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2005, 2020

Roofing Contractor Insights: Thoughts on Homeowners Insurance

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How Does Your Roof Affect Your Homeowner’s Insurance Did you know that your homeowner’s insurance (HOI) and your roof have something in common? They both protect your home. As homeowners look to cut costs, their homeowner’s insurance depends on the condition, installation, and materials of their roof. Insurers often scrutinize the roof of their house when determining the handling of damage claims and initial coverage. The cost of maintaining or replacing your roof in Syracuse [...]

505, 2020

Clogged Gutters Cause Water in Basement

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You may not think of your gutters when your home's basement is underwater, but clogged gutters can become a serious matter if overlooked or neglected. When these gutters become clogged, they can lead to overflow and that can lead to real damage like flooding in your basement causing the need for extensive basement repair. And recovering from a flooded basement isn't exactly what most home owners have in mind when they are considering a major [...]

2204, 2020

Home Remodeling: A Checklist

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Syracuse Home Remodeling Checklist Have you become annoyed with how cramped your kitchen is? Have you been watching a lot of those home improvement shows? There are so many reasons that can bring you to the decision that you need a remodel or home renovation. You may not want to just jump right into the first project you think of. There are four things you should do first before you begin any remodeling of your [...]

703, 2020

Home Improvement: Hardwood Flooring Advantages & Disadvantages

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Home Improvement: Hardwood Flooring vs. Carpeting There are a variety of advantages and some disadvantages when it comes to hardwood flooring in Syracuse and Central New York. Carpet is still the most common floor covering in most homes and apartments in the Syracuse area. Many homeowners prefer carpet, in fact, because it feels better during the long, cold winter months in Upstate New York, so it made a lot of sense when homes were built [...]

2802, 2020

Home Inspections: What About the Mold?

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Buying A New Home? Don’t Forget a Mold Inspection When you look to buy a home, it takes a lot of research and resources to make sure you make a good investment. The housing market can be risky as you can never know all of the problems that may be in store for you in the future. We all know that over time there will be home repairs that will need to be done as [...]

2802, 2020

How Do You Remove Lead Paint Safely and Sustainably?

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How to Deal with Lead Paint Safely & Sustainability If there is one thing that we know for sure in the home remodeling business, are the dangers that come from exposure to lead paint. Several chronic illnesses stem from exposure to lead paint. Because of this in some states, the government requires lead paint abatement. Any company or individual that performs lead-paint abatement in pre-1978 housing and child-occupied facilities is required by the EPA to [...]

2402, 2020

Lead Paint Abatement & Removal | Syracuse NY Home Improvement Contractor

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Lead Paint Abatement & Removal for Syracuse Area Homes & Businesses Lead Paint Removal – There are various methods to accomplish lead paint removal including liquid chemical-based paint removers as well as EPA approved sanding and brushing methods. Our Syracuse lead paint removal contractor specialists can assess the painted surfaces under consideration and determine which is the best method of lead paint removal for any given home improvement or remodeling project. Encapsulation - Encapsulation is [...]