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Three Problems That May Interfere With The Effectiveness Of Roof Coatings

Apart from protecting the roof from weather-related damage, roof coatings also contribute to energy efficiency by reflecting sunlight. However, both of these benefits are only possible if the coatings are properly applied. Here are some of the application problems that may render a roof coating ineffective: Poor Surface Preparation If the roof's surface isn't properly prepared, the coating won't stick to it. If the coating doesn't adhere to the roof as well as it should, it may start peeling off prematurely. Read More 

How Can You Have Road Repairs Paid For In Your Neighborhood?

If you have noticed that the roads in your neighborhood are in bad shape, you might be wondering if there is anything that you can do to have them repaired. After all, you probably don't want to -- and might not be able to -- have the repairs paid for by yourself, but this does not mean that the idea of having them fixed is not important to you. Luckily, there are a few options that you can look into when trying to have the roads in your neighborhood repaired. Read More 

Benefits of Using Artificial Ground Cover in Your Yard

When you're having some landscaping done, one of the things that you'll need to consider is the use of ground cover. Many homeowners opt for natural ground cover in many areas throughout their yards, including on walkways and around gardens, to provide some visual interest and serve as an alternative to grass. While there are many different types of natural ground cover to consider, from stones to small plants, it's also worthwhile to talk to your contractor about some artificial ground-cover options. Read More 

Keeping Trash in Your Garbage Can When Wildlife Is Prevalent

If you are moving to a rural area in the near future, you are likely to see an abundance of wild creatures in and around your property. While it will be entertaining to observe these creatures in their natural habitat, it will not be very fun should they knock down or get into your garbage cans while you await trash removal. Here are some steps you can take to ensure your trash can provides a protective enclosure for your trash instead of becoming a target for obtaining food to wildlife in the area. Read More 

Busting The Biggest Misconceptions About Wet Basements With Actual Facts

Basements are a nice commodity to have in a home. They offer shelter in serious wind storms, extra storage space, and as an added bonus, the basement is most often a comfortable temperature with or without climate control. However, having a basement in a home does not come without its pitfalls, and to make matters worse, there are some pretty prevailing fallacies where basements and water are concerned. If you have just moved into a home with a basement that stays damp or even has the occasional puddle, it is a good idea to eliminate the misconception that you may have believed all along. Read More