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3 Roof Materials and How to Choose the Best One for Your Home

Whether you’re in the planning stages of building a new home, need roof repairs or think it might be time for a replacement, you’ve got options. But as you may have already discovered, that can be the intimidating part. With every roofing material comes a range of...

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Fire Safety — Keep Your Home and Family Protected

According to the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), a fire department is dispatched to a fire in the United States every 24 seconds. Home fires were responsible for more than 11,000 civilian injuries in 2018. The Hoosier state averaged 82 fire deaths per...

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Is There a Difference Between a Remodel and a Renovation?

Communication between you and your contractor is essential, especially when you are trying to decide between a remodel and a renovation. Both will improve your home, but which is the best option for you? Remodeling is often used to describe what kinds of things you...

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Deck Location: What You Need to Know

Location matters, especially when we talk about your deck location. Many homeowners assume a proper deck placement is off the main room of their house, like the living room. However, you have tons of options. Different deck designs achieve different objectives. Deck...

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Thinking of a Home Addition? Here’s What You Need to Know

Whether it's a passion project, or a decision made from necessity, considering a home addition is a big deal. There are some major questions you need to ask yourself. Will it be a worthwhile investment? Adding to your home is not only an investment in money, but it's...

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How Roof Pitch Affects Your Home

Maybe you've never even thought about the roof pitch of your home, but it's important to know that it does affect you and your house. With time, and as with all things, your home will deteriorate and depreciate if it's not taken care of properly. The more you know...

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When a Neighbor’s Fire Damage Becomes Your Problem

Seeing firetrucks pull into your neighborhood with lights blazing and sirens blaring can be a traumatic experience. After everyone is safe, the reality of fire damage sets in. When a neighbor experiences a fire, your home and property can become damaged quickly. What...

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What Happens When Lightning Strikes Your House

When you hear thunder, you know there is lightning. If lightning strikes your house, it might not catch fire, but it can damage the electrical components of your house which can start a fire. It can also damage roof shingles, chimneys, and more. It's essential to...

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Is it Time to Raise Your Roof?

Have you ever wished for more floor space? Or how about bigger, taller windows? Raising your roof or adding a second floor is a fantastic investment whether you plan on living in your home for the rest of your life, or if you plan on selling it in the near future. You...

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What to Do About Roof Leaks

The spring months certainly bring the showers. Do you know if your roof is leaking during this rainy season? Roof leaks can become a major problem. Preventive roof care is always best, but when rain starts to damage your roof, there are some important steps to take.  ...

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