Remove Oil-Based Paint From Siding

5 October 2015
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Oil-based paint that has spilled onto vinyl siding while you were repainting the window frames on your home can seem like a difficult substance to remove, but is simple to do with the proper tools and materials. The following instructions will teach you how to make this repair so that the siding is restored to its original beauty. Materials Needed plastic putty knife water all-purpose household cleaner slightly abrasive sponge vinyl tarp disposable gloves face mask mild detergent paint solvent water hose Remove The Dried Paint Read More 

Should You Choose A Metal Roof?

17 September 2015
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When you live in an area that suffers through months of cold and snow each year, you need to be careful about what kind of roofing you select for your home. You need to have a roof that can tolerate the weight of the snow load. The average roof can handle 9 kg per square foot of snow weight. You also have to be concerned about possible ice dams caused by ice collecting between your gutters and your roof, causing water to back up and get under your shingles. Read More 

Answering Frequent Questions Concerning Commercial Green Roofing Systems

14 July 2015
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If the roof of your business is in disrepair and long overdue for a replacement, there are a lot of different roofing materials that could work well for you. However, there is one in particular that could be beneficial to you, your business, and even the surrounding environment. Green roof systems are common in urban areas, but most business owners do not know a lot about this kind of roof. Here are a few of the most frequently asked questions about green roofing systems for a commercial building. Read More 

Vigilance Unlocks Longevity: How To Maintain An Asphalt Shingle Roof

7 July 2015
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Asphalt shingles are one of the least expensive roofing materials on the market. While new materials help to make asphalt shingles more durable, they are not maintenance free. In order to get your roof to last as long as possible, you need to inspect your roof for signs of wear and make repairs as necessary.  Sun Damage Older shingles use tar paper impregnated with asphalt to create a water repellent barrier for your home. Read More 

It’s Not Too Late To Repair Your Slate

7 July 2015
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Slate roofing is a great value in that it can last for a century or more. As a solid rock, slate presents an nearly impervious surface to the world, but over time this surface can break down. It is typical for individual shingles to fail before your whole roof is in need of replacement. You can call in professionals to do these repairs for you, but as long as you know what you are doing, you should be able to fix your roof on your own. Read More