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

2020-06-23T15:20:45-04:00

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

Sunburned roofs? How Florida’s heat and sunshine take a toll on your roof2020-06-23T15:20:45-04:00

How to identify, and avoid, a ‘storm chaser’ 

2020-06-05T18:18:41-04:00

Florida roofs take a beating during hurricanes, tropical storms and severe weather.  If your roof is damaged by high winds, heavy rain or lightning, you’re likely not alone.  Locally, the region’s established roofing companies will assemble strike teams capable of making immediate repairs and scheduling out projects for the weeks and months ahead. Unfortunately, these respected and licensed companies won’t be alone.  Out-of-area, and even out-of-state, roofing contractors often descend upon neighborhoods

How to identify, and avoid, a ‘storm chaser’ 2020-06-05T18:18:41-04:00

Seven ways to tell if a roofing contractor is legit 

2020-06-05T18:15:41-04:00

Southwest Florida is a growth market that’s saturated with contractors – roofers, builders, plumbers, electricians, HVAC techs and more.  Visit Yellow Pages for a roofing contractor in Naples, for example, and 205 companies are listed. Search in Fort Myers, and a whopping 334 companies will show up. Google, Bing and Yahoo will produce similar results.  Search engines may take you to splashy, well-designed websites aimed at generating leads, but bad companies can have great

Seven ways to tell if a roofing contractor is legit 2020-06-05T18:15:41-04:00

Statute of limitations for Hurricane Irma insurance claims expires in September

2020-05-29T18:25:08-04:00

Florida law gives commercial and residential property owners up to three years to file insurance claims for hurricane damage. Why so much time? Some damage isn’t immediately discovered after a hurricane or tropical storm. In fact, our team of Haag-certified inspectors at Target Roofing & Sheet Metal are still finding evidence of unreported damage from

Statute of limitations for Hurricane Irma insurance claims expires in September2020-05-29T18:25:08-04:00

Rainy season rule: roofers roll out when storms roll in

2020-05-04T12:57:48-04:00

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

Rainy season rule: roofers roll out when storms roll in2020-05-04T12:57:48-04:00

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

2020-05-04T10:18:57-04:00

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

How Target Roofing minimizes safety risks while working in America’s fourth most dangerous occupation2020-05-04T10:18:57-04:00

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

2020-04-13T16:33:37-04:00

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

Target Roofing goes ‘touch free’ for the safety of customers, employees 2020-04-13T16:33:37-04:00

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

2020-03-20T17:17:38-04:00

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,”

Inc. magazine ranks Target Roofing as 25th fastest-growing company in Florida2020-03-20T17:17:38-04:00

What is TPO roofing, and why is it so popular

2020-02-21T09:55:29-05:00

TPO has emerged as the go-to roofing material for commercial roofers in Florida, including Target Roofing & Sheet Metal. But what is TPO? It’s an acronym for thermoplastic polyolefin, a rubber-like single-ply membrane that is rolled onto a roof and adhered or mechanically attached to a structure. GAF’s TPO roofing systems are among the industry’s

What is TPO roofing, and why is it so popular2020-02-21T09:55:29-05:00

Ever wonder why flat roofs are white and others are not?

2020-01-09T11:17:01-05:00

When your airplane is making its final descent into Southwest Florida International Airport, peek out the window and pay close attention to the rooftops. You’ll notice residential structures like single-family homes, duplexes and apartment buildings have roofs in a variety of colors, oftentimes hues of orange, red, brown, beige and gray. Meanwhile, newer commercial buildings

Ever wonder why flat roofs are white and others are not?2020-01-09T11:17:01-05:00
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