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gutters

  • How To Clean Your Gutters

    As we mentioned in our fall maintenance checklist, cleaning gutters is very important to the overall health of your home as gutters blocked by debris such as leaves and branches will…

  • Your Fall Maintenance Checklist

    I love a good list. It keeps me organized and focused, and I savor the sense of accomplishment when I can draw a big line through a completed item. Thanks to…

  • Hot Edge Prevents Icicles and Ice Dams

    Falling icicles can be dangerous to you and heavy ice dams can be a detriment to your home. We came across the HOT EDGE at the 2010 Builders’ Show which looks…

  • Gutter Repair and Installation

    Water runoff management is important to protecting your home. When water is allowed to settle bad things happen. Here are some links for installing, cleaning, and repairing your water gutters. Patch…

  • Common Roof Repairs

    To avoid prohibitively expensive roof replacements, maintain a working roof by examining it regularly and follow up with this list of common repair projects, including repairing slipped roof tiles, removing birds’…

  • Drywell Rebuild with the Help of Oakum

    The folks at Chicago 2-Flat tore up a concrete slab in their backyard to discover a 100-year old drywell located just next to the house. They considered setting up rain barrels…