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Comparing Spray Foam to Other Types of Insulation

Spray foam insulation is hands down the most effective and energy-efficient product in the home protection industry. Read our latest article to find out why.

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The Three Types of Storm Damage You're Likely to Face

Rain, wind and snow storms can damage your home. Unfortunately, the types of damages are virtually limitless. A storm damage restoration professional can help, but it’s worthwhile to avoid the damages before they occur. To do so, you’ll need to be knowledgeable about the three most prevalent storm damages. Let’s check them out

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Masonry: New and Old

Masonry is an art unto itself, the foundation of every building and the integral structural integrity of a home is based on masonry. Houses made of brick or stone have an inherent reliance on masonry, but houses made of wood with siding have a masonry underlayment system and chimney. Modular housing seems to be a new paradigm, but each home needs customization once installed. Antique homes often need work conducted for the new homeowners. Regardless of what style of home you've chosen, masonry repair and maintenance is an important means of maintaining your house over the years to come.

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Kitchen and Bathroom Remodeling Projects

Home remodeling projects are sometimes necessary to bring an older home up to modern standards. They add functional use to a kitchen or bathroom with energy and water savings while providing the conveniences of today's technological advancements. Whether you plan to live in the home or sell the house as an investment property, kitchen and bath remodeling add value and comfort to the house.

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Exterior Home Renovation

Whether you have lived in a house for long enough to warrant an exterior renovation, or recently bought an older house with the expectation of conducting a remodel job, or simply found a great deal on an investment home which needs minor upgrades before selling at profit, there are times when you need to hire a building contractor. Exterior home renovation involves a few basic steps along with the knowledge an experienced contractor can provide toward making your house a boon rather than an eyesore for your neighbors.

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Custom Carpentry and Your House

Your new house may be brand new or “new to you,” either way, you're most certainly excited about your new home. You probably bought the house because you like the layout, the design, and general features the house has to offer toward being a home for you and your family. Brand new houses, as built by a contractor, often incorporate generic styles that don't suit your personal tastes. Older houses may have a particular charm but need some renovation or a change in styles different owners have incorporated over the years.

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Remodeling Outside of the Kitchen and Bath

Although most people tend to think of remodeling projects as being for the kitchen and bathroom because you know they add value to the house, there are also remodeling projects for the rest of the house which also add value while making the home more enjoyable for you and your family. Custom carpentry throughout the home adds a level of interest which sets the theme so your house can stand out as beautiful and functional.

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Exterior Home Aging and Damage

Older homes hold a particular charm for some people. They were built with interesting details and unique wood work that is not found in today’s modern style homes. As homes age so do the components that keep it strong, sturdy and safe. Take a look at different areas of your home that could experience damage from aging.

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Custom Carpentry: Beautiful and Functional

Your home is your castle, or palace as the case may be, and should reflect your personality and lifestyle. Furniture styles, paint schemes, and floor coverings can help define your living space, but custom cabinetry and fine woodworking can also work toward your goal. Whether you prefer a formal elegance throughout your home, the sheer clean design of a modern style, or the rough and practical style of a traditional cottage or cabin, your kitchen cabinets and living room mantel can demonstrate your tastes when guests come over or according to the general style you prefer to see at home.

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Remodeling Your Home

Most homeowners would like to make a few changes to their house, whether a full remodel or simply customizing a single room to fill a specific need. In some cases, the owners bought the house with the intention of conducting improvements, other times it's something they would like to have done but it really isn't a priority in their lives. All too often, renovations can get put off either to save money for the expense or to postpone what is presumed to be an inconvenience while the work is being conducted. It always turns out that after the remodeling project is completed the homeowners are happy with the work and wish they would have had it done years ago.

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