Altec Roofing

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the most common roofing issues in South Florida?

The most common roofing issues in South Florida include hurricane and storm damage, water intrusion, and deterioration due to high humidity and intense sunlight.

What type of roofing materials are best suited for South Florida's climate?

Materials like metal, concrete tile, clay tile and certain types of asphalt shingles are popular in South Florida due to their durability and ability to withstand harsh weather conditions.

How often should I have my roof inspected in South Florida?

It is recommended to have your roof inspected at least once a year, preferably before hurricane season, to ensure it is in good condition.

What is the lifespan of a typical roof in South Florida?

The lifespan of a roof can vary depending on the material used. Generally, metal roofs can last 50+ years, while asphalt shingle roofs may last around 20-30 years with tile roofs having a similar lifespan.

If I have a leak, do I need a roof replacement or can I repair it?

In most cases, leaks can be repaired. However, a professional assessment will determine if a repair is sufficient or if a replacement is necessary.

Do I need a permit to repair or replace my roof?

Yes. A permit is required for all roof replacements and for any repair costing over $1000. Altec will apply for and secure all permits necessary for each job. Most permits take 2-3 weeks to be approved. If it is after a major storm, times will vary.

How long does it take to get started on my roof?

The time it takes to start on a project varies based on different factors, from material availability to current project workload. On average, if materials and teams are available, a project can be started within a week or two of receiving a permit from the county.

Do you offer financing options?

Yes! We offer financing through PowerPay. You can use their loan calculator and even apply for financing on our Financing page HERE.