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Does Homeowners Insurance Cover Roof Damage? Call Matt.

Are you concerned about the safety of your roof? This year’s Farmer’s Almanac predicted a cold and snowy winter for East Tennessee, and through the first month of 2022, the prediction has proved correct. A series of snowstorms has created treacherous traveling conditions and forced school closures.  For some homeowners, it has also raised concerns…
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Winter Can Be a Good Time for Roof Replacement

Many East Tennessee homeowners may consider winter the worst time to install a new roof and choose to put their roofing project on hold till spring. While the winter season can present unique challenges, it can also offer an opportunity to get a contractor on your schedule instead of planning out in busier times of…
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A Roofer’s Tips for Holiday Decorating

Y I K E S ! !  BE CAREFUL UP THERE! Driving around Knoxville and East Tennessee neighborhoods during the holiday season is always a treat.  It’s fun to see the creativity and enjoy the imagination that go into yard decorations. But, for some reason, it’s always the glitter and lights on the roof that…
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Exceeding Expectations Drives Positive Feedback

“We Take Pride in Doing Work that Exceeds our Customers’ Expectations.” Matt Garrett, Owner   Everybody likes a pat on the back, and the roofing professionals at Garrett Construction & Roofing are no exception. We’ve been satisfying the roofing and remodeling needs of East Tennesseans for almost two decades. Your positive feedback encourages us to…
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Fall is Ideal Time for Roof Inspection

Make Sure Your Home’s Roof is Ready for Winter We know these beautiful Fall days in East Tennessee will soon give way to winter’s freeze. Now is the right time to make sure your home’s roof is ready for the cold weather ahead. To some extent, a roof inspection can be a do-it-yourself job—some things…
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Watch for Hidden Roof Damage After a Storm

STORMS LEAVE THEIR MARK As strong storms raced through East Tennessee recently, the first thought of many homeowners was to survey their property for damage. Storms leave their mark in uprooted trees, downed power lines, broken glass—and the predictable damage to roofs. Most of the aftermath can be addressed quickly.  We chop up the trees…
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At Some Point, Every Homeowner Needs a New Roof

Whether you’re planning to stay in your current home for life or just the average eight years most homeowners remain in one place, the odds you’ll need a new roof at some point are pretty high. More than one-third of houses in the United States are over 50 years old. As of 2021, about 10.5…
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Is Your Bathroom Saying: “Remodel Me!”

Even Small Budgets Gain BIG Results It may start small with a leaking toilet or a chipped mirror but before long you’re noticing the shower is a little too small. And those colors on the wall—they’re looking outdated. At first the messages are small and subtle, but over time they grow in volume—the bathroom needs…
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Excavation is a Job for the Pros.

Excavation is an essential part of construction—whether you’re building a new home or adding on to an existing one, constructing a new driveway, digging a basement or performing many other construction-related functions. Simply put, excavation is the process of removing rock, soil and other materials from a site. This is generally performed using heavy earth moving…
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Where Do You Start When Fire Damages Your Home?

  “Thank goodness it didn’t start in the middle of the night.” Unfortunately, too many East Tennessee homeowners experience their share of the estimated 1.35 million house fires that occur annually in the United States. These fires cause 3,800 civilian fire deaths and property damage estimated at $15.9 billion, according to the National Fire Protection…
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