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Roofing / Gutters

A Facelift for Your Home, Exterior Renovation!

A Facelift for Your Home, Exterior Renovation!

by Thomas Kral on May 6, 2012

If you're considering moving, not because you've outgrown your home but because your house no longer has that same luster it once had, or you may want to consider a facelift for your home. A facelift is not as involved or expensive as it sounds. A facelift on your building may just bring back that excitement you had when you first purchased it and IS cheaper than purchasing a new home. Continue reading →

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How to Seal Chimney Flashing

How to Seal Chimney Flashing

by Insidespaces on May 7, 2012

Old houses often develop cracks between the chimney and the roof is a perpetual maintenance issue and should be checked every few years. Here's a list of items you will need to seal chimney flashing to protect your home. The first step is to access the roof using an extension ladder, preferably on a warm day. If you are using roof cement, Continue reading →

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Rain Gutter Downspout Installation or Replacement

Rain Gutter Downspout Installation or Replacement

by Insidespaces on May 7, 2012

Your gutters are only as good as the downspouts which carry the rainwater down from the collection gutter to the next story down. Whether it is new a downspout or a replacement, read on to learn how to mount these and keep them in place. You only need a few simple tools for this job. Continue reading →

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Installing Rain Gutter Guards

Installing Rain Gutter Guards

by Insidespaces on May 7, 2012

Installing rain gutter guards is an easy job that you can do yourself. There are, generally, two types to choose from: Vinyl and Aluminum. We will cover how to install one of the most common forms of each category. Please note, when installing these things, please do not fall and hurt yourself. As always, use the necessary safety equipment. If you have questions about safety, the OSHA web site is a good place to start. Continue reading →

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Repairing Holes in Rain Gutters and Downspouts

Repairing Holes in Rain Gutters and Downspouts

by Insidespaces on May 7, 2012

Gutters sometimes get holes in them. Sometimes it is the result of physical damage and other times it can be the product of corrosion. This is especially true if you have older steel gutters. If the whole gutter is deteriorating, replace the entire run. Continue reading →

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Benefits of Metal Roofing

Benefits of Metal Roofing

by Guest on May 7, 2012

Too often, when people think about roofs, they are likely to think about standard roofing products like asphalt shingles. When those people are thinking of re-roofing their home, however, they should know about the benefits of metal roofing. Not only is todays metal roofing very attractive, it is also the most durable roofing product on the market. Continue reading →

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Replacing Damaged Shingles

Replacing Damaged Shingles

by Insidespaces on May 7, 2012

If in the course of inspecting your roof, you find a damaged shingle, it is a good idea to replace it. The procedure is easy. These instructions are for regular fiberglass/asphalt shingles. The first step is to assess the damage to the shingle. You should do this in warm weather to avoid shingle breakage. Continue reading →

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Do You Need a New Roof? Twelve Warning Signs

Do You Need a New Roof? Twelve Warning Signs

by Guest on May 7, 2012

As any homeowner knows (and cringes whenever they think about it), the roof of their home is far from permanent. Although it's generally made of the toughest economical materials available, in most house designs the roof is the part of the house that absorbs the most punishment. Continue reading →

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Learning Everything You Need to Know about Gutter Cleaning

Learning Everything You Need to Know about Gutter Cleaning

by Guest on Jul 9, 2012

Gutter cleaning is an essential part of a buildings maintenance schedule. Regardless of whether you have a private home or business, you need to ensure that your gutters are cleaned. If you ensure that your gutters are kept clear of debris, you will prolong the life of your building. Continue reading →

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The Alternative to a Re-Roofs Roof Renovation

The Alternative to a Re-Roofs Roof Renovation

by Steve Gott on Jan 29, 2013

If you need to replace your roof to stop it deteriorating or if it’s been damaged by the weather it can be a costly, time consuming and very disruptive project. So, what is the alternative…? Polyurethane spray foam systems are durable, robust and provide a breathable membrane that can be applied directly to the underside of roof tiles and slates to re-secure them. Not only can it restore the integrity of your roof but it also provides a high level of thermal insulation and all at a fraction of t Continue reading →

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