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. […]
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 […]
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? […]
It isn’t easy to predict when a major storm or another incident will impact the roof of your Atlanta-area home. In some cases, the damage is enough to warrant a roof replacement.
While a storm may strike suddenly and without much warning, there are things you can do to prepare yourself when an emergency roof replacement is in order. […]
All roofs need replacing at some point or other, but knowing when it’s time to replace instead of doing repair work isn’t always easy.
While a dependable, trusted local roofing contractor can tell you if a roof replacement is in order, there are some signs – such as those listed below – which will help you better determine a course of action.
Roofs are dangerous, so always inspect your roof from the ground. Look carefully for signs of roof deterioration and then call your roofer to come and do a professional inspection. […]
The roof is a critical structural component of your home. When it needs repairs or replacement, how do you choose a roofer? To find the best, look for these qualities: […]
Out of the blue, you’re seeing signs of a leak in your roof. Finding the source is a lot like solving a mystery. The reason is simple: water doesn’t always take a straight path downward. It often winds its way along different surfaces before leaving a stain or puddle. Fortunately, you don’t need a detective badge to get your roof leak solved. Here’s what to do. […]