What to Expect from a Roofing Estimate

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When you want to renovate your roof or install a new roof on your house, you must always search for an authorized company, like Crown Roofing,, which has a clean history behind it. Do not look for what is cheaper, because you could be deceived. There are many so-called roofing contractors that will promise you a lot, but by the end of the work you have already paid a lot more than what you agreed.

That`s why you will have to contact several roofers and ask for written estimates, to be able to compare them.

A roof estimate is more than a flat rate on a slip of paper; it contains an accurate estimate of materials and labor costs and is offered by a roofing contractor after an on-site inspection and a discussion with the owner. Make sure the contractor is also willing to explain what is included in the cost estimate, especially when it comes to labor costs, which are typically divided into sub-categories.

Other charges you may have on your roof estimate

  • the cost of removing debris
  • to store debris while the roofing specialists still work on the project
  • the cost related to transportation of the materials from the supplier onto the site

How to Know if You are Dealing with a Trustworthy Commercial Roofing Company

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Hiring a trustworthy roofer should be a priority. You must not make compromises because your roof is not something to be ignored or treated lightly.

When you are looking for a roofing company, you should ask yourself the following questions:

Is it competent?

A competent roofer is first and foremost licensed and insured. It has a long experience I the roofing industry and its level of professionalism is reflected by its reputation (satisfied former clients, positive reviews etc.).

Will it stick to your preferences?

A reliable roofer will always offer you information on your best options, but ultimately the decision is yours and you can expect it to be respected.

Will they stick to the budget?

The budget is an important consideration when it comes to a roofing project, because, in most cases, it is about paying a significant sum of money. You must set the budget together and include it in the contract. A professional roofer will stick with it, because it has the experience to set up an accurate budget in the first place and anticipate unforeseen issues that may arise.

Is the bid reasonable?

When you look for a roofer to hire, make sure to evaluate several companies and ask for bids from all of them. This way, you can compare them easily and take into account all the details that matter.

The answer to all these questions from trustworthy Crown Roofing company contractors is YES!

How to Know if You Just Need a Roof Repair or a Whole New Roof

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Besides the fact that a damaged roof can affect the entire resistance structure of the house, it can also cause havoc in the attic, where most people store various things and in the upper rooms. Even if the water doesn’t reach all the rooms in the house, a damaged roof will decrease your overall comfort and lose its energy-efficiency.

Keeping a regular eye on your roof is the best way to figure out when repairs are no longer enough and you must consider a replacement instead. There are 3 factors to consider when deciding between roof repair and replacement:

  1. The age of your roof: Roofing materials can have warranties of 20-50 years. If the roof is damaged, but a good part of it can be preserved, it will be repaired. If, on the other hand, it is nearing the end of the warranty period, the installer may suggest a replacement.
  2. The quality of the resistance structure: The quality of the wood in its resistance structure and the degree of damage directly dictate the choice between roof repair and replacement. If the roof structure is rotten or damaged by pests, it must be replaced. If, however, only certain elements are affected by water, and the structure in general is still solid, repairs will do.
  3. Costs: Although it may seem hard to believe, the cost of roof repairs may exceed the total cost of replacing it. It would be best to discuss both options with a professional Crown Roofing contractor before making a decision.


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Crown Roofing: Business Observer’s TOP Roofing Contractor

It’s one of the most anticipated publications of the year: Business Observer’s Top 50 Contractors.  This year, the published top contractors looped in $6.5 billion in revenue, proving the region’s construction sector continues to speed without signs of a slowdown.  We’re proud to say that your favorite Naples roofing contractors, Crown Roofing, made the list — not only in the top 20 of the entire list, but as the highest-ranked roofing contractor as well.

In 2019, the top 50 posted a total of $6.45 billion in revenue, up 15.1% over $5.6 billion in 2018. That comes on top of 15.4% growth in 2018 over 2017. (To make the Top 50 Contractor list, companies must be based in the Business Observer’s coverage area, from Polk County south to Collier County. Companies must be in some type of contracting field: electrical, general construction, roofing and more. Data is self-submitted.)

We not only offer new construction, roof replacement, roof maintenance, and roof repair in Port Royal and elsewhere throughout the state, but we provide top-notch customer service and competitive pricing to help ensure our clients are getting the most personalized and efficient customer service available.  With offices in Tampa, Sarasota, Fort Myers, Pompano Breach, and Orlando, we’re just a phone call away, 24/7.

Crown Roofing: Marco Island Marriott

Crown Roofing was founded out of the realization of the need for a company that could fill an ever-expanding gap in the market. Customers are demanding low pricing but are unwilling to sacrifice service and quality. A leaner, more efficient model was needed and each current owner felt that with their roofing and corporate management experience, along with advances in technology for more streamlined and automated office operations, they could fill this need. Each owner of the organization came to Crown Roofing with unique sets of skills and years of experience in the marketplace. Crown Roofing has managed multi-million dollar roofing operations for over 10 years and collectively have more than 75 years of roofing and corporate management experience.

Crown Roofing services all of Central, South and Southwest Florida, specializing in new construction, re-roof, maintenance and all of your roof service needs. We look forward to helping you with your residential or commercial roofing needs. With five offices and more than 600 employees across the state, we’re ready to handle your toughest projects. Call today to schedule your free estimate. We’re answering calls 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. 855-CROWN-55

Crown Roofing LLC NOT affiliated with Crown Roofing Contractors, Inc./Roland Price

Per the Florida State company registry,, there are two companies in Florida that have the words “Crown Roofing” in their legal business name. Crown Roofing Contractors, Inc. is a small roofing company in Saint Petersburg, owned and operated by Roland Price. Crown Roofing LLC and Crown Roofing Contractors, Inc./Roland Price are not, in any way, related.  Still, we are saddened by the recent headlines involving a home’s yard signs in St. Petersburg and their various derogatory, offensive, and disheartening messages.  

Please do not confuse our company, Crown Roofing LLC, with the owner of this other company.  Crown Roofing LLC is a statewide roofing contractor with 350+ employees, four offices throughout the state, and a diverse workforce.   His opinions are not shared by our firm.

If you have any questions, comments, or concerns, please do not hesitate to contact us today.

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Crown Roofing Featured in Business Observer

Crown Roofing was recently featured in Business Observer, the weekly newspaper for business leaders on the Gulf Coast of Florida.  Through an interview with the paper’s Managing Editor, Mark Gordon, the story unfolds, showcasing drive, talent, experience and exponential growth.

Starting just three years ago with $75,000 in savings, Guil Geneau and Chris Copeland launched a business and a dream.  Reaching for the company’s third-straight banner year, Crown Roofing predicts $50 million in sales this year.  In 2013, Crown did $6 million in sales, jumping to $18M in 2014 (up 200% from the previous year) and doubling to $36M in 2015.  Currently, Crown has 300 employees spread across four offices throughout Central, Southwest and South Florida.

Click here to check out the full story.

Crown Roofing in Business Observer

Guil Geneau, Sarasota-based Crown Roofing co-founder