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Preparing your home for a roof replacement

In preparing for a roof replacement, you’ve probably spent a lot of time and energy focused on choosing a quality contractor, cost and scheduling the work. But what are the other considerations you need to account for to prepare your home for a roof replacement? Here’s a list of steps to take and things to consider to prepare your home for a new roof.   Clear out your attic: You may be storing various items in your attic. Before your...
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How to prepare your roof for hurricane season

Hurricane season is in full swing and as a homeowner in Florida, it’s important to be prepared. There are several steps you can take to be sure your home’s roof is as ready as possible for a potential tropical storm or hurricane weather event. First off – it’s important to ensure any necessary repairs are addressed. A roof inspection by a roofing contractor will help you determine if your roof requires any repair. A contractor will inspect your roof from...
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Tips for choosing a roofing contractor for your new roof

Choosing a roofing contractor is an important decision. Whether your roof needs repair or replacement, it’s a large investment in your home. It is important to hire an honest, accountable and reputable contractor. So what should you look for in a roofing contractor? Get recommendations from friends and neighbors: A quality roofing contractor is one with a local presence and a reputation of excellence in the community. Local contractors pride themselves on maintaining a great reputation in the community where...
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Is it time to replace your home’s roof?

Roof replacement is a daunting undertaking for homeowners. It’s a very costly project and it has a great impact on the aesthetic and overall value of your home. So how do you know if it’s time to consider replacing the roof on your home? Here are a few key tips that will help you determine if you should call a roofing contractor. An interior roof inspection: A flashlight and a look around your attic is the first step in understand...
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How to address a leaking roof

Finding water leaking from your ceiling is not a welcomed surprise as a homeowner. There are a few steps you should take right away to contain the problem and try to minimize the damage to your home. When you notice a dark spot in your ceiling, there’s a good change that water is pooling. You should get a container and place it beneath the spot. Once you’ve got a place for the water to go, you should get a screwdriver...
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Different materials types for your new metal roof

Metal roofs are very appealing, especially in our Florida climate. They have a longer lifespan than their asphalt or tile counterparts. They can also reflect heat from your home. When properly installed, they are less likely to leak as well. Which metal material variety is right for your roof replacement? Steel is a very common material for metal roofs. It’s popular because it offers several color options, it’s durable and strong and it doesn’t weigh a lot. It’s versatile enough...
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What to expect from a commercial roofer

Selecting a commercial roofer to repair or replace the roof on your business can be challenging. Knowing what to expect can help you ensure you’re selecting the right contractor for the work on your commercial roof.   Free Estimates: When you’re searching for a commercial roofing contractor, you should be able to count on a free estimate to get a sense of the cost of the work you need. You should be ready to provide them basic specifications of your...
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Finding and selecting the right contractor for your roofing needs

Finding and selecting a contractor for any work on your home can feel like a daunting undertaking. Most projects a costly investment and require a contractor who is keen on craftsmanship, use of quality materials and puts an emphasis on safety. So what do you need to look for in a roofing contractor?   Look for local companies with years of experience: It may be enticing to allow price to rule your decision when it comes to selecting a contractor,...
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Why metal roofs are a great choice for Florida homes

Asphalt shingles, historically, were the most popular roofing material for homes in Florida. More homeowners are looking to metal as a roofing material option, and for good reason.   Although the initial investment for a metal roof is greater than that of a shingle roof, metal roofs have benefits that make them especially versatile for Florida homes. They are one of the most durable materials to wisthstand harsh weather conditions. They are extremely wind resistant. They do not absorb moisture,...
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Should you repair or replace your home’s roof prior to selling?

Homeowners who are looking to sell their home typically face decisions about home improvement or repair projects to tackle before placing their house on the market. Minor repairs can add major value for potential buyers, who may not want the burden of items to fix or clean up as they get settled in their new home. So are roofing repairs a consideration you need to make in preparing to sell your Clearwater, Florida home?   If your roof requires any...
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