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Alpha Omega Construction Group Receives GAF’s Prestigious 2018 President’s Club Award

Alpha Omega Construction Group, Inc. Alpha Omega Construction Group, Inc. has received the most prestigious contractor award GAF offers: The GAF President’s Club Award.
This highly coveted award recognizes Alpha Omega Construction Group as one of the “elite of the elite” residential Roofing Charlotte NC. GAF is North America’s largest roofing manufacturer, and only GAF Master Elite® Contractors can compete for its residential President’s Club Award. To qualify for this award, a residential roofing contractor must meet specific criteria in at least one out of three different pathways:
Performance pathway - where contractors focus on giving their property owners the best possible service, quality, and protection
Reliability pathway - where the contractor has a long history of offering their customers the best quality and protection
Service pathway - where contractors consistently offer their customers the best protection available in the marketplace. To become a Master Elite®
Contractor — a status that less than 2% of roofing contractors nationwide are able to achieve—a candidate must demonstrate proper licensing, maintain insurance (in states that require it), have a proven reputation, and show commitment to ongoing professional training. “We value our certified contractors for raising the industry standard year after year by installing the best roofing products and systems. Our President’s Club award recognizes only those contractors who have distinguished themselves by the highest standards of excellence, customer satisfaction, and dependability,” says Jim Slauson, GAF’s VP of Certified Program & Services. Family-owned and family-operated, Alpha Omega Construction Group has 11 offices in different cities across the Southeast. “Workmanship, warranties, and a tradition of excellence are our hallmarks,” says director of marketing James Tharrett. “We are contracted by more than 100 home builders to do their roofs.” For more than 25 years, the company has taken pride in protecting the homeowner’s two biggest investments: the family and the home. “There is a comfort factor that we strive to achieve,” explains Tharrett. “We encourage potential clients to meet with others. We feel strongly that, at the end of the day, there is a reason we are called the most trusted roofing company in the Southeast.” Alpha Omega Construction Group services a variety of home-improvement and commercial property needs, including roofing, siding, gutters, and repairs. The company encourages new clients to check with existing customers for a referral about the best residential roofer. “We maintain an extreme level of transparency with our clients,” says Tharrett, “because we value them more than anything.” On the commercial side, the company works with corporations, property-management companies, and owners of individual business properties to service roofs both large and small. The company makes a conscious effort to support local communities. It sponsors local youth and adult sports teams and supports volunteer efforts. “We want our name to stand out as much as our workmanship,” states Tharrett. Alpha Omega Construction Group works with Habitat for Humanity and Rebuild Upstate and participates in the nationwide No Roof Left Behind(TM) program. A winner of GAF’s Triple Excellence Award (for consumer protection, installation, and training), the company is the recipient of multiple awards, honors, acknowledgments, and certifications. Alpha Omega Construction Group is a GAF Certified Green Roofer(TM) and is accredited by the Better Business Bureau with an A rating. There are ambitious plans for the future. “Solar! It’s coming really soon,” says Tharrett. “And we have plans of opening in one or two more cities in the Southeast.” He concludes: “Alpha Omega Construction Group is not some fly-by-night company that you won’t be able to find in a few years after install. We have a concrete track record of standing by our work. Our crews provide elite craftsmanship, built over a long period of providing outstanding roofing services.” About Alpha Omega Construction Group, Inc. For more than two decades, Alpha Omega Construction Group has proudly served as the “most trusted roofing company in the Southeast.” The company strives to provide homeowners, builders, and commercial businesses with the quality work and workmanship they deserve. As a leader in the industry, Alpha Omega Construction Group works with clients to determine the perfect solutions for their homes and businesses.
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About GAF: Founded in 1886, GAF is the leading roofing and waterproofing manufacturer in North America. As a member of the Standard Industries family of companies, GAF is part of the largest roofing and waterproofing business in the world. The company’s products include a comprehensive portfolio of roofing and waterproofing solutions for residential and commercial properties as well as for civil engineering applications. The full GAF portfolio of solutions is supported by an extensive national network of factory-certified contractors. GAF continues to be the leader in quality and offers comprehensive warranty protection on its products and systems. The company’s success is driven by a commitment to empowering its people to deliver advanced quality and purposeful innovation. For more information about GAF, visit http://www.gaf.com

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Working together in different directions at Alpha Omega Construction Group

Family is and has always remained at the forefront of this Indian Trail-based residential and commercial general contracting company. Husband-and-wife team Mike and Claudia Al Hassan started Alpha Omega Construction Group Inc. more than 25 years ago within a small room in their home. The company, which specializes in roofing, siding and gutters for homebuilders, homeowners and commercial businesses, has now grown to 234 employees, with 11 facilities across the Carolinas, Tennessee and Georgia. Several entities, including custom homebuilding and land development arms, have spun from Alpha Omega. The Al Hassan’s two children, Jassmin, 21, and Jordan, 18, are taking active roles in the company — Jassmin, through her real estate license, and Jordan, through general contracting. Over the years, Alpha Omega has also employed several other sets of family members, from parents and their children to couples. Claudia attributes that to a subculture within Alpha Omega of professionalism and mutual respect. “The subculture that we’ve created has really created a good environment where parents want their kids to come and work, where husbands want to bring their wives to work,” says Claudia, president of the company. To what do you credit your growth? Claudia Al Hassan: I would say the first 10 years, we were pretty much in the Charlotte area building a name. Later on, I think what has helped us a lot, sad to say, is a lot of people folded during 2008. A lot of the roofing companies went under and we were able to pick up from that. In 2007, 2008, my husband and I were thinking who are we going to let go, and we both agreed no one is going to go. We just have to figure a way to generate more business to keep everyone in place … I decided to start the reroof part of Alpha Omega. My husband didn’t agree with that. He said that’s a lot of work. It’s going to take a lot of time. We should do commercial. He stuck to the commercial and I stuck to the reroof. Needless to say that both of those departments are a big part of our growth. They were very significant. What’s the family dynamic? We all help. We don’t have roles of mom does this, dad does this, the teenage kids do this — not even chores. Education is something that we pushed. We have pushed languages, obviously college, but we did not push college in a traditional way. We wanted the kids close by so they can learn the business, they can go to school around here. Because the combination of working with the business and going to school is double the pressure, I think. And they were never in a hurry to leave home. When it comes to the family atmosphere, it’s a peaceful one. My husband’s Middle Eastern. I’m Latin, so the kids grew up with both cultures. We indulge new things. I would say that’s another part that helped the business … My office in itself is a melting pot. Where do you see the company in 10 years? This is an ongoing joke. If you ask my husband, he sees himself nationwide. If you ask me, I think what we have accomplished is wonderful. Let’s work on our backyard now. Let’s saturate the business within, and let’s concentrate more on the custom homebuilding and land development. I like that. My husband and I have agreed to disagree. He’s growing Alpha Omega, while I’m growing J&J Custom Homes and the land development part. Obviously every decision that takes place is consulted with one another.

By Jenna Martin – Associate Editor/Online, Charlotte Business Journal Apr 20, 2018, 5:00am

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Inspecting Your Roof and Your Yard

The Southeast’s hail season is quickly approaching, but there’s still time to prepare your home for future seasonal storms. Hail damage in the Carolina’s is common but costly and unpredictable. Investing in protecting your home now will help you to avoid big repair costs in the future and can get you through sudden storms damage-free. With the right preparation, making it through hailstorm season with minimal need to call Alpha Omega for roof repairs will keep your home and your savings safe. Inspecting Your Roof and Your Yard Scheduling regular inspections for your roof keeps it in tip-top shape and prepared for any of nature’s fury that may come its way. Inspections allow your trusted Alpha Omega personal to check for current weaknesses and damages present on your roof. These wear and tear spots are targets for greater hail damage in storms, so identifying and repairing them early is essential to the health of your roof. An Alpha Omega inspectors can also suggest better materials and improvements you can make to your roof to make it more fortified against the weather. The trees in your yard can be a hazard in and of themselves during a hailstorm. If trees and shrubs are not properly preened, branches that hang over or near your roof could easily break and fall, causing damage. Have broken, dry or damaged branches cut and removed and clean your yard of any debris that could be picked up and thrown against your home. By staying diligent on the upkeep of your yard, you can avoid unnecessary hail damage repairs this hail season. Prepare Your Family For Future Hailstorms There’s more to storm preparations than checking your home over. When a storm is on its way, your family should have a plan to avoid damage and even injury. When the season finally starts, keep an eye on weather reports and know the signs of a hailstorm. Strong winds with heavy rainfall and lightning and thunder can easily shift into a hail storm without warning, especially when a cold front is coming through. Listen for emergency broadcasts and be prepared to move to rooms without windows to avoid potential injury from broken glass. Prepare to move pets and farm animals into safe structures, as well, to keep them safe from the storm. Move outdoor furniture and vehicles into garages, sheds or other sturdy outdoor structures. You can also look into getting ‘hail blankets’, which can be bought or made, that can protect them from the impact of hail. The damage costs incurred by broken car windows or ruined yard equipment can take a sizable hit on your savings, so it’s best to take inventory of your yard and prepare a plan for storing and protecting items that could suffer during a bad hailstorm. Alpha Omega Construction Group can work with you to prevent major hail damage in the Carolinas this year by helping you take the proper precautions against the changing weather and repairing at-risk areas on roofs. Our expert contractors can help you reinforce your roof against the weather and address questions and concerns you have before the storms start rolling in. Contact Alpha Omega Construction Group to find out how you can get a free inspection with your first appointment and get the jump on your preparations for the 2018 hail season before it arrives.

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How to Help Homeowners Understand Ice Damming

The cold winter season is the time when many homeowners see icicles hanging from their eaves and/or water coming in the house due to ice damming on the roof. There are three main causes of ice damming:

  1. Poor insulation from a house ceiling. An attic with inadequate or deteriorated insulation can cause ice damming.
  2. Lack of ventilation. A house with proper ventilation allows the necessary cold air to mix and cool the hot air from the house, which slows the snow melting down.
  3. Leaking gaps between the living space and the attic. These spaces allow extra heat to “escape” into the attic, which warms the space and melts even more snow. Snow on the roof will eventually melt, but if the heat from the house causes the snow closer to the roof to turn into water, then that water can either go down slowly to the gutter or travel under the shingles. There is no heat at the gutter, so snow will remain there, creating a barrier. The water that is moving down will hit that cold snow barrier and then freeze again. This creates a dam (ice damming), which will hold the remaining water on the roof. Shingle roofs are designed to shed water; they cannot handle having it freestanding. That is why a good quality leak barrier is needed at the eaves. To help your homeowner understand the importance, you can perform a simple test with a bottle of water. This will show that every nail going through the leak barrier is automatically sealed. The most important thing a contractor can do to help homeowners with ice dam problems is to first clean the snow off the roof (following strict safety rules) and then create exits for the trapped water. In the long term, the contractor should:
  4. Seal the living space.
  5. Install adequate attic insulation.
  6. Make sure that the attic is properly ventilated. Preventing ice dams and icicles may not be possible at all times, but these are measures that can be taken to help stop water from entering the house. View the full story here: (please link here with this link "http://blog.gaf.com/how-to-help-homeowners-understand-ice-damming/") For all your roofing needs give us a call at 1-(844)-704-ROOF (7663).
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Residential Metal Roofing Share Jumps to 14%.

Residential Metal Roofing Share Jumps to 14% and As consumer demand for sustainable building products continues to grow, the Metal Roofing Alliance reports another market share gain for metal in the residential retrofit market. New independent research conducted by Dodge Data & Analytics on behalf of the MRA shows the total market share of metal roofing gained another 3 points in 2016, growing from 11% market share in 2015 to 14% in 2016. Between 2015 and 2016, the total demand for metal roofing increased from 17.7 million squares to 19.4 million squares. Metal roofing is second only to asphalt shingle roofing in the remodeling market. In 1998, when the Metal Roofing Alliance (MRA) began educating homeowners with a national consumer awareness campaign, metal roofing market share was just 3.7% of the consumer re-roofing market. “MRA members’ commitment to growing the industry through ongoing focus and effort has clearly made a big difference. This latest surge brings us closer to hitting our goal of having metal comprise 20% of the residential roofing market by 2020,” says MRA President Dick Bus. “We believe our success in growing the residential market can be attributed to our consistent effort to educate both homeowners and roofing contractors about the many benefits of residential metal roofing.” Dodge Data & Analytics performed an analysis designed to estimate the size of the U.S. new construction and repair and remodeling markets for metal roofing. The study reviewed a variety of metal roofing products, including: vertical ribbed panels, shingles, shakes, copper, tiles and slate panels. The study examined metal roofing activity across nine U.S. Census regions. Key findings include:

  1. The metal roofing market share in the remodeling market has increased in six of the nine Census regions, with gains ranging between 2 to 9 points. The Pacific, East South Central and Mid Atlantic regions show advances in metal roofing greater than 6 points.
  2. The region with the largest market share is the East South Central region (Alabama, Kentucky, Mississippi, Tennessee) with 30% of homes being re-roofed with metal.
  3. In the New England region (Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, Vermont and New England) data reveals that metal roofing increased 3 points to 12% market share.
  4. The East North Central region (Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Ohio, Wisconsin), data shows metal roofing increasing 4 points to 13% market share.
  5. Asphalt had a 64% market share in 2015 and it is now just 59% in 2016.
  6. Twenty-nine percent of homeowners reported that they selected metal roofing because it was attractive, while 20% reported metal roofing to be a good investment that added value to their homes. Longevity (18%) and strength and protection (17%) were also attributes cited for choosing metal.
  7. Standing seam metal roofing is most popular in the East South Central (Alabama, Kentucky, Mississippi, Tennessee) at 96%. In the Pacific region (California, Oregon, Washington), and the Mountain region (Arizona, Colorado, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, Utah, Wyoming), shingle shake tile is the most popular metal roof choice for homes.

    View the full story at: Here
    For all your metal roofing needs give us a call 1-(844)-704-ROOF (7663).
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Summer Roofing Maintenance To-Do List:

We know what you’re thinking… it’s Summer, you want to be out having fun, not doing maintenance work on your roof. These Summer roof maintenance tips will take only a couple hours, but the time spent is well worth it because it could save you from costly roof repairs down the road...

To ensure your safety, all of these Summer roof care tasks are preformed from the ground. If there is a need to go up on your roof, we recommend you contact us to perform the roof repair or maintenance.

Summer Roofing Maintenance To-Do List:

Since we’re enjoying some hot Summer days, we recommend doing your roofing checklist early in the morning when it’s a bit cooler. Binoculars are helpful for getting a closer look at your roof. We also recommend wearing work gloves.

  1. Inspect your roof with a complete walk-around from the ground, looking for shingle lift, missing shingles, cracked or dented shingles, moss or any other type of fungal growth, debris that has gathered in corners or roof valleys and roof damage of any kind.
  2. Inspect the flashing (metal strips) around the chimney, skylight, vents, satellite dish, or any other roof protrusion. Flashing often loosens during harsh weather or can deteriorate over time.
  3. Check the underside of the eaves for debris that may have gathered and remove it. Be careful since this is a favorite spot for stinging insects to build nests.
  4. Check for loose gutters. It’s common for storms to loosen them. Tighten all bolts, making certain the gutters are properly angled and aligned to divert water away from the house.
  5. Clean out gutter, downspouts and roof drains. You’ll be surprised at the amount of flower blooms, twigs, seeds and other debris that gathers in them during the Spring. After cleaning the gutters, test them by running water through them using a garden hose. If the water flows freely through them with no leaks, you’re good to go.

The Importance Of Summer Roofing Maintenance Summer brings some challenging weather conditions, including high temperatures, humidity, pouring rain, thunderstorms and heavy winds. Taking the time to perform some quick checks of your roof and minor roofing system maintenance assures you of three important factors: - Your roof is up to the task of handling Summer heat and storms. - Your roof is in good operating condition. - You’re on track to meet or extend the life expectancy of your roof. If you’re not up for the task, you can always arrange for Alpha Omega to come out to inspect your roof and provide a free estimate. By being proactive with roof maintenance, problems can be spotted before they develop into costly repairs. Plus, with proper care, your roofing system will last longer. Alpha Omega Construction Group, we’ve got you covered.

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10 Signs to Look for When Examining Your Roof

Just like routinely checking your car for working tail lights and low tire pressure, it’s best to check your roof every once in a while as well! To assist you with this process, here are 10 warning signs to pay special attention to…

  1. Missing granules - when examining your roof from a sturdy ladder, peer into the gutter. If you see a sand like substance, you may have some granule loss. If your roof isn’t brand new, this can be an indication you may want to have a professional come out to give a roof evaluation.
  2. Damaged flashing - flashing is installed around the chimney; look to see if it is cracked or warped.
  3. Algae - algae growth causes dark discoloration to your shingles when air-borne algae deposits then grows on your roof. (more common with organic shingles) To identify this sign look for brown to black colored streaks that may seem like soot or tree droppings. The good news is that algae growth does not affect the service life of your roofing material; but does coincide with roof age.
  4. Curling shingles - there are a multitude of causes for curling shingles, from lack of ventilation to deteriorated sealant, curled shingles may lead to a leak and it would be wise to have a professional out to rectify the situation.
  5. Blisters - blisters are formed from moisture in the shingles or poor ventilation of the roof system which could shorten the service life of shingles. If the problem is widespread, the entire slope may need to be replaced sooner than expected. Again, any sign of blistering should be a indication that an Alpha Omega professional should be called.
  6. Rafters or plywood spots - this is caused by roof leaks! To look for these spots comb over all rafters, roof, all protrusions and the attic for leaks. If your roof is leaking - don’t wait, call a professional.
  7. Rotting - is caused by absorption of moisture by the mat at the core of an organic based shingle; this should not be ignored. 8. Buckled shingles - is formed from a wrinkled underlayment, roof deck movement, poor roof ventilation or new shingles applied over old shingles.
  8. Missing shingles - This is mainly caused from exposure to high winds or wear and tear over time.
  9. Hail Damage - This is one of the hardest signs to spot from the ground, but is a sure sign you need to call a professional. Granule loss and small indentations on your roof will eventually cause leaks. If you suspect your roff was hit by hail, give our experts a call! We will work hand in hand with your insurance company to get this fixed… Climbing onto you roof can be extremely dangerous and should be left for the experts! If you notice any of these warning signs from a ladder or from the ground, please give us a call at: 1-844-704-ROOF to set up an appointment and to receive a free estimate on repair or replacement. We’ve got you covered!


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Best maintenance tips to make your roof long last in Charlotte NC

Installing a roof can be hard but maintaining it is even harder and if you live in Charlotte NC then things may be quite drastic for you because the weather here is quite unpredictable. No matter what kind of roof you have, you may have noticed that it has a build up of moss on it after a while which makes it hard for companies that provide Roofing in Charlotte NC.

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Important guidelines for homeowners how to select best roofing contractor!

One of the biggest hurdlefaced by the homeowners of Southeast is to find a professional and trustworthy contractor for residential Roofing Charlotte NC. Whether you are searching contractor for repairing roof from wind or hail damage or wants an entirely new roof,hereare some simple guidelines which can help you in choosing the best roofing contractor.

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How to inspect and fix the roof after a storm

Alright that storm went pretty hard and apparently there much we could do to stop it right? Howling winds, pelting rain and hail, snapping tree branches — riding out a storm inside your home can be a frightening experience. On the other hand, a mild rain fall, a light thunderstorm or moderate snow fall may seem totally harmless. Yet, a single straight-line burst of wind may be enough to uplift shingles, sling debris and projectiles around and topple trees and power lines.

Selecting The Best Contractor For Roofing In Charlotte Nc

Selecting The Best Contractor For Roofing In Charlotte Nc

One of the most important investments you will ever make for your home is a sturdy, durable roof. With warm weather across charlotte nc, it’s an excellent time to have a new roof installed or to hire a contractor for Roofing Charlotte NC.

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