• Roofers Explain Roof Essentials

    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 [...]

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    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 [...]

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    Whether you had a roof inspection and discovered you need to have your roof replaced, or if you know it’s outlived its useful life, the first question on your mind will likely be… how much will it cost? There are myriad factors including the size and its slope (aka pitch). City Roofing realizes that most homeowners will want to get more than one estimate but what can you do to make certain [...]

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    When you step back and look at your roof, you may think it looks the same as your neighbor’s roof and you may think that on the surface it’s simply a layer of shingles. It's actually much more complex than the average homeowner may realize. Roofing contractors explain that your roof is, in fact, a complex system of layers of materials that form a cohesive cover to protect your home from the [...]

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    A roof inspection should be part of a homeowner’s to-do list when it comes to home repairs, maintenance and general upkeep. A roof inspection, performed annually, can help you understand what the life expectancy of your roof is and if there are any repairs you should be undertaking. If you’re looking for a roof inspection make certain you are hiring a reliable, experienced and reputable [...]

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    Hail is one of the most damaging weather events that can befall your roof. Wind ranks a high second. If you live in an area of the country that is prone to hail and your shingles and roofing are paying the price, before you file a claim with your insurance company you will want to talk with a trusted roofing contractor about the damage. What you don’t want to do following a hail storm is [...]

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    The 2014 Atlantic Hurricane Season Is Here!

    Hurricanes can produce winds exceeding 155 miles per hour with flying debris, tornadoes and extensive damage from heavy rainfall. This damage occurs along the coastlines but can also impact residents several hundred miles inland. The Hurricane Season starts June 1 and runs until Nov. 30. If you don’t already have an emergency plan, it’s time to start thinking about it now. Think about how you [...]

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    What is the best kind of shingle for your Florida roofing project? It depends on your budget, the slope of the roof and many other items that your roofing contractor can explain to you during the process of obtaining an estimate. There are pros and cons for any type of shingle and these, as well as your budget, will figure into your overall decision-making process. Here is a brief breakdown of [...]

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    Not all roof damage will be covered under your homeowner’s insurance policy, but if you have any questions as to whether the damage that you’re seeing is covered under your policy, it’s best to contact your insurance agent for advice. One word of caution offered by Florida roofing professionals is that it is necessary to call your insurance agent as soon as you see damage; after a certain [...]

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    Roofing professionals state one of the top causes of roof damage in Florida is due to the fact many homeowners fail to correct minor roof deterioration issues when initially discovered. Roofing materials that have been applied on low-sloped roofs, roofing pros say, suffer the greatest from lack of routine maintenance. All roofs and roofing materials are subject to deterioration simply [...]

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