Whether you’re looking for an environmentally friendly option or efficiency for a large or small home, we’ve put together a list of all the pros and cons so you can make the best decision for your home. In Gainesville’s climate, proper roof ventilation is crucial. Read on to learn more about roof ventilation and […]
The Benefits of a Roof Replacement vs. a Roof Repair
Incurring roof damage is frustrating, but determining the best next step after incurring roof damage can be a challenge of its own. As a homeowner, you may feel the tension between wanting to make the best, long-term decision for your family and waterproofing your home quickly — especially in Gainesville, FL. Frequent rainfall can pressure […]
Are Metal Roofs Always Best?
Metal roofs have become increasingly popular in Gainesville and North Central Florida over the last 10-20 years. Many of the reasons cited for the trend include their durability, maintenance, energy efficiency, and value. It’s true that metal roofs last longer in Florida’s harsh climate compared to other roof types like asphalt shingle. However, are metal […]
Planning for a Home Addition: How to Make Sure Your Roof Matches
Planning a home addition is exciting! However, one goal with any home addition is to ensure the new space looks like it’s always been a part of the existing home. Even to the untrained eye, new materials tend to stand out next to old ones. The roof on a new addition is no exception. Read […]
Understanding the Parts of a Roof System
Roof systems are surprisingly more complex than just pieces of wood with some shingles slapped on top. Roofs are composed of a variety of parts – each serving a unique purpose. Furthermore, some of these parts have confusing names that you don’t hear outside of the roofing industry. It’s important to educate ourselves as homeowners […]
Roof and Attic Emergencies: What Are the Signs?
When it comes to our homes, we all know some issues don’t need to be resolved right away. For example, if one of the light bulbs in your chandelier is out, you probably don’t need to drop everything you’re doing to replace it. However, when it comes to areas of your home like your roof […]
Metal Roofing: What You Need to Know
Metal roofing is an increasingly popular roofing material here in Gainesville, FL, and the surrounding area. As a result of its growing popularity over the last decade, there are now more colors and designs available than ever. Read on to learn why metal roofing has become more popular and what advantages it provides over other […]
Why You Should Get Rid of Roof Algae
Gainesville’s warm, humid climate makes many asphalt shingle roofs in our area prone to growing roof algae, a “junk drawer” term for a vast group of diverse photosynthetic organisms. They’re common in nature and we often see them thriving in warm, wet locations. Although they’re perfectly fine in their natural habitat, you don’t want algae […]
Where to Save and Where to Splurge on Your Roof
When it comes to our homes, there are certain parts we want to splurge on, like the foundation, framing, windows, and the roof because cutting corners or costs in these areas can be detrimental to our home’s structural integrity. Although the roof as a whole isn’t an area we want to skimp on, there are […]
Roofing Emergencies: What Are the Signs?
When it comes to our homes, we all know some issues don’t need to be resolved right away. For example, if one of the light bulbs in your chandelier is out, you probably don’t need to drop everything you’re doing to replace it. However, when it comes to areas of your home like your roof, […]