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 Greensboro, NC.
Hixon's Roofing has been Greensboro's go-to contractor for new roof installations and repairs for nearly three decades. As locals in the Greensboro 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 Greensboro. 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 Greensboro? 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 Greensboro.
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 Greensboro, 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 Greensboro, NC, 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 Greensboro. 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
GREENSBORO, N.C. (WGHP) — Talk about a revolution in Greensboro!No, I’m not talking about the 1781 Revolutionary War Battle in which Greensboro’s namesake fought in what is now a national park on the city’s northwest side.Nor am I talking about the Revolution Mill complex Moses and Ceasar Cone opened in 1898. It was a type of revolution in that it was the first and largest flannel mill in the southern United States.I’m actually talking about a relatively new business that’s established...
GREENSBORO, N.C. (WGHP) — Talk about a revolution in Greensboro!
No, I’m not talking about the 1781 Revolutionary War Battle in which Greensboro’s namesake fought in what is now a national park on the city’s northwest side.
Nor am I talking about the Revolution Mill complex Moses and Ceasar Cone opened in 1898. It was a type of revolution in that it was the first and largest flannel mill in the southern United States.
I’m actually talking about a relatively new business that’s established its headquarters in the same Revolution Mill. It’s quickly become one of this area’s fastest growing companies.
“We’re very proud to be in Greensboro. This is the epicenter of innovation for so many things,” UpStream CEO Dr. Sanjay Doddamani told me recently.
You could argue UpStream is “revolutionizing” healthcare— especially when it comes to senior adults on Medicare, the federal government program that provides health insurance for Americans 65 and older.
There are other companies that do many of the things UpStream does. But not many can claim UpStream’s quick success—especially locally.
Today, it works with almost 1,000 primary care physicians in three states. It also helps manage the care of more than 180,000 patients. More on this in a few paragraphs.
UpStream was founded in 2018 by a pharmacist, Fergus Hoban, who recognized many primary care physicians were becoming overwhelmed with the regulatory and administrative demands placed on them— especially when it came to treating their elderly patients.
Many seniors have chronic health conditions, multiple doctors, an overwhelming number of medications and transportation issues. It’s more than many primary doctors offices can handle effectively. It’s also why many are leaving the profession—citing “burnout.”
Dr. Doddamani is a licensed cardiologist who, a few years back, realized the same thing.
“I was able to see first-hand how older, sicker patients were struggling with their chronic conditions,” Doddamani said. “Many patients with heart failure also have coronary disease, high blood pressure and other medical conditions.”
So Doddamani joined UpStream as its CEO and started to help it grow.
Establishing its headquarters in Greensboro was the result, mainly, of UpStream establishing a partnership in early 2022 with the city’s main healthcare provider, Cone Health, and its efforts to coordinate the care of thousands of local patients with Medicare or other participating insurance plans through Cone’s Triad Healthcare Network.
“We have a great appreciation for what they (Cone Health) have done for so long,” Doddamani told me. “And our partnership has been a slow evolution really predicated on working with physicians, and that culminated in a greater opportunity to collaborate.”
UpStream’s name was inspired by a quote from Archbishop Desmond Tutu: “There comes a point where we need to stop just pulling people out of the river. We need to go upstream and find out why they’re falling in.”
“Rather than waiting for the downstream consequences and endless hospitalizations and suffering, (we need to) work our way to what their (the elderly patients) needs are and address them with the primary care physician,” Doddamani said.
Think of it as a team approach to the challenge with the primary care physician as the quarterback.
UpStream embeds clinical teams—nurses and pharmacists—in primary care offices. These teams—in collaboration with the primary care doctors—work one-on-one with patients to make sure nothing falls through the cracks in their care and keep them from ending up in hospitals.
UpStream also uses what it calls “concierges” who can help patients with non-clinical parts of care like—among many things— transportation and even supplies like walkers, canes, crutches.
“People, as they get older, sometimes can get forgetful or they’re just overwhelmed with the number of instructions,” Doddamani told me. “They need somebody to go over that more slowly to coordinate that type of care.” Hence the concierges.
For patients in Greensboro and surrounding areas, UpStream even has its own pharmacy within its headquarters complex. The company also offers medication delivery to patients.
And that’s not all.
Healthcare reform in the United States fostered the growth of value-based care programs which reward doctors with incentive payments for the quality of care they give to people on Medicare.
The more physicians meet certain benchmarks (lower blood pressure numbers within a certain patient population, for example) the bigger their reimbursements from Medicare.
For its participating physicians, UpStream essentially helps coordinate this financial component, assumes the risk, and guarantees a certain reimbursement.
“This takes time. It takes resources. It takes engagement. It takes time out of a physician’s’ day. And so we are able to call these ‘guaranteed advanced payments” because we take out the economic uncertainty and pay on a concurrent basis,” Doddamani said.
UpStream also offers physicians a technology platform that allows them to recognize what challenges and problems their patients are facing.
In short, the physicians are less stressed, and—most importantly— their patients get better, more individualized care at lower costs.
“My hope is that long-term, we’ll be in 20 states with a million patients,” Doddamani told me. “But right now the most important priority is the physicians that are right in front of us, the patients right in front of us and that we’re demonstrating value, demonstrating an impact, and being incredibly good partners.”
Sounds like a revolution to me!
GREENSBORO, N.C. (WGHP) – Officials stayed away from the mud and reminisced about the cold, but dirt was ceremonially moved Thursday at Piedmont Triad International Airport to celebrate the construction of Boom Supersonic’s “superfactory.”Boom President Kathy Savitt flew in from the headquarters in Denver almost exactly 365 days after she had led the announcement...
GREENSBORO, N.C. (WGHP) – Officials stayed away from the mud and reminisced about the cold, but dirt was ceremonially moved Thursday at Piedmont Triad International Airport to celebrate the construction of Boom Supersonic’s “superfactory.”
Boom President Kathy Savitt flew in from the headquarters in Denver almost exactly 365 days after she had led the announcement that Boom, the upstart that plans to launch supersonic commercial jetliners, had chosen PTI as the place to build its future.
Gov. Roy Cooper, Senate Leader Phil Berger (R-Eden) and a passel of elected leaders returned to the scene. This time the ceremony was indoors, and conditions were much more tolerable than standing under portable heaters in 30-degree chill.
“It’s a little warmer this year,” PTI Executive Director Kevin Baker told the crowd. “Last year I wore gloves.”
Baker said the rain prevented everyone from being onsite, so officials brought a trench of dirt – we would presume from the grading on Boom’s parcel – for a series of shiny-shovel photos with Baker, Savitt and two rounds of dignitaries. The announcement may have been groundbreaking, but there was no real ground being broken.
“Step out that door,” Baker said pointing across the room. “The site is right there [he pointed more or less northwest]. …. The two flagpoles over there frame the site.”
Said Savitt: “I’m coming back in two months. I want to see sticks in the ground.”
She was there speaking for CEO Blake Scholl, and she repeated the reasons Boom chose PTI as the place to build its Overture jet, which is planned to carry passengers by 2029: workforce, education and North Carolina’s growth in the aeronautic sector.
She then delineated the milestones and deals that Boom had announced in the succeeding 12 months, starting with the final design of the Overture and various partnerships and agreements, from carbon-neutral fuel suppliers to development partnerships, to new contracts for commercial and military planes, to the designer and contractor who will build the superfactory.
That culminated with a visit last month by Scholl to announce a 4-company partnership arrangement to develop the engine for Overture, Symphony, which would operate on sustainable fuel.
“You mentioned the Symphony engine,” Cooper told Savitt. “Just know that we are open to making them for you here in North Carolina.” (Everyone chuckled.) “She has heard that.”
Boom, which is based in Denver, received about $130 million in government incentives to invest $500 million to build Overture, its supersonic, transcontinental passenger jet.
American Airlines and the U.S. Air Force via Northrup Grumman this year joined United Airlines and Japan Airlines as customers for Boom. There are orders and preorders for 130 aircraft, Savitt said Thursday.
The company will hire 1,761 employees during the next five years at an average minimum annual salary of $68,000, and it is launching an apprentice program for students at North Carolina universities, colleges and technical schools.
With the site graded and the dirt turned way beyond those shiny shovels, Boom has hired BE&K Construction to do the construction and BRPH to “design and build our beautiful and soon-to-be-built building,” Savitt said.
PTI Airport Authority Chair Paul Mengert told the crowd how this week he had signed a 40-year lease for those 62 acres and an option on another similarly sized parcel. Site maps show two hangars that will be built on the original parcel, and there is a construction plan for a cross-grounds taxiway that could link up to the airport’s taxiway across Interstate 73.
“We will have the final assembly line, the test facility and the first customer delivery center on the planet,” Savitt said.
She repeated that the company will start to produce Overture next year, with assembly in 2025, rollout in 2026 and certification in 2029, to carry the first passengers.”
She said the company would employ more than 2,400 by 2032 and later this year kick off the internship program for more than 200 through 2032. She said the facility will “add $32.3 billion to the state’s economy over the next 20 years.
“To succeed,” she said, “we need people, communities and companies to help us.”
The Overture will use four of the Symphony engines to reach a speed of Mach 1.7, which is roughly 1304.36 miles per hour. That’s slightly slower than the now-retired Concorde, which reached 1,350 miles, but it’s sufficient to get passengers from New York to London in 3.5 hours, the company says.
Boom suggests that its jet will fly more than 500 routes to destinations around the world, with a range of 4,888 miles.
The “sustainable aviation fuel” is described by the U.S. Department of Energy as being made from “renewable biomass and waste resources,” which could be corn, algae or wood products.
A year to the day after Boom Supersonic announced that it would open a supersonic jet facility in North Carolina, the company held a groundbreaking ceremony for its “Overture Superfactory” on Thursday at the Piedmont Triad International Airport.Like last January, Gov. Roy Cooper and Senate leader Phil Berger were on hand in Greensboro to celebrate the development.Boom, a Colorado-based startup, pledges to e...
A year to the day after Boom Supersonic announced that it would open a supersonic jet facility in North Carolina, the company held a groundbreaking ceremony for its “Overture Superfactory” on Thursday at the Piedmont Triad International Airport.
Like last January, Gov. Roy Cooper and Senate leader Phil Berger were on hand in Greensboro to celebrate the development.
Boom, a Colorado-based startup, pledges to employ more than 2,400 people at its “superfactory,” which will sit on a 62-acre campus at the airport. The site will be used for final assembly of Boom’s prospective supersonic airliner, called Overture, as well as for testing and delivering the jet.
“Today’s groundbreaking for the Overture Superfactory represents a significant step forward in building sustainable and accessible supersonic travel for the world,” said company president Kathy Savitt.
Boom believes it has the technology to build a supersonic jet capable of traveling above water at Mach 1.7, or more than 1,300 mph, which is approaching twice the speed of sound. Last month, the company announced a new design team for its Overture engine, rebounding from the collapse of its original partnership with engine designer Rolls-Royce.
North Carolina landed Boom following a long courtship that included periods when state officials assumed the jet company was instead heading to Florida. To lure in Boom, the state and Guilford County offered incentive packages worth more than $121 million if the company hires at least 1,750 people and invests $500 million in the Greensboro site by the end of the decade.
According to public documents reviewed by The News & Observer, competition from the Sunshine State motivated North Carolina officials to appropriate an additional $56 million to construct two aircraft hangars at the Boom site.
“I remember the day that (Boom executives) came to my office in Eden and talked about what could happen here, at this airport, if we did certain things,” Berger said during the groundbreaking ceremony. “And it’s that kind of foresight, that kind of thought process, that results in these kind of results.”
In a statement Thursday, Boom reaffirmed Overture is scheduled to enter production in 2024, and the company hopes the jet gains commercial certification in 2029.
Before Cooper made his remarks, he was handed the latest projected model of the Overture.
“We are ready for this to take off,” the governor said to applause.
“It is amazing to see what is happening right now with economic development here in the Triad,” he said. “And I think a key to that success has been clean energy and aeronautics.
In December 2021, a month before Boom’s announcement, Toyota unveiled it would open a $2.5 billion electric battery plant just south of Greensboro in the Randolph County town of Liberty.
For many economic leaders, the training and recruiting of workers for these massive economic projects is an ongoing concern. Boom said it has begun recruiting for its Overture Superfactory and intends to create a 200-student internship for those in North Carolina’s public universities, community colleges, and trade schools that will prepare participants for working on supersonic jets.
This story was produced with financial support from a coalition of partners led by Innovate Raleigh as part of an independent journalism fellowship program. The N&O maintains full editorial control of the work.
Grading is complete and plans are approved for the overture supersonic factory.GREENSBORO, N.C. — Boom Supersonic kicked off construction of its Overture SuperFactory Thursday in Greensboro.The Overture SuperFactory is a state-of-the-art manufacturing facility that will be located at the Piedmont Triad International Airport.This site will house the final assembly line, as well as fast facility, and customer delivery center for Boom's flagship supersonic airliner, Overture."This milestone is a shared one...
Grading is complete and plans are approved for the overture supersonic factory.
GREENSBORO, N.C. — Boom Supersonic kicked off construction of its Overture SuperFactory Thursday in Greensboro.
The Overture SuperFactory is a state-of-the-art manufacturing facility that will be located at the Piedmont Triad International Airport.
This site will house the final assembly line, as well as fast facility, and customer delivery center for Boom's flagship supersonic airliner, Overture.
"This milestone is a shared one and we are deeply appreciative of the input, leadership, and support of the Piedmont Triad Airport Authority, local community, and the state of North Carolina," President of Boom Supersonic, Kathy Savitt, said.
By 2023, Boom will hire more than 2,400 workers at the Superfactory, and recruiting is already underway. North Carolina economists estimate that the full Boom manufacturing program will grow the state's economy by at least $32.3 billion over 20 years.
In addition, the company is creating over 200 internships for students in North Carolina public universities, community colleges, and trade schools to build the next generation of supersonic workers.
"Building on our legacy of 'First in Flight,' North Carolina is ready to partner with Boom Supersonic in leading the way to a fast and clean aviation future," Governor Roy Cooper said. "Our economy is taking flight with a talented workforce and strong infrastructure ready for these new, good-paying jobs in innovation and aerospace."
North Carolina was selected as the site for Overture aircraft manufacturing because of its large skilled talent pool, access to exceptional universities, community colleges, and technical schools, proximity to the Eastern Seaboard for supersonic flight testing over water and close proximity to several top-tier aerospace suppliers.
Throughout 2023, Boom will focus on construction of the Overture Superfactory with BE&K Building Group and their design partner, BRPH. The building will be LEED certified in keeping with Boom's commitment to environmental sustainability.
In 2024, Boom will install tooling, provided by Advanced Integration Technology (AIT), ahead of moving into the building and preparing the facility and staff for Overture production launch the same year.
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Timmy's Hot Chicken is coming to Greensboro and will take over the historic Beef Burger location on West Gate City Blvd.GREENSBORO, N.C. — A Greensboro institution is getting new life. Timmy’s hot chicken will be taking over the space on West Gate City Boulevard.WFMY News 2's Jaelen Gilkey ...
Timmy's Hot Chicken is coming to Greensboro and will take over the historic Beef Burger location on West Gate City Blvd.
GREENSBORO, N.C. — A Greensboro institution is getting new life. Timmy’s hot chicken will be taking over the space on West Gate City Boulevard.
WFMY News 2's Jaelen Gilkey gives us a closer look at the plan for the historic spot.
You may remember in May 2021 Greensboro's beloved Beef Burger prepared to close its door for the last time after 57 years. Fast forward to Thursday, 21 months later, a new owner is looking to put a fresh face on an old favorite.
“I'm nervous, but I think we're up for it," Timmy's Hot Chicken owner said.
Almost two years after the beloved beef burger closed its doors for the last time.
Timmy's Hot Chicken is a Winston-Salem favorite that is making its way to Greensboro.
“Our menu is so simple, we've got four sandwiches, fried chicken, a few sides very simple but it tastes great, and that's what I hear about this place. Food was super simple, but it tasted great,” Owner Timothy Walker said.”
Owner Timothy Walker and his team are just in the beginning stages of transforming this Greensboro landmark into the city's newest eatery and they've got some big shoes to fill.
We've had a ton of positive feedback. I think everyone in the community is really excited that something else is going in here and hopefully they like what we're doing,” Walker continued.
Walker said there is a lot of work to be done before they can open.
“I think it opened the year before they actually had a health department here in the state of North Carolina, that's what I heard. So, a lot of things got grandfathered in that just wouldn't fly anymore," Walker explained.
The plan is to keep as much of the beef burger feel in the new Timmy's Hot Chicken.
“We're going to try to keep it as much the same as we can. A lot of people have been asking what we're going to do to it, and it won't be much. I love the look, we're going to have to paint and there are So many things that have to update so it's going to be a long process and a lot of work, Walker expressed.”
As of now, there is no date picked out for a grand opening, but Tim says they are hopeful it'll be sometime this summer.