Does Closing Vents in Unused Rooms Save Money and Energy?

  Energy conservation is a hot topic right now. If your home uses electricity generated in fossil fuel-fired power plants, for every unit of energy actually used in your home, ...
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How Do I Know If I Should Replace My Siding?

   Your home’s siding doesn’t last forever. Well-performing siding helps ensure that your house stays in the best condition possible, keeping the cold out and the warmth in ...
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My Roof Is Leaking! When Is the Best Time to Replace It?

  Asphalt shingles are a popular choice for residential roofing. Shingle roofs are economical, durable, easy to maintain and repair, and relatively long lasting. With proper ...
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Help! My Windows Have Storm Damage!

  As spring and summer storms rip through neighborhoods, homes can suffer damage from high winds, hail, rain, and falling trees or debris. Glass-paned windows, especially older ...
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Is There Sunscreen in Your Vinyl Siding?

Did you know that just like your skin, your home can suffer from UV damage? The harmful effects of the sun’s rays cause discoloration, weathering, and cracking that’s just as ...
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What Do I Do If Lightning Hits My Home?

Spring is the season for thunderstorms, which can involve rain, hail, or even lightning. Do you know what to do if your house gets struck by lightning?  
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What to Do Before and After a Storm to Protect Your Roof & Siding

When the weather forecast calls for high winds, tornadoes, and other severe weather, it’s important to know how to protect your home and family. You should take steps to ...
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Must I Remove My Asbestos Roof or Siding?

As discussed in our last post, many homes, especially those built at the turn of the twentieth century, have siding or roof shingles that contain asbestos. Asbestos has many ...
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Help! My House Has Asbestos Shingles!

    Part 1: What is asbestos, and why was it used in homes? Many homes, especially those built at the turn of the twentieth century, have siding or roofing shingles that ...
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