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Dealing With Lap Siding Maintenance And Repairs To Prevent Water Damage And Rot

Lap siding is the conventional siding that is boards that overlap each other. One of the problems that you must deal with is leaks and water damage. Some of the maintenance, repairs and improvements to stop leaks include sealing around windows and using house-wrap. If you want to prevent damage to your home from leaks in siding, here are some tips that will help: 1.  Using an Impermeable House-Wrap Behind Your Siding                                                        Read More 

Protecting Your Roof By Installing Kick-Out Flashing

Anywhere that a roof directly abuts a wall of your home, there is an elevated risk of roof rot and other forms of water damage. Luckily, kick-out flashing is an effective and relatively simple way to guard against this threat. This article will teach you how to protect against water damage by providing a basic overview of the kick-out flashing installation process. Problem Areas The intersection of an angled portion of roof and a vertical wall is highly susceptible to water damage. Read More 

Don’t Overlook The Benefits Of Stainless Steel Cable Railing

When many homeowners think about updating the railing for a deck or stairwell, they often look to glass or wood as the primary options. Don't overlook stainless steel cable railing. Steel cable railing isn't just constructed from a highly durable material, it also offers a clear view, is better for animals, has an increased design appeal and is virtually maintenance free. Clear View Cable railing systems offer a less obstructed view than other railing designs, such as wood. Read More 

Are You Expecting A Baby? 4 Ideas For Home Additions That Will Add Value

Preparing for the arrival of a baby can be stressful due to uncertainties about money and the major change to your lifestyle that will occur. While you could only plan so much for the changes that a baby will create between you and your partner, you can make some changes for your home that will relieve some of the stress you may be having about money or space. When considering a home addition, consider the following ideas that can help boost your property value and provide a number of other great benefits for your growing family. Read More 

When Do You Need A Contractor?

As a homeowner who is planning new construction or a remodel, you may be confused about what type of professional help that you need. Should you hire a handyman, a regular contractor, or a general contractor? The answer is that it "depends." The size and nature of the job dictate the type of professional you need.  Handyman A handyman can do many of the jobs around your home. Basic repairs, small tasks, and painting can easily be handled by a skilled handyman. Read More