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Universal Roof Awarded "Top 100" Companies

Universal Roof & Contracting was recently selected as one of the 2016 Orlando Sentinel Top 100 Companies! Created by the Orlando Sentinel and Best Companies Group, the “Top 100 Companies” list results from a two-part survey of nominated Central Florida organizations. The program was designed to identify, recognize and honor the best places ...

Announcing VIP Customer Rewards!

VIP Customer Rewards Program This program is designed to THANK YOU, our valued Universal Roof & Contracting customer, for participating in improved customer communications.  By providing us valuable customer feedback, referral customers and on line reviews, we want to say “Thank you!” with a complementary membership to our VIP Customer Rewards ...

DynaTrap & Mosquito Safety

With the 2016 Rio Summer Olympics in full swing, the entire world is hearing about the dangerous Zika virus. While people in places like Michigan or Washington State have little to fear when it comes to Zika at home we, in Florida, already have confirmed cases in the state. In ...

When the Wind Blows…

When the Wind Blows... the Cradle Will Fall! We are well into the 2016 Atlantic hurricane season. Florida property owners and managers have already seen some severe weather typical for our region this time of the year. With 13 named storms this season and Hurricane Alex’s appearance in January, experts ...

Storm Damage & Hurricane Preparedness

Known for its severe summer weather, Florida has more thunderstorm activity than any other part of the nation.  With temperatures regularly climbing well into the 90’s, we have already seen some of our typical extremes this year. Hail and wind-driven rain – not to mention tropical storm and hurricane force ...

Sweet Tooth Squirrels on the Roof

Kathleen: We bought a house and are fixing up some things that were missed on the inspection, among which are the boots around pipes on the roof. We are told that we need to replace them because squirrels have eaten them. I have never heard of this before. They are lead ...

Trusting James Hardie Siding

“I need siding work done on my property, but who do I choose?” We have the solution… Why Customers worldwide continually trust James Hardie siding, over their competitors: World Class Performance - Siding is constantly affected by the climate. Temperature changes, water, years of neglect, fire and pests can quickly lead ...

Which Window Type Is Best For Your Home?

While windows are a necessity, they don’t have to be only functional. With so many styles of windows out there, we’ve put together this style sampling of three types of windows we know people love and trust. And since we exclusively endorse Renewal by Andersen of Central Florida for window and patio ...

Little Big Shot, Product Review

Universal Contracting and In the House appreciates the service of American veterans, and we are pleased to promote products made in the USA. Many of the tools we use for our business and recommend to our customers are “Made in the USA”, and we are regular supporters of veterans projects and Community Works. ...

Which Siding is Right for You? Vinyl or Fiber Cement?

There are many options to consider when looking at siding for your home. Two of the most popular siding types available are vinyl and fiber cement. Both are perfectly viable materials to use for siding but one may be more of a fit for you and your home. Here is ...

Team Scot & CAI-CF

Business Development "Team Scot" visits Meet the Manager with Community Associations Institute of Central Florida (CAI-CF).  Universal Contracting's Paul Melville and Andrew Millar attended last night's CAI-CF networking event at Dubsdred Orlando.  Regularly reaching out to community associations and property managers, this Scottish duo have taken to the neebur-hood to introduce Universal services to ...

Universal Contracting Welcome Andrew Millar

As a growing Florida family-owned company, Universal Contracting is pleased to welcome another associate to our ranks - Andrew Millar, Business Development Representative. Here, Andrew shares the heartfelt story of his move from "beautiful" Scotland. “I’ll never leave Scotland!”  (Spoken too soon…) The Journey So Far… Hey Y’all!  (Spoken in my best ...

Project “Grow A Library”

Opportunities to contribute to our community abound, and as a company we are thankful to help worthy causes right here in our own neighborhood through the Universal Contracting Community Works division. When one of our associates was talking with friends at a local reading group about their annual book drive ...

Community Blood Drive

We are pleased to invite you to a community event that Universal Roof & Contracting is hosting. In response to recent area tragedies and ongoing medical needs, our Community Works division has partnered with OneBlood to host a Community Blood Drive! On Thursday, July 28th from noon to 5 pm, the Big Red Bus ...

S.T.A.R. Award Winners!

Universal Roof & Contracting continues to receive recognition in the area's roofing industry. Soon after May's Florida Roofing magazine publication for last year's win in two roofing categories, we recently attended an FRSA banquet revealing us among this year's S.T.A.R. Award winners as well. We're proud to say we took ...

In the House & QUIKRETE

Project House & Stucco - Part I Coming up on In the House, we’ll be talking with Guest Expert, Marshall Bross, the QUIKRETE Stucco Sales Representative for Florida. QUIKRETE is a great show sponsor and a reputable manufacturer of blended cement products. Their products include concrete mix & concrete restoration, mortars, ...

Milwaukee Tools Facilities Tour

Milwaukee Electric Tool is headquartered in the Milwaukee suburb of Brookfield, Wis., with research, new product development, manufacturing, manufacturing support, marketing and sales and information systems operations in the U.S., China and Europe. From customer input research, CAD design, in-house extensive life and reliability testing, rapid prototype development and field testing ...

Is Your Home Hurricane-Ready?

Recent weather updates report that Tropical Storm Colin has strengthened in the Gulf of Mexico and will bring the threat of heavy rain to parts of Florida and the Southeast as early as today or Tuesday. According to the Weather Channel, as of 11 this morining, with maximum sustained winds at ...

Universal Contracting Responds

In the days since one of the most difficult weekends Orlando has seen, the families and associates at Universal Contracting are still grieving the recent tragedies in our home city. Many individuals here have donated blood and time helping and praying for those that have suffered losses due to the ...

Project House Remodel – Part 4a

In the House & QUIKRETE   This weekend on In the House, we’ll be talking with Guest Expert, Marshall Bross, the QUIKRETE Stucco Sales Representative for Florida. QUIKRETE is a great show sponsor and a reputable manufacturer of blended cement products. Their products include concrete mix & concrete restoration, mortars, sealers, ...

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