Author Archives: John Entrekin

Roofing Contractors Have Their Hands Full

The economy is scooting along and our roof repair business is no different. The roofing industry as a whole is doing very well. Everybody is working. Which may be the reason you are not getting your calls answered. I have spoken to many homeowners that say it’s hard to get a response and have a…

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Why Choose A Metal Roof

The majority of the work we do is the traditional shingle. But we get asked on many different occasions to explain the metal roof. Folks want to know if there is a difference and why someone may choose a metal roof versus the traditional shingle. Our work takes us to all types of jobs. We talk with…

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Charity Roof Repair During National Roofing Week

To raise awareness of the importance of roofs to not only homeowners but to businesses alike, the National Roofing Contractors Association (NRCA) has established a special week once a year. It’s called National Roofing Week, and it is taking place June 4-10 2018.   It’s a time to recognize the brotherhood that exists in the…

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Top 8 Reason Why You Have A Roof Leak

If you are reading this now, I’d hazard to guess you are experiencing a leak. And I’d hazard another guess that you’ve never been up on your roof. We’ll I’m going to take the mystery out of what’s up there. I used go up with a clipboard to scout a roof leak repair. Now it’s…

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Is Hiring A Home Inspector A Good Use Of My Money?

Most homeowners are not thinking of major home repair costs until one of two things happen. They’ve decided to sell and are ready to put their home on the market or something stops working. Like the heater going out, or no AC in the summer time can be a drag. Or you find that the…

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Austin Area Home Starts Hit 2nd Highest Level On Record

By now the secret is out. If you have lived in the Austin area for any length of time you already know how fast the area has grown. Normally I’ll write about our roof repair service. But since housing starts impact the roofing business, I couldn’t pass up passing along this great article. The median…

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Three Great Options To Pay For A New Roof That Doesn’t Involve Insurance

Dealing with any home repairs, let along a leaking roof, can be stressful and costly. The cost to fix your roof can be daunting. Most homeowners do not know their options to manage a roof repair. You may be thinking insurance can cover it. But most policies will not cover normal wear and tear. So…

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Top 10 Problems With Flat Roofs

Nobody ever has any reason to go up on their roof. But your flat roof has been in a slow decline ever since it was originally installed. It is not anything you did, more of what you didn’t do. And the only reason you are paying attention to it now is, more than likely, you…

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Roof Repair and Your Home Energy Costs

LAST UPDATED: June 16, 2018 Every roof has a life cycle. A great roofing contractor will know if the roof has some life left, or is in need of a total replacement. When replacing your roof, many considerations are taken into account, chief among them is choosing a material that aids in homes energy conservation.…

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Advantages Of A Metal Roof

LAST UPDATED: June 16, 2018 The Ultimate Guide To Metal Roofs Metal roofing is very popular here in Austin and the surrounding area. We get a lot of requests for it. They give the home or business a real “hill country” feel. You could choose to go with either a metal shingle or sheet metal.…

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