Is it time to replace your Florida roof.
Jan24

Is it time to replace your Florida roof.

This is a question many ask as soon as it starts raining. Roofing experts say that many times the quantity or the quality of leaks indicates that your roof needs to be replaced.   Naturally, when water is leaking into someone’s house, the first thought is, “it’s the roof,” but the roof isn’t always to blame. The most important clue is the age of your roof and the type of material from which it is made. If you know it’s been up...

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What color a metal roof is best in Florida.
Jan22

What color a metal roof is best in Florida.

The color of your roof plays a major role in helping make your home more energy-efficient, so taking this into consideration will help you save money on your monthly electric bill. Lighter color roofs reflect sun’s heat much better than darker colors. In fact, a white metal roof is Energy Star rated as a cool roof and can be 50 to 60 degrees cooler than a dark color asphalt shingles roof. It is best to choose a light color metal such...

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Try these leaky roof tips, until your roofer arrives.
Jan21

Try these leaky roof tips, until your roofer arrives.

A leaky roof can certainly cause rain on any homeowner’s parade. Rainy weather or a hurricane is often when roof leaks get discovered. That’s when it’s too late for anything but a repair. No time to contemplate, no time to plan with the rain causing interior damage right now, just get to the phone and get a roofer there as soon as possible. But what can you do to temporarily stop the leaks from causing more damage until the roofing...

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Finding a leak in your roof can be difficult.
Jan17

Finding a leak in your roof can be difficult.

If you have water stains that extend across the roofs, the reason is likely to be a roof leak. Identifying the leak is quite difficult, whereas fixing it is usually simple. It is suggested to repair the roof immediately as it can lead to big problems, like rotted framing and sheathing, mold, inappropriate insulation and damaged ceilings.   Some of the issues that need fixing could be:   Blistering and Cracking   Leaky...

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Insulating your roof in Florida will save you money.
Jan11

Insulating your roof in Florida will save you money.

Have you check your roof insulation you could be losing money? Damage caused by high winds and or roof leaks can damage the insulation in your home. At the technical level, R-value is a measure of resistance to heat flow through a given thickness of material. The higher the R-value, the greater that resistance.   Increased R-value is a better insulation which prevents your HVAC systems from overworking. This will save you money...

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