hampton roads: Stimulus Package Benefits for Homeowners - 03/05/09 05:56 AM
                                                        
The American Recovery and Re-investment Plan is the new stimulus package signed by President Obama. This plan provides many tax breaks for homeowners upgrading their homes with green energy efficent systems between Jan. 1, 2009 and Dec. 31, 2010.
Below are systems that qualify for a 30% tax credit up to $1,500.
Energy efficient skylights, doors, and windows Energy efficient storm doors and storm windows Energy star labeled asphalt and metal roofs Insulation Air source heat pumps Propane, oil or natural gas furnace, water heater or boiler Advanced main air circulating fan Electric heat pump water heater Energy efficient … (1 comments)

hampton roads: Tool reviews - 02/22/09 12:08 PM
Being a roofing and siding contractor in Hampton Roads, Virginia has given me a chance to use alot of different tools, so I figured I would share my opinion on the tools I've used.
Dollar Store Hammers and Screwdrivers
One day I was in the dollar store and I saw a hammer on the shelf. I thought, wow a hammer for a dollar, you can't beat that. I bought the hammer to keep in my truck as a backup. Then one day I was doing a gutter repair and realized I left my hammer on another job. I grabbed my handy dollar … (0 comments)

hampton roads: Green living for free - 02/22/09 11:13 AM
 
                                                      
Aside from spending money to save money and the earth, there are a ton of things you can do in everyday life. Below are some things you already know and some you may not. The most important thing to remember is keeping a green mind set. If you throw one aluminum can in the garbage it's not going to send the earth flying off its axis but it will start to take you out of your green mind set. First it's only one can then two then soon your not recycling cans at all.
Try to incorporate these … (0 comments)

hampton roads: Welcome to Sunset Home Repair - 02/15/09 06:33 AM
                                        
Welcome to Sunset Home Repair. We are Roofing and Siding contractors in Hampton Roads, Virginia. We also install windows, doors and decks. If you live in Norfolk, Virginia Beach, Chesapeake, Suffolk, Portsmouth, Hampton or Newport News we can handle all of your exterior needs. Customer service is our #1 priority because we feel that customer service encompasses quality work, reliable warranties and respect for the customers needs. We understand that your home may be your largest investment and we want to help you retain its value by working with you and your budget to give your house the look … (0 comments)

hampton roads: Decks, Decks, Decks - 02/10/09 08:53 AM
                                                
Things to consider before deck installation:
- If you are planning to do a lot of cooking out your deck should be easily accessible from your kitchen.
- If the deck will have a hot tub it should be close to a bedroom, bathroom, mudroom or some type of dressing area.
- If there will be a table and chairs on the deck it should be easy to walk around with all of the chairs occupied with people
- Steps should be placed where you can easily access the most used areas of your yard (trash cans, shed, play … (0 comments)

hampton roads: Inspect your own roof - 02/08/09 01:42 PM
Inspecting your own roof is fairly simple. Stand back far enough in your yard to see your roof. Depending on the pitch of the roof you may need to stand across the street or in your neighbors yard. You may also need a pair of binoculars to get a closer look at your shingles.
The shingles on your roof should be sitting nice and flat with no bubbles, raised areas, curling shingles or missing shingle tabs. Also look at all of your flashing and vents to make sure it is all sitting flat with no exposed or rusting nails. If your … (0 comments)

hampton roads: Aluminum/vinyl trim wrap - Advantages and disadvantages - 02/08/09 10:57 AM
                         Aluminum/vinyl trim wrap - advantages and disadvantages
                                                         
  Aluminum / vinyl trim wrap is another great way to make the exterior of your house maintenance- free. There are three basic types of trim wrap- aluminum with a baked-on finish, aluminum with a vinyl (PVC) covering and a pure vinyl. The pure vinyl trim wrap comes pre-moulded so it's not applicable in all situations and is rarely used by contractors and trim mechanics. The other two types can be bent to any shape so they are very versatile. Out of the three types, the vinyl covered aluminum is my … (2 comments)

hampton roads: Siding types, advantages and disadvantages - 02/08/09 01:42 AM
                                                        Siding types, advantages and disadvantages.
There are several types of siding you can choose for your house including but not limited to wood, vinyl, masonite and cement board.
                                                            
 Wood siding was the main choice for many years simply because it was the only choice. Before all the new material began to emerge most homes were sided in either a clapboard or shingle type siding. Wood siding is made of all different types of wood with cedar being the longest lasting (within a reasonable price range anyway). But even cedar eventually has to be painted if you want it … (0 comments)

 

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