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Nov 27
Siding Maintenance Tips for the Winter Season

Siding Maintenance Tips for the Winter Season

It’s fair to say that the siding on your home gets a good deal of wear and tear throughout the year. Could you imagine if you were outside, exposed to the elements 24/7? Your skin would probably feel like a hard, withered prune. That’s why you should be performing preventative maintenance on your siding, no matter what material it might be made of.  After all, your siding is basically your outermost layer of insulation, […]

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Oct 29
Repair or Replace? Thoughtful Solutions to Your Home’s Window Problems

Repair or Replace? Thoughtful Solutions to Your Home’s Window Problems

Now that the weather is getting cooler, you might have noticed a few drafts sneaking through the windows of your home. You might be thinking that it’s time to replace your windows – and that may, in fact, be the case – but a quick repair might be the best way to handle your window worries. Here are a few solutions to common window problems that homeowners deal with daily. Broken Windowpanes Causes: Abrasive […]

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Sep 30
Gutter Maintenance Tips For Fall

Gutter Maintenance Tips For Fall

With the first day of fall officially taking place just a few days ago on September 23rd, it got us thinking about all the great times ahead of us in October and November: pumpkin carving, trick-or-treating, apple orchards, post-season baseball, cold-weather football, and of course the beginning of leaf season. While we love the fall foliage as much as the next person, this time of the year presents problems for homeowners, especially those who […]

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Aug 18
Top 3 Flat Roof Drainage Systems Best Suited for Commercial Properties

Top 3 Flat Roof Drainage Systems Best Suited for Commercial Properties

When it comes to commercial construction, flat roofing has a long history in the United States. As most commercial property owners will tell you, the integrity of commercial roofs depends greatly on the drainage system that was installed when the structure was built. Without proper draining, pooling water can destroy a flat roof’s membrane and cause leaks inside the property, eventually resulting in extensive damage and in turn, expensive fixes. That’s why it’s very […]

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Jul 14
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3 Summertime Roof Tips for Homeowners

Chances are if you’re a homeowner you’re enjoying the warm summer weather with friends and family, whether you’re “staycationing” in your air-conditioned basement with a few trips to the neighborhood pool or plane hopping around the world from Italy to Amsterdam. Summer is one of the best times to rest and relax, especially with your Spring Cleaning done and in the rearview mirror. What many homeowners don’t realize, though, is that summer is the […]

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Jun 26
What to Know Before Purchasing Siding

What to Know Before Purchasing Siding

So, you’re thinking about purchasing new siding for your home. That’s great news! New siding is perfect for giving your home a makeover from both an aesthetic viewpoint as well as a practical one. Curb appeal is crucial if you’re going to sell your home in the future, but equally as important is the fact that your siding is the first defense that your home has against outside elements like moisture and insect infestations. […]

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May 26
10 Roofing Issues Best Suited for Professionals

10 Roofing Issues Best Suited for Professionals

Let’s be honest – there are a handful of different roofing issues that the average homeowner can fix by themselves. Correcting issues on your own are great, but sometimes there are problems that are better suited for professionals like Storm Guard Roofing and Construction. Here are 10 of the most common roofing issues that are best left to the pro’s to handle. Roof Ventilation – Integral in making your roof last, attic and roof […]

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Apr 29
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Summer Heat and How It Affects Your Roof

When a long, frigid winter is finally behind you and summer is coming up, the last thing you want to think about is what impact the changing seasons may have on your roof. Winter can cause the most damage to your roof, but summer’s heat has its own threats that can cause problems. Summer storms and wind damage, heat degrading the materials, UV damage from sunlight and thermal shock as temperatures fluctuate from day […]

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Mar 20
The Benefits of Shingles Over Metal Roofs

The Benefits of Shingles Over Metal Roofs

The Benefits of Shingles Over Metal Roofs Getting a new roof is one of those unavoidable expenses for homeowners, landlords and investors. Unless you buy another property and sell your home within a few years, replacing the roof will likely generate one of the biggest upkeep expenses you’ll ever face. That’s why so many people choose shingles because they’re a more affordable option than a metal roof. Shingle roofs rank as the most popular […]

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Oct 22

3 Benefits of Replacing Your Windows Now

Homeownership lets people exercise a massive amount of freedom and live their own lives. At the same time, property owners take on considerable responsibilities. From HVAC upkeep to lawn maintenance and window replacement, some tasks are simply unavoidable facts of life. When is the best time to replace a home’s windows? Although different situations call for unique home maintenance strategies, a surprising number of property owners stand to benefit by acting now. Here are […]

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