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December is all about family, friends, decorations and exchanging presents on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day, and of course, goodwill towards...

on Oct 24, 2020

The Lifespan of Exterior House Painting and What Affects It

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on Oct 22, 2020

What You Need for a Bathroom Renovation

Bathroom renovations are a common home improvement project. Not only do they make your bathroom more enjoyable, and improve the look of your home,...

on Oct 20, 2020

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Choosing vinyl siding for your home may seem like an obvious choice. Vinyl siding is well-known for its longevity and ease of maintenance, not...

on Oct 19, 2020

When Does It Make Sense to Fix Your Coffee Machine?

Is your coffee maker acting up? When appliances start malfunctioning, it is often hard to know what to do. Should you try fixing the item yourself...

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Roofing / Gutters

Basics of Roof Repair

Basics of Roof Repair

by Leona Zoey on Feb 14, 2013

Roof repair is one of the most important repairs to have regularly. Many people fail to understand the need to have a healthy roof over their head, and only realize that the roof would need repair when there is a bigger problem. People find out they need a roof repair only when they see big cracks, or when they notice that there is a leak in the roof which is identified by the dark spots on the ceiling. Continue reading →

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Information to Help You with Roof Repair

Information to Help You with Roof Repair

by Guest on Mar 9, 2013

With the arrival of winters, the tension related to roof repairs comes in parallel. Being concerned homeowners one has to think about necessary roof repairs that need to be carried upon. The thought becomes more active especially when clouds start rolling in. Continue reading →

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It's What's Over Your Head: Choosing Roof Shingles

It's What's Over Your Head: Choosing Roof Shingles

by Tom Grant on May 7, 2013

Your house is not just a building; it’s your home. It’s also your shelter against the elements. Your roof is one of the most important elements of protecting you, your family and your guests from the elements. Price is always an important factor in choosing roof shingles, as well as durability and the cost of installation. Continue reading →

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Help! My Roof is Leaking! A How-To Guide to Roof Restoration

Help! My Roof is Leaking! A How-To Guide to Roof Restoration

by Guest on Jun 18, 2013

Whether you’ve discovered a leak or you’re doing preventative maintenance, there are several points to consider when it comes to roof restoration. Often considered off-bounds for anyone but professionals, repairs on homes with simpler roof lines can be done by capable homeowners, providing appropriate safety precautions are taken. Continue reading →

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Take the Time to Look for Quality: Characteristics of Good Roofing

Take the Time to Look for Quality: Characteristics of Good Roofing

by Charlie Brown on Sep 14, 2013

There are places in and around the house where you do not want to skimp on the cost of construction, and the roof is one of those places.  The roof defends the home against most of the moisture that would otherwise destroy the structure of the home.  Continue reading →

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Three Places to Spend Money on the Exterior of Your Home

Three Places to Spend Money on the Exterior of Your Home

by Charlie Brown on Sep 14, 2013

When you have the exterior of your home remodeled, you are investing, time, energy and convenience into the project and you want to make sure that you are getting the most from the experience.  After you have found a contractor that you are comfortable working with, you need to sit down and discuss all of the elements of the project. Continue reading →

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A Guide to Roofing Materials

A Guide to Roofing Materials

by Guest on Dec 16, 2013

One part of your home that you would likely replace after a few years is the roof. Since it takes the most beating from the environment, rain and shine, it will eventually be damaged beyond repair. When this happens, you have the option to replace it with the same material or consider using another roofing material. There are plenty of roof materials to choose from. Continue reading →

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Advantages of Using Rubber for Your House Roof

Advantages of Using Rubber for Your House Roof

by William Hayes on Aug 25, 2014

If you are looking for a roofing material that will result in the least amount of maintenance and will offer you the protection you can count on, you might want to consider using rubber roofing. This type of roofing material comes in a roll for buildings with flat roofs and it also comes in rubber shingles, that mimic the look of slate shingles and come in a wide variety of colors. Continue reading →

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Stainless Steel Staples – A Great Alternative to Using Nails

Stainless Steel Staples – A Great Alternative to Using Nails

by Boris Dzhingarov on Sep 2, 2015

More and more construction and design workers, in both large and small scale projects, are doing away with nails and turning to staples instead. These staples are used in anything from roof construction to furniture making. If you were to go to a hardware store to purchase nails, you will quickly find that there are hundreds of different sizes, widths, gauges and materials to choose from. Continue reading →

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Roof and Loft Insulation DIY to Reduce Heat Loss in Your Home

Roof and Loft Insulation DIY to Reduce Heat Loss in Your Home

by Tom Grant on Feb 5, 2016

There is no doubt that insulation can make a significant difference to your energy bills and there are quite a few improvements that are within the scope of most DIY enthusiasts. Continue reading →

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