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Gutters And Downspouts: Important Dos And Don'ts For Any Homeowner

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Your home’s roof is important; there’s no doubt about that. But so many homeowners tend to overlook the importance of not just the roof itself, but the gutter system on which it depends. Without a sound gutter and downspout system, your home would not have proper drainage–and your roof would be in trouble. As a homeowner, then, there are some basic maintenance dos and don’ts you should know and follow when it comes to your gutter and downspout system.…

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It's Getting Hot In Here...Or Not: Roof Coating For Your Summer House Parties

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During a summer house party, it can be expected that heat and humidity can become intense with human activity in an enclosed space. In fact summer temperatures can cause your roof or attic to get up to a temperature of about 150°F. The addition of each person at your party can also add about a quarter cup of moisture in the air within an hour. Since about 4 to 6 pints of water can lead to an increased indoor humidity of about 45 percent, by deduction, a house party with more than 30 people is going to get quite hot indeed.…

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Tips For Choosing A Window Air Conditioner For Your Home

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The hot weather seasons have arrived and many home owners have already begun using their home cooling systems. Many rely on central air conditioning units to keep their homes cool. However, if you live in a small home or apartment, it may be more energy efficient to use a window air conditioning unit. Window air conditioning systems are available in various sizes and can provide adequate cooling for smaller homes. If you are shopping for a new window air conditioning unit for your home, these are some tips to help you find one that will keep your home cool and comfortable.…

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