2015

Signs That You're Going To Need Tree Removal This Spring

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Tree removal is an important service because dead and dying trees can be a hazard on your property. Knowing the signs that that your tree needs to be removed can help you avert disaster and may save you hundreds or thousands of dollars in repairs. The Tree is Leaning Most trees don’t grow completely straight up and down, but a noticeable and disturbing angle can be a sign that your tree is ill and needs to be removed.…

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Cracked Driveway? You Can Repair It Instead Of Replacing

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If you have a concrete driveway that hasn’t seen any TLC in several years, you might have noticed that it has developed a lot of cracks and imperfections over time. It’s not abnormal for driveways to become cracked over the years, but regular maintenance can help prevent this problem. Once your driveway has started showing the signs of aging, however, you might think that you will need to have it completely torn up and repaved for it to look good again.…

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2 Common Questions Homeowners Have About Exterior Railing

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Having railing along your porch, deck or patio is important for reducing the chances that guests or your family members will accidentally injure themselves by falling. Unfortunately, if you like a lot of other homeowners, you may not have much experience with this protective feature of your home. These individuals may have a couple of questions about railings, the answers of which are given below.  Is Metal The Only Option For Durable Exterior Railing?…

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3 Ways To Keep Your Home Renovation Project On Budget

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Part of planning for a home renovation is creating a budget. However, even people who have created extremely detailed home renovation budgets can end up spending more money on renovating their homes than they originally planned. Fortunately, there are several things that you can do to keep your home renovation project on budget. Start with a Realistic Budget You can’t expect to completely remodel your kitchen so it has custom cabinets, granite countertops, and a heated tile floor for a few thousand dollars—It’s just not realistic.…

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Seven Good Reasons To Choose A Cedar Shake Roof

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If you’ve been shopping for a new roof recently, it’s very probable that you’re overwhelmed by the sheer number of roofing materials on the market today. One of the more traditional choices, but still a good one, is Canadian red cedar. This type of roofing offers a myriad of advantages. Benefits of a cedar roof 1. Cedar is naturally bug-resistant. Cedar has natural insect-repelling properties. That’s why you see cedar chests and cedar closets.…

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How To Properly Maintain Tile Roofs

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Tile roofs offer higher durability and longevity when compared to traditional asphalt shingles. However, in order to properly take advantage of the longer lifespan that is associated with tiled roofs, they need to be properly maintained. Thankfully, general maintenance of tiled roofs is fairly simple if you know what to look for. Removing Debris Debris, such as tree branches and leaves, can get caught underneath overlapping tiles, which in turn can loosen them, resulting in bare patches that expose your roof to the weather.…

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4 Roofing Maintenance Services You Can Do On Your Own

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Taking care of the roofing of your home is just as vital as other parts of home maintenance, but many homeowners make the mistake of putting it off for years due to the costs of professional roofers or the work involved in reaching the roof. Instead of being overwhelmed by the steps involved in maintaining your roof, look into the tasks that you can do on your own. By including the following services in routine maintenance of your home, you’ll be able to keep the roof in good condition over the years.…

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Ways To Increase Airflow In The Home

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Home renovations can achieve many different goals. Some homeowners are simply looking to update a few key rooms such as bathrooms and kitchens. Others are looking for an entire redesign. Some homeowners are looking for specific changes. One such specific change that some homeowners seek is to increase airflow in the home. This is very common in areas where indoor outdoor living is common, especially during the summer months in Canada.…

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3 Reasons Why You Should Think Twice Before Painting Your Fireplace & 3 Alternatives

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Painted fireplaces seem to be more of a trend now than a few decades ago. Although painted fireplaces can look very sharp, the decision to paint a fireplace isn’t something that should be taken lightly. Homeowners who hope to change the look of their fireplace must first consider the consequences of painting their fireplace, and then may want to decide whether or not they can change the look of their fireplace through some other means.…

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How To Maintain Soffit And Fascia Boards

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The roofline on your home is very important when it comes to the overall look of your roof and home as a whole. This is why it is very important to keep your soffit and fascia boards clean and painted. It is also important to maintain these critical boards because termites, moisture, sun fading and the elements can damage them. If you maintain your wooden soffit and fascia boards, you will have a cleaner and stronger roof line.…

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