Author Archives: Cliff Giles

About Cliff Giles

Cliff Giles is the owner and founder of Live Oak Construction. A father of six with over forty years of experience in the industry, he brings years of knowledge and understanding of the products and the many options of roofing systems which sets Live Oak Construction apart from their competition. As current member of the Better Business Bureau’s Industry Advisory Committee his passion for helping customers understand their needs, solve their problems and provide quality is a top priority. Cliff is a previous Board Member of Houston chapter of Roofing Association

Thinking Small Can Come with Big Costs

A dozen years ago, Live Oak Construction was called on to solve a pressing problem with the roofs of a West Houston townhome complex. All six buildings in the development were experiencing moderate to severe leaks on an aging EPDM … Continue reading

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Roof Inspections and Houston Roof Repair

We all know the importance of preventative maintenance. Whether it’s regular check-ups with our primary care physician or scheduled oil changes for our car, a little preventative maintenance can fix small problems early on before they become much bigger issues. … Continue reading

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Townhome Tips from a Houston Roofer

Townhomes are very popular in the Houston area, offering terrific carefree living in a beautiful residential setting. Living in a townhome provides the owners more time to enjoy our warm Houston weather without the worry of the care and maintenance … Continue reading

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Three Great Reasons to Think About Replacement Windows

When it comes to winter weather, we’re pretty lucky here in the greater Houston area. Sure, we sweat out the Texas summer but we can say “Thanks” every fall when friends and relatives up north are dreading another bad winter. … Continue reading

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A Material World…On Your Roof

Your roof serves the extremely important function of protecting your home and family from the elements. The material on that roof has to be as strong and durable. Your roof is also a large expanse of material topping your house … Continue reading

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The Seven Deadly Signs…of a Damaged Roof

Your home is your biggest investment and we at Live Oak Construction understand that taking care of your home is just one part of your hectic, busy life. That’s why we want you to know what signs to look for in … Continue reading

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It’s Easy Being Green-Part 2

As a leader in the Houston roofing/home improvement community, we set the bar high in every aspect of our business. We’ve built a reputation on providing customers with top quality products installed by highly trained professionals. And we’ve also made … Continue reading

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It’s Easy Being Green!

Global footprint. Environmentally friendly. Sustainability.  We all know the new “green” catch phrases in this environmentally focused day and age. But those of us in the home remodeling/construction business are way ahead of the green trend. And we need to … Continue reading

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4 Ways to Avoid a Roofing Nightmare!

It’s the time of year when roofing projects are in full force. Drive around your neighborhood and you’ll probably see roofing crews at work everyday! But unfortunately, not all of those roofers are reputable, trustworthy and known for doing quality … Continue reading

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Home Improvement: DIY isn’t always the answer!

Look closely at your home. Are you overwhelmed by all the repairs, big and small that need to be done? Feel like DIY (Do-It Yourself) might not be your thing? Take a deep breath. All you have to do is … Continue reading

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