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Installing Cedar Roof Shingles

Posted on: June 15, 2019 by in Uncategorized
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Installing Cedar Roof Shingles When installing cedar roof shingles, homeowner’s may sometimes be able to place the new cedar shingles over existing roofing material. Cedar shingles are durable and may resist insect damage. Cedar shingles are smooth and provide the home with a rustic appearance. Before you begin, make sure that you have chosen a fair weather day. Avoid installing cedar roof shingles, or any other roofing material, if it is raining. Begin installation at the bottom and Continue Reading ...

Make Your Property Stand Out With Casement Windows

Posted on: June 14, 2019 by in Uncategorized
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Make Your Property Stand Out With Casement Windows Windows are a very important aspect of any property and can make all the difference to the way the property looks and feels. With the right windows you can make your home really stand out amongst the crowd, giving it a unique and classy look both inside and out. Whether you are carrying out a full home improvement program or whether you simply wish to change the windows in your home this type of improvement can not only make your property Continue Reading ...

The Lowdown on Roof Decking

Posted on: June 13, 2019 by in Uncategorized
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The Lowdown on Roof Decking What is roof decking? The roof deck is the section of the roof onto which everything else is placed. As such it needs to be strong enough to hold the weight and durable enough to cope with some give. Depending on the type of roof you are having installed you will need to decide on the type of roof decking you use and the roofing contractor you propose to use will be able to help you make the best decision on this. There are, though, essentially two different Continue Reading ...

Siding With Your Neighbors

Posted on: June 12, 2019 by in Uncategorized
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Siding With Your Neighbors House siding is a very important decision to be made when building a new home or reconditioning an older home. Very careful consideration should be taken when choosing the right siding for your home. There are many types of siding available to the home owner today. Products range from vinyl siding, aluminum siding, cedar siding, stone siding, log siding, brick siding, and stucco siding just to mention a few. Many factors need to be considered before choosing the Continue Reading ...

Understanding Shingle Architecture

Posted on: June 11, 2019 by in Uncategorized
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Understanding Shingle Architecture Shingle architecture helped define the look of many of America's most popular waterfront communities in the late 1800s and early 1900s. Reminiscent of the Queen Anne style, this building form helped residents make the most of lake and ocean real estate with a variety of ornamental features to enhance view, and construction materials that worked well in wet, coastal climates. As the name suggests, Shingle architecture relies heavily on the use of shingles Continue Reading ...

Securing Your Metal Siding

Posted on: June 9, 2019 by in Uncategorized
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Securing Your Metal Siding Your home is no doubt one of your biggest investments. As such, it should be kept and maintained in the best condition possible. If you have installed a metal siding in your front wall or on the roof and you are living in a country with harsh winds, the more you need to take care of your investment. It is for this reason basically that this article is written. Securing your metal siding or your investment in general is a bit easy to do provided that you know Continue Reading ...

Replacement Windows Information

Posted on: June 8, 2019 by in Uncategorized
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Replacement Windows Information Whether you want to replace your cold, drafty windows or simply want to enhance the overall appearance of your home, you will have to go in for replacement windows even though choosing the right replacement windows is a burdensome task and involves a significant investment. Replacement windows squeeze in air between two panes of glass, providing a layer between the inside of your home and the weather outside. Thus, replacement windows insulate your home Continue Reading ...

Do You Make These Window Replacement Mistakes ?

Posted on: June 7, 2019 by in Uncategorized
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Do You Make These Window Replacement Mistakes ? Whether it's a misguided baseball, or storm damage, sooner or later most homeowners will have to deal with window replacement, a chore that is not high on any handyman's list of things they want to do with their spare time. This could involve storm window replacement, replacement of window screens, or installing an entire replacement window. No matter the reason for the work, you really need to take a few things into account before heading Continue Reading ...

Consider Alcoa Aluminum Siding for Your Homes

Posted on: June 6, 2019 by in Uncategorized
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Consider Alcoa Aluminum Siding for Your Homes ALCOA Inc. or Aluminum Company of America is known for their aluminum products and the various applications these have on different industries. Their product lines include those used for automotive, construction, packaging, industrial markets, and many more. With their subsidiary companies, which each handles specific product lines and services - Alcoa has indeed a lot to offer. Their website is at One such product they offer Continue Reading ...