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Jacob Petrosky

Jacob Petrosky has extensive expertise within both the roofing industry and web development field. His impressive portfolio boasts over two decades of immersion in the Information Technology sector. His entrepreneurial spirit drove him to both own and operate one of Hawaii's most prominent IT consulting enterprises, in addition to establishing one of the pioneering cloud service companies based in Hawaii. His breadth of knowledge spans diverse areas such as server management, VoIP, network infrastructure, website development, big data analytics, machine learning, and mastery over several coding languages. Since 2020, Jacob has adeptly merged his technological prowess with his work in the roofing sector. Notably, he contributed to the creation of one of the inaugural Tesla Solar Roof calculators, demonstrating his forward-thinking approach. His roofing experience extends across the entirety of the United States, wherein he actively manages the websites and technology stacks for numerous roofing companies. Jacob is not only a technological lead at Instant Roofer but also a key contributor to the company's content. The articles penned by him undergo meticulous peer review by other roofing professionals whom Jacob routinely consults.

Potential Signs You Need a Roof Replacement

As your home deteriorates, you may wonder how long you can avoid the cost and hassle of a roof replacement—and at what time a roof replacement is necessary. It can be overwhelming to think about the many factors involved in a roof replacement, including a high-pressure sales process that leaves you feeling frustrated and confused.… 

How to Choose the Right James Hardie Siding Color for Your New Jersey Home

Do you want your home to stand out and create an outstanding impact in your neighborhood? Choosing the right home color is one way to achieve this. If you’ve chosen to install James Hardie® fiber cement siding from an Elite Preferred contractor like our team at American Home Contractors, then the next step is choosing… 

Advantages of GAF Timberline HD Shingles for Your New Jersey Home

Your roof is one of your home’s most valuable assets. It protects the interior of your home, provides beautiful curb appeal, and shields your home from the New Jersey weather. At American Home Contractors, we understand that purchasing a new roof is a significant investment and an important decision for homeowners. That’s why we are… 

Preserving Architectural Character in Older Homes

Do you live in an older home filled with charm and personality? If you do, you likely chose your home for its character, those architectural elements that make it unique. But older homes also possess their fair share of issues. Older homes were not designed for modern-day living. While you may love your home, you… 

Why You Should Invest in Solar Roof Panels (Even in Winter!)

In the middle of a freezing winter, you may struggle to see the benefit of investing in a solar roof. A common misconception about solar panels is that they are only beneficial for those living in warm, sunny climates and are not practical for those who live in cold, snowy climates. The truth is, solar… 

Choose the HardieZone Siding for Harsh Winters

As a New Jersey homeowner, you don’t just see wintertime; you truly experience it. While snow creates a beautiful-looking environment, the cold temperatures of New Jersey can be a recipe for harsh winters. And harsh winters will have an effect on your home’s exterior, especially your siding. So, when it’s time for a siding replacement,… 

How Do the Different Winter Elements Affect Your Home’s Roof?

Every season of the year will have an effect on your home’s exterior. But there is something about wintertime that brings about damaging climatic elements, especially to your roof. From simple rains to heavy hail and everything in between, your roof has an important job to perform to keep your home safe. We know you… 

Benefits of Choosing a Certified GAF Roofing Contractor

GAF shingles are the number one selling shingles in America. And there are many reasons for that. From durability to the beautiful aesthetic, homeowners love the variety of GAF roofing products. But experiencing the best GAF shingles have to offer can often come down to more than simply purchasing the product and having it installed.…