Down in Louisiana humidity is a staple, but this staple can be damaging to your home's roof. If you are looking to find qualified, licensed, insured and experienced roofing contractors in Louisiana then look no further. We have prescreened many of the best roofers across the state. From the Bayou to Shreveport and all spots in between, we have prescreened local roofers who are ready to provide you with free estimates for your project.
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Infamous for the 1803 Louisiana Purchase, the state joined the Union in 1812. Louisiana has a rich and diverse population with a coming together of Spanish, French, German, English, West Indians, Africans, Irish, Italians, and Acadians. Today, almost every nationality can be found in Louisiana.
Louisiana is known by many different nicknames. The most notable nickname is probably The Pelican State because of the immense number of Brown Pelicans which reside along the state's coast. However, Louisiana is most familiar as The Bayou State. In 1974, The Bayou State nickname appeared on license plates, but was substituted by a World's Fair plate and then eventually a Sportsman's Paradise plate. Other nicknames are The Sugar State, The Child of the Mississippi, The Creole State, Sportsman's Paradise, Fisherman's Paradise, and The Holland of American. Louisiana is known as The Holland of America due to its numerous waterways and dominance in the trucking industry.
Louisiana's state name comes from French explorer Robert Cavelier Sieur de La Salle, who was thirst explorer to travel the Mississippi River into the delta. La Salle named the state for Louis XIV.
Some of the more notable people to have come out of Louisianaa have been musician Louis Daniel Armstrong, soldier Pierre Gustave Toutant Beauregard, author Truman Capote, pianist and composer Louis Moreau Gottschalk, playwright Lillian Hellman, gospel singer Mahalia Jackson, folk singer Huddie (Leadbelly) Ledbetter, and Supreme Court justice Edward Douglass White.
Louisiana is most widely known for New Orleans Mardi Gras festival. Other cities and towns celebrate Mardi Gras and conduct their own celebrations, but New Orleans has transformed this originally simple street carnival into an internationally known extravaganza.
Most recently New Orleans, LA was hit August 29, 2005 by category three hurricane Katrina, but Katrina has not been the only hurricane to come ashore in the state. In 1856 category four Hurricane one split Last Island, LA into five separate islands. In 1957 catergory four Audrey left 40,000 people homeless and 300 dead. Betsy, a category three hurricane came ashore in 1965 and was the first hurricane ever to cause a billion dollars in damage. Category three Andrew hit in 1992, killed four, and disrupted power services to almost 150,000 households.
We very frequently serve the roof estimate needs of the following communities in Louisiana: