Choosing the correct color a Metal Roof in Florida.
Jan16

Choosing the correct color a Metal Roof 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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If you are waiting for your Florida Roofer to arrive try these Leaky Roof Tips.
Jan16

If you are waiting for your Florida Roofer to arrive try these Leaky Roof Tips.

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 Roof Leak can be Difficult.
Jan14

Finding a Roof Leak 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 Florida roof will save you money.
Jan05

Insulating your Florida roof 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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Cleaning your Florida gutters is very Important.
Jan05

Cleaning your Florida gutters is very Important.

Many Central Florida homeowners may wonder how necessary it really is to clean their gutters. Many sources of debris will clog your gutters and prevent water from passing safely down the gutter system where it can be then dispersed into the lawn below. Gutters being clogged with leaves, small branches and roof shingle granules can mean water is suspended over the roof where it can cause roof leaks or even bug infestations. During...

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When should you have your Roof checked?
Jan05

When should you have your Roof checked?

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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