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Author Archives: Marvin Hatcher

5 Things to Do with… Gutters

It is a great time of year to clean the accumulated debris from your gutters—and perhaps even replace gutters that have seen better days. So, what can you do with old gutters or the remnants from a new installation? Put them to practical and creative DIY use, of course! Here are five smart rain gutter … Continue reading »

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Winter Home Protection Tips

While you can’t change the weather, you can minimize some of winter’s biggest threats to your home. Heavy snow accumulation can pose a threat to your home or business — both as it builds up and as it melts. The three most important precautions to take: Watch for snow accumulation on the leeward (downwind) side of … Continue reading »

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What You Need to Know About Replacement Windows

If your windows on the world no longer enhance the facade of your house, shield it from the elements or filter out noise, it may be time to replace them with new ones that will complement your home’s architecture, reduce your energy bills, increase your comfort, and promote peace and quiet. Replacing windows is an … Continue reading »

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Replacing or Adding the Siding Of Your Home with Fiber Cement Siding

Do you want to improve the appearance of your home? Improving the exterior look of your home would definitely catch the eye of your neighbors or of anyone passing by your lot. Most homeowners when it is time to replace the vinyl siding or wood shingles would consider just newer vinyl siding. Fiber Cement Siding … Continue reading »

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Winterizing Your Home

There’s no doubt about it – winter is coming. Freezing temperatures, cold air, ice and snow make the warmth inside your house cozy and inviting. At least, that is, when your house is up to the task. Winterizing your house isn’t only about staying warm, however. Winter is notorious for busted pipes, invading pests or … Continue reading »

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The Benefits of Vinyl Siding

There are few subjects in the whole arena of residential construction products that draw battle lines as sharply as vinyl siding. Proponents harp on the fact that it never needs painting, while its detractors insist that houses should never be covered with anything but real wood. As a building material, vinyl siding is relatively new … Continue reading »

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Hatcher Siding and Seamless Gutter

Hatcher Siding and Seamless Gutter has provided great gutter, siding and  roofing service for over 15 years. With 35 years of experience in siding, roofing and gutters, We are a great company with the goal of providing you with quality professional work. We are a family owned business, so honesty, integrity and dependability are all … Continue reading »

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How to Size Gutters and Downspouts – Oak Ridge

Five-inch K-style gutters or 6-inch half-rounds, the most common residential sizes, are able to handle the rainfall on most houses in most parts of the country. But houses with big, steep roofs or those located in climates prone to heavy downpours may need wider gutters and extra downspouts to keep rainwater from overflowing. To figure … Continue reading »

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Not clearing clogged gutters could mean costly repairs

Don’t fall down on the job of keeping your gutters and downspouts clear and in good repair. They may be an “out of sight, out of mind” aspect of your home exterior, but neglecting them can lead to costly repairs. Here’s a basic guide to gutter maintenance, compiled by our researchers and based on the … Continue reading »

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Which Home Improvements Can I DIY and Which Should I Leave to a Pro?

My home is screaming for a redo. I’d love to try my hand at doing some of the upgrades myself and save a ton of money in the process, but I’m sure some projects are better left to the professionals. What do I need to know before I go all Bob Vila on my place?

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