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When It Is Not Appropriate to Layer Roofing Shingles

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When doing a home improvement project, many homeowners wonder what they can and cannot get away with. Sometimes the shortcut is to save time, but it also can be to save money. When it comes to installing shingles on a roof, you have the option of layering them on top of old shingles, or ripping all the shingles off and starting from scratch. Here are some reasons why you cannot layer your shingles.…

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Electrical Hazards Possibly Lurking In Your Home

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Most homeowners are aware of the most common electrical dangers in their home. However, some electrical hazards go unnoticed because they are not common in every home. Finding out how you can make sure your home is safe is important. Start by learning more about your home’s electrical system and how often you should check it for maintenance and repair issues. Staying Safe By The Pool While your pool being lit up at night is a gorgeous addition to your decor, you might consider the safety issues associated with lights in a pool.…

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This Old Roof: How To Hire A Roofing Company For A Historic Roof

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Your roof is important to your home’s structural integrity. But it also contributes to your home’s beauty. This is especially true for older and historic homes. When thinking about roof repairs, you want to protect the overall look and integrity of your historic home. Most modern homes have asphalt shingles, tile, or sheet metal roofs. Underneath that is a membrane made of synthetic materials. However, historic homes have roofs made of slate, tin, wood shingles, copper, tile, and many other materials.…

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