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hurricane season 2020

Protect Your Roof during Hurricane Season

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With the nation’s attention firmly fixed on COVID-19, many residents of Florida might have forgotten that hurricane season is rapidly approaching. Hurricane Preparedness Week for 2020 will take place May 3rd-9th. Given that many Orlando area folks are maintaining distance and staying at home a lot more, now is the perfect time to take some […]

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Know Your Roof Terminology

Home Tips

We here at J. A. Edwards America know our roofs, literally inside and out. The average homeowner, though, might not be as familiar with all of the terminology associated with roof construction. When your roof is being repaired or replaced, you might hear some of the following terms.  Ridge Board The ridge board runs the […]

animal damage

Animal Damage: Be Aware!

Home Tips

As the world comes alive again in spring, so do all the creepers and crawlers that can wreak havoc on your home’s roof. Beyond the obvious culprits, the destructive termites, insects like bees and small mammals like bats can also cause cause serious harm to your home if left unchecked. Points of Entry J. A. […]

3 Important Factors for Roof Color Choice

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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

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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? […]