News, Information, and Updates from Echols Roofing, Siding & Home Improvement of Atlanta, GA
Your home can lose value as it ages and as it experiences wear and tear. The financial term for this loss of value is depreciation. If your home’s roof is damaged by a storm, you need to understand the part depreciation plays in the claim process. […]
Atlanta’s often mild climate appeals to many people and makes it a vacation destination for many others. However, Atlanta residents understand Mother Nature will have the final say and bring severe weather to the area. […]
Your roof is not something you should take for granted. After all, it is your home’s first line of defense against the elements, whether it be rain, wind, or even the sun. […]
Having to deal with the damage to your roof after a storm is stressful enough. […]
When your roof is severely damaged in a storm, it’s important to find the right contractor for the job. […]
One of the most vulnerable areas of your Alpharetta home is your chimney chase. Often, our team at Echols Home Improvements is called in by one of our clients to repair the chimney chase: the box-like structure which contains your home’s chimney, from the foundation up past your roof. […]
Roofing storm claims can be very complex, which is why it’s best to be familiar with your insurance policy before severe weather hits your home. When you learn about a storm warning you may want to call your insurer and find out the effects of lowering or raising your deductible. Here are other essential concerns regarding roof damage from a storm and what your policy covers.
September and October can bring quite a bit of storm activity into the Atlanta area. You can constantly watch the weather and prepare as best you can, but you never know what kind of damage your home might sustain. There are a few things you can do to protect your home from storm damage as much as possible, starting with your roof.
Tropical storm Michael caused widespread damage as over 400,000 Georgians lost power in October 2018. Many residents had to deal with closed roads from fallen trees and various other damage. Every roof in Atlanta is vulnerable to heavy rains and strong winds, which is why it’s best to prepare for the next big storm.
Atlanta has been no stranger to major hurricanes and tropical storms in recent years. Most recently, Hurricane Michael came with 115 mph winds. What happens once it is safe to go outside and you see noticeable damage to your roof? Do you know what you should do?
The function of a properly installed roof is to keep moisture out of your home. […]
Roof repair is important to the integrity of your home. When you need repairs done, you want them done right so you don’t have to worry about leaks happening again. The problem is, many repairman take a look at the roof and make a guess at why the leak is happening. They then fix what they think is wrong, only to ignore the underlying reasons for the leak…which means it occurs again later on.