News, Information, and Updates from Echols Roofing, Siding & Home Improvement of Atlanta, GA
3 Steps To Take When Your Roof Has A Leak
Finding a water leak in your home isn’t necessarily a time to panic. But it is time to take fast action.
What You Should Know About Your Roof’s Lifespan
Despite all a homeowner’s best efforts, no Atlanta home has a permanent roof. Every roof, of every type of material, eventually wears out. How can you determine if your home’s roof is at the beginning, middle, or end of its lifespan? […]
How To Know When Insurance Will Replace Your Roof
Assessing the damage to your roof accurately after a storm is crucial to getting a check from your insurance company. Here are points to remember when dealing with both your insurance agent and roofing contractor to know when insurance will pay for damage or a replacement. […]
How To Skip Being Caught By Risky Roofers Running Rampant
You would think homeowners would be smart enough to detect a roofing scam. You’d be wrong, as case after case both in our area (as reported by WSB-TV) and nationwide (Reddit) shows. How can you protect yourself from storm chasers while still getting emergency roof repair? […]
How To Understand Depreciation On Your Roof Insurance Claim
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. […]
What To Do When You Need Emergency Roof Repair
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. […]
The Benefits Of Working With Echols Roofing
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. […]
3 Tips For A Stress-Free Roof Insurance Claim
Having to deal with the damage to your roof after a storm is stressful enough. […]
How To Choose The Right Contractor For Emergency Repair
When your roof is severely damaged in a storm, it’s important to find the right contractor for the job. […]
Is Your Chimney Chase Up to Code?
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. […]
What You Need To Know About Roofing Storm Claims
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.