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Learn more about the roofing industry and how to make the most of one of your home’s most vital aspects.

Let’s Talk about Metal Roofing and Saltwater Air

If you live in Melbourne, it’s likely that you’re a fan of the ocean. There are hundreds of towns in Florida that are landlocked and require a drive to see the Atlantic, but we’re guessing you moved here so that you could enjoy the warm breezes and have access to the...

The Only Asphalt Shingles That Give a Metal Roof a Run for Its Money

In nearly article we write, we bring up asphalt shingles. We usually tell you how they’re inferior to metal roofing because they simply don’t hold up as long, and why you should switch to a better type of roof to reap the many benefits they offer. To be honest, not...

4 Things You Can Say Goodbye to When You Get a Metal Roof from Hippo

We’re constantly talking about the many advantages of having metal roof installation performed. We sell them because we believe in them and want as many Floridians to experience the wonders of our roofs as possible. When you invest in a metal roof, here are some of...

How Metal Roofing Beats Wood and Tile Shingles

In many of our blogs we’ve told you all about why metal roofing beats traditional asphalt shingles. In fact, here’s an entire blog on why most asphalt shingles are vastly inferior to steel roofs. (Here’s the one notable exception.) But metal and asphalt shingles...

4 Ways That Metal Roofing Is Safer Than Traditional Asphalt Shingles

Here at Hippo Roofing, we love metal roofs. In the previous 20 blogs we’ve told you all about how a metal roof will beat an asphalt roof 99 times out of a hundred. But did you know that metal roofs tend to be safer than traditional shingled roofs? Let’s take a look at...

Roofing FAQ Continued

  Roofing FAQ Continued Welcome back! We here at Hippo Roofing, are happy to provide homeowners with the knowledge they need to care for their roof and identify issues with it. It is for this reason that we are writing a series of blogs on the most frequently...

Roofing FAQ’s

  Asking Your Roofers the Right Questions When it comes to your roof or other aspects of your home, you might be at a loss as to how they work, when they are damaged and what to do when that happens. For many homeowners, this is very true. It’s very easy to get...

Why Metal Roofs Are The Best Roofing Option

Even though the majority of Americans utilize asphalt shingle roofs on their homes, that doesn’t mean that you have to buy into the myth that they are the most affordable, or the best option for your roof. Superior Metal Roofing Options People tend to shy away from...

Why Asphalt Shingle Roofs Are Not The Best Roofing Option

  The Inferior Asphalt Shingle Most people rely on asphalt shingle roofs because they are the most widely used type of roof in North America. However, just because asphalt shingle roofs are popular doesn't mean that they are the best option. Here at Hippo Roofing...

Hippo Man Vs. The Squirrel King

The Case of The Squirrel King and the Edible Asphalt Shingle Roof The Squirrel King is on the hunt for edible shingle roofs and he’s targeting the homes of Melbourne, Florida residents. The Squirrel King’s supply of asphalt shingle roofs have been on a steady decline...

Hippo Man Vs. Dr. Hurricane

  The Case of Dr. Hurricane and the Flying Asphalt Shingles Dr. Hurricane has something brewing once again. The evil doctor has plans to unleash a hurricane in Melbourne, Florida, and his target is the roofs of Melbourne residents’ homes. However, there is good...

Hippo Man Vs. The Evil Asphalt Shingle Monster

  The Case of the Evil Asphalt Shingle Monster and the Melting Asphalt Shingle Roof The Evil Asphalt Shingle Monster has been terrorizing the city of Melbourne for far too long. People have been living in fear of their deteriorating asphalt shingle roofs and the...

Are Metal Roofs Green?

More than ever, today’s homeowners and buyers have become increasingly environmentally aware. That awareness has shifted over to the use of smart and sustainable construction materials. While there are a number of green solutions in the field of home improvement, one...

The Environmental Dream Team

Just about all of us want to do our part to be environmentally responsible. There’s a way to be twice as green, reduce your carbon footprint, and have virtually unbeatable bragging rights. It’s a pairing that’s natural and that feels right, like chocolate and peanut...

How Do You Know You Need A New Roof?

Anyone who is a homeowner can relate to 2 simple concepts. The first is that we all want our home to last as long as humanly possible, and the second is that there’s always something with the house that needs to be done. The trick, however, is to get a jump on a...

Solving Your Roof Problem

It’s true that nothing lasts forever, but some things last longer than others. For many of us, the first day after we bought our house was an amazing day. You’d walk outside, look at it, and think to yourself, “This is where I’ll raise kids, this is where I’ll...

5 Metal Roof Considerations

Let’s say you’re a homeowner and you’re considering replacing the old asphalt roof with a new metal roof. Perhaps you’re planning to have a house built and you’ve been hearing a lot about the benefits that can be gained from a metal roof. Around these parts, we’re big...

5 More Metal Roof Considerations

In our last blog we talked a little about some details you may want to think about before making the purchase of your metal roof. It’s a fertile topic with numerous aspects. Read on for 5 more metal roof considerations, and trust your Melbourne roofing contractors at...

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