NOAA predicts ‘near-normal’ 2019 hurricane season – but that’s still a lot of storms

Hurricane experts are predicting a “near-normal” 2019 Atlantic hurricane season with up to 15 named storms. Hurricane experts are predicting a “near-normal” 2019 Atlantic hurricane season with up to 15 named storms. But don’t let “near-normal” lull you into a sense of complacency. One word for Floridians: Michael. On Thursday, forecasters with the Climate Prediction

By |2019-07-19T12:40:27+00:00July 18th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|

How to Prepare Your Roof for Hurricane Season

Native Central Floridians know that hurricane season is just an inevitability across the state. Being prepared for high winds and drenching rain is part of your summer tasks around the home. Protecting your roof should be a top priority on your summer to-do list. It's possible to avoid costly hurricane and storm damage ( and

By |2018-07-30T08:55:37+00:00July 30th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , |

Recent Rains Causing Roof Leaks? XLR8 Roofing is Here to Help!

Have you just about ‘had it’ with all the recent rain? "You’ve probably learned to keep your umbrella handy with all the recent rains…”, said WFTV, Orlando meteorologist George Waldenberger recently. It’s historically high. As a matter of fact, there has been close to 1 foot of rainfall in some Central Florida neighborhoods in the

By |2018-05-21T09:08:41+00:00May 21st, 2018|Categories: Buildings, Construction|Tags: , , , , , , , |

5 Tips for Maintaining Your Asphalt Shingle Roof

From Gutters to Flashing to Tree Branches, Keep an Eye on Your Roof An asphalt shingle roof can last for up to 30 years when properly maintained. Unfortunately, many Central Florida homeowners neglect this otherwise basic form of maintenance, resulting in faster degradation of their home's roof and the need for roof repairs. #1) Clean

The Hurricane Season 2018 Predictions Are In

Conditions are Ripe for Higher Number of Hurricanes in 2018 Researchers with Colorado State University's Tropical Meteorology Project indicated in their late December 2017 forecast of Accumulated Cyclone Energy (ACE) that there is a 60 percent chance that the 2018 hurricane season will be more active rather than less active. The forecast for the

By |2018-04-13T16:48:39+00:00January 25th, 2018|Categories: Buildings, Construction|Tags: , , , |

XLR8 Roofing Sponsors 1st Annual Christmas Toy Drive

XLR8 Roofing & Construction, Central Florida's leading residential & commercial roofer are pleased to announce their 1st Annual Christmas Toy Drive, benefiting children in Orlando, Sanford and the rest of Central Florida. From now until December 22, anyone who would like to donate toys to the less fortunate children in our community are encouraged to

By |2018-02-02T07:37:27+00:00December 7th, 2017|Categories: Architecture, Buildings, Construction|Tags: , , , , , , |