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Exploring Roof Builds, Techniques and Tools

Hey everyone, my name is Patricia Brown, but everyone calls me Trish. I will use this site to explore residential roofing materials and building techniques. Roofs protect the home from the elements and provide a stylistic touch unmatched by any other feature. There are a wide range of materials used for roof construction, including copper, asphalt and tile shingles. Even the hardware varies considerably depending on which type of roof you'd like for your home. Every roofer has their own set of tools and techniques used to complete the job. Roofers may utilize high tech tools to measure grades and find leaks. I could go on forever about roofs, so I created this site for my ideas and discoveries about this fun industry. I'd love for you all to follow along with my journey through roof exploration. Welcome!

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How To Communicate With Homeowners During A Custom Build
28 September 2018

Building homes is your specialty, but when it come

4 Great Remodeling Ideas For A Home You Want To Use As A Short-Term Rental
3 September 2018

Whether you own a second home or just spend a lot

Why Post Tensioning Is Perfect For Earthquake Areas
24 July 2018

If you live near fault lines and experience earthq

Tips For Installing A Sump Pump In Your Basement To Remove Storm Water
11 June 2018

If your basement is prone to flooding in the winte

Late Autumn Or Early Winter Could Be The Ideal Time To Have Your Deck Installed
25 April 2018

If you're saving money to install a deck in a year

How To Fix Holes In Vinyl Siding

If you notice a hole or puncture in your siding, you don't always have to replace the panel. Vinyl siding is low-cost and typically maintenance free, but a bird, a storm, or stray pebble can cause damage. Ignoring a hole, a crack, or a puncture runs the risk of moisture getting into the house. You should be able to fix the damage yourself by following these steps. Prepare to Fix the Siding Read More 

3 Outdoor Projects That An Electrician Can Help You With

When you think about hiring an electrician, you might think about hiring him or her to do work inside of your home. However, even though an electrician can certainly help with things like putting up indoor light fixtures, he or she can also help you with various outdoor projects. These are a few projects that a good electrician can assist you with if you're trying to improve the exterior of your home. Read More 

A Clean Evaporator Coil Can Help Your AC Keep Its Cool

With the hot summer months fast approaching, the last thing you'd want is for an unexpected problem to sideline your AC system. A dirty evaporator coil can easily turn into an unexpected problem if it hasn't been checked and cleaned in recent months. Fortunately, it's easy to be proactive about taking care of your AC system, and a dirty evaporator coil happens to be an issue you can tackle on your own with the right steps. Read More 

Got An Unsightly Vinyl Fence? Learn How To Remove Tough Spots And Stains

Your vinyl fencing is exposed to a lot of different elements. However, one of the biggest benefits to vinyl fencing is that it is able to withstand elements such as sunlight and rain without fading. However, while the fence may not fade, it can become dirty and this dirt can affect the appearance of the fence. It can make it look old and dingy. Knowing how to properly clean the fence can breathe new life into it and make it look new and fresh. Read More 

How To Choose A Whole-Home Air Conditioner

If your old air conditioner has finally bit the dust and you are looking to upgrade, it is the perfect opportunity to drastically improve the energy efficiency of your home. Because whole-home air conditioners are some of the most expensive upgrades you can perform on your home, you should carefully research your options before making a purchase. Here are three factors to consider when you are buying a new air conditioner. Read More