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Clean Site Equals Quality Work

August 7th, 2017|

Cleanliness and organization are two characteristics that many homeowners fail to ask about when vetting Atlanta roofing contractors. During our 55+ years in the local home improvement industry, we’ve learned that you can tell a lot about a company by how neatly they keep a work-site. Cleanliness is an excellent barometer of the overall quality you can expect because it reveals a contractor’s concern for:

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How to Tell if Your Roofer Really Knows How to Listen

July 24th, 2017|

 

When you’re looking for Atlanta roofers to repair or replace this critically-important structural component of your home, it’s essential to hire a contractor who really knows how to listen. If your needs and concerns aren’t being heard, you can end up paying for repairs that don’t completely solve the issues you’re experiencing, dissatisfied with the way your new roof turns out, or have problems getting warranty work done. Here are some signs to watch for that can indicate whether a roofer has good listening skills:

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Why You Need to Have a Tasteful Deck on Your Home

July 10th, 2017|

 

If you own a home in the Atlanta area, a tasteful outdoor deck is an absolute necessity. Georgia is blessed with lovely weather nine months of the year, so having an attractive, fully functional deck allows you to simply step outside your door to enjoy nature. Whether your home lacks this kind of outdoor space, or your existing deck is too small or has deteriorated, a new deck addition offers some big benefits:

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How to Be a Smart Shopper for a New Roof

June 26th, 2017|

 

When you’re planning a roof replacement for your Atlanta home, it’s easy to get overwhelmed by all the available choices. Here are some helpful tips on how to shop smart so you end up with a long-lasting, expertly installed roof that both protects and enhances your home.

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Case Study: Low Slope Residential Roof

June 2nd, 2017|

Occasionally, we hear horror stories about customers that got an unbelievable deal on their home project, only to have it fail prematurely. On top of this, sometimes customers cannot reach the original contractor who did the work or the warranty is already expired leaving customers to pay full price all over again. […]

Simple Steps to Save You Time & Extend the Life of Your Roof

May 8th, 2017|

 
 Life is hectic, so you don’t have a lot of extra time to keep up with home maintenance chores. Taking good care of your roof is essential, though, so it can do its job of protecting your home and family against the elements. By taking the following proactive steps, you can save time on maintenance tasks and save money by extending the life of your roof: […]

3 Glaring Warning Signs that Your Roofer is Not On the Ball

May 2nd, 2017|

 

You may feel overwhelmed and at a disadvantage when you discover that your home needs a new roof. You need to choose a high-quality material and make sure it’s installed properly, but you’re likely unfamiliar with the available material options and the roof installation process. This makes it essential to hire a roofer who is trustworthy, knowledgeable and fully competent. When you’re comparing Atlanta roofers, here are three clear warning signs that a contractor isn’t on the ball: […]

Everything You Need to Know About Maintenance-Free Decking

April 3rd, 2017|

Adding a deck to your Atlanta-area home can add value, improve your family togetherness, and help you appreciate the beautiful weather and views. If, though, you spend hours each year struggling to keep the deck looking good, you may wish you had opted instead for maintenance-free decking expertly installed by Atlanta home improvement contractors.
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How to Tell What Makes Great Carpentry

March 13th, 2017|

Hiring carpenters in Atlanta need not be a gamble. You can find carpenters experienced in all levels of work, from rough carpentry to structural to finish carpentry. Finding carpenters in Atlanta who are capable of building, say, a deck and stairs, or who can install windows that operate perfectly the first time, begins with finding a reliable contractor. Signs of a great carpenter are found in their process, their materials, and their work. […]

How to Prioritize Home Improvements – What You Need to Know

March 6th, 2017|

Anyone in business is probably familiar with the “Fast, Good, Cheap” project model. You get to pick any two: you can have something done quickly and well, but it will not be cheap. You can have something done well for not a lot of money, but it will take a long time. This Iron Triangle holds true in home improvements. How you arrange your priorities is bound by the same three factors. […]

3 Things You Should Know About Home Improvement Financing

February 13th, 2017|

What is holding you back? What is preventing you from adding on that much-needed extra bedroom, replacing a dangerous deck, or upgrading to energy-efficient replacement windows? If your roof is leaking, you risk ruining your possessions and your family’s health. If your front door is practically falling off its hinges, how secure is your property? Atlanta home improvement financing can get your home in great shape in quick order. […]

Does Your Roofer Have the Personal Touch? How to Know.

February 6th, 2017|

Repairing or replacing a roof is a major investment in money and time. You need a roofing contractor who will explain the procedures of repairs or replacement.

A competent roofing company with representatives that have personal skills will meet with you and go through the entire process of roof replacement. The representative will […]

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