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home improvement mistakes you should avoid

When I bought my house four years ago, I had envisioned an entirely different layout than what the house had. I knew that it would only be a matter of time before I began knocking out the walls I needed to expand the kitchen and master bedroom. I was pretty good at knocking out the walls, but it was the steps after that that I did not get accomplished as quickly as I would have liked. I decided to hire a general contractor to help me finish the projects that I had started. You can learn about my journey of home improvement failures on my website, so you can avoid the same awful mistakes that I had made.



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home improvement mistakes you should avoid


Truss Roof Vs. Stick Frame Roof

There are many decisions that must be made when it is time to get a new roof, including whether a truss or stick frame roof is best. Both types have their pros and cons to consider. If you are in the market for a new roof, it is important that you know the differences between the two roofing types so you can determine which is best for your home.  Why Choose a Truss Roof?

Three Simple Ways To Help Your Eavestroughs Last Longer

Given the valuable role your eavestroughs play in drawing rainwater away from your roofing shingles, it's important that you take steps to ensure that the eavestroughs last as long as possible. You can reasonably think that properly installed, high-quality eavestroughs can last you 25 to 30 years and possibly even longer if they're maintained properly. When it comes to eavestrough maintenance, you can perform certain tasks on your own or you can opt to hire a contractor if you're concerned about your ability to execute the job properly.