home-improvement

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...
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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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5 things to consider when planning a summer remodel

When summer arrives, homeowners tend to start thinking about home improvements, both indoors and out. Before beginning any project, consider all your options — what really needs doing? Whats a fun wish list project that can add enjoyment to your home? What might increase the value of your house? And most importantly, how are you going to pay...
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Deck ideas: Cost-effective ways to add beauty and value to your outdoor space

When it comes to home improvements, few projects add as much function and value as upgrading an outdoor space. While its hard to beat the beauty and durability of composite decking, wood has long been the go-to material for deck-building projects due to its low cost and availability. However, a new generation of entry-level composite decking is chipping...
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