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Your Home and Runoff: Reducing Roof Water Runoff

If you’ve ever experienced a long storm, you know the pain of mushy gardens, lifted fence lines, weakened root systems and minor flooding. While being proactive about your roof’s runoff water may not undo the damages caused by heavy rain, it can still spare your yard area. Rainwater should nourish your yard, not destroy it. If your home’s roof water is running amuck, check out the tips below to spare your fertilizer, yard and softscape installations.

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The Benefits of Maintenance-Free Siding

Owning a home requires you to take on a multiple home improvement projects year after year. You have to prepare your lawn, fix the porch, and remodel the bathroom. Over the years, you probably wanted to press the easy button and get it all done so that you can enjoy at least one weekend. Well, you can when it’s time to get your siding. At Keyprime Roofing and Remodeling, we offer a maintenance-free siding option that can help you transform your home.

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4 Signs Your Siding Needs Replacing

Maintaining your home’s curb appeal is essential to owning a home. With the right look, you can enhance your home’s value. Millions of homeowners choose siding as their exterior of choice because it’s easy to maintain. However, siding it’s a completely maintenance-free option. You have to maintain it for it to look it’s best year after year. If you notice any of the following signs, then it’s possible you need to replace your siding to enhance your curb appeal.

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Why You Should Consider Cedar Shake Roofing

Your roofing is easily one of the most expensive aspects of your home. As such, when you need a new roof, you want to get one that will last for years.

Fortunately, you have many options when it comes to choosing your next roofing material. You can choose from metal, shingles, slate and tiles, but none is quite like having a cedar shake roof.

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Room for Hobbies: Decks and Garages

Decks and garages can serve a basic function as part of your home. They can be generic built add-ons which is standard by modern house design, or they can be customized to suit your needs. It's really up to you and how you want the spaces to function within your lifestyle. Decks and garages can be extra space which came with your house when you bought it, or they can be built to suit your needs according to the hobbies you and your family enjoy.

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Visualizing Your Home Improvement Ideas

If you're like every other homeowner in America, you love your house as it is and have some ideas for improvements and renovations you'd like to conduct. Some renovations are clearly based on your family's traffic patterns and daily habits, others are based on saving money with reduced bills, and yet more are because you want your home to be more appealing to guests or potential buyers should you decide to sell the house. You probably have dozens of ideas, but may not be sure how to start the process.

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Essential Top to Bottom Home Repairs

On a daily basis, your home is where your heart is and where you take of your shoes in the evening. As to the house itself, it's an architectural design which functions through the use of layers which each rely on the other to function properly and protect you from the elements. When any one layer suffers a fundamental failure, other parts can compensate, but the failure needs to be repaired as it also puts extra stress on other parts of your house's design structure.

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Emergency Winter Roof Repairs

It's an unfortunate fact of life that winter weather is rough on a building and sometimes damage may occur to your house during a winter storm. Although nobody can predict every contingency which may occur, such damage is most likely going to be to your roof. It's nothing to be scared or upset about, the design of your home includes a redundancy to prevent a leak from happening when minor damage occurs, and the design also allows for a contractor to make an efficient repair as needed. It is important to take note as to how the design relies on immediate attention being given to the problem before it can develop into something worse than it needs to be.

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Exterior Home Improvement Projects

If you're like most people, you probably don't consider the possibility of home improvements during the deep winter months. The fact of the matter is, your contractor is perfectly capable of working in the winter, and there are some advantages when you utilize such an option. First, even if you want to wait until spring to start the job, the contractor can start with designs and permits and be ready to start the physical construction when you're ready. Secondly, work during the winter may take some extra time in terms of the length of the job because of shorter days and unpredictable weather, but the billable hours will remain the same and you won't be outside in the cold weather anyway so workers aren't in your way.

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The Window Ice Removal Guide: Protecting Your Home

It’s important to have a window protection plan as winter closes in. While a heater certainly helps, long, cold weeks can do damage on your window sill, siding and the glass itself. To avoid costly window repair, you should understand the ins and outs of DIY ice removal. Whether you’re dealing with compacted snow or a totally frozen window, a little attention to detail never hurts.

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