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The Importance of Hiring a Professional for Roof Maintenance: Ensuring Safety and Longevity 

Most people understand and accept that cheaper doesn’t always mean better. However, consumers’ buying habits often don’t reflect this commonly held belief. Quite the contrary.  Many times, individuals will gravitate toward the service provider who offers to do the job for the lowest price regardless of perceived qualifications. Unfortunately, cut-rate pricing won’t meet the need [...]


Is Roof Replacement Tax Deductible? A Guide to The Tax Implications of Replacing Your Roof

Roof replacements are an expensive, but often necessary, expenditure for homeowners and businesses. Accessing some tax benefit, such as a deduction, credit, or rebate, for replacing a roof helps ease the financial burden. If you own a residential home or commercial building in Central or Southwest Florida, you need an answer to the question, “Is [...]


Homeowners Insurance: Does it Cover Roof Leaks

As a homeowner, it’s essential to understand the extent of coverage of your homeowners insurance policy. One common concern for homeowners is roof leaks. Does homeowners insurance cover leaky roofs? In this blog post, we will dive into the details of homeowners insurance and whether it covers roof leaks. Alan’s Roofing, a certified roofing contractor [...]


Decoding the Average Roof Replacement Cost: Factors, Estimates, and Tips

Homeowners often are in the dark regarding how much a roof replacement should cost. Along these lines, they may need help understanding what factors influence the overall price of removing and replacing an existing roof with a new one.  This conundrum places homeowners at a significant disadvantage. They may not know whether a given roofing [...]


Why Preventive Maintenance is Required for Roofs

Preventive (or preventative) roof maintenance involves a periodic or routine inspection to understand the roof’s condition. This comprehensive evaluation of a roofing system identifies problem areas and how best to address them. As the most effective tool for maximizing a roof’s service life, preventive maintenance mitigates or eliminates issues that may otherwise expedite the need [...]


Storm-Proofing Your Home: How to Prepare Your House for a Hurricane and Minimize Damage

No homeowner can prevent hurricanes from occurring. However, any homeowner can equip their home for the possibility of a hurricane (or other natural disaster) and mitigate further damage following a catastrophic weather event. Knowing how to prepare your house for a hurricane and what to do in an emergency reveals your readiness and chance of [...]


Where To Look & Why To Look There: Tips for Routine Roof Maintenance Checks

As busy homeowners, we all balk at anything that takes extra time. Most of us know it will require time to mow the lawn, keep up with landscaping & clean the windows. But when it comes to the roof of our home, many of us fall short simply because we’re unsure about what needs to [...]


With So Many Residential Roofing Styles, Which One is Right for Me?

If you’re in the market for a new roof, one of the biggest decisions you’ll make is the style. With so many residential roofing styles available, selecting the right one for your home can be overwhelming. The roof is one of the most important elements of your house – it protects you from the elements, [...]


Flat Roof Layers: What Are They & What Does Each One Do?

Most builders consider the roof the most essential part of any building besides its foundation. While numerous types of roofs exist, they can be broadly divided into two categories – flat roofs and sloped roofs. Generally, residential properties favor sloped roofs, while commercial buildings prefer flat roofs.  […]


The Pros & Cons Of 3 Different Types Of Roof Shingles

Asphalt roof shingles are North America’s most popular roofing material for many reasons. They’re cost-effective, available in various colors, easier to install and repair, and durable even in the most demanding conditions. With proper installation and maintenance, a shingle roof can protect your home from the elements for decades.  But did you know there’s more [...]

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