Metal roofing on residential homes is not for everyone. A poorly chosen, poorly installed metal roof could remind you of some old Florida farm building — definitely not the look most homeowners want. […]
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It’s bad enough when your home roof sustains damage, but the problem can become even worse if the insurance claim process doesn’t go smoothly. […]
In cold parts of the country, secondary water barrier material is sold as “ice and water shield,” because temperatures in those areas drop enough for ice to form on roofs. Tampa almost never has to struggle with freezing temperatures, according to The Tampa Bay Times, so why would area homeowners need a product [...]
While there are plenty of benefits to living in Florida, probably the biggest downside is the hurricane storms that blow through from time to time. […]
If you start to notice problems with your shingle roof the primary cause may not be the shingles themselves. Instead, the issue may be with your roof’s flashing, which is causing leaks and extensive damage. So, what is flashing? Flashing refers to metal pieces designed to provide a watertight seal between roof sections, roofing materials, [...]
When your roof needs work or you need to completely replace the whole system, you want a roofing contractor who knows what they’re doing. There’s no sense in messing around with something so important to your home. When the time comes, you need to know how to choose the best roofing contractor you can find. [...]
A secondary water barrier is the layer of material that is placed directly on the roof deck under the primary outer roof covering of shingles, tile, metal, etc. Here are a few reasons why Floridians find that building codes often require them to add this component to their [...]
Residents of Tampa, FL are no strangers to stormy weather. Even when it’s not hurricane season, it’s not uncommon to experience stormy weather. As such, it’s important to keep your home’s roof in good condition to help reduce the risk of roof damage as much as possible whenever a storm hits. […]