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Everything You Need to Know About Commercial Roofing in Southwest Florida

Here, you’ll find news about Target Roofing & Sheet Metal, as well as information we know will be valuable to our customers and partners.

Target Roofing supports FGCU’s new construction management program

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 in response to an increasing demand for high-salaried construction managers, especially in Southwest Florida, which consistently ranks as one of the hottest building markets in

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

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 signal is sounded. While those systems can be seen by some as an inconvenience and disrupt games, practices and outdoor activities, the No. 1 goal

Flat roofs in Florida require precision, special attention

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 roofing materials. Most commercial buildings, however, have flat roofs. Why is that? It’s because their large square footage and design wouldn’t allow for a slope

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

  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, and others sat in disrepair for months on end. Why weren’t they all fixed? Roofers and insurance companies certainly were overwhelmed, but that’s not the

Now hiring: Target Roofing builds company with teamwork, talent

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 number but large in talent, ambition and dedication to exceeding expectations. Fast forward to today, and our team now surpasses 200 full-time professionals. We employ

Four simple steps to protect your roof during rainy season

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 and electrical hazards. Leaks don’t go away on their own – they only grow larger and more severe. That’s why it’s so important to take

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