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MAY
23

The Keys to Mitigating Storm Damage to Your Roof

Quickly recognizing roof damage and roof leaks are one of those things that you don't always need to know, but when you do it's good to have under your belt. With spring storms blowing in left and right, there's no time like the present to make sure you have a plan in place if disaster strikes.

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MAY
06

Three Major Benefits to Metal Roofing

Some roofing experts estimate that the average homeowner will have to replace their roof anywhere from 1 to 3 times during homeownership. On top of roof replacement, typical shingle roofs can sustain wear and tear over time from environmental elements, which can prove to be costly if done improperly. 

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APR
26

Common Roofing Myths in Georgia

Whether you're a new homeowner or not, it is never too late to learn about your roof. When it comes to your home's parts and pieces, your roof is one of the most crucial to maintain. There are a lot of myths on roofing out there, and homeowners sometimes make costly decisions by listening to these myths. We're here to debunk some of these claims, check to see if you've heard any of these before!

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APR
22

What to Do After a Storm Damages Your Home

After the impact of a bad storm, it can almost feel like your life has completely done a 180. Where do you go from here? When dealing with storm damage, it is important to watch your surroundings. The aftermath of a storm can cause injuries if not being cautious. When trying to leave the area, be mindful of broken glass, exposed nails, and screws.

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APR
15

History of Roofing in Georgia

Have you ever wondered where the modern details and features of our homes came from? We all probably know who invented the lightbulb, but where did modern roofing technologies originate from? Check out our brief history of roofing in Georgia to learn more about our homes' great protectors!

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APR
12

3 Sneaky Signs That Your Roof is Leaking

A roof leak causes some serious damage to your household. If not noticed, it can bring in expensive repairs. Water from a leaking roof can work its way down to your foundation, causing your foundation to rot and decay, resulting in serious structural damage. Roof leaks can become more costly over time which is why it's important to fix the small roof leaks as soon as you find them.

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MAR
26

Common Springtime Roofing Scams and How to Avoid Them

Spring doesn't just bring warm weather and colorful flora but also unwelcomed roofing scams! As homeowners begin to assess damage caused during the winter months and consider repairs or replacements for their roofs, potential scammers can take advantage of this opportunity. You can protect yourself by knowing what scams to look for and how to avoid them, ensuring that your roofing project is in trustworthy hands.

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MAR
21

Best Window Frames for Hot Climates

When it comes to choosing the best windows for hot climates, several factors play a crucial role in ensuring comfort and energy efficiency. Living in a warm area has its pros and cons, on one there is more sunny days and never have to deal with cold weather. On another side, higher temperatures make you need to protect your home from the high heat.

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MAR
15

The Importance of your Roof and Gutters in the Spring

Spring is almost here! Which means it's time to prepare your roof and gutters for the upcoming weather changes. Roof protection around springtime should be your main priority. As a homeowner, spring time roofs take a beating because of all the hard rain and other obstructions.

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MAR
13

The Ultimate Comparison Guide to Siding: How to Choose the Right One for Your Home

When it comes to improving your home's exterior, picking the right siding is key. Not only does siding protect your home from outside elements, but it also plays a large role in its aesthetic appeal and can even affect its resale value. With a variety of siding materials widely available today, making an informed decision can be overwhelming. Here, we will simplify the process by comparing the most common siding options, so that you may choose the perfect one for your home.

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FEB
27

Roof Flashing: The Unsung Hero of Your Home

When it comes to protecting your home from the outside elements, one thing that is most often overlooked is roof flashing. Roof flashing works to help resolve the problem of gaps and creases from shingles and other roofing materials. Flashing is a thin metal sheet that helps cover up spots around the roof that are most vulnerable. It is typically made of rust-resistant metals, like galvanized steel, copper or aluminum. The metal is thin so it's quite easy to shape and fit.

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FEB
23

Under Deck Systems: Everything You Need to Know to Stay Dry

Under-Deck Systems are an innovative way to upgrade your backyard aesthetic. This system is to help solve the problem of wet, dark, and unattractive spaces under your deck. Water or snowfall is collected from the top part of the deck that channels down to the second level of the deck, which is collected from a gutter system to move the water away from your home. Which keeps your back patio dry and lets you get creative with your next adventure.

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FEB
19

Understanding the Difference Between Soffit and Fascia

When it comes to understanding and maintaining the parts of your home's exterior, two words come to mind: soffit and fascia. Although they are both needed to protect your home, they serve different purposes. Let's break down the meaning of each material, how they function, and their importance to the integrity of your home's structure. 

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FEB
12

Winter Home Maintenance: Essential Checkpoints for a Safe and Cozy Season

As the colder months set in, your home becomes your haven against the chill of winter. However, winter weather can be tough on your property. Conducting a maintenance check during these months is crucial to ensure your home remains safe, efficient, and comfortable.

Here's a guide to help you perform a thorough winter home maintenance check.

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JUL
31

‘Slide’ Through the Evolution of Sliding Doors

Sliding doors have become an important part of modern design, adding functionality to homes and buildings. However, these fixtures have a rich and fascinating history that dates back centuries. Join us as we explore the origins and cultural influences that have shaped the development of sliding doors throughout history to understand why they've become such a powerful design choice today!

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JUL
31

Embracing the Beauty of Bay Windows

 Bay windows, with their graceful charm and elegant design, have fascinated people for centuries. Originating as nook windows in medieval times, they evolved into the iconic feature we know today.

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JUN
29

How to Spot Insulation Leaks Around Your Home this Summer

As most Georgians know, our summers typically consist of hot and humid days that can even last through early September. While most of us are aware of the effects of the Georgia sun, one thing each of us rely on to get through it is the cooling comfort of our own homes. Now, while having a proper air conditioning system is key to getting your house cool to begin with, the only way you're going to keep that cool air in and the hot air out is by effective insulation.

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JUN
29

Four Signs Your Gutters Need Repair

Did you know that if your home receives just 2 inches of rainwater, that it is equivalent to over 1,000 gallons of water moving over your roof and through your gutter system?

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MAY
26

Understanding Your Roof Overhang

When discussing home improvement, topics such as siding, roofs, windows, and drainage are commonly mentioned, but two essential parts of your house that often go overlooked are the soffit and fascia? While the slight overhang of your roof can add to the visual appeal of a home, this portion of your roof is also essential to the overall function and efficiency of your roof. 

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MAY
12

Identifying Storm Damage to Your Home & Roof

If you live in the Metro Atlanta area, you know all too well that Georgia's tornado season got off to a very busy start. With severe storms during the first few weeks of spring, you may already be on high alert regarding identifying and preventing storm damage. To help you know what to look for, we've put together a list of signs your home was damaged recently by severe weather. 

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