The Roofer’s Blog

Hercules roofing covers all types of roofs in Florida.

8 Roof Shapes Explained

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 [...]

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Tile roof maintenance from Hercules Roofing for dirty roofs

3 Roof Maintenance Tips Everyone Should Know

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 [...]

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Roofs made to endure hurricane force winds and tropical storms in Florida.

3 Tips to Prevent Roof Damage for Hurricane Season

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.

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Roof maintenance tools on residential roof in Florida.

5 Benefits of Roof Maintenance

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.

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Roof damage from South Florida Hurricane Season.

South Florida Roof Leak Repair: What to Do if Your Roof is Damaged During a Hurricane or Summer Storm

Roofing damage can be hard to detect since it’s not always immediately visible. It can often be impossible to detect leaks unless you are a trained roofing professional who knows what to look for. The chance of your roof suffering damage increases, of course, after a hurricane or summer storm. For this reason, it is important to make sure that you take steps to address potential roof damage after severe weather events. Here is what you should do if [...]

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South Florida Roof Maintenance: Get Your Roof Inspected By Hercules Roofing

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. If you suspect that your roof needs replacement for any reason, the first thing you should do is call a professional roof contractor to thoroughly inspect your roof. Whether you find yourself spending too much on maintenance, or if you are [...]

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South Florida Roofing: How Hurricane Force Wind Can Damage Florida Roofing

In Florida, hurricanes are a part of life. Although sometimes there’s enough advance warning to prepare for the onset of heavy winds and torrential rains, each hurricane brings with it the possibility of severe property damage. Here is a look at how hurricane force wind can damage your home’s roofing. Leaks As every Florida resident knows, hurricane rainfall can cause much more damage than the average shower. Hurricane rain is driven by heavy winds and can strike at high velocities. It [...]

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