Preparing Your Roof For The Rainy Season

It’s important to prepare both your roof and your gutters for Florida’s rainy season. During this time, you can expect to receive 26.8 inches of rain, which accounts for about 70% of the year’s rainfall. Preparing for Wind and Floods Florida’s landscape makes flooding a major issue, especially for those living in southern Florida. This …

What You Should Know Before Buying A House This Year

There are many things you probably don’t know about buying a house (e.g. choosing the “perfect” home, qualifying for a great mortgage). You don’t want to walk into this process completely blind. It’s important that you have a little knowledge about the process before getting started. The First Step to Buying a House Many markets …

What You Should Know Before Replacing Your Roof

One could convincingly argue that your roof is the most important part of your home. Unfortunately, nobody enjoys their roof when it’s time for a roof replacement because it could cost $8,000 – $24,000. Before spending this money, there are a few things you’ll want to know so you can rest assured that the work …

Determining Whether You Need a Lightning Rod on Your Home

A lightning rod (a.k.a. finial) is a metal rod that’s attached to your home’s roof to divert lightning into the ground where it’s harmless. While you may wonder if these actually work, you’d be surprised to hear that without them life would be more dangerous for anyone in a tall building during a bad thunderstorm. …