There’s a reason why asphalt roofing is losing the popularity contest. It just doesn’t last that long! Many homeowners expect to get 20 to 25 years out of a new asphalt roof but asphalt content in today’s shingles have fallen to an all-time low, which means lower asphalt content equals lower quality. The quality of asphalt has gotten so bad that new shingles have began curling, cupping and shedding granules in just one year, and the asphalt shingle industry is in a panic trying to figure out how to keep fooling you. That is why metal roofs are gaining in popularity.
February 11, 2013Comments Off on Tired of Replacing your Roof after 15 Years?
September 28, 2012Comments Off on Gate Maintenance Issues and Tips
If you have a gate at your home, it’s bound to develop issues over time simply due to the wear-and-tear of everyday use as well as 24-7 exposure to the elements. While a squealing gate or a bit of rust may not seem like a huge problem initially, it can presage additional problems, given enough time, Fortunately, proper maintenance and attention to your gate can correct problems before they develop into worse issues that may necessitate a complete replacement of your gate.
September 27, 20122 Comments
Having pests invading your home can be a real nuisance and cost you time and money so the best way forward is to prevent them from entering your home in the first place. It’s not always possible to prevent one hundred percent of pests but if you can deter the majority of them then you’ll be well on your way to a pest free home. Consider our best pest control tips so you and your family can live in a happy and pest free space.
September 25, 20122 Comments
It may seem counter-intuitive, but the air inside your home is typically more polluted with allergens than the air you breathe outdoors. Aside from times whe n the pollen count is high, you’re subjecting yourself to millions of particles of allergens just by spending time in your home. Instead of suffering through your allergies this summer, take some steps to improve your indoor air quality and take control over your allergies.
September 24, 20121 Comment
DIY has long been a popular hobby of millions of men (and some women) across the globe. And in slow economic times many choose to tackle a task themselves, rather than pay a hefty trade bill. There are varying levels of commitment to DIY; whilst some stop at putting up a shelf others will literally build their own extensions. If you, like the latter, are serious about DIY, there are a number of tools used by the trade that you should consider investing in. Note that before you read on these are tools used by the pros and there is little point in spending money on them unless you will actually use them.