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Porch and Deck Craftsman

If your ideal home includes a front porch where you can chat with the neighbors or a back porch where you disappear with a good book and a glass of wine, you’re not alone. A new wood deck provides a warm, handsome connection with the outdoors, adding to a home’s beauty and setting the stage … Continue reading “Porch and Deck Craftsman”

A smarter approach

With an overwhelming number of vinyl siding to choose from it’s crucial to know how to determine the quality of the product. Even though the looks of the siding are important before you decide upon one you ought to take some more features into consideration. Among the most key factors are thickness, material composition and … Continue reading “A smarter approach”

Vinyl Siding and UV Protection

As summer came so did the lovely sunny days. You can not only see the sun but literally feel those wonderful, warm and cozy rays burning your skin. You all know too well what happens when you’re too lazy or simply forget to put sunscreen on while spending a day at the beach. Well if … Continue reading “Vinyl Siding and UV Protection”

Modified Bitumen Roofing

Modified bitumen membranes are roofing sheets made of asphalt that has been modified with either rubber or plastic that offer greater stretch and flexibility. It’s installed in multiple plies, typically up to 3, creating a watertight system. Modified bitumen is often used as the cap sheet of a BUR roofing system. The fact that it … Continue reading “Modified Bitumen Roofing”

What wears your roof out?

As a homeowner you probably want to keep your current roof as long as it’s possible. It’s no mystery that roofs tend to wear out. In order to lengthen the lifespan of your roof it’s crucial to understand that there are four main reasons as to why this occurs. 1. Ultra Violet Radiation Every single … Continue reading “What wears your roof out?”

Metal, tile or shingles?

Whether you are building from scratch or choosing a new roof for your existing home, you must take into consideration many factors, including the climate and weather conditions in your area, the desired lifespan of the roof, the cost of roofing materials and your own aesthetic preferences. It’s crucial to take some time and figure … Continue reading “Metal, tile or shingles?”

Empty your gutters before they empty your wallet

After the long, cold winter, you are ready for Spring. You want to clean up the yard, maybe put in some new perennials for the beautiful weather. However, you don’t want to forget about other maintenance, such as cleaning out your gutters. Cleaning your gutters is one of the most important projects on the to-do … Continue reading “Empty your gutters before they empty your wallet”

After-winter home maintenance

Now that winter is soon to be gone, it’s a good time to see how your home was faring against the weather. If you didn’t take steps to winterize your home in the fall, there’s a good chance you’ve got some work to do since most houses sustain at least a few problems during the winter months. … Continue reading “After-winter home maintenance”

Choose the right color for siding

The siding on your home is very important. Changing the color of your siding can not only have an impact on how you feel about your home, but on its value, too. Nothing frames your siding like color. Well selecting exterior house colors, meaning Selecting exterior house colors is a difficult job and we strongly … Continue reading “Choose the right color for siding”

Rain gutter checkup

Rain gutters are a key factor in keeping water away from the foundation, windows, and roof. But in order to work properly they require regular cleaning and maintenance. It’s recommended that you check your gutters at the very least once a year. Here are a few signs which you should look for while doing a … Continue reading “Rain gutter checkup”