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Roofing Materials For Modern HomeownersA home's roof has the primary objective of protecting the interior of the home. Roofing materials can vary in appearance, longevity and durability. The right roofing material can add value to the home and can also protect the house for a long time. A homeowner choosing a roofing material for his or her roof must understand these differences in order to make the right choice.

Asphalt Shingles

For many reasons, asphalt shingles are very popular. They vary in appearance, ranging in colour and shape. Asphalt shingles are made from felt paper and asphalt granules, to create a surface that repels rain water and snow melt. Homeowners like asphalt because it is water resistant, durable and inexpensive. Asphalt shingles last up to two decades with

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When to DIY and When to Hire a ContractorHomeowners who need to make improvements and repairs to their property are often faced with a decision: hire a contractor or DIY? To make the decision properly, a homeowner must first weigh the benefits of each option while also considering the level of skill required to complete the task. The way that a home improvement project is completed can affect the property's value and the functionality of the home for many years to come.

Benefits of DIY Work

There are many reasons that homeowners choose to perform DIY work instead of hiring a contractor. To begin with, many home repair and improvement projects just don't need a contractor. Doing DIY work, especially when the work does not require a skilled professional, can save money and time.


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Make Energy-Efficient Upgrades with a High ROISome homeowners may be looking for opportunities to increase energy efficiency with a home renovation or upgrade. This is an excellent goal in and of itself as homeowners can reduce their energy consumption and support the environment as they then require less resources to meet the demands of their home. Utility bills can cost upwards of $2,234 per year for homeowners who stick with traditional construction and do not make energy-efficient renovations on their home.

Another important benefit of some, though not all, energy-efficient upgrades, is the ability for Parsons Creek North homeowners to get a significant ROI for their initial upgrade. Some upgrades may serve to even boost home value for homeowners. There are many factors that may influence

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