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5 PROVEN WAYS TO INCREASE HOME VALUE

By |2021-03-18T17:47:50+00:00April 19th, 2021|

Making your house more efficient, adding square footage, upgrading the kitchen or bath and installing smart-home technology can help increase its value.Nearly two-thirds (65%) of U.S. homeowners believe the value of their home will continue to rise over the next 10 years, according to a NerdWallet survey conducted online by The Harris Poll among over [...]

HOW MUCH DOES A NEW ROOF COST

By |2021-03-18T17:04:49+00:00April 12th, 2021|

Understanding the cost of your roof When preparing your estimate, roofing contractors consider many variables that are specific to your roof, your preferences, your budget and goals, and even where you live. How roof costs are determined While you ultimately need to know the overall price of your new roof, roofing contractors get to [...]

DOES MY HOUSE REALLY NEED GUTTERS?

By |2021-03-18T17:49:55+00:00April 5th, 2021|

If you just bought a house, you may be shocked to discover it doesn’t have gutters. How did you overlook this during the inspection? Now you’re left with the task of installing gutters and downspouts. Depending on the size of your house, a full-blown gutter installation could cost several thousand dollars. But since clogged [...]

DO I NEED A NEW ROOF?

By |2021-03-18T17:52:24+00:00March 29th, 2021|

What roof damage looks like and how to determine if you need a roof repair or replacement. Repair or replace? If your roof isn’t very old and you spot a few loose or damaged shingles, you may be able to just replace them. But for broader or more extensive damage, it may be time [...]

CONSTRUCTION MATERIALS SHORTAGE WILL CONTINUE INTO 2021

By |2021-03-18T17:57:23+00:00March 22nd, 2021|

The global pandemic has greatly impacted the construction industry – in a previous post, Capitology blog discussed how the higher risk of exposure has led to more cases of COVID-19 for construction workers. However, staffing shortages are not the only impact the virus has had on the industry. As reported by Zachary Phillips for ConstructionDive, material [...]

6 SIGNS YOU NEED NEW GUTTERS

By |2020-10-26T20:17:51+00:00September 29th, 2020|

Gutters do so much for our homes. They direct water away from the roof so mold doesn’t grow, and also funnel water away from the soil surrounding the home so the foundation isn’t damaged. However, many gutters will clog, become separated from the home, or even promote mold growth due to being installed poorly [...]

THE ANATOMY OF A ROOF

By |2020-10-19T15:12:57+00:00September 29th, 2020|

Not sure what makes up a roof besides shingles? Use our numbered roof diagram to familiarize yourself with the common parts of a roof and its layers so you can confidently communicate with your roofing contractor during your next roofing project. Diagram: Anatomy of a Roof – common parts and layers of a residential [...]

10 SIGNS IT’S TIME TO REPLACE THE WINDOWS IN YOUR HOME

By |2020-10-12T15:27:42+00:00September 29th, 2020|

RENOVATIONS June 19, 2018 Mike Holmes Some homeowners have no idea how old their windows are. They may look OK from afar, but there might be some telltale signs that there are serious issues. Even if your windows aren’t that old, issues can arise at any time. Look out for these warning signs, and if [...]

6 REASONS VINYL SIDING IS THE BEST SIDING FOR YOUR HOME

By |2020-10-05T19:28:58+00:00August 26th, 2020|

Choosing siding for your home is no easy feat. Fiber cement, wood, brick, the list goes on. But one type of siding that should always be on the top of your list is vinyl. Vinyl siding offers many benefits without the maintenance of other siding materials. 1. Vinyl siding fits every homeowner’s budget. Vinyl [...]

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