Dealing with Roof Damage from Snowstorms

  As the winter months approach, we await the oncoming snow storms that are so frequent during November through April.  Every year when the snow comes, it brings an interruption to normal schedules, slick roads, and a greater chance of injury. Among other types of destruction that come with these snow storms, there’s the damage[…] read on

Should You Replace Your Roof Before Selling Your Home?

  Selling a home is a difficult task, and it is even more difficult in an unsure economy.  There are few things worse than putting your home on the market, only for it to sit on the market for years on end.  Not only does this make it difficult for you to move out in[…] read on

Dealing with Roof Damage From Windstorms

  We’re moving out of the more windstorm months of the year, but that doesn’t mean that there can’t be heavy winds with the snows that will come through in the next couple of months.  Though your roof may be fine now, there’s no guarantee that those winds won’t cause damage in the months to[…] read on

The Long-Term Cost Savings of Hail-Resistant Roofs

  A hail storm is not something that anyone looks forward to.  Depending on the size of the hail and the amount of time that the hail storm takes to pass, it can be anything from an inconvenience to a damaging experience that causes you to have to spend a considerable amount of money on[…] read on

Top 5 Exterior Improvements To Increase Your Home’s Value

The housing market is still very much a buyer’s market in most parts of the country, and that means that extra work and consideration may be necessary to sell your home. Maybe you’re not thinking of selling your home anytime soon, but you find yourself having to make some changes to the external façade of[…] read on

Why Building A Deck on your own Is Tougher Than You Think

Every spring and summer, thousands of home owners try to tackle their own home improvement projects. Some decide that they’re going to do some work on improving their lawn, making sure it looks green and full. Some people decide that they’re going to do some minor redecorating inside or outside. Others still do a bit[…] read on

3 Benefits of Hiring a Local Contractor over a National Company

As transportation of goods and materials becomes simpler, local contractors are finding themselves competing with larger national contractors. For many who are looking for affordability, the choice seems simple; national companies can offer lower prices on goods and labor because they’re dealing in bulk. They can go all over the country, so if you have[…] read on

What Is The Right Type Of Deck Material For Me?

A deck is a place where you spend time with friends, where you survey your land, and where you barbecue your meat in the warmer months. It’s a place for people to congregate and enjoy the majesty that is your yard while still being able to stand on the civilized timber of a home. A[…] read on

How Do I Clean My Vinyl Siding?

For years, vinyl siding has been the most common material used in construction in the US. Unlike other siding materials, it won’t flake or rot; it is a durable material that will look great for a long time and can also increase the energy efficiency of your home. However, there is a downside; over time,[…] read on

Building a Deck – The Advantages to Hiring a Contractor

If you have a back yard for your home, you either have a deck, or you wish you had a deck. A deck is a great accouterment to a wonderful house. It can provide a meeting place for friends and family during the warmer months of the year. It can give you the perfect place[…] read on