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Prep for Storm Damage to Your Roof

Posted by Arthur Wells

Sep 22, 2016 12:02:46 PM


Wind damage can seriously damage a roofJacksonville is no stranger to severe tropical storms. Tropical storms can bring various weather patterns that will damage your roof if you are not properly prepared.


Some of the damaging effects of tropical storms include:

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Topics: fl, Roof, Tropical Storm Damage, hail, water damage, storm damage, wind damage

AJ Wells Roofing and Construction 24/7 Emergency Tarping Services

Posted by Arthur Wells

Aug 29, 2016 2:06:05 PM

Tropical season can bring heavy storms to Northeast FloridaWhile we do thoroughly enjoy our year-round sunny weather in Northeast Florida, we all know the drill about tropical storm season. Florida storms can be devastating, particularly to roofs, at which time it is imperative that you call a reputable contractor like A.J. Wells Roofing & Construction to secure and inspect your roof.

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Topics: Roof Damage, Roofing, Tropical Storm Damage, tropical season, Tarping, wind damage

Reasons for Roof Replacement

Posted by Arthur Wells

Aug 18, 2016 3:46:08 PM

Falling trees and their branches are grounds to schedule a roof inspection.Understanding when to opt for a new roof is important. Although the climate in Northeast Florida is generally balmy and beautiful, Jacksonville is also prone to tropical storms, especially during the height of tropical season. These storms can cause destructive damage, which is why it is best to keep A.J. Wells Roofing and Construction’s contact information handy. Getting your roof promptly inspected after a tropical storm--or any other cause of suspected damage--is the only way to know your roof’s repairability status.

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Topics: damage, roof-replacement, Roofing, Wind and Hail Damage, hail, wind damage

5 Things to Look For in a Roof Contractor

Posted by Arthur Wells

Jul 5, 2016 8:30:00 AM

A.J. Wells Roofing are certified roofing contractors and certified general contractorsHere in Jacksonville, you never know what type of weather will roll in. Although rain is a convenient element for detecting roof damage or leaks, it's not the only part of Mother Nature that can wear a roof down. Wind, sun and hail can also wreak havoc on your home's most protective structure - and Florida is subject to all of these.You can't predict the elements, but you can take our advice on how to choose a professional roof contractor that will take care of your roof and help keep your home safe.

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Topics: jacksonville, roofers-jacksonville, Roof, roof-repair, contractor, Roofing

Duval in State of Emergency as Tropical Storm Colin Tears through Florida

Posted by Arthur Wells

Jun 9, 2016 12:32:20 PM

Roof damage after tropical storm Colin ripped through JacksonvilleIn the late afternoon of Monday, June 6, tropical storm Colin made landfall in Florida, and Governor Rick Scott declared a state of emergency for 34 Florida counties, including Duval. Colin caused over 10,000 Florida residents, from the Tampa Bay area to Jacksonville, to lose power. Jacksonville’s Westside felt the brunt of the destruction, with potential tornado damage to one residence where hundreds of shingles were torn off and damaged due to Colin’s high winds.

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Topics: fl, jacksonville, Hurricane Season, Tropical Storm Damage, Florida, Jacksonville storms, tropical season

Thunderstorms and Microburst Cause Hail Damage Across Jacksonville

Posted by Arthur Wells

Jun 3, 2016 12:43:24 PM

1-inch diameter hail on a Jacksonville residents' outdoor furnitureWednesday, June 1st, marked the beginning of tropical season here in Northeast Florida. And to mark the occasion, the Florida skies rained down a series of severe thunderstorms that swept across Jacksonville, leaving many damaged roofs in its wake. This is, perhaps, a fitting start to what many meteorologists forecast will be a particularly strong tropical season.

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Topics: Roof Damage, Roof, contractors, home, repairs, Wind and Hail Damage, hail, storm damage

Why Cheap Roofing Can Cost You More Money in the Long Run

Posted by Arthur Wells

May 25, 2016 11:39:05 AM

 AJ Wells Roofing replacing damaged/rotted wood on insurance claim. covered under wind damageIf you are a homeowner in the Jacksonville area, it is likely that at some point, you may want to do a major roof renovation. Living in a capitalist society has its advantages for consumers, forcing companies to compete for business so that people get a fair price. Unfortunately, it also promotes the belief that ‘cheaper is better’ and in most cases, that is simply not true.

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Topics: jacksonville, installation, contractors, home, repairs, Roofing

Spring Storms Indicative of a More Severe 2016 Hurricane Season?

Posted by Arthur Wells

May 16, 2016 1:38:19 PM

Roofing professional A.J. Wells evaluates roof damageAs the old saying goes, April showers bring May flowers. But the changing weather patterns may also mean storms could blossom throughout the Jacksonville area for the rest of the year. The 2016 hurricane season has the potential to be very destructive, putting roofs throughout the area at risk for profound damage. A.J. Wells Roofing can help you prepare for the wild, windy season to come.

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Topics: jacksonville, Hurricane Season, Roofing, Tropical Storm Damage, tropical season

Always Be Ready for the Unexpected

Posted by Arthur Wells

Apr 19, 2016 10:30:00 AM

unexpected March storm in Jacksonville wrecks West Side farmIf there is one thing certain about living in the Jacksonville it would be that you cannot predict the weather. You never know when a strong storm may pop up completely unexpected, such as the recent March 24 storm that produced a quick 10-second downburst of wind overnight that caused severe storm damage to a farm on the West Side.

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Topics: Roof Damage, Roof, Leaks, Wind and Hail Damage, storm damage

Dealing with Roof Damage Insurance Claims in Northeast Florida

Posted by Arthur Wells

Mar 30, 2016 11:59:00 AM

If you are a homeowner in Northeast Florida, you know that the daily wear & tear of living in a humid temperate coastal climate, combined with occasional extreme weather, leaves your home susceptible to all kinds of damage. Although, damage to your home’s roof may be the most critical issue you will deal with as a homeowner—and we're not just talking about a minor leak.

a thorough roof inspectionThat’s because, during a storm, you expect your roof to perform many different functions - including providing you and your loves ones with security.

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Topics: Roof Damage, Roofing, Insurance, Home Insurance Claim, storm damage

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