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3 Basics of Roof Replacement

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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 […]

New Year, New Roof?

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Is 2021 the year you get a new roof? If you have a tile roof that is ten year or older, it might be time to have it inspected for storm damage. Tile roofing is a beautiful and great option for protecting your home, but any roof system has the potential to be impacted by […]

3 Things Every Homeowner Should Do For Their Roof

3 Things Every Homeowner Should Do For Their Roof

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There is are many things that homeowners must do to keep their house in good condition. One of the most important is taking care of the roof. We’ve put together three quick ways you can make sure your home’s roof remains in good condition. Clean Your GuttersThe gutters on your home are designed to collect […]

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2 DIY Roofing Problems to Avoid

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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 […]

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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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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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Sun Damage to Your Roof

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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 […]

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3 Reasons Not to Repair Your Roof Yourself

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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 […]