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Myths and Misconceptions about Metal Roofs (Part 2)

Myths and Misconceptions about Metal Roofs (Part 2)

Here at Hippo Roof, we are passionate about delivering the highest-quality roof possible to each one of our customers. We don’t cut corners, work uninsured, or make do with inferior building materials to make the job cost us less money. In fact, we do exactly the...

Myths and Misconceptions about Metal Roofs (Part 1)

Myths and Misconceptions about Metal Roofs (Part 1)

Here at Hippo Roof, we are huge fans of metal roofing because it’s simply the top-of-the-line roof option that you can get. While shingles are a popular choice because of their low cost, they can’t hold a candle to metal roofs when it comes to durability, longevity,...

Lessons from the Metal Roof on a Historic Home

Lessons from the Metal Roof on a Historic Home

Here in Melbourne, there is a home on the National Register of Historic Places called Green Gables or the Wells Home. This house is located at 1501 South Harbor City Boulevard and was built in 1886 by William T. Wells. Though now it is quite a dilapidated old house,...

How to Prepare for a Hurricane

Hurricane Roof Preparation As a resident of Florida, you are more than familiar with hurricane preparedness. Not only is important that you make the right plan for the safety of yourself and your family, but it’s important that you also make sure you have a plan in...

Can You Put a Metal Roof on a Mobile Home?

Can You Put a Metal Roof on a Mobile Home?

Are you tired of sealing and re-sealing the roof of your mobile home, only to have it crack and get dry-rotted in the Florida sun? Have you gotten fed up with high cooling bills in your trailer or manufactured home, and you suspect that your deep black roof is a big...

How Can I Tell if a Roofer is Legitimate?

How Can I Tell if a Roofer is Legitimate?

  Finding a Quality Roofer Finding a roofer can actually be somewhat difficult. It’s a huge investment in your home, and making sure that the best roofer in Palm Bay is working on your roof is of the utmost importance. You want to ensure the health and longevity...

How to Spot a Roofing Scam

How to Spot a Roofing Scam

  Keep An Eye Out for Roofing Scams What to Look Out For When it comes to finding a roofer, it can seem like a task that is anything but simple. You’ve heard about all the possible scams out there, which makes you weary of trying to find a great roofing...

Fact or Fiction?

Fact or Fiction?

  Roofing Myths As a homeowner, there are times where you’ll turn to the internet to get help with a question about your roofing....

When Should I Get a New Roof?

When Should I Get a New Roof?

  Why You Need a Roof Replacement The thought of getting a new roof can stress you out when you think about the cost of a roof...

What You Need to Know about Hippo Roofing

What You Need to Know about Hippo Roofing

  What You Should Know About Our Roofing Company When you think about getting a new roof what comes to mind first? For most homeowners, it’s a question of which roofing company they will choose to contract with. Here at Hippo Roofing, it is our goal to be at the...

Tips, Tricks, and Useful Information

Tips, Tricks, and Useful Information

  Useful Tips for Caring for Your Roof Investing in your roof is about much more than money. Investing in your roof means investing...

Roofing Terms to Familiarize Yourself with

Roofing Terms to Familiarize Yourself with

  Terms to Help You Understand Roofing Whether you’re looking to get a roof replacement or you’re simply looking to educate yourself on how roofs are structured and how they function, our guide to roofing terms will help you to understand the many aspects of...

What Is Roof Flashing?

What Is Roof Flashing?

  Flashing Help from Our Roofers If you’re unfamiliar with how roofing works, it might come as a surprise to you that your roof has more to it than just the shingles or metal panels. It’s important to know and understand the components of your roof so that you...

Comparing Asphalt Roofing to Metal Roofing

Comparing Asphalt Roofing to Metal Roofing

  Roof Comparisons The time has come for you to replace your roof. While taking on this task might sound daunting, it doesn’t have to be. You see, working with the right roofing contractor makes it much easier to get a roof replacement. A reputable contractor...

A Look at Our Roofing Products

A Look at Our Roofing Products

  Roofing Contractors You Can Trust Knowing that a roofing company offers great customer service, honesty and efficiency is the first step. The next step is understanding details about their materials. Here at Hippo Roofing, we pride ourselves on the ability to...

What People Are Saying About Hippo Roofing

What People Are Saying About Hippo Roofing

  Hippo Roofing: Roofers You Can Trust When it comes to roofing companies in Melbourne, you’ll be hard pressed to find one that provides quality in their product, workmanship, and customer service. Hippo Roofing considers these ideals to be the pillars of our...

What to Look for in a Roofing Company

What to Look for in a Roofing Company

  How to Choose a Roofing Contractor Trying to find a good roofer in Melbourne can be nerve racking. You can search and search and never quite know how good your experience is going to be until it’s too late. Many homeowners have experienced this same thing....

Did You Know a New Roof Could Fail? Here’s How.

Did You Know a New Roof Could Fail? Here’s How.

  How Your New Roof Can Fail Finding out that a new roof has failed is beyond a disappointment. One would think that after having a brand new roof installed, problems with your new roof would be non-existent. However, not knowing the possibility of this when...

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