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A Guide to Home Insulation Before Winter Hits

Winter is on its way and the topic of keeping warm without paying too high a price is on everyone’s minds. Added to this the fact that British Gas is expected to increase costs by 20% in the next month and suddenly alternative home insulation ideas don’t sound like a bad idea. Already the Citizens [...]
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How to Do Your Own Gutter Maintenance

Here is a simple how to guide on gutter maintenance. It is one of those easy home repairs that many people would like to do themselves but need to take some precautions. Get Your Materials Together First, make a list of all the things you will need: A ladder that reaches above the gutter. A [...]
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How To Inspect And Maintain A Roof For Homeowners

Replacing a roof on a home can cost thousands of dollars and for that reason it’s a great idea to inspect and maintain the roof on your room. Inspecting and maintaining the roof on a home can save a homeowner a lot of money by extending the life of the roof and postponing the date [...]
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Why Should You Use Solar Energy?

Why Solar? Many believe that harnessing the sun’s power is the future of sustainable energy production. Although the initial costs can be quite high, photovoltaic technology is starting to become more affordable and increasingly commonplace in new building developments. Businesses, companies and individuals are becoming more aware of their carbon footprints, and are willing to [...]
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The New Wave of Discreet and Stylish Solar Power for Your Home

The environmental and financial benefits of solar panels cannot be disputed. Installing solar panels will reduce your carbon footprint, reduce your electricity bills and earn you an average of 11% rate of return on investment from the government-introduced Feed-in Tariff. A point that is sometimes raised however is the appearance of the panels, as some [...]
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Five Reasons to Choose Vinyl Roofing

1) You have a flat or low-sloped roof. Vinyl roofing can be a great choice if you have a flat or low-sloped roof. This is because it comes prefabricated in a single sheet, and it is designed to perfectly fit to your flat roof. This kind of PVC roofing helps to eliminate seams during installation [...]
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Roofs Are Like Hats

Roofs are Like Hats, You Say? Um-hm—they top the house, the way a hat tops a head and: come in a variety of styles endless shapes use a variety of materials adorn, or merely cover have crowns have brims float or embrace angle or curve have decorative features The list is longer, but you get [...]
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Environmentally Conscious Roofing – Three Reasons to Invest

If you’re environmentally concerned, chances are that you’re constantly searching for different products/services that will help you tread upon the planet more gently and make your conscience lighter. One of the biggest ways that we can conserve resources and reduce our carbon footprint on the Earth is by consuming less energy and using the energy [...]
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Install Flat Roofs with Style and Sustainability

If you’re thinking about installing one of the new energy efficient flat roofs for your home or place of business, there are many different factors you should consider. You may think you’ll have an easy choice if you already know you want a flat roof and you know you want to be energy efficient. The [...]
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Common Roof Repair Myths Debunked

Hurricanes, tornados, hail, and high wind are all naturally occurring events that can cause damage to the roofs of our homes. Since the roof is one of the most important structural elements of the home, it is often necessary to have the roof repaired or let the rest of the house crumble underneath and all [...]