Residential and Commercial Roofing Blog

Five Ways to Protect Your Roof This Winter 

Posted on Monday, November 15th, 2021 at 12:56 pm    

Winter is one of the toughest seasons to weather safely. Brutally cold and icy conditions can test the resiliency of any roof. Heavy snowfalls and freezing rain can cause significant damage to your home or business. Winter’s bitter and blistering winds can also take their toll. Thankfully, there are some steps that you can take… Read More

How to Submit a Roofing Claim to Your Insurance Company

Posted on Monday, November 1st, 2021 at 12:42 pm    

Unfortunately for Texans, the state is ranked number one in the country for hail loss claims, according to data from the Insurance Information Institute. In 2020, Texas auto and home insurers paid out $474.6 million in losses for the year due to hail damage claims alone. Although hail damage claims don’t make up the entire insurance… Read More

Pros and Cons of Multiple Layers of Shingles

Posted on Sunday, October 17th, 2021 at 3:10 pm    

There are various types of roofing materials and ways to construct roofs. Certain roofing systems may be best for residential or commercial property or for warmer or inclement weather-prone areas. Some roofing systems are more popular than others. A popular type of roofing is asphalt shingle roofing, commonly seen on residential homes. The roofing experts… Read More

The Benefits of a Metal Roof

Posted on Friday, October 1st, 2021 at 2:45 pm    

People often focus on the importance of the foundation of a structure, building, or home. And while a foundation is important, sometimes another most integral part of a structure is overlooked — the roof. The roof of a structure protects both the items and people inside it from damage from the outside elements. Because roofing… Read More

The Difference Between Metal and Shingle Roofs

Posted on Friday, September 17th, 2021 at 2:44 pm    

Roofing is complex. Various materials are used in installing roofs, and different installation techniques are required for each. Homebuyers, homeowners, contractors, and home builders may not fully understand the difference in roofing materials and when and where each material is best used. The roofing professionals of are experts in determining which are the best roofing… Read More

5 Ways to Protect Your Roof This Fall

Posted on Wednesday, September 1st, 2021 at 1:47 pm    

When many people dream about buying homes, they think about the size and how much they want to love their kitchen and bathrooms. It’s easy to forget about how important the more structural aspects of a home are. Like the roof, for instance. A home or building’s roof is important to both the stability and… Read More

Shingle Warranties Explained

Posted on Friday, July 24th, 2020 at 2:36 am    

As an Austin roofing company, one question that we are constantly asked at Kidd Roofing by homeowners is, “What do shingle warranties really cover?” If you’ve ever read one of the shingle manufacturer warranties, it’s long and contains a lot of legal talk. You almost need to be an attorney to understand it! These limited… Read More

Choosing a Roofing Contractor

Posted on Friday, July 24th, 2020 at 2:31 am    

The National Roofing Contractors Association (NRCA) has developed a check-list for evaluating roofing contractors. Since buying a new roof is an important investment, be sure to research any potential roofing contractors that you may hire. All roofing contractors are not alike, and NRCA recommends that you prequalify roofing contractors to get the job done right… Read More

Kidd Roofing Awarded the Prestigious GAF Master Elite Consumer Protection Excellence Award for 2011

Posted on Friday, July 24th, 2020 at 2:23 am    

Kidd Roofing has been awarded the prestigious GAF Master Elite Consumer Protection Excellence Award for 2011. This coveted industry award recognizes Kidd Roofing’s dedication to helping consumers better understand their roofing options, and helping the consumer make educated roofing decisions. Kidd Roofing achieved this goal by installing at least 100 system roofs with enhanced warranties… Read More

Kidd Roofing Receives Triple Excellence Award from GAF

Posted on Tuesday, May 7th, 2013 at 2:12 am    

Of one hundred twenty-seven contractors in the country, Kidd Roofing of Austin, Texas has received all three of the prestigious 2012 GAF Master Elite Excellence Awards. This award recognizes: Consumer Protection Excellence Training Excellence Installation Excellence Kidd Roofing provides superior quality roof system installations as well as dedication and continuous commitment to excellence in customer… Read More