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7 Things to Know Before Replacing windows

Navigating the window replacement process can feel about as daunting as purchasing a home appliance. We understand that which is why we decided to write this article — hoping it eases the process. 1. Replacing Windows There are two installation methods to choose from when considering replacement windows. The first is called a pocket installation. […]

Deck Misconceptions

Pressure-treated lumber, cedar or redwood are maintenance-free. A long time ago, cedar and redwood came mostly from “old-growth” trees with high levels of resin that were naturally resistant to decay and insects. Much of the woods used for decks today are from younger, second-growth trees. These trees are less resistant to biological dangers. They are also […]

Facts about Fences (Part 2)

As the Smithsonian points out, “Fences are icons of the American landscape.” Americans, for better or worse, have staked out their homes and territories over the course of centuries by using fences. Before the use of fences, disputes over land would have been far more confused – defined by word of mouth rather than a […]

Facts about Fences (Part 1)

Fences are the things that complete the “American dream,” without them – we would just have houses with no white picket fences. We believe you can live the dream with no fences, but a fence can provide a good level of privacy and security to your property! Fences were one of the biggest steps humanity made […]

After The Storm – What you should be doing.

We know that hail season is upon us, and we wanted to make sure you know what to do after a hail storm. First, and probably most important — if a hail storm strikes, do not go out in the storm to try to protect your property. You could be seriously injured. ASSESS. Check trees, […]

Believe It or Not – Drone Edition

Believe it or not, it is no longer necessary to climb on roofs to do inspections! While some people are so experienced that they can tell you if you have damage just by looking up, automation is becoming more and more popular in the roofing and construction industry. What is automation? Automation leverages technology to […]

Traditional Christmas Decor

For a traditional look in regards to Christmas decor, keep the lights white and dedicated to three spaces: along gutters or eaves, in windows or around the garage door, and on larger trees or bushes. Try to keep things symmetrical. There are three varieties of white LED lights. Warm white mimics the glow of classic […]

The Right Way To Christmas Decor

Christmas is coming!! You know what that means?? Decking the halls, lighting our yards and homes with colorful lights, and eating until we fill out our stretchy pants!! Here are some helpful tips that would be included in the manual of Christmas, if there was one: 1.) LIGHTS Before you start, make a plan. Measure […]

Seamless Gutters, Not Rocket Science

Seamless gutters, they are not rocket science, but do you actually know why you need them? The obvious answer would be to keep any water drain-off from flooding into your basement or crawl space. Did you know other damages can occur as a result of an insufficient gutter drainage system? Without having the proper gutters […]