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Key Facts to Remember before You Paint Your Walls

You’ve invested a lot – financially and emotionally speaking – in your home. As such, it makes complete sense that you wish to keep it as beautiful and livable as possible long after you bought it. After all, it’s the one place you should feel the most comfort. The good news is, you don’t have […]

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 […]