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How Rain Gutters Affect Home Appearance and Value

Gutters help to divert rainwater away from houses to protect the structure of the building and the landscaping. Gutters perform a vital function, but homeowners still worry about the effect gutters will have on the appearance and overall value of their home. The effect depends on the condition and quality of the gutters and how

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Roofing

2 Summer Roof Problems and How to Prevent Them

Like most homeowners, you want your current roof to stay in great shape for as long as possible to ward off the need for early roof replacement. However, you may not know how to protect your roof from seasonal hazards that can lead to roof damage. Now that summer is here, you need to be

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Roofing

To Repair or Replace: That’s the Roofing Question

A roof is a costly investment, but you can reap the reward of a solid covering for your home for years to come. Obviously, you want to get your money’s worth from your current roof, so you may question whether you should replace or repair your roof. Here’s how to decide. Take Into Consideration Your Roofing

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Siding

Benefits of Choosing Vinyl Siding for Your Home

The exterior of your house carries the biggest impact for curb appeal. If your house’s façade is worn, faded, or otherwise in disrepair, no amount of landscaping will improve its curb appeal. However, the maintenance of a paint job is time-consuming and expensive. For that reason, many homeowners have siding installed.Siding comes in wood, fiber

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Roofing

Spring Roof To-Do List

Winter storms, snow, and ice can wreak havoc on your roof and leave you with damage and leaks. After the spring thaw, once most of the ice and snow are gone, you should check your roof for damage both inside and out. Here is more information about what specifically should before the spring and summer

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Siding

Are Vinyl Window Frames Paintable?

Vinyl window frames have been popular for years because of their attributes. For one, they’re low-maintenance and don’t warp or corrode. For another, the color is infused throughout the frame, so even scratches and dings are not noticeable. They do resist fading, but they can look a little dull after several years. And so some

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Roofing

Misconceptions About Metal Roof Aesthetics

Metal roofing can offer challenges, such as finding an experienced installation contractor, but some homeowners may have an exaggerated idea of just how many problems a metal roof will cause. For example, many homeowners think a metal roof is only for barns and rustic-styled buildings, or that it will make an unappealing drumming sound during

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Roofing

3 Kinds of Underlayment for Asphalt Roofing

As a homeowner with a shingle roof, you need to know the basics of each part of the roofing process and each roof component. Educating yourself about your roof will help you to not only make informed decisions about replacement when the time comes but also care for your roof throughout its working life. Here

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Roofing

Metal Roof Inspections: What to Look For

Illinois homeowners with metal roofs can feel fortunate to have a roofing material that is both durable and fire resistant. Even metal roofs, however, can develop problems if they are not well-maintained. The best way to prevent any particular issue from becoming a serious problem is to inspect your metal roof occasionally. Here is a

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Roofing

Can You Distinguish Weather Damage From Roof Installation Problems?

If your roof has recently been installed, any damage that it incurs may be due either to environmental factors or a deficiency in the roof installation process. If the roof is installed incorrectly or with the wrong materials, the roof won’t last as long. If your roof frequently faces harsh weather, the roof can also

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