Freeman started Jeff Freeman’s R, S & W,
Inc. in 1990 while working for the family
roofing business, and has developed an
outstanding reputation in Charlotte and
surrounding areas for being honest, ethical
and having the utmost respect for each of
his clients and their homes.
Before starting the company, Jeff worked for
his family’s roofing, siding and window
company which allowed him the hands-on
training he needed to be successful in the
with extensive hands on experience Jeff, his
supervisors and installation crews receive
training in the latest products and
installation methods in order to make sure
we are using the best industry practices.
This is critical in order to comply with the
various standard manufacturer warranties in
addition to being able to offer our
customers with extended warranties.
ALL inspections/estimates are done by the
owner, Jeff Freeman.
Proudly Serving Charlotte and the
surrounding community for over 20 years!
No Nail Gun
Nail Guns and the
• “Shingles are blowing off of my roof!”
• “My roof is only two years old and it’s
• “I have whole sheets of shingles sliding
off of my roof!”
• “I have leaks and my roof is only five
• “I thought I had a warranted 30 year
“My roofer isn’t returning my calls, so I
called the manufacturer. The manufacturer’s
representative came to my house and said
there wasn’t a problem with the shingles;
it’s the way they were installed.”
We are told that out of 100 calls about
warranty issues that shingle manufacturers
receive, at least 95 are installation errors
not covered under basic shingle warranties.
Half of these leaks are caused by improper
nailing and the rest are other craftsmanship
The single most common problem with shingle
installation errors is improper nailing. The
major shingle manufacturers address these
issues in their installation manuals and
devote thousands of dollars a year to fight
this industry problem. Roofers get paid by
the job, which has created a focus on speed
rather than quality. The faster they can
move on to the next job, the more they can
Almost every roof
that is failing, is failing because of the
way it was installed, not the materials.
The introduction of the nail gun into the
roofing industry has created poor quality
installations and the “new roof in one day”
• Under-driven nails poke through shingles
lying on top of them.
• Over-driven nails go all the way through
• Nails in the wrong location cause shingles
to fall apart or blow off the roof.
What is the Answer?
At Jeff Freeman Roofing, Siding and Windows,
Inc. we strongly believe that the right way
to install a nail is with a hammer. The only
way to ensure that a nail is driven to the
proper depth and in the proper location is
with a hammer.
Call us today at 704.283.1177.