ROOF REPLACEMENT SERVICES

YOUR FLORIDA ROOF REPLACEMENT EXPERTS

When it’s time to put a new roof on your home or business, don’t settle for second-rate roofers. Instead, choose the seasoned professionals at PITCH. With over 60 years of experience and our office based right here in Pinellas County, nobody knows Florida roof replacements like we do.

As one of the best roofing companies in Florida, we know how to safely dispose of your old, damaged roof and get you a new one that generates curb appeal and protects your home or business from Florida’s unpredictable weather patterns.

Don’t just take our word for it, though. Let us show you what the best roofers in Florida can do for your roof replacement.

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HOW IT'S DONE

The Roof Replacement Process

Roof Prep
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PREPPING YOUR PROPERTY

Before starting the roof replacement, PITCH Roofing ensures that your property is well-prepared and protected. We safeguard plants, landscaping, and other delicate areas with protective coverings. Gutters and downspouts are shielded to prevent damage during the work. Additionally, any necessary measures are taken to protect windows, doors, and outdoor furniture. By preparing the site thoroughly, we minimize disruption and ensure a safe, clean working environment throughout the roof replacement process.

Roof Removal
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ROOF REMOVAL

During a roof replacement, our crews remove everything from the old underlayment and flashings to your old roofing material, leaving just your roof decking. By working through each individual layer of your roofing system, we give your new roof the best possible start. This thorough preparation is crucial for laying a solid foundation for the new roof installation, guaranteeing durability and top performance.

Plywood Inspection
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PLYWOOD INSPECTION

Once the old roofing material is removed, the PITCH Roofing team conducts a meticulous inspection of your roof’s decking, which may consist of plywood or 1×6 hardboards. This step ensures that everything is up to current building codes and in suitable condition for the new installation. We identify and replace any weak or rotted wood, making necessary corrections to provide a strong, stable foundation for your new roof. This careful preparation helps extend the life of your roof and enhances its overall performance.

water barrier
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WATER BARRIER

PITCH Roofing utilizes a high-temperature rated, self-adhering water barrier, strategically installed at critical areas of your roof to ensure maximum protection. This superior product is capable of keeping your roof dry independently, but it primarily serves as a second line of defense against extreme weather conditions. Standard application includes placement in valleys and around roof penetrations. For enhanced resilience, there is an option to upgrade by installing the barrier over the entire roof, thereby creating an exceptionally durable roofing system.

Roof Underlayment
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SYNTHETIC UNDERLAYMENT

Underlayment is a crucial component of any roofing system, serving a dual purpose. It not only keeps the roof dry during construction but also acts as a long-lasting vapor barrier. At PITCH Roofing, we use a high-strength synthetic underlayment that is 40 times stronger than traditional felt paper. This advanced roofing technology lays flatter and maintains its integrity over time, unlike traditional underlayments, which can degrade. This ensures a more durable and reliable roof for your home.

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DRIP EDGE

The installation of the drip edge is a key step in constructing your new roof. This component not only strengthens but also protects the perimeter of the roof, laying the groundwork for the subsequent shingle installation. Our standard drip edge is made from 26 gauge metal and is available in five factory-painted colors: black, gray, white, brown, and beige. Additionally, we offer the option to custom fabricate the drip edge in any color you desire, ensuring it perfectly matches your home's aesthetic.

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MATERIAL INSTALLATION

Your chosen roofing material is the main focal point of your roof, playing a crucial role in keeping your home dry and protected. At Pitch, we tailor our roof installation services to the material and ensure that your roof is properly installed for long-term safety and durability across all parts of your new roofing system. This careful approach helps ensure that your roof is as beautiful as it is functional.

Flashing
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VENT AND PLUMBING FLASHINGS

Every home features a unique set of penetrations that emerge through the roof, such as vents and plumbing stacks. We understand that properly waterproofing these penetrations from the outset is crucial to preventing leaks and avoiding future repairs. Our team employs precise techniques and high-quality materials to ensure that each penetration is thoroughly sealed, safeguarding your home against water damage and contributing to the overall longevity of your roof. We also utilize rodent covers, installed over-top the plumbing penetrations. These guards protect against rodent damage and prevent debris and critters from entering the pipe. They are color-matched to the roof, providing a clean and uniform appearance.

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ATTIC VENTILATION

Ridge ventilation is a critical feature installed along or near the peaks of the roof, designed to allow excess heat and moisture to escape from the attic space. This not only helps regulate the temperature within your home but also prevents moisture accumulation that can lead to structural damage. We also carefully calculate the specific ventilation needs of your attic space and employ the best methods to ensure optimal airflow. Our tailored solutions are designed to enhance the efficiency and longevity of your roof, safeguarding your home against potential issues related to poor ventilation.

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HIP AND RIDGE CAPS

Hip and ridge caps are essential components of a shingle roof, crafted from the same material as the field shingles but specifically designed for use along the peaks and hips. We use these specialized caps to effectively seal the joining sections of a roof, enhancing its overall structural integrity. Additionally, hip and ridge caps contribute to a sleek, finished appearance, ensuring that your roof not only performs excellently but also looks great from every angle.

Roof Replacement Cleanup
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CLEANUP

Our crews understand that the job isn't finished until the site is clean. After completing a roof replacement, our team conducts a thorough cleanup process to ensure your property looks its best. We meticulously remove all debris, nails, and materials from the work area, employing magnetic sweepers to catch any metal objects that might have fallen during the installation. This attention to detail means you can enjoy your new roof without the hassle of post-construction cleanup, ensuring your home and yard are safe and spotless.

Get Your Free Roofing Estimate

Pitch is famous for our free roof replacement estimates. With this free, no-obligation service, we’ll figure out exactly what kind of roof you want for your home or business and prepare a comprehensive, transparent roof replacement estimate for you.

Don’t settle for mediocrity when it comes to your roof. Choose Pitch and experience the difference that local expertise and unwavering commitment to quality can make. Your roof deserves the best — and with us, that’s exactly what it’ll get.

BE IN THE KNOW

FAQs About Roof Replacements

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No, metal roofs do not attract any more heat than other roofing materials so they will not increase your energy bill. On the contrary, they’re better at reflecting UV rays than most shingle roofs. In this way, they can actually save you money.

Shingles are generally popular because of their durability and affordability. Architectural shingles, especially, are popular in Florida as a low-cost option for roof replacements.

Shingle roofs come in many colors, so you will definitely find something that suits your preferences. Earth tones are traditional colors for shingles, but light-colored shingles can help keep your roof cool in the hot summer months.

Clay tiles last the longest, but there is no “best” type of tile roof. To find the type of tile roof that meets your unique needs, you should discuss your options with a trusted local roofer.

Whether you need a roof repair or a full roof replacement, Pitch’s expert crews have mastered a wide variety of roofing materials. This ensures that no matter what your vision for the perfect roof is, we can make sure that you get it. Our most popular roofing materials include:

  • Asphalt and composite shingles
  • Clay and concrete roofing tiles
  • Metal roofing (5V and standing seam)
  • Flat roofing options (TPO, EDPM, modified bitumen, etc.)

With all of these options, we know that we can meet your goals for both aesthetics and protection. To further discuss our extensive style and color options, give us a call our fill out our contact form!

Not sure what kind of roofing services you need? Not a problem! If you’ve noticed that something isn’t quite right with your roof, maybe a leak or signs of pests, but you aren’t sure what the problem is, call the experts at Pitch. We’ve seen it all, so we’ll be able to quickly diagnose what’s wrong with your roof and walk you through your options for a long-term solution.

There are many signs it’s time to replace your flat roof. Cracks or blistering are a big one, as are leaks, ponding water, and any visible signs of wear and tear.

The truth is that nobody knows how much the “average” roof costs in Florida, because there’s no such thing as an average roof. Every roof is unique, and the cost to fix or replace it will be just as individual as your structure is. That said, we can help you get a ballpark figure! Check out our guide to roof replacement costs for a rough idea of how much a new roof can cost in Florida.

Flat roof replacement costs vary based on the local market, unique roofing features, and size of the roof, to name a few factors. That said, a new flat roof can cost anywhere from $8,000 to $20,000 or more.

Tile roofs are great at withstanding Florida’s harsh weather patterns. Concrete tile roofs last for roughly 50 years, while clay tile roofs can stay healthy for a century or more!

How long your shingle roof lasts in Florida depends on the type of shingle you choose. Architectural shingles last for up to 25 years, luxury shingles up to 40 years, and composite shingles can keep functioning for up to 50 years.

How long a flat roof lasts in Florida depends on the roofing material used. But on average, a low-slope roof in Florida will last roughly 25 years.

Tampa Bay is famous for its thunderstorms. But the good news is that they won’t pose any additional danger to you once you get a metal roof. Metal roofs attracting lightning is an old myth, and in fact they’re so noncombustible that lightning striking your metal roof wouldn’t even start a fire.

Yes, and flat roof maintenance is essential for Floridians. Flat roofs in Florida are more prone to damage from UV rays, heavy rainfall, and high humidity, so it’s important to keep your roof in top shape.

Generally, most flat roofs don’t automatically come with great insulation. But when discussing what type of flat roof you want, you can request additional insulation that will be added during the roof replacement process to help keep your structure energy efficient.

Tile roofs actually require very little maintenance. The most common issue they encounter is cracking shingles from storm debris, but this is both a quick and affordable repair.

DIY shingle roof replacement can seem like a good way to save money. But the truth is that roofing systems are just too complex to be handled by anyone other than professionals. And since a poor shingle roof installation could lead to major issues with permitting and your homeowner’s insurance, we strongly encourage leaving roof replacements to trustworthy local roofers.

Placing a new roof on top of an old one is called reroofing, and it’s a common practice with metal roofing. If you’d rather install your new metal roof on top of your old shingles, let our representative know during your initial phone call or meeting. They’ll be happy to explain how we can help you with your re-roofing job!

There’s no denying that tile roofs require a substantial up-front investment. But if this investment is something you can afford, it really pays off in longevity and protection for decades to come.

Yes, metal roofs are highly suitable for Florida’s climate due to their durability and resistance to high winds, rain, and sun exposure. Rust can present a problem, especially in coastal Florida, but modern metal roofing technology greatly reduces the risk of premature rusting.