Making The Move To Metal? What To Know Before You Make The Switch


The roof of the home performs a very important job. It shelters the occupants, protects furnishings and personal possessions, and seals the envelope of the home against water to help prevent damage from mold, wood rot, and moisture-loving insect infestations.  While the roof's trusses and sheathing provide the necessary support for the roof, the materials that cover it are what actually stops moisture the possibility of moisture infiltration. Homeowners whose roofs are ready for a new covering material may be considering a switch to something different — for example, moving from shingles to architectural sheet metal roofing.

1 December 2019

Possible Reasons Your Roof Has A Leak

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You probably know your roof should be examined occasionally to look for areas that might allow rain to leak into your attic. Things like missing shingles are easy to spot, but other things are easy to miss, especially if you're looking from the ground. If it's been a long time since a roofing contractor has looked at your roof, you may want to schedule an inspection or call for repairs if you suspect your roof is in trouble.

23 October 2019

How Do Roofs Get Damaged?

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Most people don't give a lot of thought to their roofs, at least not until something goes wrong. However, you should really think of your roof as an important part of your home, one that demands regular care and vigilance. Even the best roofs can easily succumb to one of the common causes of roofing damage. Thus, for this reason, you must educate yourself on these causes. From there, you can more carefully guard and protect your roof and ensure it stays damage-free or, at the least, ensure that any issues are caught and fixed quickly, before they have the chance to cause more serious damage.

19 September 2019

Basement Waterproofing Before You Renovate Your Home And Finish New Spaces

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Before you begin with basement renovations and adding new spaces to your home, you are going to have to deal with moisture and water. Even if there are not any problems yet, you want to make sure the systems are in place to help protect your home from this type of damage. The following tips will help you with the waterproofing and drainage needs before you renovate and add new finished spaces to your home:

6 August 2019

Pros And Cons Of Building A Custom Home

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If you decide that you would like to move to a new home, one of the options you might be considering is building a custom home. A custom home is a home you hire a contractor to build for you, and there are a lot of benefits of choosing to go with a custom home. The benefits of a custom home When you hire a construction company to build a house for you, you have the opportunity to build a house that is exactly what you want.

27 June 2019

4 Tips To Plan A Home Addition And Ensure Your Project Stays On Budget

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When you are planning to add space to your home, there are some extra costs that you want to be aware of before you get started, such as the cost of permits, upgrades, and materials. The following tips will help you with the planning of your home addition to ensure that your project stays on budget and affordable. 1. Learning About the Regulations and Preparing to Get Permits for Your Home Addition

17 May 2019

3 Reasons To Upgrade The Lighting In Your Office

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If you own commercial property, you owe it to yourself to have new lighting installed. You might not think that lighting is important to the performance of your business but that's not the case. Lighting can have a serious impact on your business operations, especially if it's old and outdated. Here are just three of the reasons you need to talk to your commercial electrician about new lighting for your office.

1 April 2019

Five Reasons to Invest in a Custom Outdoor Fire Pit

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If you're wanting to spruce up the exterior of your home and make it more fun, you may be considering getting an outdoor fire pit. While you can buy ones that are already set up, it can be more enjoyable to have a custom-built fire pit for your home. This can greatly impress and offer so many benefits. A custom fireplace company can take care of all of the details for you.

15 February 2019

Chemical Grouting Is A Type Of Foundation Repair That Fills Sunken Areas And Stabilizes Soil

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While pictures of large sinkholes make for great news clips, many times sinkholes aren't quite that dramatic. A small sinkhole could develop under your house, pool, or driveway and cause the concrete to shift or sink. When the foundation of your house or your pool shifts, serious damage could result and making repairs in a timely manner is important. One method of filling in voids under a foundation and stabilizing soil is chemical grouting.

1 January 2019