When it comes to protection, few features are as important as the roof above your head. Your roof is much more than just a hat for your house - it keeps outside elements like rain, sleet, snow, and wind outside so you and your family can stay comfortable and dry inside. A properly maintained roof also helps protect your home's structural integrity, keeps critters out, and insulates your home during cold months. With all that said, it's easy to see why your roof plays such a crucial role in your everyday life. That's why, when your roof needs maintenance or replacement, you need to work with experienced, trustworthy roofers in Charleston, SC.
Hixon's Roofing has been Charleston's go-to contractor for new roof installations and repairs for nearly three decades. As locals in the Charleston community, we pride ourselves on honesty, hard work, and being a business that you can count on consistently. There's no secret as to why our company is successful. The bottom line is that we do right by our customers and treat them the way we would like our own family to be treated. That's why, when you hire Hixon's Roofing, you'll be greeted with a warm smile and provided the highest quality roofing services in South Carolina.
When you work with Hixon's Roofing, you're not working with a mediocre roofing company in Charleston. You're working with a team of experts who are fully insured, bonded, and licensed for your peace of mind. If you're looking for the best service and the best products in the roofing industry, look no further than Hixon's Roofing.
There's a reason why Hixon's Roofing is considered the best roofing company in South Carolina. Instead of talking about why it would be our pleasure to show you in person. Whether your residential roof needs inspecting or your commercial structure needs a replacement, we're here to serve you.
Hixon's has seen and done it all when it comes to residential roofing services in South Carolina. Whether you own a small, secluded ranch-style home or a sprawling mansion in the suburbs, we have the expertise and tools to accommodate any job. Do you need a small leak fixed on your asphalt roof? No problem, we've got you covered. Are you in need of a brand-new roof built from scratch? We can help you with that, too. At Hixon' Roofing, we pride ourselves on combining top-notch roofing services with family values. Trust, honesty, and hard work mean a lot to us. We treat your home and yard just like we would treat our own. If we create trash or debris in your yard, we clean it up. It all goes back to treating our customers how we would like to be treated - something that Hixon's has been doing since 1984.
What types of residential roofing services do we offer in Charleston? Here are some of our most common job requests:
Our team specializes in all forms of roof repair, from minor leaks to major structural issues.
We will build you a new roof from scratch, using high-quality materials. If you have a vision, we can make it a reality.
Depending on your needs, we can remove your old roof and install a new roof on your home.
We will replace your old, worn-out shingles, metals, and other roofing materials.
We provide quality craftsmanship and products because we believe in what we do. We want happy customers who refer their friends and family. You may not see flashy internet ads everywhere for our company, but that's by design. Our word-of-mouth referrals are so frequent and far-reaching that we don't need to pay for ad spots. We would rather invest that money into the best tools and most knowledgeable roofing experts available. That way, we can better serve our customers.
Because, at the end of the day, your satisfaction is our #1 priority.
Your home's roof is exposed to the elements 24-hours a day, 7-days a week. As a homeowner, you probably do your best to keep your roof in good condition with regular maintenance and inspections. However, even properly maintained roofs can be damaged without notice. Mother Nature has her own set of rules, and when she chooses to unleash her power on your roof, there isn't too much you can do.
If your roof is leaking, growing moss, or your shingles are cracked, it's time to call the pros. You need contractors that are efficient, effective, and on-time. That's where Hixon's Roofing comes in.
Hixon's Roofing will provide quality roofing repairs for homes and businesses with all types of roofs. Whether you have a small, single-story home with a minor leak or a sprawling estate with multiple roofing issues, Hixon's will get your roof back to new in no time. It doesn't matter if we installed your roof or not, Hixon's will provide top-notch customer service and the highest quality roofing repairs in Charleston.
While some situations like downed trees require obvious roof repair, it's not always clear when your roof needs some TLC. Keep these common signs in mind the next time you do a visual inspection of your roof:
If the shingles on your roof are cracked or curling, you can safely assume that they are nearing the end of their lifespan. If you notice shingles missing, it's an obvious sign that your roof needs some repair.
Asphalt and composite shingles will shed granules over time, especially when they're starting to wear out. Often, these granules find their way into your gutter system. When you're cleaning your gutters this quarter, keep an eye out for this course, black grit. It's a telltale sign that your roof may need attention or repair.
It's a good idea for every homeowner to check their attics for signs of leaks and general disrepair. While you're up there, look at the ceiling in your attic. If you notice the rafters or decking is sagging towards the ground, you could have a serious problem on your hands caused by a leak. If your roof deck is sagging, call Hixon's as soon as possible for an inspection. If the damage is localized, you can often avoid a full roof replacement.
As a full-service roofing company, our team of expert roofers has installed hundreds of new roofs in South Carolina. Whether you need a metal roof for your secluded home in the woods or a new roof for your commercial business, we're here to make the installation process easy and streamlined.
It all starts when you call our office for a free estimate. We'll take all the time you need to go over your new roof installation options to customize the structure and style to your needs. Once we have defined the project's details, our roof installation professionals will get to work on your home or business. Unlike some roofing companies in Charleston, Hixon's is transparent about every step of the installation process. We keep our clients informed at all times and are happy to provide updates as we make progress on your new roof. While we are installing your new roof, we treat your home or business like our own. You can always count on friendly interactions and a clean and tidy work area. After your new roof is installed, we'll clean up behind ourselves so it's like we were never there.
When you hire Hixon's Roofing to install a roof on your home or business, know that we only use the highest-quality materials and the best construction techniques available. That way, you'll have a fantastic-looking roof that will last for decades. On top of our unmatched workmanship, clients also receive a 10-year labor warranty on architectural shingles and a 5-year labor warranty on three-tab and metal roofs.
Residential and commercial roofing are similar in that they both require experienced contractors to perform quality work. However, unlike residential roofing (a more straightforward process), commercial roofing projects can be complicated and lengthy. In our experience, there can be dozens of factors to be considered to complete the job correctly. Commercial roofing contractors in Charleston, SC, must account for rooftop HVAC systems, external piping, external utilities, and more. Because commercial roofing structures typically have many layers, it's more difficult to find and remediate leaks. As such, our commercial roofing contractors have different skillsets than residential roofing pros.
Like the residential side of our business, we have completed hundreds of commercial roofing projects in South Carolina. We know exactly what it takes to repair, install, or inspect a commercial roof. When businesses in South Carolina need roofing work, they come to Hixon's Roofing because they know that we will get the job done right the first time. They know that our team is dependable, friendly, and highly qualified to accomplish any commercial roofing project. We're talking roof repairs for small offices to new roof installations on huge, multi-building industrial complexes.
If you're starting a commercial roofing project, don't settle for mediocre roofing contractors. After all, a commercial roofing project can be a huge investment, and you need to get your money's worth. Hixon's is here to exceed your expectations and take on any commercial roofing needs you may have, whether they're minor fixes or major roofing replacements.
At Hixon's Roofing, we make it difficult for any other roofing company to compete with our helpful and professional services. For more information about our company and what we can do for your home or business, contact our office in Charleston. Our customer service reps have the knowledge and information to answer your questions and get the ball rolling on your roofing project in South Carolina today.Contact Us
The agency that oversees the insurance industry in South Carolina has fielded surprisingly few calls from carriers about heavy damage from Hurricane Ian last week.“To this point, none of them have significant numbers of claims,” said Michael Wise, acting director of the S.C. Department of Insurance and deputy director for actuarial and market services.“Some people are significantly impacted certainly, but we’re thankful it’s not more widespread,” he added.Florida wasn’t so fortun...
The agency that oversees the insurance industry in South Carolina has fielded surprisingly few calls from carriers about heavy damage from Hurricane Ian last week.
“To this point, none of them have significant numbers of claims,” said Michael Wise, acting director of the S.C. Department of Insurance and deputy director for actuarial and market services.
“Some people are significantly impacted certainly, but we’re thankful it’s not more widespread,” he added.
Florida wasn’t so fortunate. Data released Friday by the risk-modeling firm RMS projected the total insured losses at between $53 billion and $74 billion for private-sector underwriters with policies in the Sunshine State, the Carolinas, Georgia and Virginia, with a “best estimate” of $67 billion.
Wise said no hard numbers for South Carolina were available as of Oct. 7, but anecdotal evidence based on conversations with insurers pointed to “more water claims than wind claims.”
An early assessment for Georgetown County, where the Category 1 storm made landfall last week, put the cost of the damage in excess of $53 million, according to figures released Oct. 6. The cities of Myrtle Beach and North Myrtle Beach on Friday projected their insured property losses will total at least $15 million.
Wise said the relatively mild financial fallout was evident earlier in the week when he read that State Farm announced it was processing about 800 Ian-related automobile and property claims from South Carolina policyholders.
“Which is not that many compared to some prior events that we’ve had,” he said.
By early Friday afternoon, State Farm’s claims total had increased to a still-manageable 1,535. Spokeswoman Heather Paul said most were from customers in Charleston, Horry, Berkeley, Dorchester and Richland counties.
Wise said the insurers that offer coverage in South Carolina were prepared for the worst in the days before Ian hovered along the coast Sept. 30.
Once the storm turned inland and weakened, Wise’s agency opened its consumer service office last weekend to answer questions. He estimated the number of calls the agency had fielded as of Friday was in the “single digits.”
Typically, the Department of Insurance would assess the financial cost of a named storm in detail through a “data call,” which Wise described as a “resource-intensive process” that pulls together information from carriers, agents, appraisers and others.
“In this case, the impact doesn’t appear to be widespread enough to warrant that,” he said.
Also, given the extent of the damage across Florida, “those resources could be put to good use there. We try to be cognizant of that,” Wise said.
If you're ready to trade in oak trees for palms for a weekend, it might be time to visit Charleston.Driving the news: Oyster season (...
If you're ready to trade in oak trees for palms for a weekend, it might be time to visit Charleston.
Driving the news: Oyster season (for those who celebrate) is underway and temperatures have fallen to a degree that you can visit the city without evaporating immediately upon arrival.
A visit to the Holy City is a must. But don't take it from me — take it from Travel & Leisure magazine, who have named it the best city in the U.S. for ten straight years.
Getting here: Charleston is about 4-5 hours' driving distance from Raleigh. Flying might save you some time, but not much. Nonstop service between the two cities isn't currently offered.
Getting around: The peninsula is small enough that you can get around by foot, bicycle or rideshare. Don't worry about renting a car — we have limited parking spaces and a surplus of confusing, one-way streets.
Pro tip: Take a pedicab at least once. It's its own adventure.
Don't let lunch or dinner be an afterthought. Charleston is perhaps best known for its culinary scene, and numerous restaurants, chefs and bar programs have received national recognition.
Lenoir: North Carolina's own chef Vivian Howard, of Chef & the Farmer in Kinston, opened two restaurants in Charleston in 2020. Lenoir, named for Howard's home county, offers Southern food that's elevated but in a way that doesn't stray too far from its roots.
167 Raw: This oyster and raw bar is right in the heart of downtown. Small plates are the way to go. Order the space potato — trust me.
Fleet Landing: Downtown's only true waterfront restaurant, its something-for-everybody menu includes Charleston classics, like shrimp and grits.
Eleve: Though you can't go wrong with any downtown rooftop bar, this one atop the Grand Bohemian Hotel stands out for its Alice In Wonderland-esque aesthetic.
Carmella's: The silver lining of being a city beloved by wedding and bachelorette parties is that they can support a high quantity of late-night dessert bars. Carmella's is the tried-and-true choice for grabbing an espresso martini and a slice of cake before calling it a night.
Explore on foot: The best way to take in the city's architecture and natural beauty is to immerse yourself within it. Start in the historic district to see some of the oldest still-standing buildings in the country, then make yourself to White Point Gardens or Waterfront Park for harbor views.
Hit the beach: I can't in good conscience recommend a trip to this little coastal city without a visit to its coast.
For a no-frills, fried Lowcountry seafood dinner go to Bowens Island near Folly Beach. Avoid the line by getting there early. Stay for the sunset, if you can.
To pretend it's no-frills when there are actually plenty, go to Sullivan's Fish Camp on Sullivan's Island.
Note: By the time this newsletter hits your inbox on Thursday morning at 6 a.m., the storm’s status may have changed. Check here for live updates.This isn’t our first go-around this hurricane season, but you can never be too prepared. Here’s what we know so far about Hurricane Nicole and how you can stay informed and ready.As of 6 p....
Note: By the time this newsletter hits your inbox on Thursday morning at 6 a.m., the storm’s status may have changed. Check here for live updates.
This isn’t our first go-around this hurricane season, but you can never be too prepared. Here’s what we know so far about Hurricane Nicole and how you can stay informed and ready.
As of 6 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 9, Nicole had strengthened to a hurricane with maximum sustained wind speeds of 75 miles per hour. At this time, a Tropical Storm Warning and Storm Surge Watch were in effect for parts of the Lowcountry including Charleston County.
The storm’s greatest local impacts were expected to be felt on Thursday lasting into Friday. Prepare for possible coastal flooding, tornadoes, beach erosion, dangerous surf and rip currents, tropical-storm-force winds, and heavy rainfall.
Gas | Wondering which gas stations are still open? Use this map from GasBuddy to find an open gas station near you.
Road closures | Use the City of Charleston’s GIS map to track potential road closures.
Stay informed | Follow Nicole’s path here. Stay up-to-date with the SC Emergency Management Division here, keep an eye out for a City of Charleston news flash, and sign up for Charleston County alerts.
Pets | This article wraps up a few tips to keep your furry friends safe whether you’re hunkering down at home or heading to a shelter.
Hurricane kits | Restock your hurricane kit with supplies from this list.
Additional resources | Go here for resources including emergency phone numbers and maps.
CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCSC) - Voters across South Carolina will head to the polls Tuesday morning with statewide races for governor, state school superintendent and a U.S. Senate seat up for grabs.This year’s midterm elections will also put every seat in the U.S. House of Representatives on the ballot. This is the first general election since redistricting following the 2020 census.Polls are open from 7 a.m. - 7 p.m. Tuesday.Click here to find your poll...
CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCSC) - Voters across South Carolina will head to the polls Tuesday morning with statewide races for governor, state school superintendent and a U.S. Senate seat up for grabs.
This year’s midterm elections will also put every seat in the U.S. House of Representatives on the ballot. This is the first general election since redistricting following the 2020 census.
Polls are open from 7 a.m. - 7 p.m. Tuesday.
Click here to find your polling place.
The 2022 general election marks the first time voters in the Palmetto State were able to vote early without a reason. The state previously allowed in-person absentee ballots
The state saw more than 560,000 people cast their votes early, including a record 70,000 on Friday. Around the state, Charleston, Horry, Greenville and Richland Counties led in the number of early voters.
Ahead of Tuesday’s election, some Lowcountry elections officials are offering advice for those heading out to the polls.
Isaac Cramer with Charleston County Board of Elections says early voting has been a great success and they saw a record turnout this year. He says this is great because lines today are expected to be shorter since most of the county has already voted.
Now, there are some dos and don’ts on election day. Cramer says you must bring your state-issued ID to the polls, but you cannot wear campaign material that deals with any candidates currently on the ballot.
“It happens every election, people will come in, but they’ll just be asked to take off their campaign button, take off their hat, or flip their shirt inside out. That’s just the law, you can’t have that inside the polling location or outside,” Cramer says.
If you have an absentee ballot, you must drop it off at the Charleston County Board of Elections headquarters by 7 p.m. tonight. Their offices are located at 4367 Headquarters Road in North Charleston.
If you don’t get your absentee ballot in by tonight it will not be counted.
In Dorchester County, almost 21,000 people voted early and Dorchester County Director of Elections and Voter Registration Kizzie Scott says they’re looking for a smooth election and are excited for more voters to come out.
In preparation, Scott says they’ve given lists of voting locations to local law enforcement and are partnering with SLED and the National Guard to keep the polls secure.
She says she encourages the public to be patient with poll workers because they’ve been dealing with a lot of policy changes, specifically regarding the absentee voting policy.
She says she guarantees that voters’ ballots will be cast without any issues.
“If you are in line at 7 p.m. you still get to vote,” Scott says. “What we do is we get one of our workers to get behind the last person in line, that way no one can filter in the line and vote when they are not eligible to vote because the polls are closed at 7 p.m.”
In Berkeley County, Director of Voter Registration Rose Brown says they are doing everything they can to make sure voters have a safe and pleasant experience casting their votes.
She’s encouraging voters in Berkeley County to check out their sample ballot before they head to the polls.
“We have adequate staff at each location. We just want everyone to show up at their polling location between the hours of 7 a.m. and 7 p.m. and cast their votes for the candidate of their choice and also, they have statewide constitutional amendments and Berkeley county has several questions on the ballot as well,” Brown says.
Brown says they’re looking for a good turnout today but to make sure to bring a valid photo I.D such as a driver’s license, a concealed weapon permits a passport, and military ID or photo registration card.
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CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCSC) - Quiet weather for Election Day before our attention turns to Tropical Storm Nicole and how it will impact the area for the rest of the work and school week. Highs today will only reach the low to mid 70s, about 10° cooler than yesterday. The breeze will begin to pick up today and gusty conditions are expected each day through Friday. Cool air will continue to move in on a northeasterly breeze dropping temperatures to near 50° overnight. A cloudy and cool Wednesday is expected as Tropical Storm Nicole starts ...
CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCSC) - Quiet weather for Election Day before our attention turns to Tropical Storm Nicole and how it will impact the area for the rest of the work and school week. Highs today will only reach the low to mid 70s, about 10° cooler than yesterday. The breeze will begin to pick up today and gusty conditions are expected each day through Friday. Cool air will continue to move in on a northeasterly breeze dropping temperatures to near 50° overnight. A cloudy and cool Wednesday is expected as Tropical Storm Nicole starts to move toward the east coast of Florida. Most of the moisture with Nicole will stay offshore until Wednesday night, and especially Thursday. With a persistent wind out of the northeast(turning to the southeast by Friday), coastal flooding is a concern Wednesday, Thursday and Friday. Current forecasts call for the most significant high tide to occur on Thursday morning registering 8.4′ in Charleston Harbor Tide gauge. At 8.4″, major coast flooding will be occurring which will lead to beach erosion and closure on numerous flood prone roadways. Rain will increase on Thursday and some rain may be heavy at times. Off and on rain will continue into Thursday night and likely Friday as well. Rainfall totals of 2-4″ are likely. Isolated strong storms are possible with the forecast track for a weakening Nicole most likely to past west of the area as it moves north from Georgia toward the Mid-Atlantic states. Isolated tornadoes may be possible. Rain looks to end late Friday afternoon or Friday evening. Drier weather will quickly move in but a cold front will change things drastically over the weekend. We’ll enjoy lots of sunshine this weekend but highs will drop from the mid 70s Saturday to only 60° on Sunday.
COASTAL IMPACTS: Coastal flooding likely Wednesday through Friday around high tides. Beach erosion and high surf are likely too.
RAIN IMPACTS: Heavy rain possible. Rainfall totals 1-4″ are likely. Minor street flooding is possible.
WIND IMPACTS: Breezy to windy now through Friday. Winds may occasionally gust to, or over, 40 mph, especially near the coast.
TODAY: Mostly Sunny, Breezy and Cooler. High 74, Low 51.
WEDNESDAY: Turning Cloudy. Cooler. Slight Chance of a Shower. High 68, Low 62.
THURSDAY: Cloudy with Rain, Heavy at Times. Breezy. High 74, Low 68.
FRIDAY: Cloudy with Rain Likely. Windy at Times. High 76, Low 60.
SATURDAY: Turning Sunny. High 74, Low 43.
SUNDAY: Sunny and Chilly. High 59, Low 38.
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