Entries by Stephen McGrew

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Is your Roof in Good Hands?

Here is a tale of two roofing stories. Academy Roofing recently experienced first hand how homeowners are not in good hands with Allstate. Especially since the recent hail and wind damage storm. Story # 1 The first story begins with an elderly lady who called our company because one of her neighbors recommended Academy Roofing. […]

Roof Maintenance

  Mother Nature Never Rests! Should You? Extreme weather, animals, leaves, falling debris, satellite or cable work, accidents can cause immediate and serious damage to a roof – even a new one. The National Roofing Contractor’s Association recommends that roof inspection and maintenance be performed regularly to help avoid future problems.


Demolition (DMO) vs Roofing (RFG)

How insurance companies underpay on roof claims. Insurance companies use a program to estimate damages to your property called Xactimate. This program is owned by Verisk Analytics whose parent companies include Travelers, AIG, & The Hartford. In other words, the insurance companies own the software program for which their adjusters write estimates for claims. While […]

GAF Master Elite

Congratulations to our team! Academy Roofing has earned the coveted Master Elite Contractor title. Did you know that only 2% of the roofing contractors in North America have achieved Master Elite status! Based on our uncompromising commitment to the highest standards in sales, services, and installation, they have pledged to ensure that each customer receives […]

Synthetic Underlayment

GAF’s Synthetic Underlayment saves the day! It was a typical Spring day in Atlanta, Georgia when we looked at the upcoming weather forecast to schedule a roof. Like so many days, the forecast changes hourly. One day it will show 80% chance of thunderstorms only to then be sunny or cloudy the whole day. Outside […]

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Atlas Chalet Repair

I’m sure you’ve had a few knocks on your door if you have a Chalet shingle on your roof. Here’s why roofing contractors are targeting Atlas Chalet shingles for replacement or repairs around Atlanta. In 2010, Atlas Roofing Corporation announced their Chalet line of shingles would be discontinued. • The Atlas Chalet shingle had a […]

Common AC Line Mistakes

A few times a year, we will receive a phone call where occasionally an air conditioner contractor will have installed the refrigerant piping too close to the underside of a roof deck. When the roof is replaced, a nail happens to puncture the line which causes freon to leak and your air conditioner to stop […]

2017 Yelp Award

Congratulations to our team on receiving the 2017 Yelp Award! This is huge as Yelp reviews are only from real people. Thank you to all of our customers for taking time to share your experience.