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Benefits of a Sustainable Roof

By admin | September 19, 2017

The idea of having a green, sustainable roof and home is something that more people than ever are interested in. After all, humans are causing damage to the Earth faster than it can repair itself, and we don’t want to end up without a planet to live on, do we? An element of the house…

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How To Clean A Metal Roof: Tips And Tricks For Metal Roof Cleaning

By admin | August 28, 2017

There are many reasons  to have a metal roof installed. They’re attractive, easy to maintain, and can be sturdier than a traditional roof. However, like all roofs, you do need to keep them maintained to keep them at their best. With a metal roof, though, it’s actually a lot easier. Here’s how to clean a…

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How To Give Your Barn Roof An Upgrade

By admin | August 28, 2017

As we head towards the fall, it’s time to think about giving that old barn some TLC. No matter what you want to use it for, it’s going to take some abuse from the elements in the coming months. Rain, snow and wind can all do a number on it, especially the roof. Here’s why…

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Benefits Of Painting a Metal Roof (And How To DIY)

By admin | August 28, 2017

Metal roofs are becoming more popular with homeowners, and it’s easy to see why. They’re durable, easy to install, and can last as long as your home does. If you have a metal roof or you are thinking of installing one, you should also consider painting it. Below are the benefits of painting a metal…

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What to Consider During A Roof Remodel

By admin | August 28, 2017

Normally, when people prepare for a remodel, they are excited to design either a bathroom, a kitchen, a redesigned living space or all of these rooms. They focus on colors and style, materials and function.  It can be a stressful process at times, but it is almost also universally fun and exhilarating to remake your…

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What to Look for in Hiring a Professional Roofer

By admin | June 29, 2017

One of the biggest investments you will have to make in your home is putting on a new roof.  Every 15 to 20 years, you will have to ensure the roof of your home is redone. Over the span of a life in a home this could mean two or even three roofs need to…

Summer Renovation: 5 Ways to Brighten Your Home

By admin | June 13, 2017

Summer is a time of year when we love to let the sun stream into our homes and brighten it. Yet, this is also when you are most likely to become painfully aware of any dark and uninviting parts your house. Therefore, it is the perfect time to think about making a summer renovation that…

Tips From Your Rappahannock County Roofing Company

By admin | May 30, 2017

Calling all Rappahannock residents: is it time for you to install a new roof? Perhaps you’re experiencing leaks and other minor roofing problems that you’re not sure how to fix. Either way, roofing can be a complex and difficult topic for homeowners. Piedmont, your Rappahannock County roofing company works tirelessly to help homeowners unearth the…

The Most Common Albemarle County Roofing Styles

By admin | May 23, 2017

Your roof single-handedly protects your home, and your family from the elements. It’s part of what keeps you warm, safe, and snug, and it can seriously impact your energy efficiency and comfort. Choose the right Albemarle County roofing style and you’ll enjoy years of security and enjoyment with only the most basic yearly maintenance. Need…

Orange County Roofing And Repair

By admin | May 16, 2017

Homeowners find themselves needing roof repairs frequently in the Piedmont plateau. High summer humidity and even the sun can break down a roof, and that eventually leads to problems. Leaks occur, the structural integrity deteriorates, the appearance changes, drafts get in, and numerous other problems can occur. Restoring your roof early is imperative to extending…

Green Options With a Roofing Leesburg Professional

By admin | May 9, 2017

Living a greener life carries immense benefits, both for the individual and for the planet as a whole. That’s why it’s so important for all of us to try and lower our ecological footprint throughout our lives. While picking up trash, using plant-and-animal friendly chemicals, and reducing how often you drive your vehicle can help.…

Roofing Fairfax County: Why You Should Choose Metal

By admin | May 2, 2017

At some point in the life of your home you’re going to need to replace your roof. When that time comes, it’s important for you to know that you have choices other than traditional asphalt. Clay, concrete, wood, shake, and even slate are all reliable and gorgeous, but if you want a truly unique look…

The Four Most Common Types of Roof Materials

By admin | April 26, 2017

Have you given any thought to your roof materials lately? If you’re like most homeowners, you probably haven’t. It’s one area of your house that’s almost always out of sight and usually out of mind. And then one day it starts to leak, and suddenly you realize just how important it is. First of all,…

5 Ways to Save Money on Utilities

By admin | April 13, 2017

Whether you are installing a new roof on your home or just trying to save money on utilities, you can easily improve the energy efficiency of your home by making small choices that will deliver a big difference. Not only will you decrease your home’s energy usage and help the environment, but you will also…

Benefits of Solar Panels

By admin | March 27, 2017

Due to the many benefits of solar panels, the U.S. has seen an unprecedented rate of growth of solar power: are you ready to jump on the sunshine-driven bandwagon? Adding solar panels to your home can make it possible to save money doing what you need to do every day: cook dinner, do the laundry, heat…

Keeping Your Roof Sealed During Flash Floods

By admin | March 17, 2017

As the most common and widespread of all weather-related natural disasters, floods affect more homeowners than any other disaster. In the U.S., floods kill more people each year than tornadoes, hurricanes, or lightning. Flash floods are the most dangerous because they combine the destructive power of a flood with little warning and a lot of…

Going Modern with Metal Roofing

By admin | February 21, 2017

Homes everywhere utilize metal roofing to provide energy savings, beauty, and protection that lasts. The exciting thing about metal roofing is that it is available in a wide variety of designs to complement any style home. Offered in a rainbow of colors, your metal roof can be a traditional vertical seam profile, or be manufactured…

Which Shingles to Choose for Your New Roof

By admin | February 7, 2017

Replacing the shingles on your home’s roof can be an expensive home improvement—which means that doing it right and taking time to think about what options might be best for your home is especially important. It looks simple at first, since it comes down to only two questions: What style shingle and what color. Sounds…

How to Check Your Roof After a Heavy Rainfall

By admin | January 24, 2017

If you’re like most homeowners, you don’t pay much attention to your roof. It’s probably taken for granted more than any area of your house. However, it shouldn’t be. After all, it protects you and your family from the sun; it helps to keep you warm; and when a high wind kicks up, nobody inside…

5 Reasons Why You Should Try Metal Roofing

By admin | January 9, 2017

You noticed the trickle of water down the bricks of your fireplace. You saw it first a few months ago, and now it’s happening again. This time it’s more than a trickle, so you call in a roofing contractor, who delivers the news—you need a new roof. Now you must decide what type of material…

How to Insulate an Active Solar House

By admin | December 22, 2016

You’ve decided to build your dream house, and you’re thinking of using solar radiation for your energy. That’s an excellent idea! Many environmentally-conscious homeowners choose solar because of their concern that burning fossil fuels is harming the planet. Others appreciate the financial advantages of solar power. Most modern solar energy technologies harness the heat generated…

5 Popular Ideas for Your Next Roof

By admin | December 7, 2016

Roofs get little respect. When was the last time someone complimented you on how terrific your roof looked? When you think about upgrading your house to a more trendy style, is your roof the first thing that comes to mind? Does it come to mind at all? Your roof has many utilitarian qualities, most of…

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Small Roof Repairs for Skilled Do-It-Yourselfers

By admin | November 9, 2016

Of all the things that can go wrong around the house, a leaky roof is among the most severe and time-sensitive. That’s because water damage spreads quickly, even from a small leak. Maintaining a sound roof will always be one of the most important duties of a homeowner. Your roof is crucial for you and…

6 Tips to Prepare Your Home for Winter

By admin | November 3, 2016

Winter is just around the corner and with winter comes plunging temperatures, shorter days and the often dreaded snow and ice. As the winter season approaches, just like when you get out the hats and coats to prepare yourself for the cold, it is also equally important to prepare your home. Now is the best…

Metal Roofing Offers Your Building the Best Protection

By admin | October 27, 2016

The roof of your building should last for years and keep you safe from the elements. When you need to replace or upgrade the roof, you may wonder what kind of material is best for this purpose. Metal roofing continues to prove its durability, making it an increasingly popular choice with home and business owners.…

9 Signs That Indicate You Need a New Roof

By admin | October 24, 2016

If you’re like most people, your life is already filled with appointments, and there’s still a long to-do list waiting to be checked off. So when did you last have time look at your roof? Probably after the last snow that left several inches standing on it, or after the big storm littered it with…

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Preparing Your Metal Roof for Fall

By admin | October 19, 2016

Metal is the longest lasting type of roofing material, and your new roof can last up to fifty years with proper care. While metal roofs require far less maintenance than those made with other materials, you will need to do a few things each season to make sure it stays in top condition. As you…

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Why Fall is the Best Season for a Roof Replacement

By admin | October 14, 2016

When you choose to install a new roof in the fall you can prepare your house for the coming winter months and avoid many potential roofing issues. Here are just a few of the reasons why fall is the perfect time for roof installation. Depending on where you live, summer may bring wind, rain and even hurricanes,…

Fall Maintenance Tips for Your House

By admin | October 13, 2016

Fall is the time of year where all the colorful leaves fall from the trees covering the ground in layers. While it is beautiful to see, the debris left behind by all the trees and wind if not maintained properly can cause harm to your home. That is why Fall maintenance is so important! The…

Benefits of Metal Roofing

By admin | October 12, 2016

These days metal roofs are doing more for homes than just giving it the “curb appeal” of an upscale home. In fact metal roofing last longer than your would expect, plus the energy benefits they offer save you money annually. The metal roofs of today are contemporary in that they come in different styles and…

Proper Roof Ventilation

By admin | October 11, 2016

The long term performance of your roof depends on a few things, but not as important as the ventilation and attic space underneath. The lack of proper roof ventilation leads to musty smells as well as voiding an asphalt shingle warranty if damage to the roof is due to improper ventilation. This article is here…

Alternative Asphalt Roofing Shingles

By admin | October 10, 2016

Asphalt roofing shingles are a great value in regards to roofing materials. They are simple to install, relatively inexpensive and come in different colors and textures. There are also architectural/dimensional shingles which add a more contoured look to your home because of their thicker build. Since there are so many alternate types of asphalt roofing shingles,…

3 Reasons to Have a Metal Roof

By admin | October 6, 2016

Most people don’t think about their roof until there is a problem with it. Most of the time the roof is overdue for repairs and is pretty outdated. Besides the curb appeal of a new roof, there are other concerns homeowners have these days. Low maintenance, long lasting, and energy efficiency is largely important. The…

Roofing Sustainability

By admin | October 5, 2016

Roofing sustainability is something that every person wants with their home. Making sure your roof is long lasting is something to take seriously. Of course different areas of where you live might bring about different choices in the types of roofs you want. For example in southern climates, cool roofing surfaces are better. In northern…

7 Tips Before Installing Solar Panels

By admin | September 26, 2016

The age of solar power is fast becoming more prevalent. People are more energy conscience and aware of the fluctuating costs of electricity. The cost of solar is going down in price allowing more and more families are going the solar route. Before you put go completely solar, here are 7 questions to ask before installing…

Curb Appeal Tips That Will Sell Your Home in No Time!

By admin | September 23, 2016

The curb appeal is what will make or brake the sale of your home. Just like when you are interviewing for a job, making a good first impression is extremely important when selling your home. The first glimpse that potential buyers see is from the street. When beginning the curb appeal process you will want…

Snow Guard Systems: Are They Really Necessary?

By admin | September 22, 2016

Not all people decide to have a snow guard system installed on their roof. Not having a snow guard system on your house can cause more snow damage around your house. Snow Guards are used to hold the snow in place. If you do not have snow guards on your roof, and a snow storm…

EPDM Rubber Roofing: Pros and Cons

By admin | September 21, 2016

Rubber roofing is a newer roofing material, yet it provides many benefits. If you need to get your roof repaired or replaced, you should look into rubber. Since rubber is so new to roofing, only specific roofing contractors are qualified to install it. Therefore it is important to make sure that your roofing contractor has…

Metal Roofing Benefits

By admin | September 20, 2016

Metal roofing is becoming more and more popular. One unique thing about metal roofs are that they are a great option for wet or dry climates. Metal roofs are known to be wind and fire resistant. They are also know to reflect cold and heat which helps save energy no matter what climate you live…

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By admin | September 20, 2016

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House Maintenance to do During Fall

By admin | September 19, 2016

Fall is the season where the weather starts to get cooler, and the rain begins to fall from the sky. That is why it is so important to do the proper house maintenance to make sure that your home is ready for the changing seasons. One of the most important things to look at is…

Roof Maintenance to Help the Curb Appeal of Your Home

By admin | September 14, 2016

Curb appeal is determined by the impression that your house gives at first glance. This means that any aspect of the house that is visible from the street can have an affect on the curb appeal of your home. the roof can make, or break your homes curb appeal. While a roof is not very…

Improving Your Home with Simple and Fun Projects

By admin | September 13, 2016

Many homeowners underappreciate their own home improvement capabilities. They are sometimes afraid to try because they believe the projects are too time consuming and complicated. Rather than hand off these tasks to home improvement contractors, you can make your home look better and take pride in your craftsmanship by taking on these simple and fun…

How to Know When You Need a New Roof

By admin | September 9, 2016

  The roof is one of the most important parts of your house. It is what keeps the weather out so that you can live comfortably in your home. That is why it is so important for you to understand how to know when you need a new roof. There are a few things that you can…

Protecting Your Home with a Weather-Resistant Rooftop

By admin | September 8, 2016

The weather takes a definite toll on your home’s rooftop. It steadily inflicts damage until your roof shows signs of wear and tear like warping, peeling, or outright collapsing. Out of all of the weather elements, however, moisture tends to lend the worst damages on even the sturdiest of rooftops. You can hold off the…

What You Need to Know About Metal Roofing

By admin | September 7, 2016

If you are looking into getting a metal roof installed on your house, you might want to know a few things about metal roofing. The important things to know are the life expectancy, the installation costs, and even the durability.  Don Vandervort wrote an article on hometips.com that talks about the different aspects of a metal…

The Proper Way to Clean Your Gutters and Downspouts

By admin | September 2, 2016

Do you know that your gutters need to be cleaned, but don’t know where to start? Watch the video below!     Click here to see more videos from Better Homes and Gardens.

Fall Maintenance Tips to Ensure that Your Building is Ready for the New Season

By admin | September 1, 2016

After the hot summer months it is important to do maintenance on your building to make sure that it is prepared for the fall and winter seasons ahead. By performing the proper maintenance you will be saving your building from future damage and repairs that would be extremely costly. Doug McMillan wrote an article on zumbrunnen.com…

The Most Popular Types of Roofs and Their Benefits

By admin | August 31, 2016

There are so many different types of roofs, each providing different benefits as well as different looks. An article on roofcalc.org discusses 16 of the most popular type of roofs along with their costs and benefits. The first type of roof that the article talks about is a classic gable roof. The classic gable roof…

Facts about Flat Roofs

By admin | August 30, 2016

If you are thinking about getting a flat roof installed, or if you already have a flat roof, it is good to know what your options are. According to an article from roofcalc.org, there are 3 types of materials that can be used on a flat roof. The first material that is listed in the article…

How to go About Purchasing a New Metal Roof

By admin | August 29, 2016

Metal roofing is becoming an extremely popular option when it comes to roofing. It might seem like a no brainer for you to to choose metal as your roofing material, but once this decision has been made you still need to decide what type of metal roofing will best benefit your house. According to  Don Vandervort’s…

How to Make a Good First Impression With Your Home

By admin | August 26, 2016

If you are looking to sell your home, it is important to have a lasting first impression. Sometimes it can be difficult to know what aspects of your house add or take away from the outside view of your home. That is why Leslie Mann’s article on chicagotribune.com about how to boost the curb appeal of…

Home Maintenance Tips for Fall

By admin | August 25, 2016

For the longevity of your House, it is important to make sure that it is properly maintained throughout the year. Fall is the season where the weather transitions from hot and sunny, to cold and rainy. That is why it is important to get your house maintenance done during the beginning of the fall season because…

How to Save Money on gutter Repairs

By admin | August 24, 2016

The best way to cut costs on gutter repairs is to make sure to properly maintain them. You should be cleaning your gutters at least twice a year to make sure that there are no clogs so the water is able to drain properly. If you neglect cleaning your gutters and let a clog in your…

The Benefits That Having a Concrete Tiled Roof Can Provide

By admin | August 23, 2016

Concrete tile roofing may not be the most inexpensive roofing material, but it is one of the most durable. If it fits in the budget, spending a little bit more money on your initial roof replacement can actually save you time and money in the long run. Since a concrete tile roof is so durable,…

Use These Money-Smart Tips to Boost Your Curb Appeal!

By admin | August 19, 2016

Curb appeal is extremely important if you are looking to sell your home. You want to make sure that your house stands out to possible buyers the second they drive up. Josh Garskof’s article on time.com discusses 3 ways to enhance the curb appeal of your home, the first one being subtracting flaws. Josh suggests trading out…

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How to Keep Your Metal Roof Cool

By admin | August 18, 2016

While the initial cost may be higher than other roofing materials, metal roofing will save you money in the long run.  Metal roofs keep the house at a cooler temperature which lowers the energy bills. While your house will stay cool,  the metal roof will absorb some heat, making the roof itself extremely hot. The amount of heat…

Popular Choices for Roofing Your Home

By admin | August 17, 2016

The material that you choose to roof your house with impacts how comfortable and happy you will be in your home. When you want the peace of mind that comes from having a sound and durable roof over your head, you may find it best to invest in one of these popular roofing materials. Rubber…

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How to Find the Best Roofing Material for Your Climate

By admin | August 16, 2016

Houses in different climates require different needs. For example a house located in a wetter climate will require protection against roof leaks as well as algae, while a house in a warmer climate might require a roof that keeps the house cooler.  Steve Graham’s article on networx.com discuses which roofing materials work and don’t work…

Helping You Choose the Best Roofing Material for Your House

By admin | August 15, 2016

When replacing your roof, choosing the right roofing material is important. Different materials work better for certain weather conditions which is why the location of your home will impact your decision. Besides protection, the style of the roof can also be a major factor. Each roofing material has a different look, so you want to…

Here are Some Maintenance Tips for Wood Shingle Roofs

By admin | August 12, 2016

Wood shingle roofs are one of the most vulnerable roofing materials to weather elements. That is why it is so important to be aware of the proper maintenance that needs to be done, and to make sure it gets completed. An article on doityourself.com states the importance of clearing debris off of your wood shingled…

Does Landscaping Add Value to a House?

By admin | August 11, 2016

When getting ready to sell their house, home owners usually search for ways to increase their ROI (return on investment). While many people know that the curb appeal of your home can help to sell the home faster, and for possibly more money, people usually don’t think about putting money into their landscaping. If you…

4 Metal Roofing Benefits

By admin | August 10, 2016

When it comes to roofing materials, there is a wide variety of materials to choose from, but metal roofing is quickly becoming one of the most popular options. When roofing your home the materials used must provide beauty to the exterior of your home as well as be durable enough to withstand the elements. There…

When is the Best time to Get Your Roof Replaced?

By admin | August 9, 2016

If you are looking to get your roof replaced, fall is the best time of the year to do so. Laura Firszt mentions in her article on networx.com that since fall is the best time to replace your roof, roofers tend to get booked up fast, therefore it is important to book an appointment to…

How to Make Your Roof Energy Efficient

By admin | August 8, 2016

If you are looking for ways to make your home more energy efficient, a great place to start is the roof. There are various things that you can do to help your roof be more energy efficient, for example making it a lighter color. an article from greenhomeguide.com suggests using a cool roof coating on your…

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The Pros and Cons of Metal Roofing

By admin | August 4, 2016

In the recent years metal roofing has become more and more popular. Metal roofing is an extremely durable roofing materials that can with stand weather conditions that many other roofing materials can not. Since they are so durable, they last longer meaning you will most likely never have to think about getting a new roof…

Thinking of Getting Slate Shingles Installed on Your Roof? Here is Some Helpful Information

By admin | August 3, 2016

Slate Shingles are not as common as other roofing materials, yet they provide many benefits. One reason that homeowners choose slate shingles for their roof is the unique appearance that it provides. According to an article on gsa.gov, slate is a natural stone that comes in various colors, thickness, and textures all creating different effects.…

Why Gutters and Downspouts Are So Important

By admin | August 2, 2016

You don’t really notice your gutters and downspouts until they stop working properly. Clogged gutters can cause damage to your house if they are not fixed in time. It is important to know how to unclog and clean your gutters and downspouts. It is also important to know what maintenance is needed to ensure that…

Maximize Your Homes Curb Appeal With These 6 Essential Tips

By admin | August 1, 2016

When it comes to curb appeal, there are 6 main areas you will want to focus on. These areas are your roof, the siding, exterior painting, windows, doors, and landscaping. If one of those 6 things look unappealing, it will ruin the entire curb appeal of your home. An article on HomeAdvisor.com discusses these 6 elements…

The Various Types of Roofing Materials

By admin | July 29, 2016

Each roofing material has different benefits. Some are more affordable, while others hold up better in harsh weather conditions. When deciding on which roofing material you should use to replace your roof, it is important to know the benefits that each roofing material can give your home based off of your location and roofing needs.…

Go Green With Your Home by Getting a Metal Roof

By admin | July 28, 2016

It is becoming more and more popular when searching for a roofing material to want a roof that will make your home energy efficient. This is why metal roofing is becoming so much more popular. Matthew J. Goering states in his article on homeadvisor.com that metal roofing is one of the greenest roofing options. He continues…

The Different Types of Asphalt Roofing Shingles

By admin | July 27, 2016

Once you have chosen to go with asphalt shingles for your roofing material, you must next pick which kind of asphalt shingle you would like to use.  An article on certainteed.com states that there are 3 main types of asphalt shingles. The 3 types of asphalt roofing shingles are strip shingles, dimensional shingles, and premium shingles.…

Curb Appeal Tips That Will Help You Sell Your House Faster

By admin | July 25, 2016

With this economy, it can be difficult to sell your home. One of the best ways to ensure that your home will sell is by having excellent curb appeal. The first impression of your house has a huge impact on whether your house will sell or not. An article on apassion4cleaning.com discusses tips to boost…

How to Maintain a Slate Roof

By admin | July 22, 2016

Slate roofs are known to be extremely durable and to last forever, but what do you do when your slate roof is need of maintenance? According to Jay Romano’s article on nytimes.com, There are 2 different types of slate roofs, hard and soft. Hard slate roofs have a longer lifespan than soft slate roofs. The…

The Different Types of Metal Roofing and Their Costs

By admin | July 21, 2016

Metal roofing comes in a variety of options, some costing more than others. If you are thinking about getting a metal roof installed it is important to know your options. An article on roofingcalc.com states that when getting a metal roof installed you can expect to pay between $5.50 and $12 per square foot. Their…

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5 Steps to Finding the Right Contractor

By admin | July 20, 2016

In most cases, roof repairs are a necessity rather than a choice. Roofs are essential to provide structural integrity to your home and safeguard the contents. A quality roof can enhance the appearance of your home and maybe even save money on energy costs. Roofing is one of the most expensive repairs that a homeowner…

How Curb Appeal Can Add Value to Your Home

By admin | July 19, 2016

If you are selling your home, it’s curb appeal can either increase your profits or make your home impossible to sell. There are simple tasks that you can do to boost your curb appeal and to make sure that potential buyers are not scared away by their first impression of your house. One important part…

How to Choose the Best Roofing Material for Your Home

By admin | July 18, 2016

A roof is one of the most important parts of a house. That is why you want to make sure to pick a roofing material that will allow the roof to do its intended job of protecting your home. Depending on where your house is located, some roofing materials will benefit your house more than…

Here are the Things That Will Make Home Buyers Hate Your House

By admin | July 14, 2016

Everyone has certain things that will turn them off from buying a home. Janet Wickell’s article on homebuying.about.com lists the top 10 reasons that make a home buyer hate a house. Janet’s article states that the number one thing that scares home buyers away is odor. There are various odors that can scare buyers away,…

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Homeowners: Why You Need a Professional to Help You Make Wise Decisions About Roof Repair

By admin | July 13, 2016

Something’s wrong with the roof, but you are not exactly sure how to go about correcting the problem. Instead of trying to figure it out on your own, the smart move is to call a professional and get some help with the roof. In the long run, this approach is in your best interests. Here…

The Various Styles and Benefits to Metal Roofing

By admin | July 12, 2016

Metal roofing has been getting more and more popular due to its many benefits. In addition metal roofing comes in various colors, textures, and styles, giving you options to help make your roof compliment your house. For example an article from networx.com talks about how there is now a metal roofing option that mimics the look of traditional…

Here are the Most Common Roofing Problems

By admin | July 11, 2016

The lifespan of a roof can vary based on the roofing material and maintenance. Even if your roof seems like it is working normally, it is important to do annual maintenance to ensure that your roof will last it’s full lifespan. For example an article on footbridgemedia.com states that by having regular maintenance done to…

Everything There is to Know About Slate Roofs

By admin | July 8, 2016

While slate roofs are not very common, they are one of the longest lasting roofing materials out there. According to Joseph Jenkins article on ASHIReporter.com, many slate roofs that still exist in the united states are more than  a century old, and can continue to thrive for another century. If you are trying to figure…

Cheap Curb Appeal Tips You've Most Likely Never Heard Before

By admin | July 7, 2016

There are so many different articles about curb appeal, but most of them say the same thing just using different words. An article by Michelle Molinari on activerain.com gives some unique tips to boost the curb appeal of your home. For example she suggests getting on your roof and scrubbing it. If  you don’t feel…

Why it is so Important to Clean Your Gutters and Downspouts!

By admin | July 6, 2016

Cleaning your gutters and downspouts is so important, and will save you money on gutter and downspout repairs. The cleaning process is so simple it should take no longer than an hour, which is why there is no reason not to do it! If you don’t clean your gutters, there is a higher chance that they…

How to Pick Which Color to Paint Your Metal Roof

By admin | July 5, 2016

Now a days there are so many color options when it comes to painting your metal roof. It can be difficult to know how to decide on the best color for your home. Jenna Harris’s article on angieslist.com suggests looking at the color of the roofs in your neighborhood, as well as in surrounding neighborhoods. Try…

Types of Metal Roofing

By admin | July 1, 2016

Since metal roofing was discovered, it has evolved to mimic various textures and styles. The first form of metal roofing, according to Joe Provey’s article on BobVila.com, were corrugated panels that looked like they belonged on a barn or shed. Now they use steel or aluminum and press it to mimic wood, stone, or clay.…

Why Curb Appeal is so Important

By admin | June 30, 2016

The first impression of your house is kind of like the impression you would want to make when going to an interview. If the interviewer gets a bad first impression of you, than you are not going to get the job. In the case of selling your home, if a potential buyer looks at your…

A Guide to Help You Pick The Right Roofing Material

By admin | June 29, 2016

It can be difficult to choose which roofing material you want to replace your roof with. Roofs last a long time, so you want to make sure that your roof gives your home all the benefits that you need it too. Once the roof is replaced, there is no going back. That is why it…

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How To Get The Longest Lifespan Out Of Your Roof

By admin | June 28, 2016

All Roof types have a general lifespan. Why not get the longest lifespan possible out of your roof? In order to do so, you will have to make sure to keep up with the maintenance needed for your roof. It is important to inspect your roof once a year to make sure that the roof is…

2016 Roofing Trends to Follow

By admin | June 27, 2016

The roof is the most important piece of the house when it comes to protection. These roofing trends will ensure that your roof will continue to keep your house safe and sound, according to an article from Home Smart Home.org. The article also discusses roof colors, and how they can effect the protection of your home. For example the popularity of…

52 Curb Appeal Tips That Will Make Your Home Sell Faster

By admin | June 24, 2016

With today’s economy, selling your home can be tricky. The best way to sell your home quickly is by boosting its curb appeal. First you want to make sure that your lawn is well manicured. For example if your lawn has brown spots than it will most likely scare away potential buyers. It is also extremely…

What You Should Do If Your Roof Is Leaking

By admin | June 23, 2016

Leaking roofs can be stressful. Knowing what you should do in the case of a leaking roof will help keep your stress levels down. According to an article on Enlightenme.com, The first thing you should do when you notice that your roof is leaking is place a bucket under the leak so that your possessions…

What Makes a Standing Seam Metal Roof Such a Good Choice for Your Home?

By admin | June 22, 2016

The roofing contractor has some good news and some bad news. On the minus side, the roof is in such bad shape that it would be pointless to spend any more money on repairs. The good thing is that the contractor has the ideal solution: a standing seam metal roof. Since you’ve never considered the…

Why These 7 Roofing Materials Are The Most Popular

By admin | June 21, 2016

It can be difficult to decide which roofing material will be best for your home. An article on bobvila.com compares 7 of the most popular roofing materials and their benefits. The article states that asphalt shingles are the most popular roofing material. The fact that they are available in a variety of colors and styles…

17 Curb Appeal Musts

By admin | June 20, 2016

It is officially summer! Now is a great time to make sure that your homes curb appeal attracts the right kind of attention. There are many factors that go into a homes curb appeal. One thing that will boost your curb appeal is updating your house numbers. You want to make sure that they are…

Asphalt Shingles: Benefits and Precautions

By admin | June 17, 2016

If you are looking for the most affordable roofing material, than asphalt shingles might be what you are looking for. While they are the least expensive roofing material, the range of colors that you have to choose from can also spark your interest. In addition Juan Rodriguez talks in his article on Construction.About.com about how asphalt…

Everything There Is To Know About Slate Roofs

By admin | June 16, 2016

Slate Roofs are one of the most durable roofing materials. According to Jeffrey S. Levine’s article on NPS.gov, while archaeologists were excavating Jamestown Virginia, they uncovered slate roofing that dates back to 1625-1650. In the late 19th century many historic buildings were roofed with slate. Due to the long lasting lifespan of slate roofs, it wasn’t till the late 20th…

Boost Your Homes Curb Appeal With These Summer Maintenance Tips

By admin | June 15, 2016

Now that the weather is finally heating up, it’s a great time to do some maintenance on your home. Especially if you are planning on selling it! The first thing you are going to want to take a look at is your roof and gutters. There is nothing less attractive to a homes curb appeal…

Summer Is Here and the Time Is Right to Renovate Your Home

By admin | June 14, 2016

With summer already underway, it is time to prepare your home for a fun-filled vacation. More importantly, summertime is the best time to begin home improvement projects before the wind and rain of wintertime. While the sun is out, work on these projects to get your home back in shape. Time to Power Wash  When…

All You Need To Know About Roofing

By admin | June 14, 2016

The process of getting a new roof can be stressful. Knowing the roofing basics, and what you should be looking for helps ease that stress. When examining your roof to see if it needs to be replaced, it is safest to stay on the ground. From the ground you can inspect the roof and look…

Comparing The 3 Metal Roofing Systems

By admin | June 13, 2016

The metal roofing systems are placed into 3 main categories. The placement is based off of the size of the panels as well as the method at which the panels are attached. The three categories are sheet metal tiles, sheet metal panels, and standing- seam systems. The decorative textures that are imprinted on the sheet metal…

Comparing Asphalt and Slate Roofing Materials

By admin | June 10, 2016

While asphalt is one of the cheapest roofing materials, slate roofing is one of the most expensive. The price reflects the lifespan of the two roofing materials. For example a slate roof can last up to 175 years, while an asphalt roof lasts closer to 20. In addition the installation process to install a slate…

What is a Rubber Roof?

By admin | June 9, 2016

You don’t commonly hear about people having rubber roofs. Many people probably don’t even know it’s an option. This is because rubber roofs can only be installed by a professional, and not many roofers have experience with metal roofs. If your rubber roof is not installed correctly it can have leaks the day it is…

5 Tips To Help You Landscape Your Home To Sell

By admin | June 8, 2016

The first thing you will want to do is clean up your yard. You want to get rid of any dead branches, animal droppings, weeds, and anything broken that might be cluttering up the yard. Next your going to want to make sure that everything looks and works in the way that it is intended.…

How To Clean Out The Gunk In Your Gutters

By admin | June 7, 2016

Cleaning out your gutters can be easier than you think! First you want to make sure that you have a stabilizer bar for your ladder to keep you and your gutters safe. Sal Vaglica states in his article on This Old House.com, you want to make sure to wear gloves when cleaning tight areas. In…

Why You Want a Metal Roof

By admin | June 6, 2016

If it is time for you to replace your roof, you should look into metal roofing. According to an article on Daily Records.com, the opportunity for a new roof arose when a tree fell on their house making a hole into the sons bedroom. They had always wanted a metal roof, but their existing roof…

8 Helpful Curb Appeal Tips

By admin | June 3, 2016

When preparing a home to put on the market, you want to make sure that the whole house is visually appealing. One space that is commonly overlooked is the side yard. According to an article by Kate Riley on Centsational Girl.com, a great way to add curb appeal to your side yard is to, “Extend the…

Benefits of a Cool Roof

By admin | June 2, 2016

There are many benefits to having a cool roof. They are designed to reflect the sun, keeping your home cool without wasting money on air conditioning. According to an article from Energy.gov, cool roofs absorb at least 50 percent less heat than an average roof. The article also states that the lifespan of the roof…

The Roofs Impact on Curb Appeal

By admin | June 1, 2016

It might not seem like the roof of a house should have a big affect on the curb appeal of your home. This is because when the roof is well maintained it is not noticeable, but when the roof has moss or cracks it is the first thing people will notice when they see your…

Make Sure Your Lawn is Getting Watered Properly!

By admin | May 31, 2016

It is important to make sure that your lawn is being watered properly, especially in these hot summer months to come. First you want to investigate how the water is being distributed across the yard. According to an article from the diy network, the best way to figure this out is to lay out red cups.…

Best Roofing Material for Your Buck

By admin | May 27, 2016

If you are looking for a roofing material that is cost effective, than your best options will be either a metal or an asphalt shingle roof. According to Brian Eckert’s article from Cost owl.com, asphalt shingles are the most popular material used in roofing. They have the lowest cost, and are easily repaired if damaged. In addition…

Curb Appeal Affects the Ability to Sell Your Home

By admin | May 26, 2016

When you are getting ready to sell your home, you want to make sure that it gives off a good first impression. In order to do this, you must step out front and look at your home objectively. According to Leslie Mann’s article on Chicago Tribune.com, It is important to have a clearly defined path…

Gutters: Everything You Need to Know

By admin | May 25, 2016

Gutters are not something that many home owners even give a second thought about. They don’t seem like a big deal, yet they are! It is important to understand how gutters work so that you can properly maintain them so that they will keep your house leak free. Some gutters last longer than others. The…

Signs Your Metal Roof Needs Repair

By admin | May 24, 2016

Metal roofs are a popular option among property owners due to their average lifespan of over 50 years. However, these low-maintenance roofs still require some upkeep to ensure they are in top condition. Over the years, contact with tree limbs, harsh weather and debris can create damage that places your property at risk for leaks.…

6 Home Maintenance Tips to Get Ready for Summer

By admin | May 23, 2016

Summer is quickly approaching. It is important to make sure your house has proper maintenance done to prepare for the summer season. When preparing your home for summer, there are 6 main items that you are going to want to make sure are in proper working order. Here are the items you will want to…

Make Your Garden Compliment the Color of Your Home!

By admin | May 20, 2016

When you are deciding which plants you want to use in your garden, it is important to think about how the colors of the plants will contrast with the color of your home. If your home is a neutral color that makes it blend in with its surroundings, than bright flowers can be a good…

Curb Appeal: Sell Your Home for Top Dollar

By admin | May 19, 2016

When you are looking to sell your home, the curb appeal is extremely important. Your houses curb appeal will be the difference of selling, and not selling your home. In addition it can also raise the price of your home. The roof and gutters have a big impact on the curb appeal of your home.…

How to Safely Inspect Your Roof for Leaks

By admin | May 18, 2016

The most important thing to remember when looking for leaks on your roof is to be patient. This can be a very dangerous activity so it is important to take your time, and go through the steps carefully. When you are inspecting your roof, make sure to wear shoes with rubber souls. The surface on a…

Gutter Materials: Pros and Cons

By admin | May 17, 2016

It is extremely important to have a strong gutter system on your home. Gutters help protect against roof rotting, basement flooding, and even a crumbling foundation. The cost of a gutter depends on which material and style you choose. There are various lengths and shapes you can choose for your gutter, so make sure to pick…

Roof design: Completing the Look of Your Home

By admin | May 16, 2016

The roof of a house completes the overall look. The outside of your home is the first thing that people see when they come over. That is why it is important to make sure that the style of the roof fits the style of your home. Different roofing materials have different looks and functions. For example clay…

Metal Roofing: Pros and Cons

By admin | May 13, 2016

Metal roofing is light weight, and easiest to install. Since it is metal, it lasts a long time. In addition metal roofing is fire resistant. It also keeps your home cool, saving you money on air conditioning. One main issue with metal roofing is that it can get dented in hail storms. Another issue some people…

Landscaping: Boost Your Curb Appeal

By admin | May 12, 2016

Knowing which plants work in which climates is very important when trying to boost the curb appeal of your home. The trees and plants that you can use in your front yard will vary on location. You also want to keep in mind how big, and spread out the plants will be once they are…

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Roof Cleaning: Do's and Don'ts

By admin | May 11, 2016

It is important to check and clean your roof annually. According to Paul Omundson’s article on registerguard.com, the best tools to use when cleaning your roof are a stiff broom and a small steel brush. If you want to use a pressure washer to clean your roof, it is important to figure out what material your…

When is it Time to Remodel Your Roof?

By admin | May 10, 2016

Different roofing materials have different things to look for when deciding whether to remodel your roof or not. It is important to Check your roof from the outside, as well as the inside. When inspecting the outside of your roof, look for cracks and missing shingles (depending on roofing material). When inspecting from the inside,…

Reasons Why Your Home Didn't Sell

By admin | May 9, 2016

Selling a home is no easy task. Potential buyers usually have something in mind that they are looking for. They may have a few key components that a house must have. If you are in a situation and your home is not selling, not all hope is lost. Making a few adjustments can help sell…

Roofing Materials for Every Home Style and Budget

By admin | May 9, 2016

Roofs protect homes and businesses from environmental damage, and they are designed to take a beating from rain, snow, hail and wind. Routine maintenance can eliminate a host of problems that relate to breaches in roofs, but eventually all roofs will need to be replaced. Depending on the type of roofing materials chosen, spring and…

5 Home Improvement Projects with the Best ROI

By admin | May 5, 2016

ROI is the return on investment, which is the amount of money you would get back when you sold the home. Home improvements usually are not cheap. Therefore when you do a home improvement you will want to make sure that will add value to your home, rather than take away value from your home.…

6 of The Top Roofing Materials

By admin | May 4, 2016

Choosing the right roofing materials can add value to your home. There a few things that you must consider when choosing roofing materials. Figuring out how heavy the material is, and if it needs special framing is very important. It is also important to make sure that there are various colors and styles to go…

20 Things That Turn Buyers Off From Your Home

By admin | May 3, 2016

Putting a home up for sale is sometimes a scary thing to do, because most people would like to sell their home as quickly as possible. This is the case the when the owners have already purchased a new home. Finding someone to buy your home is not always easy either. Before putting your home…

10 Ways to Improve Your Home's Curb Appeal

By admin | April 29, 2016

Curb appeal is extremely important when it comes to selling a home. Curb appeal is what initially attracts the buyer to a home. Curb appeal gives a potential buyer an idea of what a home may look like on the inside. If you are looking to sell your home, improving your curb appeal is a…

Steps to Prepare for a Remodeling Project

By admin | April 27, 2016

Remodeling any part of your home can be stressful, and if it’s not prepared for properly it could turn into a mess. Preparing as best you can for a remodel can help the remodeling process move a lot more smoothly. Depending on a remodeling project it could limit the access and use of certain parts…

15 Features That Can Help Sell Your Home Faster

By admin | April 25, 2016

Selling a home can take time, and it can be stressful. Whether you want to sell your home or just make your home more valuable, home improvements are a great option. According to  Country Living, home with the following features sold for 13 percent more than expected, and 60 days faster.

Is Your Home Ready for a Roof Upgrade?

By admin | April 19, 2016

When different parts of a home break down, owners know that it is time for repairs or an upgrade. Unfortunately, this process is not always as easy with a roof. Damage and other minor issues might go unnoticed for years, and this can result in skyrocketing energy bills and a huge hit to your home’s…

It is Essential to Repair or Replace Damaged Roofing Materials

By admin | April 14, 2016

One of the most important features on a building may not seem exciting, but it is essential to protect the building’s interior structures such as the wooden frame, walls, and plumbing devices. You probably never inspect a building’s rooftop unless severe weather has passed through the area, and there is a good chance that your…

Tips to Get More Out of Your Small Backyard

By admin | April 13, 2016

A backyard can sometimes be the best part of a home, especially during the summer time. In a lot of bigger cities, most homes have a small backyard, and with the small space it may be harder to know what to do with it. Mitchell Parker, a contributor writer for Houzz, has some tips on…

6 Things to Do Before Spring to Avoid Problems

By admin | April 6, 2016

Weather patterns during the different seasons of the year can greatly effect your home. Before a new season starts it’s important to take some precautions to prepare. Anita Ginsburg, a contributor writer for Home Advisor, has a list of a few things you should do to your home before the spring season.

6 Home Designs That Will Make You a Trendsetter

By admin | April 4, 2016

Trends in home decor are something that change pretty much every year. There are probably things in your home that were popular 10 years ago, but today they make your home look outdated. These trends had a good run but it’s time for them to go. Here are 6 trends that designers believe are going…

7 Questions to Ask Yourself Before Buying an Old Home

By admin | March 29, 2016

Some people enjoy purchasing an older home and taking the time to fix it up. Most of these people probably think they would like doing it, but when they get in to it they realize that they actually don’t like it. Before purchasing a fixer upper home there are a few questions you should ask…

6 Things You Need to Do Before Selling Your Home

By admin | March 22, 2016

Selling a home is a stressful task. When selling a home, you want to get it sold as quickly as possible, so you can enjoy your new home. Some homes sell quickly, while others may take some time. There are a few things many people forget to do before letting people view their home. Doing…

10 Tips for Hiring a Contractor

By admin | March 18, 2016

Hiring a pro usually makes more sense than doing the project yourself. Hiring a professional will most likely get you the results you want. If you choose the wrong contractor that could lead to subpar work, delays, or legal problems. If you want to hire a contractor, here are some helpful tips to make sure…

9 Easy Home Improvements That Add Thousands to Your Home

By admin | March 16, 2016

Home improvements are a great idea, especially if your are looking to put your home up for sale. Home improvements are the best way to make your home more valuable. Although home improvements are great, they can be stressful, and take some time to complete. Camilla Cheung, a contributor writer for Wisebread.com, has a list…

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Metal Roofs: Signs That It's Time for Repair

By admin | March 14, 2016

If you’re a homeowner, then you already know how important it is to maintain every part of your home. The roof of your home is just one of the components that you should pay regular attention to because neglecting to fix various minor roof problems could easily result in much more expensive repairs later or…

Benefits Of Choosing A Metal Roof

By admin | March 7, 2016

If it is time for you to get your roof replaced, then you should definitely consider choosing a metal roof. Metal roofing has a number of advantages. Below is a list of reasons you should consider choosing a metal roof:

Top 10 Roof Maintenance Tips

By admin | March 4, 2016

Inspecting your roof every so often is extremely important for your home. Your roof is the main protection of your home, and it’s important to check that it’s doing what it supposed to do. The roof is one part of home that a lot of people forget to inspect. With regular roof maintenance and repairs…

13 Home Improvements That Are Illegal to Do Yourself

By admin | March 2, 2016

Home improvement projects are a great way to make your home look fresh. There are many home improvements that you can easily do yourself, without the help of a contractor. There are other projects that are probably safer to have a contractor do, but they aren’t impossible to do one your own. Then there are…

9 Signs Your Home is Outdated

By admin | February 29, 2016

As the years pass, certain things go in and out of style. This includes our home. The home that was bought and styles over 10 years ago, may have some items that are now out of style and need to be updated. If you are thinking of putting you place up for sale, you may…

Spring and Summer Maintenance Tips for Your Home

By admin | February 25, 2016

The winter season is almost over, and we will soon have some warmer weather. During the winter season, we can encounter some crazy weather which has the possibility of doing some damage to our homes. When winter is over, it is a good idea to check around your home for any damage, and make sure it…

8 Things Your Home Inspector Won't Inspect

By admin | February 19, 2016

Getting your home inspected is always a great idea. Home inspections can let you know what needs to be fixed before it gets worse. According to Tulia, home inspectors should check every inch of your home “from the electric garage door to the built in microwave.” Although you would assume that the inspectors would check…

Four Projects to Get Your Home Ready for the Summer

By admin | February 17, 2016

Once the weather begins to warm up and the last of the winter storms have blown through, many families will take a fresh look at home projects and upgrades. Whether you would like to increase the value of your property or simply make your home more comfortable, here is a look at four great spring…

What Are Some Of The Benefits Of Having A Metal Roof?

By admin | February 15, 2016

There are many roofing materials available. However, metal roofs are preferred by many homeowners. There are a number of benefits that can be reaped from having a metal roof. Below is a list of some of those benefits:

Easy Ways You Can Winterize Your Home

By admin | February 10, 2016

Winterizing your home is basically preparing your home for the winter weather. The weather that comes along during the winter, can sometimes cause some damage to your home if you don’t prepare before hand. Preparing your home for the winter weather can make a difference if what you may need to repair when Spring comes…

Selling Your Home? Mistakes Not to Make

By admin | February 8, 2016

If there is a chance that you will want to sell your home in the future, it’s important to think about how others may think of your home improvement decisions. These short-term decisions you make could have a huge impact on what future buyers think of your home. If you know you want to sell…

5 Secrets of People Whose Homes Are Always Clean

By admin | February 4, 2016

Keeping a home clean seems to be one of the hardest tasks for most people. We all want to be like that one friend who, every time you go to their home, everything looks perfect. If you are looking for ways to make your home cleaner, here are the secrets of people whose homes are…

8 Things to Know Before Hiring a Contractor

By admin | February 3, 2016

Some home improvements can easily done yourself, however there are some that require a contractor. Finding the right contractor for your projects isn’t always as easy as it sounds. When it comes to a home improvement project it is extremely important to find a contractor that is right for you and the project. Picking the…

Signs You Need Your Roof Repaired

By admin | January 29, 2016

Your roof is one of the most important components of your house, and if it fails you could be a in a world of hurt. That’s why it’s important to look for signs both inside and outside your house that your roof could be near failure.

Types of Roofs You Should Consider for Your Home

By admin | January 25, 2016

Roofing is one thing you should have in mind when you decide to design and build your home. Often, people move into homes that are already built and are forced to accept the roofing of the home. However, you should pay attention and learn the benefits that come with different types of roofs when renovating…

7 Tips for Making the Most of Your Outdoor Space

By admin | January 20, 2016

We are still in the winter season, but spring and summer will be here before we know it. When that time comes around we will most likely want to start enjoying our outdoor spaces.  Here are some tips on how to make the most out of your outdoor space.

How to Plan a Home Renovation

By admin | January 18, 2016

If you are thinking about having home renovations done in the near future, you will want to develop a reasonable plan for getting the work done. Below are some of the main points homeowners should keep in mind when preparing to have their homes wholly or partially renovated.

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Tips to Help You Find a Reliable Home Contractor

By admin | January 14, 2016

Contractors can be extremely helpful when it comes to home improvement projects. Although some home improvement projects you can do on your own, it nice to hire a contractor to make sure you get exactly what you want. Here are some tips to help you find a reliable contractor.

Roofing Tips for When it Rains

By admin | January 11, 2016

There are many types of roofing materials available with a wide range of prices. But regardless of the price, some are much less advisable for use in rainy environments.

New Remodeling Trends for 2016

By admin | January 6, 2016

Every year there are new trends in the home improvement and remodeling industry. Some trends stick around for a few years, and others are only popular for that one year. Here are some of the top remodeling trends for 2016:

8 Things Your Roof is Trying to Tell You

By admin | January 5, 2016

It is very rare that we spend time up on our roofs. Because we rarely inspect our roofs, it can be difficult for us to know something is wrong until it’s too late. The last thing we want is for a rainstorm to come along and ruin our home because we weren’t aware of the…

Winter Roofing: How To Deal With Ice Dams

By admin | December 30, 2015

If you happen to live in a part of the United States that gets very cold during the winter, you have probably had ice dams on your roof. Ice dams can cause problems that result in damage to your home.

Winter Home Projects That Can Save You Money

By admin | December 29, 2015

Winter is a great time for home projects, and it is a great time to improve your living situations. These home improvements you do during the winter can also help you save some money throughout the rest of the year. Here are 4 simple home improvements you can do in the winter that will also…

How Climate Affects Roofing in Virginia

By admin | December 28, 2015

Virginia has a wide variety of weather, some of which can wreak havoc on homes.The roof of any home is its first line of defense against the elements, and needs to be in good repair to ensure that it keeps the occupants and possessions inside safe and snug.Metal roofing is a great option for those…

What To Look For In a Roofer

By admin | December 21, 2015

A homeowner has put one too many buckets beneath leaking areas of the ceiling whenever it rains. It’s time to call in a professional. But what should one look for when the time comes to get the roof taken care of? Here are some tips:

4 Reasons to Choose Metal Roofing

By admin | December 18, 2015

The roof is one of the most important components of your home. It is responsible for keeping your family and your personal belongings protected from the elements. Neglecting the roof can cause serious damages to the structure of your home as well as pose a health risk, should mold and mildew occur from a leaking…

Remodeling Tips for Your Roof

By admin | December 15, 2015

Over time your roof may end up needing some renovation. Roofing can last many years, but as the roof goes through wear and tear, there comes a time when some roof remodeling needs to be done. Roofing can be one of the hardest parts of a home to remodel. Better, Home and Gardens has some…

How the Winter Can Damage Your Roof

By admin | December 14, 2015

The first official day of winter is almost here, making it a great time to think about protecting your home from extreme weather conditions. Heavy snow and ice have the potential to cause some serious damage, and while a snow and icicle-covered roof couldn’t look more magical, this beauty could end up costing you thousands…

Top Home Improvement Tips for the New Year

By admin | December 10, 2015

The new year is just a few weeks away, and it is the perfect time to get some home improvements done. Who doesn’t like starting the New Year of with some newness around the home. The new year is a great time to add on to your home and complete indoor project while it’s still…

How to Winterize Your Exterior Faucets

By admin | December 8, 2015

If you live in an area with cold weather, you know how important it is to winterize your faucets. For those who live in colder areas, the words “frozen pipes” might bring on a little fear. Luckily there are some easy steps you can take to winterize your exterior faucets. Here a 3 steps to…

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3 Reasons You Should Consider Installing a Metal Roof

By admin | December 7, 2015

If you are considering hiring a roofing company to install your metal roof, there are many things you should think about. The popularity of metal roofing products has increased rapidly over the previous years, and there are many benefits to choosing this type of roofing material. Despite the fact that metal is still not quite…

Tips to Make Your Next DIY Home Improvement as Green as Possible

By admin | December 3, 2015

DIY home improvement projects are a great way to save money. There are so many home improvement projects that don’t require a contractor and you can easily do yourself. In today’s world being as green as possible is really important even with home improvement projects. Here are some tips on how to be green during…

Advice for Hiring a Roofing Contractor You Can Trust

By admin | November 25, 2015

Finding the right roofing contractor is not always the easiest task. When hiring a contractor you want to make sure that you hire someone who is going to do exactly what you want and you want to avoid any scams. The Better Business Bureaus has some tips on how to make sure you pick the…

Helpful Roof Replacement Tips

By admin | November 23, 2015

Adding a new roof to your home can be an expensive home improvement project. When is in need of repair it a good idea to get it done as soon as possible. Here are some helpful roof replacement tips to make your project a little easier.

Affordable Roofing for Those On A Budget

By admin | November 18, 2015

Installing a roof is an important process that many shy away from because of outrageous costs and endless maintenance. Did you know there are options that allow the installation process to be both effective and affordable? If you are interested in roof repair or a new roof installation, you might consider cost effective roofs as…

12 Ways to Get Your Home Ready for El Niño

By admin | November 12, 2015

Winter is around the corner and this winter is supposed to come with one of the strongest El Nino’s we’ve seen in years. It is predicted that El Nino is supposed bring above average precipitation. Due to this, it is extremely important to make sure that you home is prepared for the El Nino weather.…

Finding the Right Roof

By admin | November 9, 2015

Having a solid roof over your head is as important as the metaphorical expression implies. Not just any structure will protect you from the outdoor elements and ensure that your home runs efficiently. Roofs are also a key element to the aesthetic value of your home. There are several different types of roofs, and you…

How to Choose a Roofing Contractor

By admin | November 6, 2015

A roofing contractor is not one of the professionals you can choose simply by comparing bids and time frames. There are several other important factors that come into play before you make your decision. Here are some tips for getting the best roofer for you and your home.

Tips for Bundling Your Home For Winter

By admin | November 3, 2015

Winter is almost here, and this is the season that can do the most wear and tear on our homes. Our homes also tend to get a little cooler during the winter season. For some people, even turning on the heater won’t make a difference in a home. There may be somethings you need to…

Metal Roofing Can Be Worth the Investment

By admin | October 30, 2015

Depending which part of the country you live in, you might be familiar with metal roofs on homes and commercial buildings. Other regions don’t often venture away from asphalt shingles or shakes. But it is worth getting acquainted with metal as a roofing material because there are many upsides to going this route when you…

Questions to Ask When Choosing a Metal Roofing Company

By admin | October 27, 2015

Metal roofs provide a range of benefits for both homeowners and the owners of commercial property. However, in order to fully gain these benefits, you must work with a reputable metal roofing company that will do the job safely and properly. There are a number of questions you can ask to make sure your chosen…

Ways to Add More Curb Appeal to Your Home

By admin | October 22, 2015

Curb appeal is an extremely important part of a home. The curb appeal can also be really helpful when it comes to selling a home. The exterior of your home is the first thing people see and it gives them the first impression of your home. Here are some ways you can add more curb…

Tips to Prepare Your Home for the Winter Weather

By admin | October 20, 2015

The winter season is capable of bringing some crazy weather. The rain or snow may not hit every place the same but it is smart to make sure your home is prepared to handle it. The last thing you want is for your to get damaged during the winter season and have a lot to…

Tips for Finding a Reliable Contractor

By admin | October 13, 2015

Finding a reliable contractor may not be as easy as it sounds. Hiring a reliable contractor for a home improvement project is important because you want to make sure that your project/s turns out exactly like you had imagined. Everyone has heard or experienced a horror story about hiring the wrong contractor for their home…

Four Reasons Metal Roofing Is a Great Option

By admin | October 12, 2015

When you are looking at different roofing materials, you may look at metal and wonder how that could benefit your home. There are many reasons that metal is a great option, with the following being just a few:

10 Ways to Make Your Home More Valuable

By admin | October 5, 2015

Home improvements are usually done to keep a home up to date and to also increase the value of a home. When you own a home you want to invest into it from time to time, and home improvement projects are the best way to do that. Here are 10 ways to make your home…

Roof Repair: Get it Done Quickly

By admin | September 30, 2015

The roof on your home is one of the largest expanses of the house. It takes a beating in all kinds of weather but still keeps you safe and warm for decades with few problems. Still, there are occasions when a repair might be needed. These repairs should not be delayed, as every day they…

Complete Your Room With These 4 Tips

By admin | September 28, 2015

Looking to spruce up your room a bit? Everyone has different tastes and likes different styles but these four tips will make every room just a little bit better. 1. Decorate your walls – Plain walls are like empty canvases waiting to be painted. Decorating your room with some art will give your room that extra spark.…

Go Green With These Tips

By admin | September 22, 2015

Here are a few easy changes you can make to your home to go green and increase energy efficiency. 1. Replace your light bulbs with LED or CFL bulbs. They use about 75 percent less energy but last 10 times longer. 2. Replace your shower heads with low-flow shower heads. They save about two gallons of…

Roofing Contractors: Finding Your Dream Roofer

By admin | September 18, 2015

Having work done on your roof is no small ordeal. Whether the task is mundane or massive, the roof you are having worked on is the hat in the attire of your home or business, and having it inaccurately or inappropriately worked on can have not only financially detrimental results but also hazardous ones. Being…

Roofing Company: Why You Will Eventually Need One

By admin | September 15, 2015

Unfortunately, roofs do not last forever. Maintenance is mandatory when it comes to keeping the structure of your home or business fundamentally sound and leak free. Roofing companies provide services that include installation, repair, and renovation of either an existing roof or a new one. Whether your building is brand new or something rather more…

Bring Good Energy Into Your New Home

By admin | September 11, 2015

Moving into a new home is like a fresh start, a new beginning! It is a chance to let go of any bad vibes the previous house might have held and bring in new energy. Here are a few steps that you can take when moving into a new home to set a welcoming tone.…

What Your Color Choices Reveal About You

By admin | September 8, 2015

You might think that when deciding on a color to pain a room in your house, you choose a specific color simply because it appeals to you and you think it will look nice in the room. However, the colors we choose can actually reveal certain traits about ourselves. Color expert Kate Smith enlightens us…

Three Benefits of Metal Roofing

By admin | September 4, 2015

Most consumers do not know very much about metal roofing because most homes are built with asphalt or cement shingles. These roofing materials are cheap and widely available so they have been historically used on a many homes. Metal roofing has many advantages over asphalt or cement shingles due to its basic design and long…

Five Outdoor Home Improvement Projects

By admin | August 31, 2015

Look for a weekend project to add a little something to your home? These five quick, easy, and cheap outdoor upgrades should do the trick! 1. Make a swing – Pain a swing and hang it up in the yard. 2. Plant a centerpiece – Plant some easy care succulents in a dish for a nice…

Improving Your Home with a New Roof

By admin | August 26, 2015

Many homeowners desire to increase the value, energy efficiency, and safety of their homes. You might think that the best place to start would be in the kitchen and bathroom, although you might be surprised when you take a look at the top of your home. Your roof could be your next best home improvement…

Top Ten Places to Live in the U.S.

By admin | August 21, 2015

Money Magazine recently released their annual list of the best places to live in America. During the decision process, Money Magazine took into account factors including job growth, affordable housing, health care, safety, and good schools. Here is their list of ten top places to live in the U.S. Apex, North Carolina Papillion, Nebraska Sharon, Massachusetts…

How Metal Roofing Improves the Value of Your Home

By admin | August 18, 2015

Metal roofing hasn’t been around for very long, but it has been growing in popularity, thanks to its many benefits. Despite its higher cost, standing seam metal roofing is a terrific choice for your roof. Following are a few reasons metal roofing might be a great choice for your home. Aesthetics Continuous metal roofing panels…

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