Hello, my name is Emily Green. Welcome to my website about home maintenance and repairs performed by general contractors. When I bought my first house, absolutely everything was in perfect condition. After living there for several months, however, I started to notice a slight decline in the finishes of certain materials in my house. I suspected that the items needed care, but I did not know how to proceed. A general contractor helped me learn everything I needed to know about home maintenance and repairs. I created this site to share this knowledge with my readers. Come by again soon to learn more.

Three Tips To Help Find And Repair Leaks Around Rooftop Structures

19 August 2015
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If you have a home with different levels, you may have structures on your rooftop. Structures like chimneys and dormers can often be the cause of leaks. This is because the walls in these areas have flashing that can get a lot of wear and eventually begin to leak. Sometimes, it may be difficult to find the cause of the leaks in these areas of your roof. Here are some tips to help you find the source of water getting into your home and getting it repaired:
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Cedar Roof Maintenance: Making Repairs To Damaged Shingles

10 June 2015
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Cedar shingles create a look that you just can't get with any other type of roofing. The exposed wood grain creates a rustic look that fits with log-cabin-style homes or with a country cottage. Besides these aesthetic benefits, you also get a long-lasting roof. Cedar-shingles have been known to last for 50 years or more. Still, to get the most from your roof, you should do your part to repair your roof when necessary.
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How To Predict That You Will Need Wind Damage Roof Repair Services

17 March 2015
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Meteorologists may predict your weather and may warn you of a tornado or hurricane heading your way. What they have to say is that it is dangerous, but they rarely get into how dangerous or what exactly will happen. If you question what kind of damage your home and roof may suffer, then you need to learn and understand what kind of damage these wind storms can do. Knowing how powerful the impending winds are helps you prepare mentally, fiscally, and emotionally for the aftermath, and hire a roofing contractor who can help.
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3 Investments That Will Help You Save On Heating Costs

10 December 2014
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Whether you live in a mild climate or a location that gets really cold in the winter, chances are that you spend money throughout the cold season to heat your home. The cost of heating a home can be very high, especially if your home is not well-equipped to withstand low temperatures. You can make many small changes in order to keep your home warmer when it's cold outside. To really save on heating costs, though, there are three big investments that you ought to make.
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3 Telltale Signs It’s Time For A New Air Conditioner

10 December 2014
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A new central air conditioner isn't cheap; in fact, the average cost for a new unit can range anywhere from around $3,000 all the way up to $10,000—depending on the size of your home and the quality of the unit. Therefore, you certainly don't want to replace your AC unit if you don't need to, but it can sometimes be a challenge to determine when total air conditioner replacement is necessary (and cost-effective).
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Learning About Home Maintenance and Repairs

Hello, my name is Emily Green. Welcome to my website about home maintenance and repairs performed by general contractors. When I bought my first house, absolutely everything was in perfect condition. After living there for several months, however, I started to notice a slight decline in the finishes of certain materials in my house. I suspected that the items needed care, but I did not know how to proceed. A general contractor helped me learn everything I needed to know about home maintenance and repairs. I created this site to share this knowledge with my readers. Come by again soon to learn more.

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