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4 Home Improvement Projects to Help You Step into Summer

Summer is here, and the air already feels warmer. While we continue to socially distance and flatten the COVID-19 curve, there is something about the promise of summer that is exciting. Summer is also the perfect time to consider carrying out those home improvement projects you never quite got around to while the...

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Roof Installation Checklist: What You Need To Know Before Replacing Your Roof

There is no arguing your roof is one of the most crucial components of your home. Yet, if and when, your roof needs repairing or replacing, it can be a stressful time. It is certainly a big home improvement project, and there are some important things you should know in order to prepare for your new roof to make...

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4 Simple Home Improvement Projects to Cool Your Home This Summer 

The warmer weather has finally arrived and while we cannot be more thrilled about the longer days spent outdoors, sometimes those warm summer days can be just a bit too hot. And, on the days when it is too hot and sticky to be outside, you will want your home to offer a cool reprieve. That is why we have put...

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5 Important Things to Look for in a Siding Contractor

When improving your home, you want to ensure you can trust the  home improvement contractor  you have hired for the job. Essentially, you are inviting a stranger into your home, asking them to make some significant changes, and paying them for their time when the job is finished. All in all, you need to trust the...

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3 Questions To Ask When Choosing Between Vinyl and Fiberglass Replacement Windows

Are you considering replacing your windows this summer? If so, you might be wondering which is the best option for you. One of the most common questions we are asked is whether vinyl replacement windows or fiberglass replacement windows are best. The answer is not always that simple, which is why we have put...

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Insulation Simplified Part Two: Rigid Vs Loose Fill Insulation

Welcome to part two of insulation simplified. You can read part one here. As we mentioned in part one of Insulation Simplified, home insulation requires careful consideration. Why? Because the right insulation will ensure your home is both comfortable and energy efficient, especially as Covid-19 self isolation...

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5 Telltale Signs Your Roof is Smoked 

Your  roof  is one of the most important elements of your home, which is why it is vital it is working at its peak. This is especially true during these times of social isolation and as you spend more time at home. It is easy to fall into the trap of believing that the lack of active or visible leaking means the...

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6 Signs Your Siding Needs to Be Replaced (And Soon!)

Have you noticed any of the following problems around your home; high heating or cooling bills, needing to frequently paint your home, fading and chalking,  or dry rot or mold? There could be a variety of reasons for these problems, but the likely and most common reason is that your siding is not working at its...

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Why is There Condensation on My Windows? 

Are you having an issue with condensation on your windows? While window condensation is a natural phenomenon that occurs under the right conditions of humidity and temperature, condensation on windows can also indicate the quality of them. Usually, you may find condensation inside closed environments on days when...

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I Live in Maryland: Can Insulation Help Lower My Energy Bill?

Looking to lower your energy bill as you begin to spend more at home? COVID-19 has upended our entire lives, but we cannot ignore that we are lucky we have a roof over our heads to keep us well and safe during this turbulent time. However, as we’ll be spending more time at home, as the warm weather begins to take...

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