Home Improvement Blog: A Toolbox of Ideas

10 Summer Home Maintenance Tips

Posted on Thu, Jun 20, 2013

Summer is a great time to catch up on some home maintenance – in between going to the beach and have great cookouts that is.  The weather is more conducive to working with our hands, tools and water (for cleaning).  If you can make the time and put in the effort, maintaining your home can save you big money in the long run.  Catching issues early, through home inspections and maintenance, generally costs much less than discovering it when it needs professional attention or worse emergency repair.  To get you started, we have compiled 10 tips to help you on your way to maintaining your home this summer.

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Tags: Roofing, Home Maintenance, Decks, Gutters

Roofing: How to Pick the Right Shingle [video]

Posted on Mon, Jun 25, 2012

Choosing the right roofing shingle for your home involves more than color selection.  After all, this is an investment in protecting your home and family from the harsh elements of Mother Nature.  Roofing shingles have evolved in the past years in both style and colors which gives you more options in improving the curb appeal of your home.  In addition, technology has improved the durability and weather ability of shingles giving you more selection in the quality of shingle.

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Tags: Curb Appeal, Roofing, Shingles, Design