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How to Manage Home Improvement Projects

Did you know that making a checklist or a to-do list can make you feel less anxious? To do this right, you have to clearly define what it is that you want so that your brain knows when it’s been accomplished.  It’s a wonderful feeling when you create, follow, and complete a plan for home improvement

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preparing for winter
roof maintenance

Preparing for Winter: This Is How to Get Your Roof Ready

Winter weather poses many threats to residential roofing. In fact, heavy snow may even cause your roof to collapse. By preparing for winter and learning how to winterize a roof, many of these winter roofing problems can be avoided.  Do you want to learn how to get your roof ready for winter? Keep reading this

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roof leaks
roof maintenance

8 Effective Tips for Preventing Roof Leaks

Did you know that 1 out of 50 homeowners file a water damage insurance claim each year? Water damage is a costly situation that can result in mold, structural damage, and ruining your belongings.  One of the best ways to prevent water damage is to invest in roof maintenance. Having a good roof is important

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Roof repair

The Big Question: How Much to Repair a Roof?

Water brings life, and a calming rain forms the backdrop of a peaceful moment. But that peace can quickly turn to turmoil when the gentle rain turns into a loud dripping sound in your home. You quickly realize that moisture has breached your roof, and you need to find a solution.  Nightmares of paying thousands of dollars

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Roof repair

How to Know When You Need a Roof Leak Repair

Your roof should last at least 20 years. Unfortunately, you might require roof leak repair before you reach the 20-year mark. Otherwise, weather conditions could impact the lifespan of your roof. If you don’t repair a roof leak immediately, it could impact the lifespan of your roof. Instead of fixing a small leak, you might

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Roof Inspection

How Long Does a Roof Last? The Lifespan Explained

Some types of roofing will last more than 200 years, while others will need to be replaced before your children are out of high school.  So answering the query, “How long does a roof last?” depends on what it is made of and where your home is located.  Clay tiles will not work in cold New England,

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Hail Damage

The Causes of Roof Storm Damage and When to Call Professional Roofers

Approximately 40 percent of building-related issues are related to water intrusions. How does most water get in? Through the roof, especially after a big storm. Do you know how to spot roof storm damage? Are you unsure of when you need to call in a professional for backup? If you said yes to either question, keep reading so

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roof replacement

8 Ways to Create a Weatherproof Roof

For most homeowners, out of sight is out of mind—until disaster strikes! When it comes to our roof, this trend holds true. Most of us don’t appreciate the solid roof over our heads until it starts letting in water, which is when it’s often too late to reverse the damage. Worse still is when heavy

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Spring

What You Need to Know About Preparing Your Roof for Spring

It might not come as a surprise to you that spring is the most popular season in America. According to a Gallup poll, 36% of Americans said that spring was their favorite season. While spring might bring to mind flowers, birds, and warm weather, for many homeowners it is also a time of recovering from

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Champaign Urbana, IL

Is Roof Repair Financing Right for You?

On average, roofs in America are designed to last about 30 years. That means that most homeowners only ever get to replace their roofs once or twice in their lifetimes.  But while you may not need to worry about spending thousands of dollars on a new roof every ten or so years, you’ll still need

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