Comparing the Merits of Asphalt Shingles and Cedar Shingles

Exploring the Pros and Cons of Installing Asphalt Shingles or Cedar Shingles In the majority of cases, new home builders will install roofs with asphalt shingles; these types of shingles are reasonably priced and somewhat easy to install, thereby allowing builders to finish this part of the construction process in a manner that is cost-effective…

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How to Avoid or Deal With Ice Dams on Your Roof in Winter

Complacency with Winter Roof Maintenance Can Result in Ice Dam Formation The relatively snow-free winter season to date has most likely been appreciated by many homeowners who have spent little time shovelling, removing ice from stairs and walks, or even scraping frost from car windows. However, while the winter has been relatively mild in some…

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The Benefits of Installing Solar Panel Systems for Your Home

Solar Panel Systems Can Provide Several Economic and Environmental Benefits Over the last several years, homeowners have been exposed to numerous initiatives that are rooted in improving or protecting our environment.  Recycling programs, emissions testing, and biodegradable packaging are just a few examples of the practices/programs in place today with an eye on greater eco-friendliness….

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