Monthly Archives - February 2011

How to Check if a Roofer Has a License

How to Check if a Roofer Has a License Looking for the perfect roofing contractor to work on your roof, can be an overwhelming task. It’s definitely not a good idea to call the closest or cheapest one you find. A Florida roofing contractor ought to be experienced and friendly, and they also should be able to show you examples of past roofing jobs they’ve done. Perhaps the most important criteria your roofer must possess though, is a roofing license. A [...]

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The Pros and Cons of 4 Popular Roofing Materials

Here’s a quick run down of the some of the benefits and drawbacks of some of the most popular roofing materials in Florida. Composite Shingles Pros Very cost-effective proportionate to durability. Large number of brands, types and colors to choose from. Very fire-resistant. Some are made from recycled materials. Cons Has a tendency to blow away in high winds. Does not have the elegant look of tile. Clay Tile Pros Very long life expectancy. Rot, burn, and insect resistant. Requires little maintenance. Large number of brands, types and colors [...]

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