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By: ALL PHASE ROOFING AND CONSTRUCTION | Created 09/26/2019

A new roof is designed to last for decades — but that doesn’t mean you should completely ignore it. According to Angie Hicks, founder of Angie’s List, the roof should be regularly inspected to avoid costly damage.

“Inspecting your roof regularly will help you determine if there are leaks from your roof,” she told the station wbay.com. “You want to be sure to check a leak and fix it as quickly as possible, because if you don’t, it can lead to structural damage in your home, and also mold.”

What are the four signs to look out for? Hicks suggests the following:

  • Curling shingles
  • Broken shingles
  • Missing Flashing (aluminum or galvanized steel)
  • Areas where water may be pooling

Experts recommend having an inspection of your roof at least every five years. You should also always enlist the services of a licensed professional.

By: SKY DREAM | Created 06/12/2019
It's always difficult to reflect back and regret not being proactive.  Protect your investment! Being prepared to provide your insurance company with pictures of your intact roof protects you from any type of denied coverage.  South Florida is known for unpredictable weather and Insurance companies. 
By: DEPARTMENT OF GREEN ENERGY | Created 02/13/2019

Through various innovative technologies and upgrades to your home, we can reduce the amount of energy your home consumes.  The lower your energy consumption, the less solar panels your house requires.

By: FRANK SEEBER ROOFING | Created 10/31/2018

Taking care of your roof is one of the most important tasks.  It can be easy to forget about your roof because it is a sort of out of sight.  

 

Some of the most common roofing problems include:

Lack of Maintenance - You should schedule an annual inspection of your roofing. Over time there are many things that go wrong with your roof and you need to be on top of taking care of it on a regular basis. Mildew, sagging or large holes are usually clear indicators of a roof that has been neglected.

Improper Repairs - This is one of the worst offenses because it means the homeowner actually hired someone to get the job done. Unfortunately, there is not much you can do to prevent it except make sure whoever you hire is reputable.

Storm Related Damage - Any season can cause storm related damage. Hail, rain, heavy winds, lightning or even broken branches can all cause major roofing damage. Make sure following any weather related events you have your roof inspected for possible damages.

Roof Leaks - No matter what type of roof you have, if a leak develops you have a problem. Your roofing is meant to act like a lid on a container. The purpose of this lid is to keep everything inside dry. Once a leak compromises that all you can hope to do is fix it in time to minimize the damage.

Moisture - Moisture will lead to mold and mildew and all of this will begin to cause rot. The worst part is that it can develop into a deeper problem if it begins to also get into the walls and pose a threat to the structure of the house.

One of the best ways to prevent problems with your roof is to only work with reputable companies. If at all possible also ask for references so you can speak to someone who used this company before.

 

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