The best ways to try to prevent roof damage from hurricanes
Aug27

The best ways to try to prevent roof damage from hurricanes

It’s that time of year again where we are met with random torrential downpours and aggressive winds causing potential damage to our properties. Central Florida, hurricane season is unfortunately upon us.   So, what do we do to decrease any damages caused? Here at Don Schmidt Roofing, we’ve put together some tips to help prevent any harm to your roof caused by hurricanes and or severe weather conditions in Central Florida.  ...

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The color of your metal roof is it important?
Aug27

The color of your metal roof is it important?

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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After a Florida hurricane this is what you need to know about your roof.
Aug27

After a Florida hurricane this is what you need to know about your roof.

After a storm or a hurricane, we receive many calls from concerned building owners. At Don Schmidt Roofing, we understand the importance of having the right information when you need it most. The following information is recommended by the National Roofing Contractors Association (NRCA).   Often following a natural disaster, unprofessional contractors will try to take advantage of unsuspecting homeowners. If it is necessary to...

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Do you have any damage on your roof?
Aug07

Do you have any damage on your roof?

At Don Schmidt Roofing we provide fair quotes for your roof damage so it can be fixed as soon as possible. Because finding damage on your roof can be very stressful and most of the time it comes at the most inconvenient time of your life. We are also more than glad to help you prepare ahead so you don’t have an emergency roof repair need.   Our roofing technicians offer comprehensive inspections for single family homes,...

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For your information… Home square footage is not the same as roofing quote footage.
Aug07

For your information… Home square footage is not 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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