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How to Spring Into Action on Small Roof Leaks

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.

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April 2nd, 2018|

Spring Cleaning Your Roof – Repair or Replace?

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.

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March 19th, 2018|

Plan Ahead for a Successful 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.

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December 18th, 2017|

Why The Best Time for a Roof Replacement is NOW

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. […]

December 7th, 2017|

Is Your Contractor Prepared to Replace Your Roof?

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: […]

November 30th, 2017|

How to Make Your Roof Replacement Go Smoothly

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. […]

November 27th, 2017|

Factors that Shorten Your Roof’s Life

Replacing the roof on your home is a big expense, so maximizing your roof’s useful lifespan makes good financial sense. Understanding factors that can shorten a roof’s life and learning what to do about them can help you get the full value from your roof, and prevent costly damage to your home’s interior too.

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November 2nd, 2017|

3 Hidden Signs It’s Time for Roof Replacement

 

If you’re asked where you’d see signs that it’s time for a roof replacement on your Atlanta home, the logical response would be “up on the roof.” While problems on the roof like curled and broken shingles, missing or damaged flashing or areas of visible underlayment or bare roof decking, are often dead giveaways that a replacement is needed, some other signs are less obvious. […]

October 9th, 2017|

3 Facts About Shingle Roof Replacement

If you’re planning a roof replacement for your Atlanta-area home, you have a number of different material options to pick from. Shingles are the roofing material that eight of ten American homeowners choose and there are good reasons why. There are beautiful shingle profiles and colors available today to suit every taste, and shingles offer the most bang for a homeowner’s buck when they’re expertly installed. Here’s a more in-depth look at these three facts about shingle roof installations: […]

September 28th, 2017|

Choosing the Best Colors for Your Shingle Roof

 

When the time comes to tackle a roof replacement on your Atlanta home, choosing a shingle color is one of the major decisions you’ll face. It’s easy to feel overwhelmed about picking a color because your roof is a prominent structural element, and you’ll be living with your choice for 20-30 years. Here’s some helpful advice on how to choose the best shingle color for your home. […]

September 25th, 2017|

Clean Site Equals Quality Work

Cleanliness and organization are two characteristics that many homeowners fail to ask about when vetting Atlanta roofing contractors. During our 55+ years in the local home improvement industry, we’ve learned that you can tell a lot about a company by how neatly they keep a work-site. Cleanliness is an excellent barometer of the overall quality you can expect because it reveals a contractor’s concern for:

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August 7th, 2017|

How to Tell if Your Roofer Really Knows How to Listen

 

When you’re looking for Atlanta roofers to repair or replace this critically-important structural component of your home, it’s essential to hire a contractor who really knows how to listen. If your needs and concerns aren’t being heard, you can end up paying for repairs that don’t completely solve the issues you’re experiencing, dissatisfied with the way your new roof turns out, or have problems getting warranty work done. Here are some signs to watch for that can indicate whether a roofer has good listening skills:

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July 24th, 2017|

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