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3 Important Factors for Roof Color Choice

Home Tips

Nearing the season of spring cleaning, you might be deciding to do a major overhaul on your home. If it’s time to begin again with your roof, you’ll need to make a lot of decisions. While certainly not the most important consideration for your home’s roof, the color will be the most obvious attribute that […]

Roofing Resolutions for 2020

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New Year’s Eve is upon us once again. As we look ahead into the coming year, we all want to see clearly, especially in 2020. When you’re taking the time to reflect back on the past year and to plan your best resolutions for the coming year, consider these three roofing resolutions for 2020. Resolution: […]

5 Warning Signs of a Leaky Roof

Home Tips

Vigilance is often the key to home longevity. If you pay careful attention to your roof, you can spot issues often before they become too severe. Here are five warning signs of a leaky roof. If you notice any one of these issues, contact us at J. A. Edwards America. Active Drips This one is […]

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Benefits to Installing Solar Roof Panels

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With an average of 233 sunny days each year, the Orlando area is perfect for solar roof panels. All that sun (noticeably higher than the national average of 205 days) could translate into an environmentally friendly and economically beneficial situation if you install solar roof panels. J. A. Edwards America now offers this service. To […]

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3 Reasons Not to Repair Your Roof Yourself

Home Tips

J. A. Edwards America has posted several articles about the importance of house maintenance, especially regular care for your home’s roof (see here, here, and here). Attention to your home’s number one line of defense against the elements will help to insure that your whole house will last a long time. Anything beyond regular maintenance, […]

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The Importance of Effective Roof Ventilation

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The calendar officially rolls over to summer in late June, but temperatures in Orlando are already heating up. That rising heat coupled with the typical humidity of Florida can present major long-term problems for structures without adequate roof ventilation. Read on for more information about the importance of effective roof ventilation. What Is Roof Ventilation? […]

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The Importance of Flashing to Your Home

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Properly installed flashing is crucial to your home’s long life. It’s a component that is hardly noticeable, but plays a vital role in keeping damaging water out of your house.  What Is Flashing? Flashing is a thin strip of waterproof material. This material is placed at parts of a construction that offer a possible entry […]

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Inspecting Your Vinyl Siding

Home Tips

This month we continue our look at some home maintenance issues that are common for houses in the Orlando area. As we’ve shown in our spotlights on roofs and windows, casting an inspector’s eye on a home’s features can help you improve your home’s value if you’re an owner and can alert you to potential […]

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Inspecting Your Home’s Windows

Home Tips

Whether you’re buying a home, selling a home, or planning to remain in your Orlando area home for a long time to come, it pays to think like a home inspector. Buyers who know what to look for as they tour a house on the market can save a lot of headache and avoid some […]