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NRCA Roofing Day, Keeping Roofing On Top

Roofing professionals from all over America are gathered in Washington D.C. for NRCA Roofing Day March 6-7, 2018. […]

May 21st, 2018|

Don’t Get Shortchanged by Insurance on Storm Damage

 

After a strong storm or hurricane has left you with roof damage, the following days and weeks are filled with insurance claims and paperwork.

We understand it can be a daunting, time-consuming task to gather work bids on your roof’s storm damage from local roofing contractors and your insurance agency.

Customers may request estimates from multiple roofing contractors so they can understand all possible options for repairing or replacing their roof – but don’t be fooled by the lowest bid on your project. […]

May 17th, 2018|

Don’t Let Your Claim Provider Hassle You After Roof Damage

You knew it was going to happen eventually. A big storm rolled through Naples, FL and now you have roof damage to deal with. Whether you have leaks that are getting worse or visible damage that could lead to leaking, you need your roof damage addressed sooner rather than later. You’d think all you have to do is call your insurance company and file a claim, right? In theory, yes, but plenty of insurance adjusters will drag their feet. Don’t let that happen to you! Use these tips to keep your claim provider on the ball when it comes to your roof damage and repairs. […]

May 7th, 2018|

Kelly Roofing’s Duro-Last Roof Outlasts Hurricane Irma

Just how strong was Hurricane Irma in September of 2017? We all know it was a Category 4 when it landed, and many of us remember it had the second-fastest winds of any Atlantic Ocean storm (as reported by Scientific American). 

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April 12th, 2018|

Tile Roof Maintenance Best Done By Professionals

If your tile roof is installed properly, it can easily withstand our extreme Florida weather and last for at least 50 years. Periodic maintenance is a necessity to keep your roof watertight and looking its best, though. While there are some maintenance tasks you can tackle yourself, it’s wise to leave most to an experienced professional roofer. […]

March 19th, 2018|

What You Need to Know about Wind and Your Tile Roof

Wind mitigation is a term every Florida homeowner should know. It describes the practice of specific building techniques designed to limit roof damage inflicted by high winds. Your insurance company uses this term when accessing your roof’s durability in the face of high winds, tropical storms and hurricanes.
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March 5th, 2018|

Does Your Roofer Have Sufficient Storm Damage Expertise?

Unsurprisingly, many Florida roofers claim to have expertise in fixing hurricane damage. For emergency roofing, Naples residents with long experience battling nature know that very few residential roofers have what it takes to come back from a harrowing storm. The complexity of roof repair after a major hurricane is many times greater than the challenges from, say, a simple leak.

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February 19th, 2018|

How PACE Can Help Finance Your Home Improvement Project

Upkeep on a home is an expensive proposition, and high household energy bills are a major financial burden for homeowners here in Florida. If you’ve wanted to make efficiency-wise home improvements to lower your energy expenses, now there’s an affordable financing alternative that can let you tackle them all at one time: the PACE program.

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January 15th, 2018|

What is Wind Mitigation and Why is it Important?

As a Fort Myers homeowner, you know that our coastal location results in an increased risk of wind damage during hurricane season, and high homeowner’s insurance premiums. Wind mitigation offers a way for you to get some relief from both of these issues.

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January 8th, 2018|

How to Help Expedite the Post Storm Repair Process

With the enormous storms that have battered Florida, we often forget how little things can affect us, too. The little steps you take to help when your local roofer provides emergency roofing repairs can actually speed up the process. For emergency roofing, Naples homeowners can help not only themselves but their many distressed neighbors, too. When your roofer can get through your home’s repairs faster because of steps you take, the roofer can get to the next job — possibly your neighbor’s roof — more quickly. […]

December 18th, 2017|

Best Ways to Deal with Stress After Storm Damage!

 

When a severe storm moves through the Naples area and damages your roof, it’s a traumatic experience. The best way to recover from storm damage is to partner with an experienced, trusted local roofing contractor who can minimize your stress by providing the following skills and services: […]

December 4th, 2017|

How to Best Help Your Roofer After a Storm

Fort Myers’ location on the Gulf Coast leaves it vulnerable during severe storms, so experienced local roofers make sure they’re well prepared with dedicated crews standing by so they can respond promptly when area homeowners need help. To help a roofer provide the crucial assistance you need with a storm-damaged roof, you should take the following steps now, before the next storm occurs: […]

November 30th, 2017|