Archive for June 2019

Installing a Gutter Garden

Designing your own garden made from recycled gutters is a great way to re-use your old, worn out gutters in order to set up an attractive garden even if you only have a limited amount of free space to work in. It doesn’t matter whether you decide to fill the recycled gutters with edible plants…

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Installation And Maintenance Of Gutters & Downspouts

Downspouts and gutters receive water from eaves and channel it down to the ground away from the foundation of the house. Where the downspouts release the water the ground should slope away from the home so that water flows away instead of collecting in pools. Where possible, water should be moved a safe distance from…

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How To Discover A Roof Leak Yourself

Though early detection prevents major damage, it is difficult since water can travel some distance from the point of leakage before it is noticeable. The points of leakage may also be many leaving you with an uphill task of identifying them and handling them fully. Checking the attic may be the easiest approach for spotting…

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Choosing The Right Roof Type: What You Need To Know

Deciding on the best roof for your home can be a daunting task. Outlined below are some of the commonly used roofing materials and what you should know about them. This should help you make a more informed decision. 1. Roll Roofing Roll roofing is the less common and least expensive of all roofing options.…

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Converting A Flat Roof To A Pitch Roof

Do you have a flat roof? Did you know that converting flat roofs to pitched roofs comes with so many advantages? For instance, pitched roofs are less likely to leak. They are also a great way to update older looking homes and are relatively wear-and-tear resistant. Before starting a roofing project, it is crucial to…

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Gutter Cleaning Basics

Gutter cleaning is one of the most neglected cleaning jobs. Cleaning eaves troughs is a crucial task that every homeowner should perform at least twice per year. When gutters clog up, the overflow of water could end up damaging the foundation and landscaping around the home. The extra weight exerted by overflow water could lead…

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Tips on Taking the Best Care of Your Roof

The roof is a part of the home that most people do not think about too often, but it is such an essential component of any property. It is what provides you with the protection you need to have against the different elements, including the rain, wind, and snow. Because it is what provides you…

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A Green Roof And Its Benefits

A popular trend in urban buildings, green roofs have now become a common phenomenon throughout the country. They provide advantages to both the environment and the homeowner. This is a highlight of information you need to know on green roofs and will help you decide if they are an option for your home. A green…

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