and from the atmosphere. Having a seal coating can prevent mold growth inside the roof.
  3. Another benefit of having a seal coating is that it can make your roof fire-resistant.

R&D Roofing is a company based in Florida that can handle your residential and commercial roofs. The company is a family-owned business for generations, so they have got the real expertise for Florida roofing. They have a range of seal coating options that include Acrylic coating, Polyurea sealant, Silicone sealant, Bitumen sealant, and Rubber EPDM coating. You can choose any one of them. The rates will be reasonable for any choice you make.

Commercial Roofing

Commercial roofing is a complex task, and hence, it can only be done by professionals. No matter whether you want to replace the entire roof of your business entity or just a few tiles, you always require an expert to do it. Make sure to look out for the following things when selecting a commercial roofing service.

First, you must hire a competent commercial roofing contractor so that you can get the desired results. All roofing contractors are not the same that’s why it is highly recommended to select a professional company. Also, make sure the contractor you choose has a permanent business address along with a telephone number, a business license, and a tax identification number.

Not all roofing contractors are insured. Choosing an insured roofing contractor is important and you can confirm this by requesting them for proof. Also, you can ask your contractor for the certificates of workers’ liability coverage and compensation. Do check the validity of coverage certificates and make sure it lasts throughout your project’s duration. It is crucial, as several homes and business owners have been sued due to the injury of uninsured roofers on the site. You can be held liable if an uninsured contractor gets injured while working on your real estate.

Always ensure that the roofing contractor is professionally licensed and bonded before getting a commercial roofing service quote. Don’t forget to ask a contractor about their track record. The contractor must be able to show you the list of completed projects as well as the references. When getting a roofing service quote, demand for a detailed and written quote or proposal. Carefully analyze this document as per the work descriptions and job specifications. Don’t hesitate to ask any questions related to the service quote. Ask your roofing contractor about the procedure that will be taken to supervise your project for quality assurance.

Never be afraid to investigate any past complaints that might be filed against the contractor you are considering. For that, you can get in touch with the local Regulations Department or Better Business Bureau. Also, you can search on different consumer websites to look for the clients’ reviews. Thoroughly understand and read any guarantees or warranties being offered by your contractor. It’s always advised to select a contractor that is devoted to both workers’ safety and education. Ask the contractor about their safety training and industry education programs for workers.
Never rely on the lowest bid, as it is not the only factor to determine the contractor’s professionalism and quality workmanship. It’s because most of those contractors are either uninsured or use substandard materials. So, always look for several factors before making any decision for hiring a commercial roofing contractor.

Here at R&D Roofing, we provide quality commercial roofing services with complete focus on your requirements, building type, and budget. Our roofing contractors make sure to fulfill local building codes and manufacturer’s specifications. Besides the new roofing installation, we also offer roof repair services for all types of commercial buildings.

Residential Roofing

The roof of a home helps protect you, your family members, your pets, and belongings against adverse weather conditions. Moreover, the roof also maintains the beauty and value of your house for the upcoming years. Also, it helps provide the best insulation and keeps your energy bills low during the year no matter whether it’s extreme hot or cold season. You can decorate your roof in accordance with the color scheme and style of your house.

R&D Roofing has become a leading roofing contractor in Tampa and Miami. Our residential roofing team is dedicated to provide high-quality roofing service as well as the best roofing systems in these areas. We aim to provide every homeowner with complete knowhow of roofing products and the roof installation process. Our well-skilled workers will install long-lasting, high-quality roof that will beauty your home appearance. Our roofing experts will advice homeowners about the roofing process and the selection of the right roofing based on your durability, cost, and clients’ desired appearance.

When you had your residential roofing inspected the last time? Are you unable to recall it? If ‘yes’ then it is absolutely the right time to call a roofing contractor to let you inform of any potential damage. It is highly recommended to get your residential roof inspected at least two times in a year and book the best roof repair services as required. By scheduling regular roof repair work, it’s possible to expand the life of your roof. No matter whether you are living in a big house or a small one, you can contact R&D Roofing for all your roof replacement and repair needs in and around Miami and Tampa.

If you are unable to idenfity the right time for roof replacement, then start looking for the following signs.

  • Cracked shingles
  • Attic leaks
  • Curled shingles
  • Missing shingles
  • Stained ceilings
  • Streaky shingles

Immediately call our committed roofing team as soon as you observe any of these signs. Our team can handle every residential roofing task, from minor shingle repair work to major wind damage repairs. Here it’s important to state that roofs cannot last forever, however, they have a lifecycle of 20-30 years. An experienced roofing contractor will thoroughly inspect your residential property and will pinpoint a potential roof damage.

If you are looking for a roof inspection, roof repair, or roof replacement service, then feel free to contact R&D Roofing. Our roofing experts specialize in residential roofing repair and installation services, so you can count on our first-class roofing work. Our roofing team delivers the best service and ensures 100% guaranteed work. Don’t wait any longer if you are in need of roof repair service. A leaky or damaged roof can cause water penetration in your home and ultimately inviting mold that can be dangerous for the health of your family. Besides health risks, mold also destroy the structure of your house. Therefore, solving your roofing issues well on time is highly recommended to avoid any costly damage in the future.

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