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5 Reasons To Not Re-Shingle Over Old Roofing

If you currently have a single layer of asphalt shingles on your roof, one of your main decisions when it is time to install a new roof will be whether you should remove the old shingles before installing your new roof or whether you should have the new shingles installed directly over the old ones. When calculating the labor involved in installing a new roof, removing and disposing of old shingles can raise the cost of the project around $100–$150 per 100 square feet of roof, which can significantly increase the overall cost of your project. Read More 

Getting Your Home’s AC Ready For Storm Season

With hurricanes, tropical storms, and other natural disasters affecting the nation, many people are turning their attention to storm preparation. In order to ensure that your home remains secure in the event of a storm, you should take the time to properly prepare your AC system. Here are three tips that you can use to ensure your AC system is prepared to withstand the worst Mother Nature can throw at it. Read More 

4 Smart Uses For Your Leftover Fill Dirt

If you've recently completed a project at home that required having a load of fill dirt delivered, you probably have a pile of it leftover that you are trying to figure out what to do with. If it's left to sit on your property for too long, there is a chance that it will become part of your landscape. Once weeds start growing on the dirt, it may not be easy to use anymore. Read More 

5 Considerations To Help Decide Between A Dumpster Bag And A Roll Off Dumpster

When you have a renovation or maintenance project that you expect to produce a lot of waste, you will have to figure out the best way to get rid of your waste. Your two main options include purchasing a dumpster bag or renting a roll-off dumpster. A dumpster bag is a heavy-duty bag that is either single use or reusable that you set up at home and call your local waste removal company to dispose of once it is full. Read More 

Stop, Sit, Stay: Building The Proper Gate To Stop Dogs From Getting To Your Yard

If both you and your neighbors have dogs, you may find that the dogs try to get into one backyard or the other in order to play. If you do not have pets and your neighbor does have a dog that is friendly, you may find that you have an unintentional pet adoption. If you would like to keep your yards separate so that pets are not moving back and forth, you may need to get a gate that is different than the usual picket fence. Read More