News, Information, and Updates from Echols Roofing, Siding & Home Improvement of Atlanta, GA
You may consider yourself the family handyman. You might have plenty of tools in your garage and have completed a number of DIY home improvement projects with some degree of success. Now you need work done on your roof, and you think you can take the DIY route or just hire the first roofer who knocks on your door. Bad idea!
As a homeowner, you know your roof won’t last forever. Depending on the material your roof is made of, it will only last a certain number of years before it requires repairs or replacement. Hiring a professional roofing contractor in your area can guarantee the job is done correctly the first time. How can you have peace of mind knowing you’ve hired the best roofing contractor? Here are 14 questions to ask before you sign below those dotted lines:
As a commercial property owner or manager, you have a lot on your plate when it comes to managing and maintaining your property. It’s critical to have a commercial roof checklist to ensure nothing is missed. Regular maintenance is a smart decision as it helps to identify problems early and make the necessary repairs before they escalate into bigger, more costly damages. […]
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. […]
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. […]