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Creating Curb Appeal in a Seller’s Market

Home Tips

It’s a seller’s market.  Based on the basic laws of supply and demand, there just aren’t enough homes for sale right now. This means it’s a great time to sell, because there is huge competition over properties. Asking prices are being met, or exceeded, and buyers are not pushing back with a million demands. However, […]

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Deck the Roof: Tips for Safe Roof Decorating

Home Tips

After you’ve decked the halls with boughs of holly, it’s time to string up the lights for some roof decorating. Part of the magic of the holiday season in the Orlando area is the bright and colorful twinkle of a house trimmed with lights. Follow these tips to create a magical, safe, and secure holiday […]

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What NOT to Do to Your Roof: Avoid These Actions

Home Tips

Here at J. A. Edwards America we explain a lot about how to treat your roof (see here, here, and here). While we mostly focus on the positives of Orlando area roof maintenance, this time we’d like to tell you what not to do on your roof. Avoid these three behaviors and your roof will […]

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Roof Issues Common in Orlando, Florida

Home Tips

Your home’s roof takes the brunt of a lot of the forces that are bent on damaging the structure. This constant assault from the forces of nature can take their toll. Take a look at some of the most common roof issues experienced by residents of the Orlando area. Natural Wear and Tear Over Time […]

September House Maintenance

September House Maintenance

Home Tips

As summer begins to slow down a bit for the Orlando area, it’s time to start thinking about early autumn house maintenance. September is a good month to pay attention to several spots around the exterior of your home, particularly the roof, walls, and windows. Follow these tips for September House Maintenance to protect your […]

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Straight-Line Winds Mean Roof Damage

Home Tips, Orlando Area

It’s Not Always About the Hurricanes Residents of the Orlando area typically keep a close eye on the weather during hurricane season. Any signs of activity out in the Atlantic Ocean could mean tropical trouble heading that way. But hurricanes aren’t the only warm weather phenomenon that the people of Orlando should worry about. A […]

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Fireworks Safety in Orlando

Orlando Area

The First Independence Day In the hot summer of 1776, a group of courageous men signed a document that would begin the life of the United States of America. Having approved the Declaration of Independence on July 4th, 1776, citizens of the new nation would celebrate that independence one year later in 1777 with music, […]

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Get Ready for the 2018 Atlantic Hurricane Season

Orlando Area

The 2018 Atlantic Hurricane Season is nearly upon us, and homeowners in the Orlando area look anxiously to storm forecasts. Any named storm can do serious damage to a home, especially to the roof, so paying attention to the predictions can be a first line of defense in protecting your home. Check out this information […]

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Five Botanical Gardens in the Orlando Area

Orlando Area

Early forecasts for the month show a particularly pleasant May for the Orlando area, free from much of the potentially roof-damaging weather that will come during hurricane season. With spring winds calming down, homeowners can turn their attention away from roof maintenance and can get out of the house to enjoy the weather and to […]

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Weather Related Roof Damage

Home Tips

The old saying goes that April showers bring May flowers, so you might expect that month to be particularly wet. In the Orlando area, however, April sees relatively little rain compared to June, which averages around 8 inches each year. Each month brings its own weather-related issues and potential problems for your home’s first line […]