1. Picking the Best Replacement Windows

    How old is your home? Is it vintage, verging on ancient, or built within the last couple of decades? If you’re a fan of those home-improvement channels, you’ve probably seen an episode or two about how charming Charleston’s historic homes can be - but you’ve probably also seen a horror show or two about all the quirks that come along with owning an older home. Hopefully, you don’t have …Read More

  2. Are Roofing Materials Recyclable?

    As awful as it can sometimes be, weather happens. If you’ve lived in Charleston long enough, you’ve probably experienced your fair share of hurricane-force winds (and hurricanes themselves). And, as if that weren’t enough, South Carolina regularly makes the list of states with the most hail storms per year. Not only do these major weather events put a damper on many planned outdoor activiti…Read More

  3. Which Roofing Shingles Are Best?

    When it comes to roofing, it can often feel like the options are as endless as that wall of paint colors at your local home improvement store. Whether you’re in the process of replacing your roof after damage like a hail storm or you’re custom building a new home, there are a plethora of different variables to consider before your roofing contractors can get down to the actual roofing process…Read More

  4. Home Improvement Tax Breaks

    As we approach the end of March, tax season is in full swing. Which means, unfortunately, that it’s more than a bit late to undertake any new home improvement projects in hopes of getting decent tax breaks on this year’s tax return. However, if you did any home improvement projects last year - or you’re planning something this year - it’s important to know what you can claim on your tax r…Read More

  5. Replacement Windows Can Sell Your Home

    There are hundreds of different home and yard focused shows all about improving the curb appeal and increasing the value of your home. With those hundreds of shows, it can feel impossible to wade through the myriad suggestions they offer to find just the right combination of renovations to improve your home’s value without costing you an arm and a leg. So how do you know what to choose? The eas…Read More

  6. Oh, Hail: What To Do For Hail Damaged Roofs

    Here in South Carolina, we have the dubious honor of being one of the states that gets the most hail every year. Which, as you may imagine, means we also have to deal with the most hail damage every year. Whether you are new to Charleston or simply managed to avoid major damage before, dealing with major hail damage can be daunting. At Kramer Construction, we want to get your home back to fully r…Read More

  7. When It’s Time For Replacement Windows

    It’s winter, which means even here in Charleston, we occasionally experience chilly temperatures, which means you’re probably longingly thinking of summer heat. Granted, our lack of snow during the winter means, during the summer, we need all the help we can get to beat back the heat. Maybe that means refreshing lemonade or an icy adult beverage in a dimly lit (and blessedly cool) restaurant.…Read More

  8. Why Not To Wait for Roofing Repair

    When was the last time you thought of your roof? The axiom “out of sight, out of mind” hardly feels more appropriate than it does when it comes to your roof. Let’s face it, your roof is a huge part of your house, literally and metaphorically! Yet, most of us don’t give any thought to that all-important protective layer between us and nature until something goes noticeably wrong. Unfortuna…Read More

  9. Storm Damaged roof in need of replacement in Charleston SC

    Roofing Insurance Claims

    The roof on your home is an absolutely integral part of your home, we’re sure you’ll agree. Your roof does everything you need it to - from something as small as keeping acorns from dropping on your heads while you sleep to protecting you from hail damage and falling tree limbs. At least, your roof should do all of that. However, if it has been damaged before or is getting old, it may not do …Read More

  10. Which Roofing Works Best In Charleston?

    Charleston presents a rather unique challenge for homeowners because of the geographical location. While the city of Charleston is often known for its gorgeous weather and beautiful regional architecture, the weather presents quite a few obstacles because of the subtropical climate that results in heavy rainfall year round. Additionally, since Charleston is located on the Atlantic coastline, the o…Read More