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Free and Low Cost Ways to Winterize Your Home to Save Money and Energy

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From the National Association of the Remodeling Industry (NARI):

Winterize Your Home on Any Budget Soon the weather will be frightful and Jack Frost will be nipping at your nose. Old man winter is just around the corner, and securing your home against those cold blasts should be at the top of the “honey do” list. Thankfully, there are ways to ensure that your family stays comfortable and warm without busting your budget. We've rounded up tips to winterize your biggest investment at three price points. Continue reading

When to Repair or Replace Your Roof

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Homeowner advice from the National Association of The Remodeling Industry - NARI Leaks, renovations, and old age: no matter what the motivation, there never seems to be a convenient time to deal with roofing issues. So how do you know when you should simply repair your roof or invest in a whole new one? The first, and most important, factor is age. The lifespan of roofing materials vary widely, so it’s good to know what you’re dealing with first. Continue reading

Stone Exterior Adds Color, Accent, and Style to a Home

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Stone, whether natural or veneer, is a popular way to add texture, pattern and interest to a home's exterior. But have you ever thought of using stone details as a jumping-off point for a home's exterior color palette? Maybe you should. Since stone has a natural aesthetic, color schemes derived from it tend to be easy and noncoerced. Whether neutral or colorful, these schemes can work on nearly any style of home. Take color cues from the stones themselves or from grout. Restrict your palette to two or three colors for a polished effect. Use contrasting trim to offset architectural details. Continue reading