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Asphalt Shingles vs Metal Roofing: Which Is the Right Choice for Your Home?

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The choice between asphalt shingles and a metal roof depends on various factors, including your budget, climate, aesthetics, and long-term goals. Here’s a comparison of both options to help Orlando-area homeowners make an informed decision: Cost Asphalt Shingles: Generally, asphalt shingles are more budget-friendly upfront. They are one of the most affordable roofing materials. Metal […]

9 Signs of Roof Damage

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The most common signs of roof damage can vary depending on the type of roofing material and the specific issues present. However, here are some general signs that may indicate roof damage: Leaks Water stains or dripping water inside the house are clear and obvious indications of a roof leak. Look for discolored patches on […]

6 Sources of Roof Damage Not Caused by Weather

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A lot of attention gets paid to the many ways that weather can damage a home’s roof. We’re all very aware of wind and hail, but perhaps not as familiar with other types of roof damage. Take a look at these 6 sources of roof damage not caused by the weather. Time Over time, any […]

6 Causes of Roof Leaks (+1)

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Picture the scene: you’re relaxing on the couch, binge watching a new show. Outside the rain comes down in sheets. As you click through to the next episode, you feel something plop on the top of your head. You feel water. Where did that come from? You look to the ceiling and see the tell-tale […]

Fascia Board Rot: Causes and Effects

General, Gutters, roofing terms

Much of the attention given to roof damage focuses on the shingles. Other roofing components are also susceptible to serious problems that can shorter the life of the roof and cause damage to the rest of the structure. The fascia board is one of these components. What is a fascia board? The fascia board appears […]

Leave Repairs to the Roofing Pros

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Sometimes a weather front will move through the Orlando area and will bring with it some strong storms. Tropical storms and hurricanes obviously pose a threat to your home’s roof, and the damage can be severe and extensive. Other storms, though, beat up your roof with far less intensity…and far less damage. But the damage […]

Dealing with Hail Damage

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Of all the sources of roof problems, hail is one of the most common and unpreventable. Here are some questions that you might have about hail and hail damage. What Causes Hail? Hailstones form in energetic storms with strong updrafts of warm air. The stone begins as an ice particle in the cloud. As it […]

Your Roof Has Style

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Did you know that there are different styles of roofs? Do you know what style your home has? Most people don’t spend time thinking about the type of roof they have until it needs to be repaired or replaced. Often the style of roof your home has depends on more than just the aesthetics, but […]

Customer Service is Our Priority

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At JA Edwards we ensure that everything is professional. From our sales teams all the way down to each and every crew member on the jobs site. All of our workers who have access to your roof will follow preventative practices to ensure your roof is in top condition for years to come! “I would […]

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Why Do Roofs Fail?

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Weather Damage High winds. Hard rain. Hail. The average homeowner can’t do much about these weather events. If a hurricane blows through Orlando, roofs will sustain damage, some enough to fail outright. In short, weather happens. If your home is damaged during a storm, contact J. A. Edwards of America; we specialize in repairing storm-damaged […]