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How Do I Know My Roof is Damaged after a Storm?

How Do I Know My Roof is Damaged after a Storm? Although Austin hasn’t seen much hail or even thunderstorms yet this summer, it’s a good idea to find out if your roof is damaged especially after a storm. Your roof can be damaged by not just rain or hall but also high winds. We... Continue reading

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Siding Adds Much More Than Curb Appeal to Your Home

Siding Adds Much More Than Curb Appeal to Your Home We all have heard that siding adds curb appeal to your home. However, siding does much more than add curb appeal. It’s a practical choice for your home. In this article, we’ll explore how siding adds much more than curb appeal to your home and... Continue reading

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What Is a Green Roof?

What Is a Green Roof? A green roof is also known as a living roof. It’s a roof of a building that is partially or completely covered with vegetation such as plants. They are planted over a waterproof membrane. A green roof is not something we necessarily do — yet, but we are interested in... Continue reading

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How to Protect Your Floor When Painting

How to Protect Your Floor When Painting When you are painting a room in your home, you want to make sure to protect your flooring. It doesn’t matter if the floor is carpeted, hardwood or laminate, you want your floor to be clear of paint. In this article, we’ll explore how to protect your flooring... Continue reading

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How to Keep Vinyl Siding Looking New

How to Keep Vinyl Siding Looking New One of vinyl siding’s biggest benefits is that it’s easy to maintain. Unlike other types of siding that require touch ups and redos, vinyl can last a long time with just being cleaned with soap and water. Yes, you read that right. It can be just that easy.... Continue reading

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What are the Different Types of Roofing Material?

What are the Different Types of Roofing Material? There are many different types of roofing material. You roof is probably the most essential part of your home. Choosing the right roofing material is very important. In this article, we’ll go over different types of roofing material and you can decide which one works best with... Continue reading

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Is James Hardie Siding Worth It? Why It’s the Best

Is James Hardie Siding Worth It? Why It’s the Best James Hardie siding is an industry leader. They are first in fiber cement siding. They created it and have innovated it since the 1980s. Fiber siding is among the most enduring, economical and practical options that you have within the siding world.  You manufacture it... Continue reading

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Painting 101 – VOCs Explained

Painting 101 – VOCs Explained VOCs, aka Volatile Organic Compounds, use a variety of chemicals. Some of these may have short and long-term effects on a person’s health. They are emitted as gases from certain solids or liquids. Many VOCs are human made chemicals that we use to manufacture paints, pharmaceuticals, petroleum and more. They... Continue reading

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What’s a Cool Roof and Why Do You Want One?

What’s a Cool Roof and Why Do You Want One? According to the Cool Roof Rating Council (CRRC), “a cool roof is one that strongly reflects sunlight and also cools itself by efficiently emitting radiation to its surroundings.”  The roof stays cooler and keeps heat from being conducted below so the whole house stays cooler.... Continue reading

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Which Type of Siding Is Best for Your Home?

Which Type of Siding Is Best for Your Home? We bet you’re wondering which type of siding is best for your home. Well, what siding you choose to use on your home depends upon a lot of factors.  These factors include: Water Resistance Ease of Installation Aesthetics Durability