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When is it time to replace your roof?

When is it Time to Replace My Roof?

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, [...]

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5 Reasons to Consider Roof Replacement

There’s something special about the roof over your head, so why not treat it to a facelift? This winter, move forward with roof replacement as your next home remodeling project. Here are five things to keep in mind: 1. Get More Bang for Your Buck: Ah, tax season. With the scramble to collect documents and filing of forms, comes the moment we’ve all been waiting for: an income tax refund. As tempting as it is to cash out on something luxurious, [...]

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Florida home's new roof and driveway.

How To Take Care Of Your Roof During A Florida Winter

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 [...]

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What To Do After A Hurricane

Hurricane Irma is expected to cost Floridian homeowners more than $19 billion by the time all repairs are complete, and that’s not counting damage in other states or the Caribbean. Even though the storm didn’t bring the brutal winds and rain meteorologists were fearing, the damage was still remarkable. Unfortunately, hurricane season isn’t until Nov. 30, so our area may see more storms before the end of the year. There’s a lot of advice about what to do before [...]

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5 Questions to Ask When Getting a Roofing Estimate

Repairing or replacing your roof is a major investment, so it’s best to make sure you have as much information as possible before hiring someone to do the job. The perfect time to gather this information is during the roofing estimate. Here are the top five questions to ask during a roofing estimate to make sure you choose the right roofing contractor. 1. Are you licensed and insured? It is important that the company you hire is licensed and insured. If [...]

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Roof damage from overgrowth in need of roof repair from Hercules Roofing experts.

3 Roof Maintenance Tips for the Summer | Hercules Roofing

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 [...]

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Repairing commercial roofing by roofers at Hercules Roofing.

Should you repair or replace your roof?

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 [...]

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Ranging roof types and colors.

How to Choose the Right Tile Color for Your Roof

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 [...]

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Shingle tile roof in need of roof inspection and roof repair.

Tile vs. Shingle Roofs: What’s the Difference?

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 [...]

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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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