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We all know that the deck is the place to be when it comes to barbecuing and relaxing in the sun. With all of the time and money invested in your deck, doesn’t it make sense to enjoy it as often as possible?

The most common cause of staining on shingles is from blue - green algae known as Gloeocapsa Magma, which is prevalent in humid areas of the country. While algae, dirt or mold are certainly unpleasant to look at, the most harm that they’ll most likely do to your home is hurt the resale value.

There are a lot of challenges for today’s contractors. Keeping up-to-date with the latest tools and techniques, regulations and codes alone can keep them busy. The challenge of running a business has enough pitfalls on its own.

As tempting as it may be, cost should not be the driving factor in choosing the right wood for your project. Typically, softwood such as pine and poplar are less expensive. That’s not a problem, if you’re building a simple shelf or making crown moldings.

Okay, let’s get the obvious stuff out of the way. Before starting any job, make sure it is one that you have the knowledge, equipment, manpower and time, to finish safely for both you and the homeowner. Assuming all qualifications, licensing and insurance are in order, what’s left?

Sometimes, as much as you would like to do it yourself, there are things that may just be beyond your expertise or your schedule. These are the times when hiring a contractor is the best route towards getting your project done quickly and professionally.

Since we all spend most of our time in our homes, it makes sense to want to be as comfortable as possible. Insulation does that, plus it makes this comfort affordable by increasing our home’s energy efficiency.

As most homeowners know, your “to do” list of projects never really gets completely crossed out. The bottom of the list just keeps getting longer. The rewarding part is, that the results of your work are around you every day. It’s what keeps you going.