Five Things To Do To Protect Your Home Against Hurricanes

Written by admin on August 2, 2018. Posted in Condo sliding doors, Miami impact doors, Palm beach window and door

Try as we might, there seems to be no avoiding hurricanes. Every year they make landfall in the United States, causing damage and displacing people from their homes. Close to seven hurricanes every four years strike the United States.

With the landfall of Hurricane Harvey, nearly 13 million people were affected, over 130,000 homes were damaged and the flooding caused damage to cars, businesses and other things. The economic impact from Harvey is estimated at more than $150 billion.
During the 20th century, 158 hurricanes hit the United States with 57 of them hitting Florida and 26 hitting Texas. In 2017, 10 storms in a row became hurricanes, a feat that hasn’t happened since 1893.

When hurricane season comes, hurricane ready homes can help residents weather the strong storms and hopefully stay safer. Here are some tips for residents to turn their houses into hurricane ready homes.

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Three Roof Replacement Options To Consider

Written by admin on August 1, 2018. Posted in Murfreesboro sunroom, Roofing tar, Services

Of all the many parts of a house, the roof is one of the most important. Not only does a roof keep out the elements, it represents nearly half (40 percent) of a home’s visual exterior and with such a high percentage, it plays a key role in a house’s overall aesthetics.

With a roof playing such an important role for a house, it’s important to keep it looking at and performing at its best. When it comes to roof replacement, there are many things to consider, whether you opt for doing roof repairs yourself or allowing roofers to do the job.

Low-cost options

One option for roof repairs is simply putting new shingles over the old ones or reroofing. This option does eliminate some of costs associated with roof replacement and is a good idea if there are no major issues with your roof. Homes are allowed two layers of asphalt shingles and 80 percent of homes are covered with asphalt shingles. Asphalt s