If your home was damaged during a recent hurricane, you may be facing a flooded main floor, ruined furnishings and belongings, and a messy cleanup. It’s easy to get overwhelmed by all you have to contend with, so skilled and experienced assistance is invaluable to help you navigate your home’s recovery in a targeted manner. One building component that needs immediate attention is a damaged roof because a functional, watertight roof is essential to protect your home from further harm. […]
Big or small, all roofs can be affected by damage when a large storm rolls through. If this is your first hurricane or your 10th, it’s always good to have a refresher on what type of damage you should report on your insurance claim. In this article, we’ll be covering some tips to getting your roof back to long-lasting, working order. […]
Shelter from the elements is a basic need that all Americans share, and it’s the fundamental reason why we construct homes and other buildings. If you think about it, it would be impossible for the occupants of these buildings to stay dry and secure without a well-crafted roof to protect the structure from the blistering sun, lashing rain, high winds, damaging hail and every other kind of inclement weather Mother Nature sends our way. […]
Living in this glorious place we call our Florida home has it’s ups and downs. Being prepared for the natural elements of our habitat can be a larger challenge when we face the hurricanes. Here are some insights we suggest to help you prepare before, during, and after the hurricane. […]
Your tile roof is a beautiful and functional investment in your home, so you want to make sure that you get the most from it. Keep these strategies in mind to make your tile roof last as long as possible, in the best condition possible.
It may seem unusual that Kelly Roofing’s competitors would recommend us. But this is true and there are compelling reasons why. Kelly Roofing has roofing expertise that goes above and beyond many of our competitors.
Smart homeowners plan ahead, but sometimes we all need a little help in knowing which questions to ask, and what to be looking for. Here are the questions you should be asking yourself if you are trying to decide whether to replace your tile roof.
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Tile roofing is the most popular roof system in the world. In every other location, except for Florida, there are requirements to install flashings for tile roofs. In Florida, a strong builder lobby has convinced the Florida Building Code Commission that flashings are not necessary and that having an underlayment will keep water out. These lobbying efforts have resulted in cheaper roofs, but these tile roofs need to be replaced more frequently as well.
When it comes to having the roof replaced on your home, workmanship quality plays a key role in your new roof’s performance and longevity. This makes it essential to hire a roofer who does high-quality work, but how do you make the best choice when you’re comparing roofing companies in the Naples area? The easy way to gain peace of mind that you’re getting a top-quality roof is choosing Owens Corning shingles and having them installed by a Platinum Preferred contractor.
Selling your home is full of big decisions:
o What should I price the home at?
o What should I do to prepare for the sale?
o What am I liable for after the sale?
o How much should I invest before selling?
o Which realtor should I use?
In Southwest Florida towns, such as Marco Island, Naples, Bonita Springs, Estero, Fort Myers and Cape Coral, there are thousands of homes for sale.
One of the items every buyer looks at is the roof. Making sure your roof is ready for sale will ensure you get the most money for your home and provide value to the new owner.
As the most highly rated roofing contractor in Southwest Florida, Kelly Roofing has assisted thousands of customers in selling their home by putting the roof in a condition of sale. Here are the steps you should take when selling your home:
If you have dark streaks developing on your roof, you might think it’s due to moss, fungus, tree droppings or just accumulated dirt. Here in our area of Florida, this black/brown discoloration is often caused by algae, and it can affect almost any type of roofing material including asphalt shingles, tile, slate, shakes, composite roofing and even metal. […]
From the 1950s–1990s, mortar was typically used to set roof tiles on Naples-area homes, but the wind damage caused by the devastating hurricanes of 1992 and 2004 showed the vulnerability of this installation method. Since then, new installation techniques have been introduced that help reduce uplift and improve wind mitigation, in particular foam adhesives and screws. […]