Safety first: How we roof during Florida’s rainy season

2019-07-05T15:44:37-04:00July 5th, 2019|Construction, News, Target News|

Schools and parks across Southwest Florida are equipped with lightning detection systems that warn athletes, students, coaches, teachers, parents and fans that foul weather is approaching. Lee County’s Earth Networks lightning alert system, for example, activates whenever lightning is detected within a 10-mile radius. County regulations require that everyone take immediate shelter until an all-clear

Flat roofs in Florida require precision, special attention

2019-07-05T15:41:54-04:00July 5th, 2019|Construction, News, Target News|

Nearly all residential homes being built today have pitched, or sloped, roofs. This allows rainwater to run downhill, into gutters, through downspouts and away from a home’s foundation. Quickly channeling water off a rooftop eliminates the potential for pooled water, which can lead to problems like mold and algae growth, wood rot and deterioration of

Explainer: The Florida Building Code and its 25% replacement rule

2019-07-05T15:37:37-04:00July 5th, 2019|Construction, Insurance, News, Target News|

  Hurricane Irma caused an estimated $50 billion in damage, according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. It was the fifth-costliest U.S. hurricane on record, and a sizable chunk of that estimate is attributed to roof damage. As Southwest Florida residents can attest, some homes and businesses had their roofs quickly replaced or repaired,

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