Florida Hot Weather is Very Hard on your Roof.
Jul16

Florida Hot Weather is Very Hard on your Roof.

Florida’s climate is rough on roofs. That is a fact. Between the hail storms, thunderstorms, and gale force winds, roofs take a beating. There are a variety of different types of roofing problems that can results from the humid climate and storms. Summer is especially harsh with hail, flooding, extreme heat, and hurricanes. You may end up with disastrous damage, such as structural destruction, or it may just be minor, like missing or...

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How is the Flashings on your Roof?
Jul16

How is the Flashings on your Roof?

Roof flashing consists of metal strips installed where the main body of the roof meets up with the home’s siding, chimneys or skylights. Because many roof leaks begin at these connection points, check the flashings for holes, cracks, or other signs of damage or deterioration.   You are in safe hands with us, Whether it be for your business or your home, and you’re not sure what to do… Give us a call Don Schmidt Roofing would love...

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You Should Perform Regular Inspections on your Roof?
Jul14

You Should Perform Regular Inspections on your Roof?

It’s a good idea to perform a routine inspection on a regular basis. Look for signs of damage on the roof surfaces, as well as in the attic and interior of your home. Small leaks or minor damage can often be repaired for little cost. Ignoring them, and allowing them to become major problems, can be a very expensive mistake.   You are in safe hands with us, Whether it be for your business or your home, and you’re not sure what to...

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Extend the Life of your Florida Roof.
Jul12

Extend the Life of your Florida Roof.

Ventilation and Insulation are among the most critical, and often overlooked, factors in extending the life of your roof. Without proper ventilation, a buildup of heat and moisture in your attic can lead to roof rot and diminished insulation efficiency. In short, properly insulated attic spaces allow your roof to perform as efficiently as possible.   You are in safe hands with us, Whether it be for your business or your home, and...

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More Tips to Prepare your Roof for a Hurricane.
Jul10

More Tips to Prepare your Roof for a Hurricane.

How vulnerable is my tile roof in a hurricane? Materials, age of the roof, and installation determine how well a roof may stand up to hurricane-force winds. Of all roof materials installed in the past 15 years for steep slope applications, the best performing has been metal and concrete tile. Additionally, concrete roof tiles have been tested and proven to withstand wind speeds more than 125 miles per hour in full-scale wind testing....

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