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How to Protect Your Furniture from Sun Damage

Having large windows that let in a lot of sunlight can be nice. It can feel good enjoying the natural light when you are indoors. While it may feel...

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Roofing / Gutters

The Latest Trends in Metal Roofing

The Latest Trends in Metal Roofing

by Guest on Jan 19, 2010

The latest innovation today is metal roofing. Available in a range of appealing materials, today’s metal roofing offers strength, flexibility, and permanence to compliment any home design. Metal roof contractors prize metal roofing for its beauty, endurance and renovation-friendliness. Whenever metal roofing installation is being considered, aluminum is a natural choice because it offers strength and durability along with a light weight. In fact, within the aerospace industry, aluminum is the number one metal choice, so it is no surprise that aluminum’s desirable qualities make the material just as popular among metal roofing contractors. Continue reading →

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Choosing the Right Roofing Materials for the Right Job

Choosing the Right Roofing Materials for the Right Job

by Guest on Jan 19, 2010

Choosing the right roofing materials begins with knowing what you will need for the job. Once you find the page that lists the materials needed you will then need to know what would be the best type to purchase. There are a lot of different types of roof shingles to pick from so you'll need to know what type would best protect your roof based on where you live and what weather conditions you'll need to protect your home from. People in areas where weather gets to -12 degrees may need a different type of shingle than someone who lives in an area where the weather rarely gets harsh. If budget is a concern you will want to shop around to find the best deal but there is a balance between quality and price. Continue reading →

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How to Roofing Clean Gutters

How to Roofing Clean Gutters

by Guest on Feb 14, 2010

There are two main areas of a gutter to clean. The interior gutter, where all the debris collects, and the exterior of the gutter. The interior portion of the gutter should be cleaned twice a year, unless you have gutter covers, and the outside of the gutter needs to be cleaned once a year with the rest of the house. Continue reading →

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Roofing and Factors for its Repair

Roofing and Factors for its Repair

by Guest on Feb 15, 2010

You would have heard and read many articles on roof repair and its preventions but this article will discuss factors to be considered while going for roof repair and reproofing decisions. Roof repair is one issue just about every homeowner frets about. Water leaking into a home can cause serious damage in a short amount of time. Continue reading →

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How to Repair Stucco

How to Repair Stucco

by Guest on Apr 17, 2010

Stucco is an important material strengthening the walls usually made of concrete. It is used for decoration purposes and to coat the walls. Stucco repair is not a difficult job, it only requires some practice to do it perfectly. In order to practice, you can try stucco repair on boards that contain holes on it. Once you heal those cracks successfully, you can move further to do the actual job. Continue reading →

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Best Roof Coating - Liquid Roof

Best Roof Coating - Liquid Roof

by Guest on May 27, 2010

Liquid-applied roof coatings have proven themselves as useful tools for the roofing professional to restore and protect existing roofs. They can be extremely durable and used as the first-line of defence in the roofing envelope, offering further protection to other components below. Liquid roof coatings are after market products designed to extend life, seal leaks, provide a heat reflective or aesthetic function over existing roof surfaces. There are many products on the market ranging from asphalt based products, rubber solution (Hypalon, Neoprene, Silicone), water based Acrylic and other emulsions, and chemically curing systems such as Urethanes and now Liquid Roof. Liquid Roof forms a 100% chemically-cured seamless White membrane every bit as solid and attractive as factory-installed sheet rubber. Liquid Roof's simple one-coat application by brush or roller saves you time and money, sealing and protecting your RV from water damage. Continue reading →

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Roof Restoration: Future Proof Your Home

Roof Restoration: Future Proof Your Home

by Guest on Jul 6, 2011

It is easy to neglect your roof when it comes to home maintenance and restoration; because roof damage and deterioration is so difficult to see, we tend to ignore it until something bad – like a leaky roof – actually happens. By this time, what could have been a minor repair has often turned into a major renovation. Thankfully, these situations are easily prevented – a high-quality, professional roof restoration every 10 to 15 years can protect you from the cost and inconvenience of unexpected roof repairs. Continue reading →

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Additional Maintenance Necessary for Tile Roofs

Additional Maintenance Necessary for Tile Roofs

by Guest on Dec 12, 2011

When you have your tile roof cleaned you may want to consider taking some extra steps which can prevent a very tragic outcome. Often times moss, dirt, pine needles or whatever else it may be, start to build up underneath the tiles along the walls and in the valleys*. As you can see in the photo to the left, there is a piece of metal, normally under the tiles, which runs along the wall and catches any water that runs along there, draining into the gutter. When debris starts to build up under the tiles the water caught by the wall metal starts to dam up and can eventually spill out over the side causing a leak. Continue reading →

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How to Troubleshoot Roof Problems and Repairs

How to Troubleshoot Roof Problems and Repairs

by Guest on Feb 24, 2012

Roof repairs can be the most difficult and dangerous repairs to make on any home. One of the most important parts about troubleshooting roof problems is that you find the actual origin of the problem and address it. The fact that water is leaking through your living room ceiling does not mean that the leak is necessarily starting over the living room. There are some different tips you can follow that will help you to troubleshoot your roof issues accurately and make the proper repairs. Continue reading →

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What Roofing Material is Right for Me?

What Roofing Material is Right for Me?

by Thomas Kral on May 6, 2012

This is a tough question to answer as there are many factors involved in choosing a material. Style of roof or pitch of the roof is very important. Budget is also a factor, but curb appeal is also important. The following paragraphs will assist you in deciding which roof is the right roof for you. First and foremost you want to choose a material for your roof based upon the style or pitch of your roof. Your roof pitch is essentially how steep the roof is. Continue reading →

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