What is a TPO Roofing System?
Dec16

What is a TPO Roofing System?

In terms of newer styles of roofing, TPO roofing systems are by far one of the fastest growing. TPO (thermoplastic olefin) roofing is a flat, single ply roofing material that is reinforced with polyester fabric and comes in many different thicknesses. It was developed and introduced to the roofing market in the early 1990s as an alternative to PVC roofing products. TPO roofing has evolved into a more economic and efficient choice for...

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Before you Hire a Roofing Contractor ask these Seven Important Questions.
Dec08

Before you Hire a Roofing Contractor ask these Seven Important Questions.

Whether you have experience dealing with a central Florida roofing contractor or not, when starting a new roof replacement project or repair project it’s important to ask the right questions. While roofing is not rocket science, it can be daunting to find the right roofing contractor for the job. You don’t want to choose a contractor who just meets the minimum standards.   1.) Do I need to replace or is a repair possible?  ...

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Do You Know The Parts of your Florida Roof?
Dec08

Do You Know The Parts of your Florida Roof?

Don Schmidt Roofing would like to help you understand the parts of a complete roofing system. Knowing the parts of a roof helps when discussing roofing matters with a roofing contractor when narrowing down your options without getting stressed. Here are five terms you will need to know.   Roof deck – This is the roof’s foundation, consisting of plywood or composite sheeting nailed to the rafters. Keeping the roof deck dry is...

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Be like one of the wise men and hire a Licensed Roofer.
Dec08

Be like one of the wise men and hire a Licensed Roofer.

Sooner or later you will need a roof repair, or a roof replaced, so you may be looking for a cheap deal. There are many unlicensed roofers that can offer cheap work. However, paying less for your roof doesn’t mean you’re getting a great deal in the end. Here are some reasons why hiring a licensed roofer is the only wise choice.   A licensed roofer carries insurance that protects the property owner. Should someone wreck your...

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Four Steps to Help you Set Up your Christmas Lights.
Dec01

Four Steps to Help you Set Up your Christmas Lights.

It is beginning to look a lot like Christmas! Everyone is ready to put up their Christmas lights and decorations up, but do you properly know how to put up your lights? And safely? Don Schmidt Roofing has some tips for you to make sure you safely and properly hang your Christmas lights on your house.   Step One is to make sure you have an idea of where you want to place the lights. Look for the power outlet(s) that you will be...

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