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Costs and Lifespans of Different Types of Roofing

Costs and Lifespans of Different Types of Roofing

Costs and Lifespans of Different Types of Roofing – Installation of new roofing is one of the most expensive home improvement “repairs” that a homeowner may face. When homeowners find themselves in need of roofing replacement, they often struggle with the decision between quality and cost. Here, we will seek to help consumers understand the cost and quality comparisons of many common types of roofing to aid in the decision-making process – you may be surprised at some of the results… Read More…

Next Level Outdoor Space - Take Your Outdoor Space to the Next Level With These Budget-Friendly Tips Photo By: Pixabay
By Bret Engle | DiyGuys.net
bret.engle@diyguys.net

Take Your Outdoor Space to the Next Level With These Budget-Friendly Tips

As a homeowner, you take pride in your home, spending countless hours designing, shopping (and returning), rearranging, and cleaning your home until you achieve that desired look. However, maybe you’ve neglected the exterior reflection of your home – the outdoor space. And with summer here you know you’ll want to make some changes. At this point, your funds might be running a little low, but updating your outdoor space can be done both beautifully and budget-friendly with these tips… Read More…

Home Repair: Which Projects Always Require a Pro

Home Repair: Which Projects Always Require a Pro

By Bret Engle | DiyGuys.net
bret.engle@diyguys.net
Home repair projects are a huge source of stress for homeowners, in part because of the financial commitment involved. They’re also intrusive, especially big projects that require a lengthy timeline to complete, and if you attempt a DIY project without proper research or knowledge, you risk making a mistake that could cost you thousands of dollars to fix. That’s why it’s so important to know when to call in a pro for your home project, and how to plan for… Read More…

 Metal Roofing vs Asphalt Shingles

Metal Roofing vs Asphalt Shingles

The roof is one of the first lines of defense in protecting your home and everything and everyone inside. But how do you decide what type of roofing is best for you? Which one is the most durable? Which will look the best on my home? What are the advantages and disadvantages of each type of roofing? With all of the types of roofing out on the market today, it can tend to get overwhelming… Read More…

Deck Maintenance 101

Deck Maintenance 101 – Getting Your Deck Ready for Spring

For those of us in the Midwest, our winters can be pretty brutal. So once spring rolls around and we can finally survive in the outdoors again, we don’t waste any time getting back outside. Decks are the ideal spot for us Midwesterners to spend time relaxing, enjoying one another’s company, and even having a meal and a refreshing… Read More…

20 Ideas for Your Next Exterior Home Remodeling and Renovation Project

20 Ideas for Your Next Exterior Home Remodeling and Renovation Project

The exterior of your home plays a very important part in your home’s value. A well-maintained and updated exterior not only increases the value of a home, but also dictates a home’s style. The appearance of your home’s exterior not only affects its own worth, but the worth of your neighbors’ homes… Read More…

Why it Pays to do Your Homework Before Hiring a Contractor. Blog 10-22-18

Why it Pays to do Your Homework Before Hiring a Contractor.

You’ve probably heard a horror story or two about someone hiring a contractor and, when all is said and done, the work ended up being a shoddy job; maybe they even took the money and run. This is why it is absolutely critical to do thorough research before you… hire a contractor for… Read More…

Blogs about custom windows and doors – Why You Should Make the Investment

Custom Windows and Doors…

When looking to begin replacing your windows and doors, you are faced with two different options – standard or custom. While standard windows and doors are often the more popular, lower-priced options, we’re here to show you why you should seriously consider custom windows and doors for your home… Read More…

Above and Beyond - Roofing 101

Roofing 101

We don’t think about the roofs over our heads much, but really, every roof is doing an essential function in keeping us safe and secure. We take roofs for granted yet they’re everywhere we go. The roofs we have at home should always be sturdy and secure and keep you and your family safe… When looking into installing a new roof, there are things you… Read More…