Restoration and Repair Projects

Restoration projects in the sense of buying an old house knowing the repairs it needs can be fun and exciting to watch as the house comes back to its previous glory. Restoration after a disaster or unexpected repairs are not something anybody looks forward to but unfortunately, accidents do happen. With the service of an experienced contractor, such jobs don't have to be so depressing as you can have the work conducted quickly and professionally so you can get back to your daily life as quickly as possible.

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Recovering After Hail Damage: A Guide

Hail damage can happen quickly, and you’ll need a licensed contractor to alleviate all damages. Until you call, however, you can fix the damage yourself. That said, you’ll need to check the “damage hot spots” normally birthed from a long hail storm. Before contacting your roofing company, check out the post-storm guide below. Be safe, be careful and remedy any post-hail damage in these areas:

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3 Ways to Protect Your Roof During the Winter Months

Severe weather during the winter months can lead to roof damage. If you are a homeowner, the last thing you want to contend with in the cold are problems with your roof. Fortunately, you can take proactive measures to reduce your chances of incurring roof damage.

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5 Traits to Look for in a Roofing Contractor

Your roof is one of the most important elements of your home: It shelters you from the wind, rain and snow while holding in heat and protecting you from the sun. If your roof needs repairs to continue protecting your home from the elements, you definitely want to make sure you hire the right person for the job.

But if you don't know anything about roofing, how can you tell? 

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Should You Replace Siding and Roofing at the Same Time?

If you've ever owned an older home, you've probably had to replace either the roof or the siding, if not both. The general thought process to the layman is to keep the repairs as cheap as possible while achieving the desired results, and for many people that's what has to be done. However, if exterior repairs are required, it's usually a good idea to at least consider the idea of replacing the roof and siding at the same time.

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Remodeling and Restoration Definitions and Differences

If you've ever had the misfortune of needing restoration work or the excitement of having home renovations conducted, you may have wondered exactly what is the difference between the two. The same contractor generally can do either as the jobs seem similar and require the same talents and tools, but they're generally referred to using different terminology. There are, however, some nuances between types of contract work.

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Options to Improve Your Current Deck

If your house has a small, basic deck which came with the house, and especially if you like to spend time outdoors, you've probably considered ways to improve the deck whether adding on with an expansion or possibly building a new deck if you live in an older home. You may want more space, or you may want want a portion of the deck customized for a specific function. Regardless of the size of the deck, there are always options available to make it more suitable for your needs.

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Green Roofs? Cool Roofs? What's the Best Option?

As a society, we are learning about various ways to reduce our carbon footprint, keep our homes cooler, and improve our energy efficiency. In fact, many of the ways in which we do these things using our roofs aren’t necessarily new ways. Some have been around for years. If you are considering a green roof or a cool roof, you will find that both have many benefits and both look pretty cool on your home.

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How to Protect Your Roof Before Installing Solar Panels

In an effort to save money and reduce their impact on the environment, many homeowners, such as yourself, may be interested in installing solar panels on your home. Solar panels are a great option when it comes to reducing your utility bills. With enough solar panels installed on your roof, you can significantly reduce your reliance on the electrical grid. However, it’s important to note how solar panels can affect your roof, so make sure you start off with a roof that is capable of handling a solar panel installation.

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Can You Remodel During a Restoration?

You may be surprised how often it comes up that a homeowner is planning a remodeling job when fire, water, or storm damage occurs to the house. It seems logical to think while the damage is being repaired might be the perfect time to conduct the remodel upgrades you've been planning. As to conducting the work on the ground, it makes perfect sense to do all the work at once. However there is a process involved which sometimes makes it more difficult than to simply have everything done immediately but the damage has to be repaired ASAP.

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