News, Information, and Updates from Echols Roofing, Siding & Home Improvement of Atlanta, GA
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. […]
As a homeowner in Atlanta, you know aggressive winds, rain, and hail are common occurrences in the area. Your roof is constantly battling with weather elements and storms which can cause severe damage. Read on to learn how a storm can affect your roofing system and how you can handle the situation. […]
The Atlanta area gets its share of severe storms, which can cause serious roof damage. If you end up needing storm damage roof replacement, there are a few things you should be aware of. The following factors help determine how much a roof replacement might cost you and the quality of workmanship you can expect. […]
A leaky roof can be a problem in any weather, but a roof that starts leaking in the middle of a storm can be disastrous. Rainstorms in the Atlanta area can be torrential, dumping immense amounts of water in a short period. If your roof suffers storm damage, you are highly likely to start experiencing the effects of the damage in the middle of a downpour —not exactly the best time to fix the damage. […]
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. […]
We all have heard of the perfect storm, but what of the perfect storm damage roofer? What qualities should an Atlanta-area homeowner look for in a roofer when a storm strikes? How can you ensure prompt, attentive service in replacing or repairing your roof after storm damage? […]