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6 SIGNS You Need a New Roof
20
Sep

6 Signs You Need a New Roof

Damage or wear on your roof isn’t something to take lightly. Any problems with your roofing could lead to a myriad of challenges with your home. Problems stemming from roof issues can include structural damage, leaking, mold, ventilation problems, and so much more. So how can you tell whether or not you need to replace your roof. Here are the top 6 signs. 1. Leaking in the Attic You poke…

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6 Signs You Need New Windows
10
Sep

6 Signs You Need New Windows

What’s that draft? Is that water on your kitchen floor? Is that the right number of zeroes on your energy bill? There are so many signs that you might need new windows, but how can you tell when its real or when you’re letting your imagination run away with you? Before you sink your savings into a brand-new set of windows, here are some signs to look for to determine…

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Window Replacement 101
06
Sep

Window Replacement 101

There are so many reasons for replacing your windows. Maybe you have old, single pane windows that simply aren’t energy efficient. Or maybe you’ve had water damage that requires a complete replacement. Whatever the case, it’s helpful to understand the choices available so you can determine a good solution. Before you get started, here are some things you should know.   What is Window Glazing? Most windows that you’ll be…

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Difference between shingles
30
Aug

What’s So Different About These Shingles?

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]You might think that a shingle is a shingle is a shingle, but that’s not the entire truth when it comes to your roof. There are other things to take into consideration such as architectural versus 3-tab shingles. Or you may be wondering about the differences between asphalt and fiberglass. Your decision may not be as cut and dry as your originally thought. Before you decide on your next roof…

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Why Do You Need Efficient Roof Ventilation_
20
Aug

Why Do You Need Efficient Roof Ventilation?

Last week we wrote about drip edges, but that left out a pretty large subject that’s just as important to the health of your roof. That topic is ventilation and why it’s essential for the health of your roof. Your home seems like it should be a closed system be more energy efficient and protect it from water and weather damage, but too closed can cause an array of additional…

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What is a Drip Edge and Does Your Home Need One_
14
Aug

What is a Drip Edge and Does Your Home Need One?

Your roof protects your home from the weather, water, and damage. But should it be a 100% closed ecosystem? The truth is, there is much more going on under your roof than is apparent to the naked eye. If you haven’t considered the importance of a drip edge, it’s essential to understand why and how to install one with your roof. Before you make any decisions, here are a few…

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07
Aug

What You Need to Know Before Shopping for New Gutters

Gutters aren’t exactly sexy, but they certainly are a necessary part of your overall home health. Without gutters, or gutters in good repair, you will see plenty of damage to your roof and your walls. If you’re in the market for new gutters, it’s helpful to have information about the options available before you get started. Here are just a few things you need to know before shopping for gutters.…

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29
Jul

Will A New Roof Help You Sell Your Home?

A roof over your head is just one of your basic needs. It keeps the elements out and your home safe, warm, and dry. But what if there is another aspect to the roof on your home? Does the roof you choose affect the value and curb appeal when selling your home? The answer is yes. Here are a few things to consider before you put your home on the…

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20
Jul

Flashing: The Benefits and Differences for Your Home

You probably know that flashing is the metal material that helps keep water from getting in your roof, between your walls, or through your window openings. But, as a homeowner, you may not be aware of the many kinds of flashing available or their specific uses. Does it matter if you use step flashing or L flashing? What is reglet flashing? Here are some basic things to know before you…

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02
Jul

Mortgage Company and Insurance Playouts: What You Need to Know

When the unthinkable happens, it’s often hard to determine which pieces to pick up first. Damage to your home after a natural disaster, weather event, or fire, raises anxiety levels and you just want everything to be back to normal. That’s sometimes easier said than done, so it’s helpful to know what to expect before you need to worry about it. When you buy a home, your mortgage company becomes…

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