Downey Roofing & Contracting (South Bay Roofer) is a licensed state certified roofing contractor known for its decades of services in providing long lasting and affordable roofing solutions to the residents and businesses of South Florida.

Downey is acknowledged to be South Bay’s finest roofing company. We are a family run business who firmly believe in going that extra mile in providing the best roof for your house. Our commitment to keep you and your family or business safe is unwavering and non-negotiable.

Our deep commitment to our customers have earned us glowing testimonials and reviews from customers and businesses.


If you have a home, then do your best to maintain it rather than always cribbing about the mounting expenses of upkeep. Read on to learn for about taking good care of the most important part of your house – roof. If you maintain it well then it will surely last its lifespan of 15-20 years.

Winter and spring are two seasons when you would need to keep a watch. Further it is better that you inspect the roof annually. But make sure to do all the repair work when the roof is dry. Wet roof is not safe to work on. While you are inspecting, make sure you cover the entire roof area. Sometimes though shingles are the reason behind leaks, it’s better to check the foundation as well. If there’s dry rot, water may be able to enter a home. Check every possible entry point, including rotten wood, to ensure you solve the problem once and for all. Also keep an eye for other damages as well.

You should cut the grass short the day before your roof work begins. If anything falls down you can easily find it. Even a magnetic nail finder works wonders in short grass. It may also happen that your South Bay Roofer could not turn up due to some issues and you have a leaking roof. Then you can nail in some heavy plastic to the area for the time being. But make sure to get the leak repaired properly.

Research well before you hire someone for roofing. Don’t hire the first and cheapest South Bay roofing company you come across. Do a comparison study between different contractors of your area.  If something happen while repairing you would not want to bear the cost, instead the insurance should cover the bills. Therefore, liability insurance is a must for any roofing contractor you intend to hire.

Get solid roofing done and maintain it in regular intervals. But remember these points while doing the job.