Category: Roofing Tips

Different Types Of Roof Valleys

A roof valley is an architectural term to define the slope where two roofs meet. Technically, they are the vee-shaped metal channels formed at the ‘folds’ of a roof. A roof valley is one of the most important parts of the roof because it’s the way water pours down to the gutter. The vee-shaped valley allows excessive amounts of rain…

Roof Wind Mitigation: We’ve Got You Covered!

Wind mitigation is simply various techniques that are implemented in homes to protect against strong winds and the damages that come with them. Homeowners in the state of Florida are encouraged to implement these techniques because of the state’s closeness to tropic regions and its susceptibility to tropical storms and hurricanes. Major storms and hurricanes usually start over warm waters,…

Is Your Roof Waterproof?

Unless you consider strategically placed buckets a key design element of your home, you want to make sure that your roof is waterproofed correctly. Waterproofing your roof is probably the most important step in the roof installation process because it protects the materials your home was built with, as well as all the things you keep inside. Avoiding a leak…

Are Tile Roofs Energy-Efficient?

One of the greatest expenses that South Florida homeowners face is their monthly electric bill. Knowing how you can make your home more energy-efficient is one of the easiest ways to save some money each month. A main contributing factor to your electric bill is the use of air conditioning. When it’s hot outside your AC unit will have to work…

Best Roofing Materials To Use In South Florida

Whether you have a permanent residence or a holiday home in South Florida, you should be well acquainted with its unpredictable tropical climate. The rainy season that runs from May through October can bring powerful rains and hurricanes, particularly during hurricane season which starts in June. With all that being said, the quality of roofing materials should be on the…

How To Deal With A Roofing Insurance Claim

The most readily available information about roofing is how to install it, increase its longevity, or how to repair it. But what process do you follow on the administrative side when something goes wrong? We don’t think about this until it’s too late, but it is important to know how roofing insurance claims are handled and what should you do. This…

The Lifespan Of Different Types Of Roofs

Roofs are part of all of our lives, but most of us don’t think about them that often. They perform important functions though; perhaps we should give them more thought. For example, you may need to install a new roof or repair an existing one. You may be in the process of buying a new house. Have you given any consideration…

The Black And White Of Cool Roofing

As the world and technology changes, we find ourselves re-evaluating things that we’ve been comfortable with for a long time. Take our roofs for example, for a long time most of us have just accepted that they are there to keep us dry and sheltered from the wind and sun. The truth is that the roofing industry has improved greatly over…

The Best Roofers Care About More Than Just Your Roof

The best roofers are not just concerned with getting the job done quickly, they are concerned with other factors that can affect the job they do and their interaction with their clients. Learn about the different attributes that a professional roofing company can offer you and how they should not only be concerned about fixing your roof but also with…

The Critical Components That Every Roof Needs

Roofing systems require certain elements to protect the structure and interior of your home adequately. There are different layers beneath the Tiles, shingles or flat roof surface material that work together to form the roofing system and keep it functioning properly. When repairing a roof, roofing experts inspect the roof as a whole, not just visible damage. Different types of…