Roof For TroopsDecember 15th, 2012
Roof ReplacementDecember 15th, 2012
If your local roofing contractor has had to come out and do repairs on your roof several times, then it’s a pretty safe bet that the time will eventually come when you will have to replace your roof.
There are usually a couple of options for you to choose from when you decide how to do your roof repair. One choice is to have your whole roof replaced by tearing off the old roof and installing a completely new layer. It’s also possible in some cases to have your roofing contractor do a “lay over” by putting a new layer of shingles on top of the old ones.
Consult with the roofing contractor and get their opinion about what they think the best course of action would be to ensure that the roof repair happens without further trouble. Your roof is among the most necessary things to you and your family, so choose your roofing company wisely, and make sure you ask questions of them.
Dryer VentDecember 15th, 2012
Now that the New Year is upon us is near never put synthetic materials such as rubber, foam, or plastic in the dryer.
Clothes still wet? This is an indicator that you could have a clogged dryer vent. Prevent a fire, Clean your dryer!
The risk of a dryer fire is not only a concern for homeowners, but also apartment and condo complexes. It’s important to make sure the dryer vent is up to code, made from proper venting materials (rigid metal), as well as properly installed and the appropriate length.
Handymen and professional cleaning services can take care of the task of vent and tubing cleaning for you. Expect to pay anywhere from $25 per hour plus a service call fee for a handyman, or a flat fee of about $100 for a professional cleaning service. If your vent tubing is especially long or if the outside vent is difficult to reach, expect to pay more. If any parts need replacement, expect to pay more for the parts and installation.
We offer this service for $75.00 Call 407-476-6301 today to schedule an appointment
Home InspectionsDecember 15th, 2012
The edges of attics, referred to as the ‘eaves’, rarely have enough insulation in older homes. The problem is that houses were constructed in a time when energy conservation was not a concern.
When we inspect houses, we frequently make recommendations for more insulation in the attic, but one challenging place to properly insulate on old houses is the eaves
The best approach in these situations is to use an insulation with a higher R-value per inch – specifically, closed-cell spray foam insulation. It’s not necessary to have the entire attic lid insulated with spray foam, but having spray-foam insulation installed at the eaves is a great way to help compensate for the lack of space at these locations.