1. Your Shingles or Roof Tiles Have Seen Better Days In South Florida, weather takes a beating on the shingles or tiles that cover your roof. Between blistering sun, hurricane force winds, and torrential rain, just surviving summers in South Florida add a lot of wear and tear to your roof. If you’re concerned your roof may need replacing, a major indication is the current state of your shingles or roof tiles. Signs of necessary replacement include: · Missing, bald, torn, [...]
Spring cleaning—you either live for it or live to avoid it. This is the time of year when you clean out your closets and scrub what you’ve neglected all year so you can start fresh during the springtime. One of things that people often forget—or choose to forget—is cleaning their roof. To make it manageable, follow these three tips when it comes to tackling your roof during spring cleaning. 1. Check for discolored streaks. Discolored streaks on a shingle can often [...]
Winter starts Dec. 21, so it’s time to get your parka and gloves ready. Just kidding – we live in Florida, so our winter prep usually consists of wearing closed-toe shoes instead of flip-flops. Even though the change in the season won’t bring any drastic differences to our state’s forecasts, you’ll still need to be mindful of how winter will impact your roof. Let’s explore how you can take care of your roof during a Florida winter. Examine Your Roof Sure, you [...]
Destruction of your roof after a few months of its installation is something that no homeowner wants to face. However, if it does occur, there could be various reasons behind this dilapidation. The major culprit that is often ignored is the insufficient care of the shingles. Here are three effective ways for prolonging the life and value of your roof: Inspect Thoroughly The first step that you should take to ensure a sturdy and durable roof is maintaining an extensive inspection [...]
Year after year, your roof takes a beating from the natural elements. The sun, wind, and rain can be hard on your roof regardless of whether your roof is brand new or older. Fortunately, there are some simple maintenance steps you can take to extend the life of your roof. 1. Clean Your Gutters Clogged gutters can cause ruined paint on your siding and water damage in your basement, but did you know that overflowing gutters can also lead to roof [...]
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.
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.