Flat roof styles are being seen on more and more homes in recent years; the main reason being, they are considered more energy efficient than a gabled roof design. Customers also find they save on construction costs with the installation of a flat roof because it takes up less surface space and uses fewer construction materials.
There are myriad factors to consider if you’re thinking that a [...]
Just as your interior design is a matter of your unique taste, so too is the color of the roof on your home. When you consider that your roof makes a statement to anyone driving down the road, you may want to take time to consider the visual impact of your roof.
If you’re in the midst of a roof replacement, you will want to talk to your Florida roofing contractor for advice on roof color and [...]
While you may not give your roof much thought, you have to consider that it is the “umbrella” under which the rest of your house and its contents reside. When you think of that, you may come to the conclusion that knowing at least the basics about your roof is a great idea.
Whether you’re having a house constructed from the ground floor up or are in the process of having a new roof [...]
It’s Earth Day! Every year we celebrate this planet we live on but environmentally friendly living should take place year round. City Roofing offers these tips on things you can do to ensure your house is Earth-friendly:
Conserve Water There are some very simple things you can do to conserve water in your home.
Run the dishwasher and clothes washer when you have full loads.
Install an aerator[...]
Cleaning the roof of your house may not be something you think about when you’re inside running the vacuum cleaner and doing other household maintenance chores. Did you know, though, that giving your roof a thorough cleaning can add to its aesthetics and can even add to the life of the roof? It’s true. Orlando Roofing Contractor, City Roofing, will tell you that not all roofs are candidates [...]
Having clean, operational gutters means that when it rains the water will flow through the gutter and out the downspout. Additionally, clogged or backed-up drains could lead to the water backing up into your home’s foundation, the siding, and fascia and could lead to mold growth or structural damage.
Overflowing gutters are readily evident to a homeowner, but when it happens it is something [...]
Roof leaks are insidious. They start small and may even go on for months before they make themselves known by water dripping into your living spaces. If a roof leak is left untreated and unrepaired it can cause considerable damage to your home. The culprits are rotten decking, gaps or damage around chimneys or skylights, damaged or missing shingles. Preventive measures are the best way to avoid a[...]
On the surface, a roof looks like a simple covering on your home but it’s actually much more complex. The roof consists of layers of different materials designed to work together to keep wind, rain and other weather out of your home. Each layer has a purpose that, when combined with the others, helps protect your home.
The decking on your roof is the base upon which everything else is [...]
Slate roofs are beautiful, durable and a staple on many Florida roofs. If you’re in the midst of determining whether your current slate roof needs replacing or if you want to replace your shingled roof with a slate roof, there are five tips offered by Florida roofing contractors to make certain you are getting the correct contractor for the task.
Obtain a quote in writing. If something [...]
Roofs across the country take a beating when it comes to the weather. Roofs in Florida are also subjected to heat, rain, wind and humidity and those can all lead to a combination of issues for your roof and its integrity. When making spring cleaning to-do lists, you should be sure to add “check the roof” to that list.
Taking time to inspect your roof means that it will help keep you, your [...]