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What is spalling and how do you repair it

How to Repair Driveway Spalling

Is your driveway’s surface beginning to resemble the surface of the moon? Are there flaking areas that seem to widen over time, leaving the once-smooth surface pitted and cracked? You have spalling. Keep reading to find out how to identify spalling and how to repair it. What is Spalling? The breakdown of the top layer of […]

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The benefits of winterizing your roof

The Benefits of Winterizing Your Roof

Although we were fortunate to have a mild start to this winter, the next few months are forecast to bring below-freezing temperatures.  For homeowners, that means it’s time to start preparing your house for winter.  Protecting your biggest investment and family home is a good way to make sure that you’re not dealing with big […]

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What You need to Know About Ice Dams

What You Need to Know About Ice Dams

Now that winter is moving in, your home is going to be up against some new challenges from Mother Nature, including ice dams. Ice dams are thick layers of melted snow that gather on the outer edge of a roof’s surface. Before you shrug ice dams off as an inevitable part of winter that eventually will […]

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Keep Your Driveway Looking Its Best This Winter

Keep Your Driveway Looking Its Best This Winter

With all the preparation you’ll do for winter around your house, it’s easy to forget about taking care of your driveway. But this large piece of concrete is exposed to the worst parts of the season. It collects snow, gets covered in ice and is exposed to all kinds of chemicals as you make a path […]

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How to Avoid Ice Dams on Your Roof

How to Avoid Ice Dams On Your Roof

Winter is on the way, which means you need to start thinking about ice dams. As snow melts, it should drain off your roof like rainwater. But when temperatures drop below freezing, the melted snow can refreeze, creating a dam of ice along the edge of your roof. Once there, it prevents snow and water […]

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A Guide to Maintaining Your Chimney

A Guide to Chimney Maintenance

When you ignore routine chimney maintenance and roof cleaning, you lose heat and money, and increase the risk of fire in your home. The weather eventually takes a toll on even the most well-constructed chimney, so it’s important to take steps to maintain it. Install a Chimney Cap A chimney cap prevents rain and snow […]

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Cold Weather Can Wreak Havoc on Your Concrete

Cold Weather Can Wreak Havoc on Your Concrete

Concrete is a common building material these days. Homeowners have discovered that it can add both beauty and value when used properly. Whether it’s a concrete walkway leading to your home, a stamped concrete patio giving you extra outdoor living space, or a colored concrete driveway welcoming you home, your home’s concrete surfaces are important […]

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