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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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Tips For What Can And Cannot Go Into Your Construction Dumpster
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Whether it's for a home remodeling project or a la

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23 May 2019

Since you rely on energy day after day, it makes s

How To Prevent Soap Buildup In Your Shower Drains
10 April 2019

Rub-a-dub-dub, the soap's in the tub, and when the

Why You Should Have Your Brick Fireplace Repaired Before Damage Escalates
25 February 2019

Brick structures last for decades, but they someti

Have A Tree Stump In Your Yard? Eliminate The Eyesore To Make Your Yard Safer For The Family
9 January 2019

Do you have a large stump in your yard because the

How To Prevent Soap Buildup In Your Shower Drains

Rub-a-dub-dub, the soap's in the tub, and when the water drains out, the soapy residue goes with it. Soap may be a necessary part of keeping your body clean, but it can also slip down the drain, cling to the pipes, and lead to problems down the line. If you are a regular soap user (as most people are), you have to be mindful of just how much soapy residue is going down the drain to avoid problems with clogged drains later on. Read More 

Why You Should Have Your Brick Fireplace Repaired Before Damage Escalates

Brick structures last for decades, but they sometimes need maintenance to keep them in good shape. The mortar between the bricks tends to wear out much quicker than the bricks themselves. By repairing mortar when it needs it, you can prevent escalating damage to your brick fireplace that might require replacing the bricks. Early repairs help the bricks have a long life. Here's a look at how repairs might be done on a brick fireplace. Read More 

The Benefits of Vinyl Siding For Your Home

Taking the time to make significant improvements to your property is essential. Regardless of the size of the task, you're sure to improve the value of your home when you do so. Placing vinyl siding on the exterior of your house is an effective way to improve it many ways.  1.    Ready to install Relying on a material for the exterior of your home that doesn't require any prep work is a great idea. Read More 

How To Communicate With Homeowners During A Custom Build

Building homes is your specialty, but when it comes to custom home design, you have to make sure you understand the homeowner's needs entirely to avoid costly mistakes, to prevent ongoing projects, and to keep things running smoothly. Homeowners are not builders, which means they rely on you as their professional to tell them what is feasible with their home-building project. Your job is to communicate effectively with the homeowners — no easy feat — while accomplishing the build to their specifications under a strict deadline. Read More 

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

Whether you own a second home or just spend a lot of time traveling away from your primary residence, services like AirBnB make it easier than ever to use a home as a short-term rental. Investing money in the right kind of remodeling projects will make your home more attractive to vacation renters and able to fetch a higher price in a competitive marketplace. Consider using at least one of these four remodeling ideas for a better short-term rental home. Read More