Category Archives: Roofing

Best exterior home renovation projects to tackle this summer

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13
Jul
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by Salvatore Ferro - in , , , ,

With the warmer weather of summer officially in session, you might be finding yourself spending more time outside - perhaps noticing some parts of your home's exterior that could use a little rejuvenation. Whether it is something you have been meaning to get around to for a while now or have only just started to consider, there are many advantages to…

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Seasonal home repairs to take you from winter into spring

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06
Apr
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by Salvatore Ferro - in , , , , ,

As winter fades away and warmer spring weather is ushered in, there are a lot of chores that homeowners must prepare for. While airing out the house and prepping the garden are always high on springtime to-do lists, too many homeowners forget how important it is to check the structure of their homes for any weaknesses harsh winter weather brought…

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How to improve your home’s exterior

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08
Feb
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by Salvatore Ferro - in , ,

Your home's exterior is a big part of what makes up its resale value. Experts call it "curb appeal." The more homeowners do to improve the exterior of their homes, the greater chance they have in increasing the value of their home. If you're wondering which projects would be most beneficial for improving your exterior, take a look below: "Homeowners…

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What is an ice dam and how can I prevent it?

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19
Jan
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by Salvatore Ferro - in

Winter weather may look beautiful out your window, but it can cause serious problems for your home. Many homeowners unfortunately deal with ice dams - a wall of ice that builds up at the edge of your roof and prevents water from draining properly. When melting snow or ice can't get off the roof, it pools behind the dam and…

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Roof repairs to make before the first winter storm

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16
Dec
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by Salvatore Ferro - in

As the temperatures drop, the chance of the first winter storm increases. Most homeowners understand that your roof serves as your first line of defense from the elements, making it essential for a harsh season like winter. The last thing you want to have to deal with during a winter storm are leaks, drafts and cave-ins. So, before that first…

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The benefits of redoing your roof

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21
Sep
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by Salvatore Ferro - in

According to roofing experts, nearly 40 percent of your home's exterior is made up of the roof. It's a part of your home that doesn't receive much attention but is crucial all the same. A crumbling, distended roof can lead to higher heating and cooling costs and lower resale value. An old roof can also create unnecessary danger for you…

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Do you need a new roof this summer? Ask yourself these 7 questions

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10
Aug
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by Salvatore Ferro - in

In the Northeast, the summer is roofing season. Without buildups of ice or harsh winter storms, roofers are free to do the majority of the business in the hottest months. Although you don't have to get onto that hot roof under the August sun like roofers do, you can still reevaluate your roof and decide if it's time for any…

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How to select the best type of roof for your home

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30
Dec
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by Salvatore Ferro - in

Not only does your roof provide a protective barrier to the outside, but it can also create a whole new look and feel for your house. There are many factors to consider before deciding which type of roof is ideal for your home. John Bernaudo, exterior design specialist at Alure Home Improvements, reviewed the different styles to help you choose…

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Protect your roof from the damaging effects of winter

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15
Dec
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by Salvatore Ferro - in

Snow can wreak serious havoc in the winter months, as it can lead to power outages, cause delayed commutes and require laborious shoveling. It can also cause severe damage to your roof if you're not careful. John Bernaudo, exterior designer at Alure Home Improvements, shared some tips for protecting your roof and knowing the warning signs of any potentially harmful damage.…

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3 signs that your roof is in need of replacement

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09
Oct
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by Salvatore Ferro - in

Roofs are critical to the functional and aesthetic integrity of your home. A poorly installed, damaged or older roof can lead to leaks and holes that can cause widespread structural damage throughout much of your home. While a massive leak or hole through the ceiling may be obvious warning signs that you may need a new roof, there are subtler issues…

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