Have a Safe 2019 Memorial Day!
May23

Have a Safe 2019 Memorial Day!

On Memorial Day, we commemorate the soldiers who sacrificed their lives in battles to win or preserve our freedom. Many of them were young men and women who did not live long enough to fully experience the privileges that they fought to sustain. All of us at Don Schmidt Roofing would like to thank all the men and women that have served, currently serve and those that will serve our great country. Thank You. When you need your roof...

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Concrete Tile Roofs do they last in Florida?
May23

Concrete Tile Roofs do they last in Florida?

There are a lot of variables that can affect the life expectancy of your concrete tile roof. The newer roofs done here in Florida can generally last you 25-30 years, even longer if you use a secondary water barrier like GAF Storm Guard and premium tile underlayment felts. Now, we can get into what can cause your roof to fail faster than it should, if you have a lot of trees around your home we always tell our clients to make sure the...

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We are a Family Roofing Business and we Understand what Matters.
May22

We are a Family Roofing Business and we Understand what Matters.

Not all Roofing Contractors are alike. You may find roofers who use the same high-quality roofing products, but their values and experience might not be what you want. We understand what matters Our roofing family is trained & experienced in a large set of services. We can tailor our expertise to suit your roofing needs. When it comes time to repair or replace your roof, be sure to call to see all that we have to offer, we just...

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How Important is Flashing for your Roof.
May20

How Important is Flashing for your Roof.

Roof Flashing helps direct the flow of water around openings. Since water can seep into your home’s walls, deteriorating building materials, causing structural damage, and creating moisture and mold problems, it is very important to properly install flashing when constructing a new house or altering the exterior of a house. Flashing is used beneath the first course above ground level in a masonry building, above all wood trim on...

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What are the Parts to your Roof?
May09

What are the Parts to your 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 important:...

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