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Which Roofing Material Should I Have?
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Which Roofing Material Should I Have?

Selecting a roofing material can feel like ordering at a restaurant with a five-page menu: While options are great, they can also be overwhelming. Asphalt, wood, metal, slate, clay or concrete tile, plastic polymer . . . What makes one material better than the other? Why do asphalt shingles comprise over 80% of the residential…

Are Solar Panels Worth It?
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Are Solar Panels Worth It?

For financial, environmental, ethical, and practical reasons, it’s time to talk about solar energy. Solar energy is easy-to-understand, highly subsidized by federal, state, and local governments, a good investment for homeowners, and inherently environmentally sustainable. It also makes great sense: instead of churning out energy by burning fossil fuels like coal and natural gas, solar…

5 Preventable Home Disasters
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5 Preventable Home Disasters

Whether you are at home or on vacation, disasters can happen at any time. The good news is that with the right equipment and planning, many home disasters can be prevented. Here we’ll show you the top 5 preventable home disasters. Also, we will take you through what you can do to make your house…

Best Bang For Your Buck Home Improvements
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Best Bang For Your Buck Home Improvements

When homeowners decide to sell a home, their top priority is to get as much money as possible. Although most prefer to sell the property as-is, savvy homeowners know small home improvements can raise a house’s value significantly. Be it a new backyard patio or a subtle bathroom makeover, such changes can bring twice as…

How To Know When To Replace Your Roof
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How To Know When To Replace Your Roof

Old roofs can be dangerously flammable and hazardous to a home. Homeowners need to know the warning signs that tell when to replace a roof. There are some clear warning signs that can help homeowners measure the remaining lifespan of their current roof. In this article, we explain seven ways homeowners can tell their roof…

ADT vs. Vivint: Which Home Security System Is Best?
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ADT vs. Vivint: Which Home Security System Is Best?

ADT and Vivint are two of the most popular home security companies in the country. The two are so similar that it can be difficult to choose between them. However, after a closer look there are important differences. One offers customization and flexibility while the other is more focused on being mobile friendly. Jordan JacobsJordan…

Black Friday Home Improvement Deals
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Black Friday Home Improvement Deals

With Thanksgiving fast approaching, we rejoice at the prospect of gorging ourselves on moist turkey and delicious stuffing. After a long night’s sleep and an early rise we engage in the time-honored, American tradition of “Black Friday,” where we hunt for unbeatable bargains. This year, however, is particularly bountiful for those with a penchant for…

Will improving energy efficiency help save money?
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Will improving energy efficiency help save money?

Tips for upgrading your windows, roof, and HVAC Making substantial upgrades to your home can be costly. How can you be sure that these decisions will pay off in the long run? One approach is to invest in upgrades that improve energy efficiency. Upgrading your windows, roof, or HVAC are three ways to improve the…