Basement Waterproofing 101

Basement Waterproofing Have you had a water problem for a long time in your basement or has one just started? There are many reasons as to why and how water gets in your basement. Below are some of the most common culprits. Cracks in your masonry Leaking pipes Inadequate sump pump Improper positioning of downspouts…
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Choosing The Right Shutters For Your Home

While the necessity of having shutters for your home is a thing of the past, they still add interest to your home. When they were first conceptualized, shutters were primarily made of wood.  Wood shutters continue to be a popular choice for historic homes.  The most popular types of wood shutters are: Cedar– Withstands the…
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Is That Mold In My Home?

What is Mold? Molds are forms of fungi that are found naturally in the environment. There are 100,000 different kinds. Mold can be a variety of different colors ranging from green, black, white, brown and orange and also have a fuzzy or slimy texture. In order to grow, mold needs moisture and a food source.…
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Time To Finish Your Basement?

Many homeowners find that the basement is the last area of the house to receive attention when it comes to home improvements.  Oftentimes, this is because the task of finishing a basement seems so daunting because it is an entire level of your home.  No need to feel overwhelmed; we’ve laid out some easy steps…
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Should Your Next Roof Be Metal?

Consumers may think of metal roofing as a trend that grew popularity in the late 20th century, but actually has a much longer history.  Historical structures that have stood the test of time that had metal roofs include: the Pantheon in Rome, Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris and the Washington Monument.  In recent times, it has…
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