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Your Roof and Runoff: Are Your Gutters Causing Home Damage?

When was the last time you thought about your gutters? Or how about the last time you cleaned and inspected them? Can’t remember? If that sounds like you, and your gutters are aging, you might be in for a bit of a surprise come spring. Damaged or clogged gutters can cause a variety of home issues that, if you’re not diligent about cleaning and maintenance, you might never be aware of—until it’s too late. At Keyprime Roofing, we’re here to help you get the most out of your home, and when it comes to protecting your structure from water damage, taking proper care of your gutters is critical. Below, we discuss what can happen when your gutters are in disrepair.

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Selling Soon? Exterior Upgrades That Improve Curb Appeal

Are you thinking of selling your home soon? Is it ready to impress potential buyers? Could it use a few upgrades? If you’re hoping to get top dollar for your property, in most cases, you need to invest in a few upgrades to make your home stand out. Though, certain upgrades won’t give you what you’re looking for in terms of monetary return. At Keyprime Roofing, we’re here to help you make the most intelligent (and rewarding) decisions when upgrading your home. To help you do that, we’ve put together this brief list of the top exterior improvement with the highest ROI.

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Top Exterior Improvements That Increase Curb Appeal

Curb appeal is vital when it comes time to sell your home. Even if you aren't thinking about jumping into the home selling market, you likely want your home to look as nice on the outside as it does on the inside. Check out our four exterior improvements that deliver both monetarily when you sell your home and for enjoyment while you live there.

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What’s the Big Deal About Seamless Gutters?

What’s the Big Deal About Seamless Gutters?

Seamless gutters spark a lot of discussion (and in some cases debate) among roofing contractors. It is true that there is a lot of hype surrounding seamless gutters. Once you start talking shop, however, you begin to realize the significance of seamless gutters and why you need them on your roof.

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The Beauty of Cedar and Copper

Although a modern housing design generally incorporates asphalt shingles and vinyl siding, there is a timeless classic beauty to cedar shakes as either roofing or siding. As to the roof, metal roofing is also becoming popular for environmental reasons, and copper highlights on portions of the roof can provide a special unmatched elegance.

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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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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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Five Lesser-Known Gutter Damage Causes

Today, a lot of roof replacements deal with gutter damages due to unchecked roof areas, clogged sections and jammed tree material. Gutters can be damaged in many ways, however, so you’ll need to be on the lookout for some lesser-known causes.

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Top 5 Tips You Can Do Outside To Protect Your Home This Winter

Now is the perfect time to think about preparing the outside of your home for winter. Why? Because the weather is cooling off but it has not become too cold to do routine maintenance outside. Here are some ideas to get you started.

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Your House and the Passage of Water

As a homeowner, you understand the importance of making rainwater go where it needs to be rather than pouring over your home to land randomly wherever gravity takes it. Part of your house's practical and functional design assures rain goes to your lawn rather than your foundation, or worse, inside your home. Water has to be directed to avoid mold and immediate damage, and it is the universal solvent and will eventually destroy anything it contacts if not properly channeled.

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