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Why it is Important to Hire a Licensed, Professional Roofer

WHY IS IT IMPORTANT TO HIRE A LICENSED, PROFESSIONAL ROOFER?

You get what you pay for. By hiring an unlicensed contractor, you are giving up many of the benefits that come with choosing a licensed contractor.

Licensed contractors:

  • Know the industry – If a contractor has a license, you automatically know that they know the latest and best practices for roof installation, repair, and maintenance, including all relevant permitting rules. Bottom line: Your chances forgetting the work on your roof done right the first time are much greater!
  • Offer a contract – Licensed roofers always provide written contracts detailing the scope of the project, the materials to be purchased, and the timeline for the installation, making it easy for you to hold the roofer accountable.
  • Carry insurance – Insurance protects you against being liable for costs should a worker damage your property or become injured on the job.
  • Can get better quality materials – Professionals are experienced at buying materials. They know which materials are right for your roof and the best place to go to get the best prices.

Listen to Wayne McDaniel give his personal testimony as to why it is important to hire a professional roofer. Make sure to contact Apachee Roofing for any of your roofing needs, it’s what’s on top that counts!

 

Metal Roof

Reasons to Choose a Metal Roof

REASONS TO CHOOSE A METAL ROOF

Longevity A metal roof can last up to 70 years. Traditional asphalt roofing materials have an estimate life expectancy of 12-20 years.
Durability Some metal roofs can sustain wind gusts up to 140 miles per hour. They will also not corrode or crack, and may be impact resistant. Metal roofs do not need periodic maintenance that other roofing materials often require. However, they should be inspected periodically to make sure no repairs are required.
Safety Metal roofs will not spark and ignite into flames in the event of a wildfire or lightning strike.
Energy Efficiency Metal roofs reflect solar radiant heat, which can reduce cooling costs by 10-25%.
Environmentally friendly Metal roofs have 25-95% recycled content, but are also 100% recyclable at the end of their life as a roof. In contrast, most shingle tear-off waste ends up as part of the building-related waste stream – up to 20 billion pounds a year.
Weight (Comparing an area equal to 100 square feet)

  • Tile: 750 pounds per square
  • Concrete Tile: 900 pounds per square
  • Metal Roofing: 50-150 pounds per square

Listen to Wayne McDaniel give his personal testimony on the benefits of metal roofs. Make sure to contact Apachee Roofing for any of your roofing needs, it’s what’s on top that counts!

Seven Hills Rehabilitation Building

Seven Hills Roof Rehab

WAYNE MCDANIEL SHARES THE JOURNEY OF THE SEVEN HILLS HEALTH AND REHABILITATION FLAT ROOF REPLACEMENT PROJECT.

Apachee Roofing estimated that it would take about three weeks to finish the job from start to finish. The crew started out by removing the two layers of roof that were currently on the building, a modified roof over the original gravel roof.

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They then replaced it with a 1 inch ISO recovery board and TPO 60mil system to finish the roof off. The original tar and gravel roof was like a magnet for the sun and would absorb all of the heat, affecting energy costs. Their new roof, white and rubberized, is considered a cool roof in Florida. Not only is it more energy efficient, but it will also improve the durability and longevity of the roof.

Seven Hills Rehabilitation reroof final touches

Seven Hills Rehabilitation reroof final touches
Seven Hills Rehabilitation reroof final touches
Seven Hills Rehabilitation reroof final touches
TPO reroof final touches

Seven Hills Rehabilitation after photo of the TPO installation reroof

 

Despite all of the rainfall in Tallahassee in December, Wayne and his team at Apachee Roofing were right on schedule with the TPO roofing installation estimate of 17-20 days.

 

Serving homeowners and commercial properties with quality service is something that the workers at Apachee Roofing live by. Residential services, especially repair, is majority of the company’s work. The company has been a family business for decades and prides itself on customer service and accountability.

It’s what’s on top that counts!

Call to schedule an estimate today at (850) 893-3470 or contact us in the form below.

hurricane hermine roof damage in Tallahassee, FL

The Unthinkable Happened to a Local Family Thanks to Hurricane Hermine

It’s not often a Tallahassee resident will have to completely replace their entire roof twice in the same year.

 

Unfortunately for Justin and Courtnie Wheeles, the unthinkable happened this year thanks to Hurricane Hermine.

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Click on the image to learn more about how to properly dry in your roof on YouTube.

In July, a storm brought a small pine tree limb through the Wheeles’ roof on Lupine Lane.  The insurance adjuster came and informed them that they’d need to replace the roof.

Justin has known Wayne for years, and Justin’s dad, an insurance adjuster, can vouch for the quality of Apachee’s work.

Justin asked Wayne to get his guys started on the replacement. Wayne gave the estimate, the insurance company approved it a few days later, and the project started rolling.

 

 

Delia helped Courtnie pick the style and color of the roof through the swatches online, and they ultimately chose the GAF architectural shingle in weathered wood.

 

GAF weathered wood architectural shingle
GAF weathered wood architectural shingle

 The Apachee team started on a Friday and worked diligently through the weekend to keep the project moving efficiently, finishing on Monday.

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Two weeks later, Hurricane Hermine decided to pay a visit while Justin and Courtnie were out of town.

While gone, the Wheeles received a call letting them know the rest of the tree had fallen on the house.

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Justin came back to work with the insurance adjuster for the second time and determine the plan of action. Because the roof is too steep to be tarped, Chad Swearigen, with SRT, has been helping dry out the home and coordinate the rebuild, based on recommendations from a structural engineer.

The Wheeles had planned to sell the home after the initial reroof, but now they’re going to rebuild and stay. Their second reroof will begin in a few months after they resolve the structural issues.  Justin and Courtnie are looking forward to working with Wayne and the Apachee team again!