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Spring Roof Inspection: The Time Is Now

March 4, 2019

Wondering how well your roof held up this winter?  Spring is the best time to schedule a roof inspection to find out the answer to that question.  It’s a good idea to call a roofer early to make sure you’re at the front of the line for a Spring Roof Inspection once the weather warms

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Attic Condensation & Winter Leaks: It’s an Inside Job

January 28, 2019

Midwest homeowners experience some extremely harsh winters which comes with freezing weather.  When temperatures outside drop below zero, humidity in your home can work it’s way into your attic where it freezes.  Once temperatures begin to warm up, the frost in the attic melts and can simulate the look of a roof leak as it

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Ice Dams and your Roof

January 3, 2019

Winter in the Midwest is a great time to snuggle under a warm blanket, watch Netflix and ignore the weather raging outside.  But, it is important not to ignore the warning signs your roof may be giving you during the winter months.  Icicles on your roof could mean big problems, like ice damming. What Are

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DOs and DON’Ts for Holiday Decor

November 26, 2018

When it comes to decorating for the holidays we can sometimes get a little carried away… which isn’t always a bad thing!  As long as your decorations don’t cause harm to you or your home, we say the more the MERRY-er!  Here’s a list of a few DOs and DON’Ts when it comes to holiday

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Underlayment? What’s That?

October 16, 2018

When people think of getting a roof they usually think about the shingles as the most important part.  While shingles are important, the underlayment is what really works hard to protect your home from severe weather.  This gets installed first underneath all of the other roofing materials. There are three main types of roofing underlayment:

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How To Get Windows Sparkling Like New

October 1, 2018

A Clean window can be more than just nice looking for your guests and neighbors.  Clean and clear windows let in more light and make the exterior of your home appear newer and fresher.  They can also help to prevent damage such as a pitted surface.  Using these tips and techniques can help keep your

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Tips To Keep Your Roof In Shape

September 20, 2018

Maintaining your roof system can be a simple process, so long as you stay “on-top” of it.  Here are some helpful tips of what homeowners can do to keep their roof in shape, as well as what to look for when it’s time to call in a professional . Keep The Water Flowing Keeping your

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Top 10 Apps To Help During Disasters

September 11, 2018

September is National Preparedness Month for sudden disasters like severe storms, wildfires or terrorist acts.  In the confusion and chaos surrounding these disasters the most nerve-wracking event can be separation from family and friends. Whether you are apart when disaster strikes or suddenly separated the uncertainty can be short-lived if you have a strong plan in place. 

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Top 5 Tips for Fall Decor

August 28, 2018

Autumn is fast approaching… and before you know it swarms of little trick-or-treaters will be visiting your doorstep.  Now is the perfect time to decorate your home for fall, before the cool weather becomes too frosty!  From pumpkins and candy corn to scarecrows and corn stalks, we have simplified Fall décor trends into our TOP

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How to Keep Your Gutters From Clogging

July 18, 2018

Gutters protect the perimeter of a house by channeling rain water and melting snow away from the foundation, landscaping, walls, windows and doors.  The excessive water that pools on the ground can saturate and deteriorate the foundation, seep into the basement or crawl space, and crack sidewalks and driveways in freezing temperatures.  Gutters help prevent

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