Do your gutters need to be replaced?

Every rainy day, your gutters and downspouts are working to keep water away from damaging the home. Although some gutters may have provided years, or even decades of trouble-free service, every installation is destined to expire. If you’re not certain whether or not it’s time for replacement, keep a look-out for these indications of failure.…

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Can Hardie siding be painted?

It’s a common question with a simple answer. Yes, the popular James Hardie board siding can be painted. But before we jump right to the point, we first would like to discuss with you a bit about the Hardie board. Hardie board is basically a brand name for fiber-cement siding. This fiber cement is made…

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Benefits of a Screened in Porch

It’s the perfect time of year to begin thinking about screening in your back porch! Installing a new screened in porch will increase your home value as well as give you additional space for family fun.  Here are some advantages of how a screened in porch can be a benefit to you: Enjoy the outdoors…

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What is the Best Time of Year To Replace Roof Shingles?

Metal Roof best time to replace roof

We are often asked what is the best time of year to replace a roof. While we are able to replace a roof in any season of the year, we have found that there is one particular season that is better than others.  Read on to learn more about why the fall months are better…

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How Do I Get Rid of Black Stains on the Roof?

algae on roof

Let’s start with discussing what the black stains on the roof actually are.  In most cases, the black stains are simply algae that is living off of the minerals found in different types of roof shingles.  Algae flourishes wherever there is moisture.   You will see more black spots on north-facing roofing slopes or shaded areas…

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How to Know When It’s Time to Clean Out Your Gutters

cleaning out gutters

It’s a job nobody wants to do… With extremely hot summers and super wet spring and winters in the south, it become a dirty, dangerous and dreadful duty.  We’re talking about cleaning out your gutters.  Typically you will want to clean your gutters at least twice per year.  Some experts will say to clean them…

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