Blogs & News

2811, 2020

How Much Does a New Roof Cost?

By |Helpful tips, Information, Pricing, Roof Replacement, Roofing|

When it’s time for a new roof, the first question you’ll likely ask is “how much does a new roof cost?” Quite honestly … it depends. Many roofers will give you a ball-park estimate based solely on the size of your roof, but there are a lot of other factors that will impact the cost of your roof installation. The type of materials required, the shape of your roof, the pitch/slope, etc. all contribute to ...

611, 2020

Why Are There Shingles in My Yard?

By |Roof Repair, Roof Replacement, Roofing|

When you wake up to the jovial songs of morning and saunter out to grab the paper with your cup of joe in hand, the last thing you want to see when you greet the day is a shingle – or several – in your yard. While it’s possible that last night’s blustery winds blew some scrappy pieces of your neighbors’ roof onto your lawn, let’s be real. It’s probably yours. Blow-offs can be common ...

1810, 2020

How Do I Inspect My Roof?

By |Helpful tips|

When it’s cold and raining or hot and humid, we’re all grateful to be tucked inside, safe from the elements. Our roofs protect us when we need it most, but are you protecting your roof? Our homes take a beating year in and year out. Eventually, even the sturdiest of roofs will succumb to the effects of weather and time, but routine inspections can help you find vulnerabilities early, prolonging the life of your roofing ...

610, 2020

Preparing your Home’s Exterior for Fall

By |Tips & Tricks|

So long summer and hello fall! As the seasons change and those delicious autumn smells fill the air, we can’t wait to get all snuggled up indoors. As you’re swapping out your flip flops and tank tops for sweaters and boots, don’t forget that your home needs a little love to get it ready for the change of seasons, too. We’ve got a few tips to help make the transition so you can sit back, ...

2808, 2020

The Do’s and Don’ts of Vinyl Siding Maintenance

By |Siding|

Vinyl siding has fewer maintenance needs than other types of siding. However, low maintenance doesn’t mean no maintenance. Like any kind of siding, the surface of vinyl siding can still accumulate several kinds of stains, such as grime, animal droppings, and in serious cases, mold. What’s the proper way of maintaining vinyl siding? The siding repair contractors at A&A Services list the dos and don’ts of vinyl siding maintenance in this post. Maintenance Dos Clean your vinyl ...

2608, 2020

COVID-19 Update

By |News and Events|

Covid 19 Update   8/25/21 A & A Services, Inc. continues to monitor the Covid-19 updates as presented by the Center for Disease Control (CDC) and the World Health Organization (WHO). We ask all employees who interact with customers, vendors, and other employees to wear masks and practice all safety processes in accordance with the CDC and WHO. In keeping with the recent mandate in Salem, we do require masks to come into the showroom. This ...

2108, 2020

The Advantages of Ridge Vents

By |Roofing|

Whenever homeowners think about protecting your roof from moisture damage, durable roofing materials are usually the first thing to come to mind. However, you shouldn’t forget that moisture can enter and accumulate in your roof and attic via the air flowing into your home. The warmer the air inside, the more moisture it can hold. If humid indoor air can’t exit your home, the excess moisture can create a damp environment that’s the perfect breeding ...

1408, 2020

How to Maximize Ventilation Provided by Your New Windows

By |Windows|

Contrary to what many homeowners think, poor indoor air quality is a significant health concern. In fact, the EPA ranks poor indoor air quality as among the top five health hazards in the country. The problem is compounded by the observation made by several studies that indoor air can be at least twice more polluted as outdoor air. That’s why it’s important to ensure your home has adequate indoor ventilation. One way you can improve ...

708, 2020

Mistakes to Avoid When Choosing a Patio Door Replacement

By |Doors|

You should always do your research before choosing a patio door or window replacement. In addition to the door features that can help you maximize your returns on investment (ROIs), it’d be a good idea to do your research on the common buying mistakes you should avoid. What are the mistakes you should avoid when looking for a patio door replacement? Buying a Patio Door Replacement With the Wrong Dimensions Product catalogs can show you how ...

1407, 2020

Vinyl Siding: How to Prevent It From Melting Behind a Grill

By |Helpful tips, Information, Siding|

Nowadays, most siding materials are incredibly durable and able to withstand almost anything  thrown at them. In fact, vinyl siding is touted as one of the strongest and longest-lasting materials that you can find on the market. However, this doesn’t necessarily mean that it’s impervious to other kinds of damage. According to siding repair pros, vinyl siding can actually melt if a barbeque grill is placed too close to it. Luckily, there are ways to prevent this ...

3006, 2020

The Advantages of Natural Ventilation You Need to Know About

By |Windows|

Natural ventilation in the home brings a lot of advantages from which you can benefit. It reduces energy consumption by circulating air through your door and window openings. The air is circulated either by natural wind forces or temperature changes without the aid of mechanical means. Pressure differences between the inside and outside of your home are induced by wind and air temperature differences, creating natural ventilation in your home. As trusted experts in window ...

1806, 2020

How to Properly Cool a Hot Attic This Summer

By |Home improvement|

If you’re aiming for a more eco-friendly method for your attic and roof repair project, we suggest installing loose-fill insulation, which is extremely effective when installed properly and is available in a few different options such as fiberglass, cellulose and mineral wool. Fiberglass consists of almost a third of recycled glass that's spun into fibers. Cellulose is made from recycled, shredded newsprint and boxes that are chemically treated for fire and mold resistance. Mineral wool ...