Commercial flat roofs differ considerably from typical residential roofs. Flat roofing requires a bit more maintenance than high-sloped or pitched roofs. However, with proper installation and maintenance, commercial flat roofs offer a myriad of benefits. […]
The commercial roofing industry has many technical terms customers may find confusing. To help you understand your roofer and make informed decisions regarding your roofing project, check out this commercial roofing glossary. […]
When it comes to replacement windows, our focus at Echols Home Improvements is efficiency. Replacement windows can have a significant impact on your home’s energy costs. New updated windows will help keep the cooler air inside during the summer, and the cold air outside in the winter. […]
Are your glass windows constantly sweating? When water beads or ice form on the inside surface of your windows, you shouldn’t be too quick to blame your windows! There’s a good chance of fog, condensation, or haziness forming as a result of high humidity levels in your house. Humidity is usually drawn to the coolest surface, such as window panes. […]
When this home was built the chimney was not properly supported. The chimney began to lean and caused leaks in the roof and cracking in supporting rafters. Echols Roofing & Home Improvements was hired to remedy the support system, rebuild the chimney chase, and replace the roof on the home.
After replacing affected rafters and increasing […]
Small problems can quickly become larger ones if you put them off. Whether your old windows are cracked, drafty, leaky, or inefficient, you don’t want to have to wait for a replacement. When your home needs new windows, it’s important to get them as soon as possible. […]
Windows play an important role in both the aesthetic beauty of your home and a functional role when it comes to energy efficiency. Your windows are also an important element for defining the style, curb appeal, and ultimately the home’s value. […]
Big storms come with heavy downpours and violent winds. Homeowners’ insurance is a great way to shield yourself from financial losses when a storm rakes havoc in your home. However, it’s important to understand a typical homeowners’ policy may cover certain damages and exclude others. In this article, we shall look at what kinds of storm damage are covered in general homeowners insurance and what damages need special insurance coverage. You’ll also learn how to handle a storm situation and how to file a storm damage roof insurance claim. […]
Trust is a two-way agreement. You can trust a local roofer for repair, maintenance, and annual inspection. And then one day, the trust can be shattered with a poor installation job, a difficult personality, or a miscommunication. To build a solid, long-lasting relationship with the best local roofer, remember to communicate, keep in touch, and be open to ideas. […]
Roof replacement is a big investment with significant financial implications. You want to hire the best roofing company available. But how will you determine the most competent one? […]
Homeowners have shared anxiety over choosing a roofer. This apprehension is attributed to the fact that many homeowners have not learned how their roofing system works. The many layers of a roof can be overwhelming to learn.
If you fit this description, you probably have no idea what questions to ask a roofing contractor to determine whether or not to hire them. Yes, you should take some time to educate yourself, but one sure way of deciding is to consider their experience in the industry. You will not find a more reputable Georgia-based company than Echols Roofing & Home Improvements to trust with your roofing needs. […]
Skylights utilize natural light to make your house brighter and more spacious. Unfortunately, they become a nuisance when they start leaking. Water seepage can replace the beauty and convenience of skylights with mold and rotting structures if not installed correctly. […]