What’s the finishing touch on a low maintenance home? The trim

July 26, 2013 by · Comments Off on What’s the finishing touch on a low maintenance home? The trim
Filed under: Curb Appeal, Exterior, Exterior Finishes, Roofing, Trim 

(BPT) – These days, free time is an increasingly endangered phenomenon. That’s why today’s homeowners are all in favor of spending less weekend time maintaining their homes. Vinyl siding and windows have long been common home features for just that reason. Today, the latest trend is maintenance-free trim.
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Roof maintenance tips for every season

April 17, 2013 by · Comments Off on Roof maintenance tips for every season
Filed under: Roof, Roofing, Shingles 

Roof Maintenance(BPT) – From intense heat to extreme snow, your roof protects your house from the elements all year long. When is the last time you checked to make sure your roof was in good shape? No matter what the seasons are like in your area, now is the time to begin preparation for extreme weather by giving your roof a second look.-

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Hire roofing contractors to avoid disaster

September 1, 2011 by · Comments Off on Hire roofing contractors to avoid disaster
Filed under: Contractor Selection, Home Improvement, Roof, Roofing, Roofing Contractors 

roofing contractorsYour house’s roof is its primary protection against wear and climatic conditions. The roof, probably the most important aspects of your house, is also sometimes the most ignored portion of many homes. Small leakages on the roof sometimes remain unnoticed which can lead to a considerable damage. Property owners think of these issues as minor problems and tend to ignore them Until there is a major breakdown. Do not ignore these issues! The appropriate step would be to employ a roofing contractor.
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A brief guide for hiring a roofing contractor

August 9, 2011 by · Comments Off on A brief guide for hiring a roofing contractor
Filed under: Contractor Selection, Home Improvement, Home Remodeling, Home Renovation Contractors, Roof, Roofing, Roofing Contractors 

roofing contractorAccording to the National Roofing Contractors Association the average life span of the roof is somewhere around 20 years.  If your are experiencing problems such as minor leaks and cracks and your roof is fairly new, you may be able to fix the issue by carrying out proper maintenance.  However, if the problems you are experiencing are major or the last time you had replaced your roof was longer than 20 years, then you may need to install a new roof.  Please note that the life span of the roof depends on the material used, climate conditions and regular maintenance.  Some types of metal roofs in a warm region could have a life span of over 50 years.  The 20 year estimate discussed above is just an approximate and applies to common shingle roofs.
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How roofing brings a custom look to fine homes

June 2, 2011 by · Comments Off on How roofing brings a custom look to fine homes
Filed under: Roof, Roofing, Shingles, Slate Roofing 

(ARA) – For some people, selecting roofing material is an afterthought, but savvy homeowners, remodelers and builders know a beautiful roof creates architectural appeal that can top any other residence in the neighborhood.

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Summer storm damage: What to look for and how to fix it

June 1, 2011 by · Comments Off on Summer storm damage: What to look for and how to fix it
Filed under: Basement, Deck and Patios, Gutter, Roof, Roofing, Shingles 

Roof maintenance(ARA) – Storms are a natural part of summer. After a storm has passed and it is safe to go outside, take stock of your home and repair any minor damage caused by the storm. Repairing minor problems quickly can help ensure they don’t evolve into major headaches.

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True-look cedar roofing delivers style with minimized fire risk

January 19, 2011 by · Comments Off on True-look cedar roofing delivers style with minimized fire risk
Filed under: Cedar Roofing, Home Renovation, Roof, Roofing 

(ARA) – The roof is one of the most critical ways a family can protect the investment and comfort of a cherished home. Innovative composite technology is delivering the best of all worlds: beauty, durability, sustainability and maintenance-free living.

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Green roof improvements that can save money – and the environment

(ARA) – In this economy, you may feel grateful to have a roof over your head. But how much do you really think about your roof? It’s one of the most important elements of your home, one that helps protect all the other parts – not to mention the people – under it. And “greening” your roof is a great way to ensure it not only protects your family, but saves you some money and helps the environment at the same time.

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Solar Roof Tiles – Going Green and Saving Thousands

The price of utilities has drastically increased over the last decade and will continue to rise in the foreseeable future as many sources are becoming scarce.    Electricity is something that everyone uses, and we are willing to spend ridiculous amounts each month to use it.  Homeowners who are looking to reduce cost need to address the problem with electricity.   One approach in reducing your electric bill is by using renewable energy through installing solar roof tiles.

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Asphalt Shingles — Are They The Best Investment For Your Home?

March 19, 2009 by · Comments Off on Asphalt Shingles — Are They The Best Investment For Your Home?
Filed under: Home Renovation, Roof, Shingles 

(ARA) – During this time of economic uncertainty, you may be hesitant to invest money in your home. It is important to remember, though, that your home is a valuable asset. In order to maintain your investment, home maintenance or repair projects are essential. An important area of your home to maintain is the roof, which may provide up to 50 percent of your home’s exterior protection.

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