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10 Symptoms Your Tile Roof Uses To Scream “I Need Repairs”

With over a century of exemplary field performance in many parts of the world, tiles offer the longest lifespan as compared to other roofing materials such as asphalt shingles. Modern designs provide natural ventilation and water-shedding features, making tiles the preferred roof covering in both warm and cold climates. However, your tile roof needs special care and attention to last its full life of 50 plus years instead of 25 or less. Here are 10 signs your tile roof needs repairs in order to prolong its lifespan. […]

June 8th, 2020|

Top 3 Reasons Your Tile Roof Will Fail Prematurely

Roof replacement is a huge investment which should last you for years. Tile roofs, in particular, are designed to last for as long as 100 years. Unfortunately, poor installation, missing flashing, and lack of maintenance can cause your tile roof to fail prematurely. Typically, there are three reasons your tile roof will fail prematurely. […]

May 25th, 2020|

Behind The Scenes Of Recycling Your Old Roof

The roofing industry accounts for 11 million tons of waste in the US each year. 1.2 million of that waste is in Florida. Our Kelly Roofing team is dedicated to helping reduce the amount of waste generated by our re-roofing jobs. Our dedication to combining old world building principles, cutting-edge technology, and continuing education allows us to provide you with the highest quality, sustainable roofing systems on the market. […]

May 18th, 2020|

How To Get A Leak In Your Tile Roof Flashing Fixed

Water coming through your tile roof can lead to ruined ceilings, damaged insulation, rotten decking, and other water damages. Water damage could require you to replace sheetrock, carpet, and more. Roof tiles can be susceptible to leaks caused by various problems depending on the installation workmanship, the quality of the tile itself, top flashing, maintenance, and age. Typically, the way the leak is repaired will differ depending on the actual cause of the issue. […]

May 4th, 2020|

All The Areas Your Roof Is Missing Flashing

Tile roofs are used in most parts of the world, including the Naples area in Florida. These roofs are known to last between 25 to 50 years depending on how well they are installed and maintained. To achieve 50+ years with a tile roof, you need flashings installed to keep water on top of the tiles, with the underlayment only serving as secondary protection. In this guide, we shall highlight all the areas your roof is missing flashing and give tips on how to double the lifespan of your roof. […]

April 6th, 2020|

How To Tell If Your Roof Inspection Was Excellent

For many homeowners, the roof is often out of sight and out of mind until it begins to leak. If you suspect there is damage to your roof, a thorough roof inspection is the only way to ascertain the extent of the damage and make a decision on the right course of action. But the problem comes when a storm chaser hurriedly inspects your tile roof and fails to identify hidden damages that could compromise the integrity of your roof in the near future.  […]

March 2nd, 2020|

Why You Need To Have Regular Roof Inspections

The roof is one of the most important aspects of a structure. The roof protects you and your family from harsh weather and other external factors. Being the highest part of your South Florida home, the roof suffers the brunt of high winds and storms. The roof needs regular maintenance to extend its lifespan and effectively keep you safe and dry. […]

February 10th, 2020|

Behind The Scenes Of Your Roof Inspection

The roof, like any other aspect of your home, should be inspected and maintained regularly to meet warranty requirements.  Regular roof inspections, which only have to be performed every other year and after a major weather event, shed light on current problems and potential roofing issues you can address before an emergency arises. […]

February 3rd, 2020|

How To Resolve Your Hurricane Irma Insurance Claim Headache

Hurricane Irma caused massive property damage in the Naples area. Then when families were trying to put their pieces back together, insult was added to injury when their insurance company refused their claim. Sometimes, insurance companies claim a roof was damaged through wear and tear instead of the hurricane. Some homeowners have hired the services of roofing experts to carry out professional inspections, allowing them to file a lawsuit against their insurance company. One ended up pocketing over $40,000. […]

January 13th, 2020|

The Headache Of Hurricane Irma’s Backlash

After the storm, professional storm chasers descended upon Florida to take advantage of the damage Irma caused. Transient companies that prey on unsuspecting homeowners and loopholes in insurance standards caused one of the most expensive storm recoveries in American history. Today, many of those insurance loopholes have been corrected, but the damage is done. And the aftermath continues as all our homeowners’ insurance rates are going up to pay for the expenses of new roofs. […]

January 6th, 2020|

Community Outreach: Holiday Cheer For One Family Near

Since Hurricane Irma hit Naples, Florida, we have been working round the clock to assist our community in times of need. We put the highest level of care and compassion in every job we do. However, our commitment to the Naples community doesn’t end with the roofing services we offer. Every holiday season, Kelly Roofing gives away a free roof to a local family in need. This holiday season, Gloria and her family were chosen because of her financial struggles after her husband abandoned her 12 years ago, leaving her with three mouths to feed. […]

December 30th, 2019|

12 Tile Roofing Pros And Cons You Need To Know

If you need to replace your old roof (whether as a result of damage or old age), then you’ll want to do your due diligence comparing roof installation products and techniques. One option many homeowners choose, especially here in Naples, is tile. Tile roofs are very aesthetically pleasing and can complement a variety of home styles. However, before you decide to install a tile roof, it’s in your best interest to compare the pros and cons. […]

December 2nd, 2019|