The animated movie Up is by turns bittersweet and funny. Bittersweet? Remember the montage scene where Carl and Ellie repeatedly raid their Paradise Falls trip jar for more pressing, immediate needs? Take a tip from Carl and Ellie: the time to do something is never “when you have finally saved enough,” it is NOW. This is as true for roof replacement Atlanta homeowners know they need as it is for taking that special vacation. […]
Two attributes of Atlanta’s climate — heat and humidity — can guide you in choosing the kind of window replacement Atlanta homes need. Both of these are measured by the National Weather Service (NWS). The National Fenestration Rating Council (NFRC) also provides number-crunching services. Both these organizations can help guide you in purchasing exactly the right window replacement Atlanta homes call for, and that Echols Roofing, Inc. can install. […]
If you need a roof replacement in Atlanta, you want to know that you’re hiring a fully-qualified contractor who’ll give you good value for your investment, and that you’ll have a watertight roof that’s going to last. So how can you tell if a contractor has the know-how to properly install a roof? Since the state of Georgia doesn’t require that roofers hold a license, you’ll need to do some detective work to determine whether a particular contractor has ample training and experience and is dedicated to providing quality workmanship and customer service. Here’s what to look for: […]
When it’s time to have a new roof installed, it’s important to do everything you can to make the process go smoothly. By planning ahead and giving yourself the tools to make good choices, you can ensure that there are as few snags as possible. Roof replacement in Atlanta doesn’t have to be a scary prospect. Here’s what you need to know. […]
When it comes to planning a window replacement for your Atlanta home, you want durable and attractive windows and to have them expertly installed so they provide long-term benefits such as energy savings and added value. To help you get the greatest return on investment from this major expense, here are some tips on how to make sure your project is a success: […]
Replacing the roof on your home is a big expense, so maximizing your roof’s useful lifespan makes good financial sense. Understanding factors that can shorten a roof’s life and learning what to do about them can help you get the full value from your roof, and prevent costly damage to your home’s interior too.
Have you thought about replacing your windows, but you’re not sure if it’s really necessary? If you can identify with any of the following clues, you could benefit from window replacement for your Atlanta home. […]
If you’re asked where you’d see signs that it’s time for a roof replacement on your Atlanta home, the logical response would be “up on the roof.” While problems on the roof like curled and broken shingles, missing or damaged flashing or areas of visible underlayment or bare roof decking, are often dead giveaways that a replacement is needed, some other signs are less obvious. […]
If you’re planning a roof replacement for your Atlanta-area home, you have a number of different material options to pick from. Shingles are the roofing material that eight of ten American homeowners choose and there are good reasons why. There are beautiful shingle profiles and colors available today to suit every taste, and shingles offer the most bang for a homeowner’s buck when they’re expertly installed. Here’s a more in-depth look at these three facts about shingle roof installations: […]
When the time comes to tackle a roof replacement on your Atlanta home, choosing a shingle color is one of the major decisions you’ll face. It’s easy to feel overwhelmed about picking a color because your roof is a prominent structural element, and you’ll be living with your choice for 20-30 years. Here’s some helpful advice on how to choose the best shingle color for your home. […]
When it comes to window replacement for your Atlanta home, it’s easy to get overwhelmed by the sheer number of different choices on the market. At Echols Roofing, we have many years of experience helping homeowners select durable, attractive replacement windows that are ideally suited to our Georgia climate. Here’s our expert advice on how to choose the best replacement windows.
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: