People fear the unknown. What, they wonder, is involved in a full roof replacement? Will it hurt my house? Will it disrupt my family’s evenings and make a mess of my yard? The reality is far less fraught than most people imagine. […]
There are several important considerations that go into a roof replacement. You must decide on the type of roof material suited to your budget, aesthetic appeal, efficiency, and durability. There are local and state building codes to comply with. Then, you have the task of choosing which roofing contractors’ bids to accept. It takes time and work, however, your roof does deserve special attention. Here’s what you need to know to get started.
If your home has older windows, chances are it is lacking in a number of areas because of the windows. New windows can revolutionize both the look and feel of a home in a variety of ways. Plus, new windows are so technologically advanced and innovative that they bring more benefits to a home now than ever before. Here are just a few things they can do for your Atlanta home. […]
If your Atlanta-area home is in need of a new roof, today’s modern materials give you plenty of choices. You could opt for a concrete tile roof (very Spanish!), a metal roof (very durable, and expensive), or a reliable shingle roof replacement. The main advantages of going with shingle roof replacement are its beauty, its protection, and its economy.
As long as you’re diligently performing spring cleaning duties in your home’s yards and exterior, spring into action on the roof leak front as well.
While more major roof leaks are evident via water drops in the living areas, small roof leaks can take place without notice if you don’t know what to look for.
With the hint of spring in the air, Atlanta-area homeowners begin the annual ritual of spring cleaning. Inside, outside, top to bottom — it all gets cleaned. What about your roof before the heavy spring rains arrive? You need a three-step approach of inspection, roof repair, or roof replacement.
When should you start planning your next roof replacement? Either as soon as you move into your Atlanta-area home, or as soon as the last nail is driven on your current roof. Why so soon? With proper planning, you can soften the financial blow, choose the right season, and avoid disrupting hearth and home.
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. […]