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Hurricane predictions a reminder to prepare your roof ahead of the storm

2019-09-06T13:30:03-04:00September 5th, 2019|Target News|

As we approach the second anniversary of Hurricane Irma on Sept. 10, the powerful Category 4 storm remains etched into our memories. But before Irma there was Wilma, and before Wilma there was Charley, and before Charley there was Donna. According to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, 42 hurricanes and tropical storms have come

Why property managers and contractors love working with Target Roofing

2019-08-20T10:23:49-04:00August 20th, 2019|Construction, News, Target News|

If you’re a property manager or contractor, you want to work with a roofer you can trust. You want to be confident that your roofer will get the job done on time and on target. You want a roofer that is experienced, reliable and responsive. Here at Target Roofing, we regularly field calls from property

Own vs. rent: Target Roofing’s investment in equipment

2019-08-20T10:21:17-04:00August 20th, 2019|Construction, News, Target News|

On Time and On Target. It’s not just a catchy slogan. It’s the way we run our business. Our customers frequently ask how we’re able to get jobs done so quickly, oftentimes before the estimated completion date. Our roofing crews and supervisors are top-of-the-line professionals, of course, but that’s not the only reason Target Roofing

Hail yes! Even in Florida, hail can damage your roof

2019-08-20T10:18:59-04:00August 20th, 2019|Construction, News, Target News|

Southwest Florida is known for its year-round sunshine, warm temperatures and calm breezes. Unfortunately, we’re also known for severe thunderstorms. Locals have come to expect torrential rainfall, lightning and frightening claps of thunder, but few realize that hail can – and does – fall in Florida. A storm in March 2019 covered a town in

Business Observer recognizes Target Roofing as Top 500 Company

2019-08-20T10:14:32-04:00August 20th, 2019|Construction, News, Target News|

Business Observer magazine released its annual publication recognizing the “Top 500 Companies on the Gulf Coast,” and once again Target Roofing & Sheet Metal earned a spot on a list that essentially is a who’s who of businesses from Naples through Tampa Bay, including inland communities. Target Roofing was ranked No. 236 for 2019. The

Why Target Roofing doesn’t cross-train its roofers

2019-08-15T11:36:30-04:00August 15th, 2019|Target News|

You wouldn’t ask a pastry chef to cook your filet mignon or have a defense attorney handling your real estate transaction. And you certainly wouldn’t want a math instructor teaching history or a stockbroker filing your income taxes. They might be able to get the job done, and done well, but it’s not their area

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,