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Most Common Causes of Shortened Roof Life

Top quality and properly installed roofing can last a long time. Here is a list of the estimated lifespan of some of the most popular roofing systems: Asphalt: 15-20 years Metal: 20-40 years Wood shingle and shake: 20-30 years Tile and slate: 100 years For most homeowners, the lifespan of a roof can be significantly […]

Home Additions That Almost Guarantee Market Appeal & Value

There are several home improvement projects that practically guarantee a rise in your property’s market value in the future, if you ever decide to sell your house and move. Of course, there’s no absolute guarantee, but if you consider a few factors — state of the market at the time of selling, your location, the […]