Living in Florida has many advantages; 1350 miles of pristine coastline, year round sunshine, and unparalleled natural beauty. But there is a price to living in paradise, and that price can have a big impact on your roofing decision. Knowing the best roof replacement choices and the best new roofing installation options are the first step in securing your home for the future.
Ever since Hurricane Andrew’s $25 billion impact in 1992, the game has changed. Building codes in high velocity hurricane zones have evolved drastically and contractors need special licensing in every county in Florida. Aside from salt air, sun, and wind, these codes will have a huge impact on what your options are for your domicile.
As a homeowner, you need to consider price, pragmatism, longevity, and building codes when choosing the right roof for your home, which is why we compiled information on the most popular types of roofs below.