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Careful! 5 Things That Could Endanger Your Roof

Careful! 5 Things That Could Endanger Your Roof Your roof shields your home or business from everything Mother Nature has to offer. Whether it is snow, rain, ice, hail, your roof is the first and last line of defense against the elements. Many forget the importance of a durable roof and rarely think about it […]

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What Does A Good Roofing Job Look Like?

What Does a Good Roofing Job Look Like?   Roofing projects are undoubtedly among the most expensive in home maintenance and upkeep. Unfortunately, even though the cost is high, receiving a bad roofing job is far too common. That being said, how do you know if your contractor did a good job on your residential […]

How Do I Clean My Roof? The Dos and Don’ts

How Do I Clean My Roof? The Do’s and Don’ts If you’re reading this article, then it’s more than likely your roof is not as crisp and clean as it used to be. In some areas your shingles look faded, in others, they look darker. So you figured it’s about time to give it a […]

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3 Ways to Prevent Snow Damage to Your Roof

Snow damage to your roof may not be as obvious as other storm damage. In Dayton, Ohio, if there is one thing we are known for it’s our unpredictable weather. Many Dayton residents feel the scorching heat of the summers, the intense rain of spring, and the abundance of snow in the winter. And it […]

Help! My Window is Stuck Open and It’s Storming!

It is raining and the window will not close. What can you do? You can’t go out and get replacement windows at a time like this. Most likely you are in an older Dayton home with wood frame windows that have received multiple coats of paint over the years. Paint is one of the main […]

The Gutter “Getter” In Us All

Few things are more validating than successfully completing a do-it-yourself home improvement project. Granted, DIY projects are just more for the “list,” but they can save you a whole lot of money. When you have an older home like myself, these renovations mean I can invest in my home while still being able to pay […]