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Roof leaks can cause major damage if not detected early and addressed promptly. The problem is that water travels away from a leak, making it difficult to pinpoint the exact cause and location. In this post, Universal Roof and Contracting shares a look at some of the most common causes of leaks and how you can prevent them.

There’s a multitude of complications that can arise during the course of your roofing system’s life span. Once such problem is roof blisters. A roof blister is a raised area where the roof loses adhesion. This area can fill up with air or water to form a blister – which looks like a bubble on your roof. If left untreated, a blister can grow exponentially and let moisture into your home. Then, the problem gets worse, needing more serious repairs and possibly even a full-on replacement.

Universal Roof and Contracting has long helped Florida homeowners with their roofing needs. Consistently, we strive to provide superior personal service, professional workmanship and quality materials. As such, we have worked with all manner of roofing types and have consequently learned which types work best for Florida weather.

For many years, metal roofs have been linked with industrial buildings and barns. They were a less popular choice for residential roofing. Today, however, metal roofs are starting to gain popularity in the residential sector. Nonetheless, there are still a lot of misconceptions about them. Universal Roof and Contracting discusses and debunks some of the most common myths.

Planning a roof replacement ahead of time can save you money and effort, but preventing the need for it saves you even more. This can be made possible thanks to several factors that affect a roof’s longevity, which includes improving roof ventilation. Here’s how it can help.

Attic insulation is an important part of today’s roofing as it helps reduce the heat absorbed by your roof. The right kind of insulation makes the roof less susceptible to the bad effects of trapped heat. It also helps reduce indoor cooling requirements, which leads to energy savings. As one of the leading licensed roofers in Central Florida, Universal Roof and Contracting shares with you the different types of attic insulation material.