Knowing when to call a roofer is sometimes a matter of, “We have a leak. Call the roofer!” Calling a roofing contractor in an emergency situation, while warranted, shouldn’t be the only time to pick up the phone. If you take the time to monitor the condition of your roof (take a peek at it when you’re driving up to the house on a regular basis) a quick visual inspection will alert you [...]
Roofing contractors in Florida understand that there are many roof styles that are unique to the Sunshine State. There are many that are more common to Florida than other areas of the country, and even in Florida there are roof styles that are more popular in one area of the state than others. For example, in central and southwest Florida you will see roof tiles in styles that vary from barreled [...]
As any homeowner in Florida knows, having trees not only adds to the aesthetic beauty of the home but are necessary for providing shade from the Florida sunshine. While trees certainly add beauty, they can become problematic during or after a story has passed through.
If a tree, or large tree branches, fall on your home during a severe weather situation, you will want to get out of the house as[...]
A roof never gets a break from the weather! Whether it’s hot and sunny, humid, cloudy, rainy, snowy or being beaten upon by high winds and hail, it certainly takes a constant battering from Mother Nature. Hail and strong wind storms wreak the most havoc on your roof, its shingles and the roof flooring.
There is no better way to make certain your roof is always ready to take what the elements [...]
Other than age, what are the signs that your home is in need of a new roof? When it comes to a new roofing project should your Florida roofing professional simply put new shingles over the existing ones or will the old ones need to come off before new shingles are installed? What do you look for in a roofing professional? These, and many more questions, will need to be answered when you’re [...]
Unless you’re involved in the roofing industry, chances are, what happens on your roof is beyond your scope of expertise and other than noticing if your home starts to leak or if a shingle blows off, it might all be a mystery.
Roofing professionals in Florida explain that your roof is made of up many parts, any or all, of which can lead to problems if maintenance and upkeep are not done on a [...]
A storm has just blown through your neighborhood and now you’re wondering, “did my roof suffer any damage?” In addition to wondering that, you can rest assured that there will be individuals in your neighborhood that will claim to be roofing professionals who will want to inspect your roof and give you an estimate for repairs. Use caution and don’t give into the ease of working with [...]
If you could take steps to help your roof last longer, wouldn’t you? Of course you would and there are steps that the homeowner can take to make sure their roof lasts as long as possible.
Did you know that clogged gutters can negatively impact the life expectancy of your roof? It’s true! If the water doesn’t drain from the gutters and downspouts it could lead to a build-up of water and [...]
Could something as simple as hiring an expert roofing contractor to clean your roof prevent you from having to have a new roof installed? It just might. If there are structural issues those will need to be addressed, but a thorough roof cleaning can remove mold as well as make it more appealing.
Because a roof is (naturally) exposed to the elements 24/7/365 it only stands to reason that without[...]
A metal roof is not a new concept in the roofing industry but they aren’t as prevalent yet as are shingle or other roof styles. A metal roof, while more expensive than an asphalt or shingle roof, has the benefit of longevity as compared to many other roofing styles.
What are the benefits of a metal roof other than its useful life? Because most metal roofs are made from panels or sheets, it [...]