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New Face at ADCO

With an increasing customer base and project needs, we are happy to welcome project manager Dan Huertas to the ADCO team. Dan has been in the roofing industry for over 11 years. He has worked with most residential home builders in Southern California, home owner associations, and property management companies. Dan will be responsible to manage ADCO’s new, existing, and potential customer base to provide roofing solutions and will work based from our Santa Ana location.Dan prides himself in being attentive to clients and exceeding their expectations. His drive and experience within the industry will be instrumental to driving our business forward. His passion in providing customers with the best roofing-related solutions will make him an invaluable asset to our company. Dan can be reached at 951-213-1598 or danh@adcoroofing.com

Extend Roof Life. Save Money. Save Energy.

Thinking about roof replacement? Consider roof restoration instead.
Roof restoration means less labor and material which can significantly reduce your expenses and extend the life-cycle of your roof. Roof coating systems can reduce the temperature of your building, which can result in big savings to your energy bills. Watch this fun video of a 2-weeks project in 90-seconds. (music alert)
To learn more about roof coating systems and their advantages, click here.

National Preparedness Month

September is National Preparedness Month.
Are you prepared for an earthquake? The 2011 East Coast earthquake illustrated the fact that it is impossible to predict when or where an earthquake will occur, so it is important that you and your family are prepared ahead of time.
Design an emergency communication plan. For instructions, click here.

5 Common Causes of Roof Leaks

Whether you have a new roof or a roof well-maintained, heavy rain is still a cause for concern. The areas of your roof that are prone to pooling water can lead to a leak during heavy rain. Additionally, your gutters may not be able to handle the downpour. Learn about the 5 most common causes of roof leaks when it rains.

1. Leaking Skylight
It is not uncommon for skylights to leak during heavy rains. This does not necessarily mean the skylight is damaged, but that the condensation from the rain and runoff has a higher chance of leaking through. In most cases, placing a bucket under the leak will do as a temporary fix. After the rain stops, find a roofing inspector immediately to assess the damages from the leak. Elite Roofing owner has a background in home inspections and helps homeowners to find out if filing a claim is necessary,

Did You Know? A Leaky Roof Can Cause A Fire

Water can come into contact with electrical wires through the roof. If the rain water is not diverted off the roof, it will seep into the house through the walls and ceilings. Although most wiring is protected by insulation or junction boxes, neither of these provides a good defense. Insulation clumps if it gets wet, and water can seep around the hinges of a junction box. If water makes contact with a live electrical wire it can spark and ignite materials around it. Electrical fires are especially dangerous because they can be difficult to put out. If an electrical fire breaks out in your home, your instinct will most likely be to use water to put out the fire. However, this is likely to result in you getting shocked and the fire getting even worse.In addition to the fire risk, a leaking roof coupled with exposed electrical wiring raises the chance