Home-Repair

Year round outdooring living space with Tamko decking, fire place, comfortable furniture

4 ways to enjoy your outdoor living space year-round

A one-of-a-kind, all-seasons deck is possible in any climate — if the right features are included in the design. The key is to combine features that protect from the elements, and use the right materials to make it happen.Whether youre revamping an existing area or creating a brand-new outdoor living space to enjoy all year long, the following deck additions can turn any project into an all-seasons oasis to enjoy with family and friends.1) Overhead covering on a deck can... read more
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3 things to know about saving money on your new roof

Replacing an aging or damaged roof is an important step to protect your home from the damage the elements can dish out — heat, wind, rain, snow, sleet and hail. But homeowners may not realize that the type of shingle they choose can make a big difference, not only in the protection it offers to the home, but...
Roof on a beautiful home

How to tell when your roof needs repair

Four out of five homes in the U.S. have asphalt shingles on their roof. And its easy to see why. The wide variety of available colors and styles, combined with durability and affordability, has made asphalt shingles the leading choice for residential roofing in the country.But, like all exterior building products, asphalt shingles start to age as soon...
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Summer sustainability: Simple ways to make your backyard more eco-friendly

The green movement is thriving, with homeowners across the country looking for ways to make their properties more eco-friendly. During the summer months, turn your attention outdoors by choosing smart landscape projects that provide ample opportunity to make spaces look great and also support Mother Nature.Not sure where to start? Here are some simple ways to transform your...
modern Hambly house kitchen with bold color choices

Unique ways to add style and personality to your kitchen

From cooking to conversing to entertaining, the kitchen truly is the heart of the home. Its also one of the spaces that homeowners most often dream of renovating. A growing trend in kitchen design is personalization, where thoughtful updates go beyond stainless steel appliances and standard cabinetry to incorporate a host of interesting design elements.By adding splashes of...
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