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Eight Advantages Of Living Roofs

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Living roofs may seem like just the latest green fad in building design and maintenance, but the idea is actually built on age-old concepts that go back at least as far as Babylon’s famous hanging gardens, which were built around 500 B.C. Green roofs have recently come into favor among modern architects and commercial building owners for commercial roofing. If you’re considering replacing a roof on an existing commercial structure or are in the process of planning the design of a new building, following are eight great reasons to consider going green. Read More»

4 Ways To Prevent Frozen Water Pipes To Prevent Water Damage

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You might think that if you don’t live in an area that is prone to heavy rains and flooding that you won’t ever have to worry about water damage or water damage cleanup after a flooding emergency. However, flooding can happen due to personal negligence, and not just due to heavy rains and the whims of nature. One biggest way that floods in a home occur is by freezing pipes that burst, and then flood a home with water. Read More»

How To Stain And Seal A Concrete Patio

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Concrete stain is an excellent way to renew an old patio or add vibrant color to one that is newly built. While many homeowners choose to have a professional apply concrete stain for them, you can save money and have a DIY project to be proud of by staining it yourself. Here is a simple four-step method you can use to stain any patio. Prepare the Patio If you do not thoroughly clean your patio and remove obstructing weeds and grass, the stain will not be applied to every part of your patio evenly and there will be blotches in the patio color. Read More»

3 Things To Look At When Buying Vinyl Replacement Windows

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Vinyl replacement windows are an excellent way to update your home. And this especially rings true when considering that the right ones can help you save up to 40% on your heating and cooling expenses. Whether you’re thinking of selling, you need a new look, or you wish to save money in the long run, here are three things to look at before buying so you get the most out of your investment. Read More»

4 Ways Water Can Trash Your Basement

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If you have little to no waterproofing in your basement, sooner or later you’re going to regret it. Basement waterproofing systems can help prevent substantial damage due to moisture infiltration, some of which may already be occurring right under your nose. Here are four ways water can get into your basement and wreak havoc. 1. Foundation Failures The concrete slab and walls surrounding your basement are vulnerable to many stresses and strains over the years, from heavy storms and tectonic shifts to the sheer weight of the house it supports. Read More»