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7 Easy Steps to Recover from Hail Damage

7 Easy Steps to Recover from Hail Damage

Hail claims are one of the insurance companies most common types of claims. What doe that mean to you? A major disadvantage. Insurance companies are better prepared to take you on with your claim for a new roof, siding paint, or other repair work. Because they have so...

Get Ready for 2018 Hurricane Season

Get Ready for 2018 Hurricane Season

Last year’s hurricane season was devastating. In fact, it was one of the top-10 most active hurricane seasons on record, with several hurricanes with Category 3 conditions or higher. This left plenty of Florida homeowners with roof and home exterior damage — and these...

20 Questions You Should Ask Your Roofing Company (Part 4)

20 Questions You Should Ask Your Roofing Company (Part 4)

Asking questions to your roofing company is an important part of determining whether they will be a good fit for you. Everyone’s home is different, and everyone’s needs and expectations are different, so one roofer might be a better solution than another. However,...

20 Questions You Should Ask Your Roofing Company (Part 3)

20 Questions You Should Ask Your Roofing Company (Part 3)

Hiring a roofing company is a big decision, and if it’s not something you do every day, it could be hard to know you’re getting the right roofing contractor. As humans, we never like to feel like we’re “out of our depth,” whether it’s dealing with an auto mechanic,...

20 Questions You Should Ask Your Roofing Company (Part 2)

20 Questions You Should Ask Your Roofing Company (Part 2)

Choosing a roofing company to re-roof your house is an important decision, and all too often, homeowners don’t know how to choose between the various roofers out there. After all, hiring a roofer isn’t something you do every day. However, getting the right contractor...

20 Questions You Should Ask Your Roofing Company (Part 1)

20 Questions You Should Ask Your Roofing Company (Part 1)

When it’s time to make the decision to put on a new roof, you want to make sure that you get a good roofing company to do the job — one who won’t rip you off or leave you with a poorly-done job. When you call any roofing company to get a quote, you’ll have a chance to...

Why You Should Choose A Roofer Who Installs Metal Roofs

Why You Should Choose A Roofer Who Installs Metal Roofs

If you are in need of a roof, you have an important decision before you: Who should install your roof? And unless you’re a roofer yourself, the choice will probably come down to which local roofing contractor you pick. Does it seem to you that one roofing contractor...

8 Signs That Your Roof Needs Repair (Part 2)

8 Signs That Your Roof Needs Repair (Part 2)

Shelter is one of the basic human needs, and if you’re a homeowner, you know how much work goes into making sure that you’re providing adequate shelter for yourself. The roof on your home is the piece that shelters the rest of your living space, but roofs don’t last...

8 Signs That Your Roof Needs Repair (Part 1)

8 Signs That Your Roof Needs Repair (Part 1)

The roof of your home is the first line of defense against the elements, and it takes a much bigger beating than your walls, windows and doors. Wind, rain, storms, and other severe weather happen to us all year round here in Florida. Even when it’s sunny and...

8 Reasons Why You Need an Expert to Install Your Metal Roof (Part 2)

8 Reasons Why You Need an Expert to Install Your Metal Roof (Part 2)

When you live in Florida, installing any kind of roof is no picnic. However, while the average beginner with handyman skills could probably figure out how to do their own asphalt shingle roof, installing a metal roof is a whole different ball game. In the last blog...

8 Reasons Why You Need an Expert to Install Your Metal Roof (Part 1)

8 Reasons Why You Need an Expert to Install Your Metal Roof (Part 1)

If you’ve been following our roofing company’s blog for a while, you know that metal roofs are an amazing way to protect your Brevard County home for many years to come. If you’ve already been convinced about the superiority of metal roofs as the best option, but...

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,...

All About Our Metal Roofs

  Metal Roofing from Hippo: The Defender Roof Hippo Roofing is the Top Rated Local® roofer in Palm Bay for many reasons. Whether it’s our customer service, or the satisfaction that our customers have when the job is completed. We provide our customers with timely...

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...

Recognizing a Healthy Roof vs. an Unhealthy Roof

  Roofing Quality As a homeowner, one of the biggest investments you’ll make in your property is going to be your roof. Making sure that you not only have a high-quality roof is important but making sure that roof is always maintained is equally important....

Reasons for Mold Growth on Your Roof

  Spotting Mold on Your Roof When it comes to caring for your roof, it’s important to educate yourself on the many things that could end up affecting the positive health of your roof. One of the things that can take a toll on your roofing in Florida is mold....