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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

General

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

General

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

General

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

General

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 […]

roof failure

Why Do Roofs Fail?

General

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 […]

asphalt shingles

A Brief History of the Asphalt Shingle

General

They are over the heads of roughly 80 percent of U.S. homeowners: asphalt shingles. For many people this ubiquitous roof covering goes almost unseen or unthought-about. Here’s a very brief history of the roof choice for most of us, the humble asphalt shingle. Why Are Asphalt Shingles So Popular? They cover the vast majority of […]

Build Your Future with JA Edwards of America

General, Uncategorized

At JA Edwards we strive to create an environment that makes us an extraordinary place for our team to work, so that we can pass on that same experience to our customers. We pride ourselves on recognizing our talented employees through at the year. At JA Edwards we also strive to create a culture that […]

3 Basics of Roof Replacement

General

Making the decision to replace your home’s roof can be a difficult one. The many factors that influence the choice for roof work can quickly confuse even the most savvy homeowner. Once that decision is made, however, the other choices are just beginning. Understanding these 3 Basics of Roof Replacement will help you navigate those […]

sun damage

Sun Damage to Your Roof

General

Florida’s nickname is the Sunshine State, and with good reason. Orlando residents can expect an average of 233 sunny days each year. That means roofs on Orlando homes will be getting some sun 64% of the time. While we often focus on the damage that wind, rain, and hail can do to roofs, over time […]