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  • Measures To Prevent Tree Root Damage

    5 August 2019

    Tree roots can cause a lot of damage to foundations, landscaping, and underground utility lines (such as sewer pipes). However, you can prevent all these forms of damage if you use the following tree care tips. Plant the Right Species If you haven't planted trees in your yard yet, then you can prevent future damage by planting the right tree species. For example, you should avoid trees with large roots, particularly if you don't have a large yard.

  • Is Your Previously Overlaid Roof Telegraphing? If So, Do Something About It

    25 June 2019

    If you previously added a second layer to your roof, you may notice a few strange things on it, including bumps, bubbles, and even waves. These strange problems may be due to telegraphing. Telegraphing occurs when damaged shingles, rusty nails, and other imperfections on your roof show through the layers above them. Telegraphing can expose the foundation of your roof to various issues, including weather damage. Learn how telegraphing changes the structural integrity of your roof and how you can settle it below.

  • How To Restore Your Old Chain Link Fence

    21 May 2019

    A chain link fence will last for years, but it may eventually need repairs to fix storm damage or remove rust. If you have an old chain link fence that's been neglected and has become an eyesore on your property, you may be able to restore it and save the expense of having it replaced. Here are some ways to get your old fence looking good again. Clear Out Growth

  • Six Of The Most Common Reasons Why Homeowners Get Replacement Windows

    30 March 2019

    There are numerous reasons why windows on a home could be in need of replacement. Replacing your home's windows when necessary is important for a variety of reasons including your home's aesthetics and efficiency. The following are six common reasons to look for that could indicate that you need to get new windows for your home. Window frames are leaking and decaying. Over time, window frames will age and could be susceptible to showing signs of decay.

  • 3 Reasons Not To DIY Your Electrical Repairs

    13 February 2019

    Have you recently purchased an older home? Are you only just now discovering that it has one or more electrical problems? For a lot of homeowners, this means rolling up their sleeves and trying to fix the problems themselves. But when it comes to electrical work, this isn't exactly a wise idea. No matter why you're thinking about enacting the repairs on your own, there are a number of reasons why you should actually leave this sort of thing to a professional.