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Why Do So Many Household Gutters Fail?

The gutter is one of those features of the home that most of us take for granted. It’s not something we want to spend a lot of time thinking about, and it’s certainly not something we want to spend a lot of money fixing, improving or replacing. But the vast majority of American homeowners will…

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What are the Best and Worst Types of Siding, and Why?

Your home’s siding is important. In fact, there’s an argument that nothing is more important in terms of your home’s structural integrity and long-term value. Siding is your first line of defense against the elements—including wind, rain, hail and falling branches. It also defines the aesthetic value of your property. Quality siding that fits your…

5 Roofing Problems and Solutions

Most homeowners would rather put money into a kitchen or a bathroom—or a new home theater, for that matter—than invest in basic infrastructure. This is understandable, and there’s no denying that some renovations and repairs are more exciting than others. A new outdoor deck seems like a lot more fun than foundation repair or basement…

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10 Of The Most Common Roofing Myths Dispelled

There are many roofing myths propagated by those who do not fully understand how roofing works. Ultimately, these myths hinder NJ homeowners from looking seriously at re-roofing their homes with materials that they want. These misconceptions hurt the roofing industry and those who work hard on roofs each day. Here are ten roofing myths that you can…

When to Seek Foundation Repair

Many home inspectors say that it is not the length of a foundation crack that determines if you need to be concerned but the width. Any foundation crack that measures a quarter of an inch in width should warrant worry and possibly require professional foundation repair by a masonry specialist. Concrete Crack Sealer All concrete is notorious for…

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Signs You Need Chimney Repair

The chimney is an area of one’s home that is easy to neglect. Homeowners often take its functionality for granted, and forget that it requires the same maintenance and repair as any other part of one’s home. However, part of the reason many people do not maintain their chimneys as well as they should is…