Get a Roof That Rocks

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Get a Roof That Rocks

Choosing a new roof can seem like a very difficult decision. After all, your roof is one of the most important elements of your home. Not only does it do the important job of keeping you sheltered and protected from the elements, but it’s also very visible. The wrong roof can be very unattractive, and the right roof can make your home look like a million bucks. When I started researching roof replacement options for my home, I was overwhelmed by all the choices. But when I started learning how to match roofing materials to my home’s overall look, it got a lot easier. That’s when I decided to start a blog about roofing materials and styles. If you’re feeling overwhelmed by your options, this blog will help narrow down your choices and find the roof that’s right for you.


3 Things To Do Before Painting The Outside Of Your Home

If you are going to paint the exterior of your home or have someone paint the exterior of your home, there are a few things that you need to do before your home is painted in order to prepare it. Here are three steps you are going to want to take before you hire someone to paint your house or undertake the job yourself. Wash Your Home The first thing that you need to do is wash your house. Read More 

Tips For Adding A Sump Pump To Your Saturated Crawl Space

If you have a dirt crawl space underneath your home that is constantly saturated with water, then you should start to think about waterproofing methods that can reduce the amount of standing water that sits under your house. Adding drainage tile to the exterior of your house and making sure that gutter downspouts are angled away from your foundation are a few things you can do. You also should add a sump pump to your crawl space if standing water is an issue. Read More 

Investigating The Electrical Wiring On A Garage Door That Will Not Open

Automatic garage doors and their connected openers are rarely thought about, until they no longer work and you cannot park or remove your car from your garage. A garage door that will no longer open is extremely frustrating and may signal the need for a brand-new opener. Do not panic though, there are a few simple things that you should look at first before you invest in a brand-new opener. Inspecting the wiring is one of the most important things you should investigate. Read More 

Water Down To A Trickle? 4 Steps To Service Your Pressure Tank

If the water from your faucet is coming out as a trickle, you might have a problem with your pressure tank. The pressure tank ensures that water from your well will flow through to your home with proper amount of force. To ensure that your pressure tank works properly, you need to perform routine maintenance. Here's a quick guide to proper pressure tank maintenance. Turn the Power Off Before you begin any work on your pressure tank, you need to make sure that the entire well has been turned off. Read More 

Reducing Attic Fan Noises

If you have an open home with 9 to 12 foot ceilings, then you likely have a spacious living area. However, this area may be quite expensive to cool during the summer months. Since hot air rises, you can reduce your AC usage by having attic fans installed. This will help to ventilate the upper areas of the home so heat is less likely to accumulate. Attic fans are fairly simple to install and attach to a thermostat. Read More