You may not realize how important it is to keep your home's roofing clean and growth-free. But that fact is that when a roof is afflicted with algae, mold, lichen, or other plant-life growth for an extended period of time, it can compromise the roof's integrity.
In Florida, every season of the year offers its challenges to your roof system, but the winter is something of a reprieve as far as rainfall is concerned. That may give you a chance to get a roof inspection and get roof repairs done during the cold season - but if you miss that chance, the spring is the next best time to take care of your roof.
It can be quite exciting to add an addition to your home to create an extra bedroom or more storage space. But when you do, be sure you rely on professional, local roofing contractors to take care of the roofing part of the project.
Florida is famous for its annual threat of hurricane damage to homes, but many who live outside of the state fail to realize that tornadoes and severe thunderstorms are as likely to strike and can do serious damage themselves.
Many times, when energy bills are getting too high, when you are planning on major roof renovations anyway, or if you just want to go energy independent and/or reduce your carbon footprint - solar installation immediately comes to mind.
Winter is the perfect time to get your roofing inspected and to make sure it is in the best possible condition as you enter the rest of the year. In Florida, a wintertime roof inspection makes sense because winter is the driest season of the year.
Maybe you've been having trouble with your roof of late? Or, perhaps, you need a major roof repair right now or are in the middle of a home renovation project? It could even be you are planning to list your home soon and relocate.
Asphalt roofing is by far the most common type of roof material used in Florida and throughout the US, and while it is very affordable and effective - you are eventually going to need a professional roof repair.
If you don't know there's a problem, then you're not going to be able to fix it before it becomes an even bigger problem. That's an important principle when it comes to roof maintenance. And the number one way to ensure all needful roof repairs are identified and taken care of in a timely manner is through an annual, professional roof inspection.
There's no place like home for the holidays - but not in a house with an old, leaky roof? And what better way to start the new year right than by replacing those worn, past-warranty shingles with 100% brand new roofing.