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Target Roofing supports FGCU’s new construction management program

2019-07-05T15:52:20-04:00July 5th, 2019|Target News|

Target Roofing & Sheet Metal was a proud sponsor of the inaugural FGCU Contractor Cup, a golf tournament created to generate financial support for Florida Gulf Coast University’s new Construction Management program. The bachelor’s degree program “emphasizes public and private, commercial and residential construction with a focus on sustainable construction methods.” FGCU created the program

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

2019-08-30T15:52:57-04:00July 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

The Florida Building Code and its 25% replacement rule

2019-08-30T13:23:45-04:00July 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,

Now hiring: Target Roofing builds company with teamwork, talent

2019-08-21T09:39:47-04:00June 3rd, 2019|Target News|

Target Roofing & Sheet Metal was founded by a fifth-generation roofer who wanted to create a locally owned company dedicated to excellence in customer service, one that invested in roofing technology and equipment, and one that was committed to structure and accountability. In those early days, Target Roofing’s workforce consisted of employees– small in

Four simple steps to protect your roof during rainy season

2019-08-30T15:53:40-04:00June 3rd, 2019|Target News|

A roof won’t leak unless it rains. Makes sense, right? Unfortunately, rainy season is now upon us in Southwest Florida, and judging by the phone calls and emails pouring into Target Roofing & Sheet Metal, Mother Nature has exposed some leaks. Water intrusion can damage insulation and drywall, as well as contribute to mold growth

Gutters critically important for health of a roof

2019-08-30T15:58:11-04:00May 16th, 2019|Target News|

The term “gutter” isn’t associated with many positive thoughts. Bowlers try their best to avoid “gutter balls,” while anything deemed “in the gutter” essentially means it’s in poor condition. It’s no surprise that a building’s gutters don’t generate much interest or reaction, either. Perhaps that’s why they often are neglected by so many property

GAF honors Target Roofing with Triple Excellence Award

2019-06-19T13:42:54-04:00May 16th, 2019|Target News|

Target Roofing & Sheet Metal has been honored by GAF, the leading roofing manufacturer in North America, for being among the top contractors in the roofing industry. Target Roofing was named a Triple Excellence Award winner through GAF’s annual President’s Club Awards program, which recognizes contractors dedicated to premier service, reliability and performance for

Target Roofing, Easter Bunny brighten day for patients at Children’s Hospital

2019-05-16T12:02:13-04:00May 16th, 2019|Target News|

Continuing its commitment to giving back, Target Roofing & Sheet Metal made Easter special for dozens of hospitalized youth at Golisano Children’s Hospital of Southwest Florida. “No child wants to miss their family’s Easter celebration because they’re in the hospital,” said Target Roofing President Casey Crowther, “so we brought Easter to them –