Home Building and Remodeling Tips

3 Important Tips When Maintaining Your Roof's Shingles

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Shingles are an integral part of your home’s roof, as they are what protect it from various weather elements. Over time, though, they can start wearing down and stop working effectively. If you’re dealing with worn shingles on your roof, keep these maintenance tips in mind.  Adjust Curled Corners  A minor problem that sometimes happens to shingles is when their corners start curling over. This can happen for many reasons, but it’s usually because of the weather.…

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Through Thick And Thin: Various Levels Of Wood Flooring To Consider

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Wood flooring has come a long way from bare planking cut from trees. There are so many wood flooring options now that it may be difficult to choose what you want for your own flooring project. Through thick and thin, here are all of your wood (and sort of wood) options. Laminate Laminate wood flooring is a series of thinly-sliced layers of plywood or fiber board (both of which are manufactured wood products) laminated together to form a very thin plank or board.…

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Gunk In Your Open Gutters? Clean Them Out With These Easy Tips

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Your gutters are essential components of your home’s roofing system. But if your gutters fill up with gunk and other debris, they can create a host of problems for you. Your overfilled gutters can allow water to drain down the sides of your home and into your basement and walls, or the gutters can attract rodents, mosquitoes, and other harmful pests. Eventually, your gutters can deteriorate, loosen up, and pull away from the roof.…

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