After breaking numerous weather records along its path, Hurricane Irma made its final landfall on September 10th in Collier County, Florida, the headquarters of Gulf Western Roofing. The storm ran straight up the spine of Florida after that, affecting nearly everyone affiliated with GWR to some degree: our employees and their families, our vendors, our trade partners, and our customers. Continue reading “Hurricane Irma Severely Impacts Florida”
Of course preparing before a storm is critical in protecting your home and family from disaster; but knowing what to do after a hurricane can be equally as important. Continue reading “Recovering After the Storm”
2017 GULF WESTERN ROOFING HURRICANE RESPONSE PLAN
Peninsular Florida is one of the most beautiful parts of one of the most beautiful states in the nation. We’ve got plenty of sunshine, mild winters, tropical summers—it’s no wonder our area is one of the most desirable places in the United States in which to live or vacation.
Continue reading “Hurricane Response Plan”
Basic physics behind light and colors tells us that dark colors absorb more of the light spectrum while lighter colors reflect more of it.
So just how much of an effect does the color of a roof have on interior temperatures? Continue reading “Does Roof Color Really Matter?”
It is with great sadness that we recognize the untimely passing of one of our own, Javier Medina.
Javier worked with the Gulf Western Roofing team as a Field Supervisor. With over 18 years of roofing experience, Javier proved himself to be hardworking and diligent, carefully overseeing the completion of new construction projects in Southwest Florida. Continue reading “Remembering A Friend”
Hot and sunny days are usually what come to mind when we think of Florida’s summer weather. But that’s only part of the picture. Summer also brings heavy rainfall and severe storms. Intense wind, rain, and thunderstorms have the potential to destroy your home. This summer, be sure to protect your home from damage with these suggestions. Continue reading “Safeguard Your Home and Roof Against Summer Storms”
When you stop to think about it, we really do ask a lot of our roofs, don’t we? Consider this: a roof has to sit outside in all kinds of weather 24 hours a day, seven days a week. And after years of doing that, we expect it to not just protect us, our families, and our belongings from the elements- we expect it to look spectacular as well. Continue reading “How Florida’s Weather Can Affect Your Roof”
Tile roofs are a Florida favorite for their incredibly durable construction and aesthetically appealing design. And with Florida’s unique climate, tile is sought after for its natural resistance to sun damage along with its superior protection against rot. Continue reading “Tile Roofs”