Water puddles are a warning sign on the roof

2020-07-10T09:18:48-04:00July 10th, 2020|News, Target News|

When you’re driving through rain and encounter a puddle, your vehicle can lose traction. Roadways are engineered to use gravity to direct rainwater into trenches, but wear and tear from heavy traffic can disrupt the natural flow.  The same design principles apply to roofs. The steep slope of residential roofs essentially eliminates the possibility of

What is the No. 1 reason roof warranties are invalidated?

2020-06-30T14:42:44-04:00June 30th, 2020|News, Target News|

Every product comes with a warranty, and that includes your roof.  But every warranty also comes with fine print, pages upon pages of disclaimers written by the manufacturer that provide “outs” – reasons why the company does not have to repair or replace a particular item. Manufacturers place the responsibility on you, the product owner, to

Your best insurance policy during the rainy season is a good roof

2020-06-29T12:30:39-04:00June 25th, 2020|News, Target News|

Property owners carry many types of insurance to ensure they are protected: general property insurance, flood insurance, hurricane insurance, liability insurance, workers compensation insurance, commercial auto insurance, business interruption insurance and others.  There is one type of insurance policy, though, that offers the best protection – a good roof.  For a business owner, a good

Sunburned roofs? How Florida’s heat and sunshine take a toll on your roof

2020-06-23T15:20:45-04:00June 23rd, 2020|News, Target News|

Florida’s sun is brutal. If you’re outdoors for extended periods, overexposure can have devastating consequences, ranging from heat exhaustion and dehydration to sunburns and skin cancer.  Doctors recommend wearing a hat and a thick layer of sunscreen, both of which help keep you safe.  But what about your roof? It bears the full force of the sun and heat, day after

Rainy season rule: roofers roll out when storms roll in

2020-05-04T12:57:48-04:00May 4th, 2020|News, Target News|

Rainy season is the time of year that property owners experience the most leaks.  Not surprisingly, it’s also the period when roofing contractors experience the most service calls. That’s why Target Roofing’s repair team answers calls 24 hours a day – we’re here when you need us!  Rainy season also introduces more obstacles for roofing crews. Namely, rain and lightning. According to Vaisala’s Annual Lightning Report, Florida had 13,049,687 cloud-to-ground

How Target Roofing minimizes safety risks while working in America’s fourth most dangerous occupation

2020-05-04T10:18:57-04:00May 4th, 2020|News, Target News|

Certain types of occupations seem inherently dangerous, like being a stuntman, iron worker, race car driver or firefighter.  According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, though, the most dangerous occupations in America are in the industries of logging, fishing and aircraft operations. Coming in as the fourth most dangerous occupation, with 51.5 fatal injuries per 100,000

Target Roofing goes ‘touch free’ for the safety of customers, employees 

2020-04-13T16:33:37-04:00April 10th, 2020|News, Target News|

Target Roofing & Sheet Metal takes great pride in offering exceptional service and face-to-face interactions with our customers and business partners. They are what make our jobs so enjoyable!  However, public health experts and government officials have advised social distancing as a means of controlling the coronavirus (COVID-19). Our team has responded by creating “touch free” alternatives that minimize, or even

Inc. magazine ranks Target Roofing as 25th fastest-growing company in Florida

2020-03-20T17:17:38-04:00March 20th, 2020|News, Target News|

Target Roofing & Sheet Metal is the 25th fastest-growing private company in Florida, according to Inc. magazine. Through its 2020 Inc. 5000 rankings, Inc. magazine, collected and verified financial data from U.S.-based, privately held, for profit, independent companies. “This is the first-ever Inc. 5000 Series list for Florida, and we’re ecstatic about ranking so high,”

Community impact, charitable work are measures of success

2020-01-16T13:55:38-05:00December 27th, 2019|News, Target News|

  By all measures, 2019 was a successful year for Target Roofing & Sheet Metal. The company grew beyond 200 full-time employees and earned a spot on Business Observer’s list of the Top 500 companies on the Gulf Coast of Florida, and was No. 17 on the publication’s fastest-growing list. Gulfshore Business honored President Casey

Free download: Target Roofing’s hurricane checklist for Florida roofs

2019-09-19T12:55:31-04:00September 11th, 2019|News, Target News|

Target Roofing has repaired and replaced hundreds of roofs following hurricanes, tropical storms and severe weather in Florida. Our team has seen firsthand the damage that Mother Nature can cause. Although we can’t stop hurricanes from hitting the Sunshine State, there are steps that property managers, property owners and associations can take to be better