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roof leak

Notice a leak? Here’s what to do.

Home Tips

Here’s the scenario: you’re watching a movie during a rainstorm and you feel a drop of water. What do you do? No one wants it to be a roof leak, but it happens. Follow these tips if your ceiling starts dripping water on you. Secure Your Stuff A little water can cause a lot of […]

roof failure

Why Do Roofs Fail?

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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 […]

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 […]

Should I Repair or Replace My Roof?

Should I Repair or Replace My Roof?

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It can be hard to know whether you should repair your roof or replace the whole thing. JA Edwards is here to help make sure you choose what is best for your home. Newer roofs that only have minimal issues, such as loose or damaged shingles may be able to be repaired. However if your […]

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 […]

Roofing Resolutions for 2020

Home Tips

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: […]

solar roof panels

Benefits to Installing Solar Roof Panels

Home Tips

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 […]

roof repair

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, […]

roof ventilation

The Importance of Effective Roof Ventilation

Home Tips

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? […]

chimney with flashing

The Importance of Flashing to Your Home

Home Tips

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 […]