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Do My Windows Need to Be Replaced?

Spending thousands on new windows may not be high on your list, but it’s one of those aspects of home ownership that does need to be taken seriously. The aesthetic and functional performance of windows makes a big difference to the lifestyle you lead at home, as well as to the market value and buyer…

3 Ways to Minimize Gutter Repairs and Maintenance

Of all the expenses that problems that sneak up on homeowners, gutter repairs and maintenance is often one of the most frustrating. On one hand, gutters seem like a very basic feature that shouldn’t break down. However, gutters work hard throughout the seasons, transferring water from your roof and directing it away from your home.…

4 Considerations for New Siding

New siding may not be your dream renovation, but it’s one of the most practical and vital upgrades you can possibly undertake. Siding is effectively the “external armor” of your home, protecting it against the elements. It’s also a vital aesthetic component of any home – the “curb appeal” factor of your property will be…

Are New Gutters Worth the Investment?

Your gutters are a vital part of your home, when you boil it all down. It makes sense that gutters were one of the earliest ideas in the construction of primitive homes, because people quickly saw how rainfall (especially heavy rainfall, or snow melt) led to damaged homes, foundations, and landscapes. If you strip the…

5 Types of Windows to Consider for Your Home

Being a homeowner is all about making good decisions. That goes for the big things, like what type of siding to install, or what type of HVAC system to purchase. It also goes down to the smallest details, like remembering to sealcoat an asphalt driveway. Windows are somewhere in the middle of the spectrum. They…

DIY Masonry Work: Common Mistakes to Avoid

Have you checked out the DIY home renovation scene lately? It’s nothing like it was twenty or thirty years ago – and of course, we have the Internet to thank for that. But it’s not just the prevalence of free instructional content out there. It’s the fact that homeowners have become savvier over time about…

How Does a Chimney Inspection Work?

People today are hungry for information – that’s no secret. Homeowners in particular are always looking for quality insight on various aspects of caring and maintaining for the home. The smarter and more savvy we can be as homeowners, the more our homes (and market values) will benefit in the long run. There are so…

3 Reasons to Use Gutter Guards for Your Property

If you’re a homeowner, you’re constantly on the lookout for smart solutions to nagging problems. Gutters are a perfect example. How many times have you spend the whole afternoon cleaning your gutters, especially after a long and cold winter, or during the autumn months when leaves and debris are everywhere? And how many times have…