There are many causes of roof damage in Central Florida, mainly from the action of wind, water, and the sun's heat on shingles over many years' time. As a homeowner, you may not know what exactly caused the damage, but when you spot a leak - you know it's time for a roof repair.
Your roofing may have an official 20 or 25 year life expectancy, but how your roof is treated over the years will determine whether it outlives or under-lives that number. Good roof maintenance will help you get the longest possible use out of your roofing before it's time to replace it.
Florida is further south than any other state except Hawaii, making it that much closer to the equator and that much sunnier. In fact, Florida ranks among the sunniest and hottest states in the US, getting 89 sunny days and 147 party sunny days.
The cost of replacing a roof can vary greatly, based on a variety of factors. And yet, the cost of not replacing roofing that is weakening and showing its age can be greater - as water leaks in and damages the roof deck/rafters, attic insulation, drywall in ceilings and walls, and more.
Solar power usage and solar panel installation are growing more and more popular in Florida with every passing year. But before you decide to "go solar," first take a few minutes to acquaint yourself with the most important and most interesting facts about solar energy today.
There are a lot of factors to consider when it comes to deciding it's time for full roof replacement for your home. But the fact is, there are other decisions that accompany replacing your old shingles so that when you've made the decision to invest in new roofing, your decision-making has only just begun.
When choosing new asphalt roofing shingles for your home or business property, there are two major sides to the equation. First of all, you want tough, durable shingles that will maximally protect your building for as long as possible before they need to be replaced.
Roof repairs normally just can't wait, and doing it yourself has many drawbacks. But how do you know which roofing contractor to trust to do the job right? When searching for a trustworthy local contractor to handle your roof repair, here are the 7 top legitimate customer demands you should have so you can enjoy a positive customer experience.
Any roof repair need should be considered urgent, as compared to most other home repair and upgrade projects. But, clearly, some roof jobs are more urgent than others. And the most urgent of all qualify as true emergencies.
Over the years, and especially during hurricanes, thunderstorms, and other major weather events, your roofing can suffer damage. Catching roof problems early and getting them repaired is crucial to protecting your roof and all that lies below it.