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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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

It is not uncommon to hear people refer to their homes as, “the roof over their head.” We obviously sense the value in having a roof, which represents a safe shelter and protection over us. Why do so many people tend to neglect the maintenance...

Roof repairs do not have to be a sensitive subject for homeowners. With proper maintenance your roof should last many years, but when it does come time to replace your roof trust a professional to perform the job correctly. Choose the right materials for your...

If deciding to have your roof replaced is not a big enough deal, then choosing the right roof color is! A successful exterior design depends on your taste, imagination, and ability to combine beautiful colors and accents on your home. It seems that each roofing manufacturer...

A little water can go a long way to create some serious damage. Especially after all the rain we have had this past summer, and with the past two hurricanes. Sometimes, the water damage goes well beyond what you can see. In fact, even minor...

   Contrary to popular belief, money is not everything. We would suggest never choosing a contractor based solely on price. Although it is important to weigh competing quotes against each other, your decision should ultimately be based on the quality of workmanship the contractor can...

The valley is the area of a roof where two adjoining pitched sections come together - creating a downward angle from which the water is dispersed off of the roof and onto the ground beneath. This is where you, as a homeowner, hopefully find the value...

We have complied a list of what to do, and what not to do, when filing a claim with your insurance carrier in regards to storm damage on your property. Think you have storm damage? First thing is first. Contact a local and reputable roofing contractor, to...

You might think it takes a large hole to let pests gain access, but it doesn’t! A mouse can fit through a hole the diameter of a dime! Insects can squeeze through nearly any size crack, gap or hole. Rodents are one of the biggest...