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Five Signs You Hired the Right Roofer

Posted on Saturday, January 1st, 2022 at 6:49 pm    

It can be challenging to find a dependable roofer you can trust to get the job done. It’s crucial to do your research on companies in your area. Finding a roofer through a friend or family member could ensure that you receive quality work. However, if you don’t know anyone who had work done on… Read More


Pros and Cons of Solar Roofing

Posted on Wednesday, December 15th, 2021 at 8:50 am    

Solar roofing is one of the hottest recent trends in the roofing industry. Solar roofing may take the form of adding raised solar panels to existing roofing systems, although in recent years roofing manufacturers have developed solar power-generating roofing tiles that can be used in lieu of normal roofing tiles on new building construction or… 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


Largest Roof Repair in History

Posted on Monday, July 16th, 2012 at 2:17 am    

The largest and most expensive roof repair job neared completion in New Orleans, Louisiana, back in 2006. This time it was hurricane-proof. The Superdome is home to the NFL’s New Orleans Saints. When Hurricane Katrina tore through the city in 2005, powerful wind and rain ripped the roof off the city’s Superdome. As the project… Read More