Summertime is here, at last, bring blue skies and snow birds to South Florida. But with that comes hurricane season, the great destroyer of Florida roofs. Most people think of fall as the time to get up there and take care of the roof, but maintenance is a year-round activity. Now is as good a time to start as any. To get you started, here are three things you can do to help maintain your roof this summer. 1. Clean the [...]
Your roof plays a significant role in protecting your home from harsh weather, sun exposure, falling debris, etc. As a Florida resident, there’s a high chance your roof has experienced some wear and tear over the years. If your roof has seen better days, you might be asking yourself this question, “Should I repair or replace my roof?” Here’s what you need to consider before you answer. Time of Year You might change your decision to repair or replace depending on the [...]
How to Choose the Right Tile Color for Your Roof Need a roof replacement? When investing in a new roof, you’ll need to consider what tile color and style best complements your home. A new roof is a 15 to 20-year long investment, and the wrong choice could potentially change the look of your home for years. If you’re not sure where to start, we can help. This month, Hercules Roofing brings you a few great tips to help make you [...]
Thinking about investing in a new roof for your home? Before you make a hasty, last-minute decision, consider your options. Ask yourself: do I want a tile or shingle roof? This month, we looked at the two most common types of South Florida roofs to help you make the right choice for your home. Read on to find out! Cost Tile roofs tend to cost more than shingle roofs due to its quality material and sealing process. However, keep in mind that [...]
A roof is a roof is a roof, right? Not quite. There’s a lot that goes into the shape and structure of a roof. Read on to find out more. 1. Flat Roof: This is the simplest type of roof, and the most obvious. It’s easy to construct and turns the top of your house into a flat slab. The downside is because of its shape, debris like snow or leaves or water will inevitably settle on it, putting unnecessary strain [...]
While maintaining them alone can be a challenge, roofs need as much care as any other part of our home. Moisture and plant growth can slowly, but irrevocably, weaken your roof until it eventually fails under the pressure of the next storm or hurricane. The best way to prevent disaster and costly roof repairs? Pamper your roof a little, and it’ll last twice as long as it would otherwise. Even roofs need love. Here are three dangers to your roof [...]
It’s that time of year again where we are met with random torrential downpours and aggressive winds causing potential damage to our properties. South Florida, hurricane season is unfortunately upon us. So, what do we do to decrease any damages caused? Here at Hercules Roofing, we’ve put together 3 tips to help prevent any harm.
Hurricane and tropical storms bring major wind forces, that can threaten you and your family and cause serious damage to your house or condo. However, Hercules Roofing – the leading Boca Raton Roofer – has some planning tips to keep you and your loved ones safe during a hurricane. Get Prepared.
If you are a South Florida resident, you are probably no stranger to extreme weather conditions. Over time, hurricanes, tropical storms and prolonged heat waves can result in cracked tiles, roof leaks and even internal damage to your property. If you are experiencing problems with your roof, the first step is to contact an experienced roofing contractor.
Without a well-maintained roof, your home is vulnerable to a variety of issues, including structural damage, roof collapse, and leaks. While some problems can be repaired, it may at times make more sense to simply replace your roof altogether.