The Storm-Chasers Are Here, Homeowner Beware!
It has been a wet, stormy month in Georgia and with the storms come the scammers. Many estimates we have given have been met with homeowners stating that so called “national” roofing companies have given them too-good-to-be-true estimates with all types of promises and “guarantees” that any reputable company simply can not match without taking a loss on every job. … Continue reading
Expertise: The Most Important Asset of A Roof Contractor
While not an exact science, Roofing is considered a skilled trade which can take many years to learn and even more to master. Managing the minute details that go into roof applications such as materials, design, techniques, and weather requires skillful knowledge and experience in putting the various components of a roof system into place correctly. The level of workmanship … Continue reading
Why Putting Off Leaks Repairs is a bad idea
When it rains as much as it has in the past week or so here in Georgia, roofing contractors all over the state get extremely busy as roof leaks become apparent (and sometime disastrous) and homeowners rush to have them repaired as soon as possible. Even the largest contractors can get backlogged with repairs taking weeks to even begin, leaving … Continue reading
What are Storm Chasers and why are they bad?
Storm chasers are companies or individuals who follow strong storms from city to city seeking to make home repairs (mostly roofing and siding) to homes that have been damaged. Knowing that there will be many insurance claims, these people are motivated by the allure of easy money. They range from single man operations to companies with multiple crews knocking on … Continue reading
6 Reasons Why Your Roof Leaks
It happens to most everyone at some point in time, you notice a dark stain on the ceiling, streaks on your walls, or worse, droplets or a stream of water flowing from these areas. It seems to come from out of the blue, for no good reason it all. Even on newly installed roofs or relatively young ones, leaks can … Continue reading
Hand Nailing VS Nail Guns
One of the first things you will notice when Atlanta Roofing Specialists is working on your roof is everyone is using a hammer. With so may roofers using nail guns to get the work done quickly, you may wonder why we are an exception. It’s not that we are technophobes or are even old-fashioned, in fact there are many practical … Continue reading
3 Spring Roofing Tips You Should Do Now
Finally, it appears that Winter is losing it’s grip on us here in Georgia. Now is the best time to get your roof checked out and prepared for the hot, humid weather Georgia is famous for. Spring in the South is notorious for harsh storms, make sure your roof is prepared! Here are 3 things you should do now, especially … Continue reading
Hiring a Reputable Roof Contractor
What makes a roof contractor “reputable”? The roof contracting business is an extremely competitive industry. Hundreds of companies and individuals are vying for your business and with so many choices it can be overwhelming just deciding on who to choose. From the cheap, one-man operation to corporations with multiple crews and locations, there is definitely no shortage of solutions when … Continue reading
Atlanta Roofing Celebrates 20 Years of Roofing Excellence!
In 1993, Kevin King and Mark Rutherford (uncle & nephew) started Atlanta Roofing Specialists Inc., a full service roofing contractor located in Marietta, GA. From the beginning, the demand for quality, ethical and reliable roofing contractors was evident and in just a few short months, ARS was officially incorporated and what was to become one of Atlanta’s most award-winning roofing … Continue reading
5 Things Every Homeowner Should Expect From A Roof Contractor
Spring and Summer in the South not only bring heavy rains, hail, and other damaging storms, they also bring out the “Storm Chasers”. These are the guys that drive around in their pickup trucks or vans and follow storms as they occur. They go door to door pitching unsuspecting homeowners their “services” in most cases, roof repairs or replacements at … Continue reading