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Lloyd Roofing GM Rast Bryant named ‘40 Under 40’ honoree

Rast Bryant, general manager for Lloyd Roofing’s Southwest Florida region, was honored as a 40 Under 40 recipient by Business Observer. The weekly business newspaper, which circulates from Tampa Bay through Naples on Florida’s Gulf coast, annually honors 40 rising stars in their respective industries, as well as those making a difference in the community. …

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Roof slope, design critical in resisting hurricane damage

Many homeowners do not consider roof slope or design as contributing factors to hurricane damage. People often assume age, material type, and quality of installation are the most important factors. Roof slope and roof design, though, are incredibly important factors during hurricanes and tropical storms. It’s similar to the aerodynamic design of a race car …

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Roofing insight: Eight factors that impact hurricane damage

Hurricane damage is disproportionate. A post-storm drive through any neighborhood proves that. Some homes may be battered and bruised, while a neighbor’s house appears in mint condition. Weeks later, it’s still easy to spot the disproportionate hurricane damage by the erratic pattern of blue tarps covering roofs. Why does the same storm cause significant hurricane …

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Lloyd Roofing reaching milestone in Hurricane Ian recovery

Contractor nearing 1,000 roof repairs, replacement after storm FORT MYERS, Fla. (July 19, 2023) – Lloyd Roofing is approaching 1,000 roofs repaired or replaced since Hurricane Ian, a significant milestone in Southwest Florida’s post-storm recovery. Hurricane Ian was a strong Category 4 storm when it made landfall Sept. 28 in Lee County with 150 mph …

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Contract and Pen

Take it or leave it: Evaluating a roofing contract

A roofing contract is a legally binding document that spells out every detail of a roof repair or replacement. Once you sign on the dotted line, it’s difficult to go back. Although Florida has a three-day “cooling-off rule,” the law contains many complicated legal provisions. Certainly, a roofing contract protects the contractor, ensuring the company …

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Roofing red flags: Know the warning signs

Recognizing roofing red flags is incredibly important when searching for a roofing contractor. Certain red flags appear no matter if it’s a residential or commercial roof repair or replacement of shingles, tile, metal or flat roofing. Across Florida, there are many reliable, trustworthy roofing contractors. Not every roofing company earns five-star reviews, though. Roofing red …

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How long will it take to get my roof fixed after Hurricane Ian?

Hurricane Ian damaged thousands of roofs across Southwest Florida and Central Florida. Single-family homes, condominiums, apartment buildings, high-rises, retail centers, government buildings, churches and other types of buildings all suffered roof damage. All those property owners need their roofs repaired or replaced, preferably as soon as possible. How long will it take to get a …

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Roof Protection

If properly installed, do blue tarps offer temporary roof protection?

The blue tarp is a common sight on roofs after hurricanes and tropical storms, especially in Florida. How blue tarps are installed might indicate whether they will even be effective in repelling rainwater.  It often surprises people that professional roofing contractors install tarps on roofs. It is, of course, a temporary measure installed out of …

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Statute of Limitations

Statute of limitations for hurricane damage in Florida now two years

The statute of limitations to file insurance claims for hurricane damage used to be three years in Florida. It’s now just two years from the date of loss. Twenty-four months seems like a long time, but it’s not. Tropical storms and hurricanes have the power to rip off roof tiles, shred shingles and destroy entire …

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