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 …

Beat The Heat With Summer Roofing Safety Tips

Summer temperatures have been above average over the past several years. Anyone who works outdoors (e.g. laborers for a roofing company) must take additional steps to keep themselves cool and hydrated. According to the U.S. Department of Labor, many people don’t realize how important this is until they find themselves suffering from a heat-related illness. …

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. …

Tips for Stringing up Your Christmas Lights Without Damaging Your Roof

For those who’ve seen National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation, it’s nearly impossible to think about hanging Christmas lights on your roof without thinking about their comedic falls. While this is funny to watch, it isn’t funny when it happens to you. Fortunately, there are a few things you can do so you don’t personally recreate this …