Homeowners Guide To Wood Roofing: 4 Things To Know Before Installing Shakes Or Shingles

25 June 2018
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If you want to have an attractive lightweight roof for your home, wood is a great option. Depending on where you live, there are different types of wood shakes and shingles available. Even though the roofing is real wood, it is very durable and can outlast asphalt shingles with good maintenance. Here are some things that homeowners should know before having wood roofing installed. 1. Underlayments To Protect Against Water Damage And Wood Rot Read More 

Moving To A Storm Prone Area? How You Can Avoid Serious Roofing Damage

5 June 2018
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You don't necessarily have to reside in a full-on tornado zone to understand what it's like to live in a place that gets a lot of storms. When the winds start whipping around your house so roughly that you believe the impact will take out your windows it can be very scary. However, if you've taken some precautions by boarding up the glass panes then you don't have to be as worried as the unprepared. Read More 

How To Repair A Hole In Your Roof

14 May 2018
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A hole in the roof can happen from a few different things. Things such as the weather - storms can damage your roof if a tree branch or other large object hits your roof. You could also end up with a hole in your roof from a leak that over time has caused the wood below your shingles to rot away. You could also have a hole in your roof after removing vent pipes or chimneys from your roof. Read More 

What Causes Basement Walls To Bow?

2 May 2018
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You may think your eyes are playing tricks on you when it looks like your basement wall is bowed or that the concrete blocks have shifted. Those are actually signs of foundation problems that you need to have repaired before the wall cracks, and the structure of your home is in peril. Here's a look at what causes basement walls to shift and how a contractor might make repairs. What Causes Basement Walls To Bow Or Shift? Read More 

Bumps In The Attic Keeping You Awake At Night? You Might Have Pesky Pests…And A Major Roofing Problem

17 April 2018
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If you've been hearing noises in your attic at night, you might have some unwelcome animal visitors. Pests use gaps in the roof of your home to enter into the attic. It's a very enticing place for them to nest and raise their young, since it's safe from predators and is insulated from temperatures outside. Unfortunately, pests can also cause extreme damage to your home by chewing through drywall and wood. Read More