2017 Hurricane Season is Stronger Than Ever

Hurricane season is a daunting time for Jacksonville residents.  With the Weather Company’s prediction of 14 named storms and 3 major hurricanes during the 2017 season, your family’s safety should be number one on your priority list.  Keeping a stable roof over your loved one’s heads this season can ease some of the worries that come with these unexpected storms. If your roof was lucky enough to hold up during Hurricane Matthew, that doesn’t mean the harm it underwent will hold its own during this upcoming hurricane season.  Continue reading

Identify Damage: My roof looks fine! Could it still be damaged?

roof installation JacksonvilleWhen it comes to your home, there are few things that are as essential and important as your roof. Without a sound and effective roof, your entire home is subject to various kinds of damage, eventually leading to expensive, time-consuming, and stressful repairs work.

Avoiding Roof Damage

The best way to avoid these repairs is by regular inspection to identify damage. Typically, experts suggest that a thorough inspection be completed twice a year. By performing these spot checks, small problems can be fixed before they become large, expensive ones.Continue reading

How a roof transforms your curb appeal

Jacksonville curb appealCurb appeal is a very important aspect to owning a home, or even selling one. When you own a home, you want your dwelling to be presentable and make a good first impression. The first impression is crucial for those looking to impress, but it’s even more important for those looking to sell their home, since the outside of your home can affect many things, even the amount your home sells for and the amount of people who come to view an open house.Continue reading

Are You Prepared for Hurricane Season?

bigstock-Are-You-Prepared-Written-on-Ch-25719191Roofs provide us with one of our basic necessities in life—shelter. Without a sustainable roof above our heads, we would be subject to all the extreme weather conditions that occur in Florida each summer. Hurricane season just started, and will last through November. It’s likely to be another typical summer in the Sunshine State, consisting of a range of weather conditions that will require a strong roof.

What To Do

Some factors that can attribute to roof damage include animals, wind, rain, hail, heat, and storms that may cause nearby trees to fall. As a homeowner, you need to be prepared to handle all of these risks before they occur. Staying updated with news and weather information can not only benefit the maintenance of a supportive roof, but also help you and your loved ones stay safe and out of danger. In order to minimize your vulnerability to a storm, you can take any of the following precautions: clear out loose or clogged rain gutters, trim nearby trees and shrubs so that they are more resistant to strong winds, remove dead or rotting trees and branches, and make sure your roof is secure and not already prone to leaks or water damage.Continue reading

3 Ways to Improve Your Home’s Energy Efficiency

With the average household spending approximately $2200 every year on their energy bills to heat and cool the home, finding ways to increase home energy efficiency is critical at managing utility costs. Older drafty homes that have installed single pane windows along with houses that have minimal insulation require much more energy for heating and cooling. Finding cost-effective energy efficiency solutions is a quick way to save money now. The three main areas to look at is insulation, roofing and the HVAC system. bigstock-House-And-Scale-Energy-Efficie-13239215

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Prevent Mold and Mildew in Your Home This Winter

For many homeowners mold and mildew can be a continuous challenge in need of constant attention to prevent it from growing and spreading. It is crucial to control or eliminate mildew and mold especially when it appears in the attic, basement, kitchen and bathroom areas. These areas of the home serve as the perfect breeding ground for harmful growth of fungus. roof_men

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