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8 Signs Your Kettering Roof Isn’t Safe

8 Signs Your Kettering Roof Isn’t Safe It’s very easy to neglect and ignore what’s happening to your roof. However, if you’re not attentive to your rooftop, it could lead to any number of disastrous outcomes. Therefore it’s very important to know how to spot danger when it comes. Here are 8 signs that your […]

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What To Do When Your Kettering Roof Sustains Wind Damage

What To Do When Your Kettering Roof Sustains Wind Damage After a rough windstorm, it’s very common for homeowners to ignore the condition of their roofs. By neglecting your roof after a windstorm, you could be looking at much bigger problems than just a leaky roof. It’s very important to know when your Kettering roof […]

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Is Your Dayton Business in Need of a New Roof?

Is Your Dayton Business in Need of a New Roof? It’s hard to know when your commercial building is in need of a roof replacement. Roof maintenance and repair rarely cross the minds of business owners. After all, they already have their hands full with various other pressing matters. So it’s good to know whether […]

Dayton Roof Replacement Process: The 5 Steps

Dayton Roof Replacement Process: The 5 Steps   The Dayton roof replacement process is much more complex than it may seem. Any experienced roofing contractor in Dayton knows that it is not just tearing off the existing roof and replacing it with a new one. But before any home or business owner can go forward […]

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5 Reasons To Get Roof Leaks Fixed ASAP

 We know that home maintenance tasks are not the most exciting way to spruce up your home, but that doesn’t mean they should be ignored!  A roof leak is a good example of something homeowners should fix immediately – a small leak in a roof can lead to over $20,000 in repairs of flooring and […]

3 Rules for Finding the Right Windows Company

Wouldn’t it be great if purchasing replacement windows was as easy as buying the glass cleaner to keep them shiny? The reality is much more like filing your taxes: The more prepared you are, the more you stand to gain. Our goal at Van Martin is to educate every Miami Valley homeowner. Our work doesn’t […]

Deciding on Siding: Cement Board vs. Vinyl

Warmer weather has arrived in the Miami Valley! And it looks here stay. For many of us, it’s high time we address the condition of the exteriors of our homes: that includes siding. By offering both James Hardie cement fiberboard and Mastic vinyl siding, Van Martin provides you with durable and attractive exterior solutions for siding […]

Leaking Skylights in Winter: Why Is My Skylight now a Faucet?!

Recently, I heard yet an another case of leaking skylights in winter, so without further ado, I have solutions for you. Let There Be Light…not Water! What better way is there to naturally warm a home during the chilly months in Dayton than with Skylights? (Assuming it’s sunny outside, of course.) Capturing the bright sunlight […]