The Aftermath of the Storm

1398152_377797402382646_2724997955126773415_oOn November 17, 2014, the First Coast was shaken up by an extremely aggressive storm. Unfortunately, many Jacksonville homes were damaged from the excessive rain, high speed winds and hail. Needless to say, we have been incredibly busy since then helping customers all over the city get their roofs repaired and replaced.

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How to Prepare Your Home for Hurricane Season

Protect_Your_HomeIn Florida, hurricane season is one time of year that you might never be able to fully prepare for. As much as homeowners try to protect their homes, there are some situations where you won’t have control over tropical storm damage. Instead, acting quickly to make repairs and prevent secondary damage from occurring after the storm passes is often the best vice.   There are several beneficial precautionary steps you can take, but once a storm is in full force, there is nothing more you can do other than ride it out and have an emergency preparedness and reaction plan in place for the whole family.Continue reading

Going Solar (Roofing Alternatives in Jacksonville, FL)

Solar Panels, Roofing ServicesAt A.J. Wells Roofing, we can offer you the most eco-friendly and energy efficient options for your roof to keep your cost and bills low.  Using a variety of “cool roof” products and installations, you can help reduce the money spent on air conditioning and possibly qualify for local utility company rebates.

Having a cool roof means that the roof’s surface has both high reflectivity and high emissivity.  High reflectivity requires the surfacing material to reflect solar energy away from the exterior.  To control high emissivity, you must radiate heat energy away from the surface.  Along with other benefits, a reflective roof can reduce the thermal shock that occurs on the roof surface and in return makes the roof last longer.

AJ Wells Roofing Contractors, we have a wide selection of cool roofs and eco-friendly systems that come in a plethora of colors and styles.  These solar safe tiles are designed to perform as a roofing product rather than a traditional solar panel.  The solar tiles are durable and provide reliable power generation, which in turn reduces pollution and green house gas emissions while delivering sustainable energy.

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