Building square footage is it the same as roofing quote footage?
Sep18

Building square footage is it the same as roofing quote footage?

Depending on where the information is coming from is going to determine the basis on which the estimated roof footage is calculated. The roof square footage is what we (roofing contractor) need to calculate a budget quote to do the job. So, when you say my home is 1,500 square feet, how much to do the roof? Well, that is a good question. Does that amount include the garage? Does it include the back covered lanai area that is...

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Even more key points you should know about maintaining your roof.
Sep12

Even more key points you should know about maintaining your roof.

There are many home improvements that we look forward to completing — like a gorgeous kitchen update or planting a lovely garden. But one task that may be less exciting to invest time and money into (but even more important) is roof repair. This area of our house deserves some extra attention because neglecting it can lead to high energy bills, extensive damage or worse, not to mention the costs to fix it. To keep your roof in good...

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How do you protect your tile roof?
Sep12

How do you protect your tile roof?

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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Some more key points you should know about maintaining your roof.
Sep12

Some more key points you should know about maintaining your roof.

There are many home improvements that we look forward to completing — like a gorgeous kitchen update or planting a lovely garden. But one task that may be less exciting to invest time and money into (but even more important) is roof repair. This area of our house deserves some extra attention because neglecting it can lead to high energy bills, extensive damage or worse, not to mention the costs to fix it. To keep your roof in good...

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Beware of scammers following a storm or hurricane.
Sep05

Beware of scammers following a storm or hurricane.

Often following a big storm, unprofessional roofing contractors or scammers will try to take advantage of unsuspecting homeowners. If it is necessary to hire a roofing contractor for roof repairs, you should keep a healthy skepticism about the lowest bid. If it sounds too good to be true, it probably is. Price is only one criterion for selecting a professional roofing contractor; professionalism and quality workmanship also must be...

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