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roof insulation

Know Your Roof Insulation Options

Home Tips

A home’s roof is more than just the shingles visible on the outer layer. Each layer does its part to protect a structure from the weather and to keep the outside to and the inside in. When considering all that a roof does, homeowners should also bear in mind the contributions to a home’s energy […]

Get Ahead of Hurricane Season 2021

Home Tips, Orlando Area

Experts are predicting another very active hurricane season for 2021. The team of researchers at Colorado State University predicts 17 named storms. Of those 17, 8 will become hurricanes, 4 building up to major hurricane status. With a nearly 70 percent chance that one of these hurricanes will make landfall along the United States’ coastline, […]

spring cleaning

Spring Has Sprung: Time to Clean the Exterior of Your Home

Home Tips, Solar

Spring has sprung, so now is the time for some exterior spring cleaning. Many of us have spent the past year getting rid of attic and closet clutter, so our interiors might be relatively clean. Your home’s exterior, though, will need a good once-over every single year, if not more often than that. Follow these […]

home buying

Thinking of Selling? Check Your Roof.

Home Tips

If the new year has put you in mind to sell your home in 2021, you might want to consider these important factors in home buying. Most house sellers in Florida tend to put their homes on the market in late spring, looking for an early summer sale. Given that timing, anyone interested in home […]

fire

Can You Fire-proof a Roof?

Home Tips

We’ve written many times here at J. A. Edwards of America about the important protections provided by roofs. Most of that information has been about water and wind. Your home’s roof, though, also offers protection from the other end of the damage spectrum: fire. A healthy, intact roof can help prevent and minimize fire damage […]

Outdoor Decorating Safety Tips

Home Tips

’Tis the season for holiday decorations! All around the Orlando area, homeowners are collecting the lights, inflatables, garlands, and trees from their attics. As you begin to string up the lights along your roof, be sure to follow these ten outdoor decorating safety tips. Double Check Lights and Cords Before you go through the trouble […]

autumn roof maintenance

Autumn Maintenance Review

Home Tips

Summer is winding down in the Orlando area, so it’s time to think once again about autumn roof maintenance. Homeowners who keep a regular check on the condition of their home’s roof will enjoy the benefit of a long-lasting structure. Since being aware of any potential problems early on will help to prevent much more […]

attic storage

4 Tips for Effective Attic Storage

Home Tips

During the quarantine, many folks have been taking the opportunity to clean up and clean out a lot of junk that they’ve accumulated over the years. Even with all that stuff gone, most people are still left with more than they have the space for. Smart use of attic storage can help. Follow these four […]

roof replacement

Roof Replacement: The Right Time

Home Tips, Orlando Area

Home owners must consider many factors when deciding on roof replacement. The first considerations most people take into account are pricing and products. Then they might look into warranties, life span, or even aesthetics. Many homeowners, however, might not put enough thought into another important factor: the right time. When is the right time to […]

diy roofing

2 DIY Roofing Problems to Avoid

Home Tips

It pays to keep a level head when making decisions about your home’s roof. Often, what seems like a solid DIY roofing project can actually end up being a bigger hassle and costing you more in the long run. As you contemplate the best options for your roof, consider these two DIY roofing problems to […]