Deanna Phillips

External Factors That Influence Your Choice Of Roof For A New Home

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A house is made of many different components, and the roof is one of the most important ones. A residential roof's primary function is to protect the interior of the home from harsh weather and other outdoor elements. It also serves as an architectural element of the home since it impacts the overall look of the entire structure. Selecting the right roof for new home construction can be an intimidating task, especially for first-time homeowners.

14 October 2020

Four Reasons To Hire A Professional To Repair Your Roof

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With more people staying at home this year, there has been a resurgence in DIY projects. DIY projects can be a great way to gain confidence, develop knowledge about your home, and save money. However, there are a few parts of your home that should be left to the professionals, and roofing is one of them. There are several reasons why you may want to rethink starting a DIY project on your roof.

21 August 2020

Why Choose Custom Home Exteriors?

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Home exteriors sell houses. It's as simple as that. While some will argue that kitchens and bathrooms sell homes, it is the exterior of the home that helps people decide whether or not to even take a look inside. If the exterior of your home is of a cookie-cutter design or something that is tired and boring or even a little bit dated, it can keep your house on the market longer than homes that have exciting custom exteriors.

7 July 2020

3 Reasons To Consider A Metal Roof

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There are plenty of options on the market to choose from when it comes to residential roofing. If you are considering replacing your roof, it's essential to choose a roofing material that works well for your home's style, and that will also hold up well to the elements. Metal roofing is a fantastic option and is a type of roofing that has gained popularity in recent years. Metal roofs are attractive, durable, and versatile.

11 May 2020

What To Know About Concrete Driveways

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Over time your driveway can become somewhat of an eyesore. Everyday use can lead to cracks, potholes, and other unsightly damage. A driveway that's in poor condition can detract from your home's curb appeal. Eventually, you will want to replace your old driveway and have a new one put in place. There are plenty of options to choose from when it comes to driveway materials, but concrete is a favorite for many.

21 March 2020

Why A Truss Roof Might Be A Good Option For Your Tiny House

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If you are in the process of building a tiny house, it's important to focus on building it in the best way possible. For example, you should pay careful attention to the building process and building materials that you are using when building your roof. You may want to look into roof trusses as a part of your tiny house building project. These are a few reasons why you may want to consider installing a truss roof.

3 February 2020

3 Places Mold May Be Hidden in Your Home

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Most people realize that living in a home that has mold is not considered healthy. Mold spores can be especially problematic for people who have allergies or asthma. When mold is obvious and easy to see with the naked eye,  homeowners typically have the mold removed promptly. However, mold is not always easily seen or detected, so you can have mold in your home without realizing it. As a homeowner, it is a good idea to inspect your home regularly for mold so you can make arrangements for local mold removal services.

13 December 2019

Gutter Maintenance Options To Keep Your Home Drainage System Working Well

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Gutters make up a small portion on the outside of your home, and their appearance is rather unobtrusive. However, gutters on your home are essential for allowing water to flow from and away from your home and its foundation to prevent moisture issues in your basement and foundation. For this reason, it is a good idea to have a plan to handle and maintain any gutter cleaning and clogging issues that can arise.

9 November 2019

Frequently Asked Questions About Floor Drains

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Many garages and basements have a floor drain. This floor drain is designed to catch water that may be on the floor and carry it out to the sewer line. Unfortunately, many people are unsure how to care for a floor drain or what to do if their floor drain clogs. Here are a few of the questions you may have about floor drains and the answers.  How Do You Care for a Floor Drain?

1 October 2019

How A Fireplace Can Add Value To Your Home

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Many homeowners are seeking new ways to increase the value of their home. Lots of people try to remodel their kitchens or upgrade their bathrooms, but adding fireplaces is also a valid option. Updating the fireplace or adding a completely new one can be a great way to increase the aesthetics and resale value of your home.  How Fireplaces Increase Value A fireplace makes rooms look more luxurious and elegant. They are able to offer a visual and functional appeal that you cannot do with decorations alone.

21 August 2019