How to Safely Hang Last Minute Christmas Lights

With Christmas just days away and guests making their way from out of town, you might be on of the many folks who are hanging last minute Christmas lights this year.  Hanging outdoor lights can feel like such a chore but you want to make sure you do so safely without injuring yourself or damaging …

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Getting Your Roof Ready for Winter

We hate to say it, but…being a homeowner or commercial property owner in Michigan means now is the time to get your roof ready for winter. While we’ve just barely entered into fall, the coming weeks seem to fly by. With holidays, family gatherings, and hosting guests on your to-do list it’s easy to forget …

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Curb Appeal- What IS Appealing

Curb Appeal – What IS Appealing If you’re in the market to sell your home, chances are you and/or your real estate agent are thinking about ways you can improve your home. As you brainstorm, you may think its important to update your kitchen and bathrooms or finally swap your old carpeting for hardwood floors. …

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Curb Appeal- What’s NOT Appealing

Curb Appeal – What’s NOT Appealing If you’re in the market to sell your home, chances are you and/or your real estate agent are thinking about ways you can improve your home. As you brainstorm, you may think its important to update your kitchen and bathrooms or finally swap your old carpeting for hardwood floors. …

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Getting Your Yard Ready for Summer

It’s hard to believe that the Michigan winter is far behind us but, believe it or not, spring will soon be coming to a close and we’ll be barreling fast into summer. As usual for Michiganders, winter’s abrupt end leaves us a little bewildered with the improved weather. While we’re tentatively embracing sandals and t-shirts, …

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BEST Home Improvement Investments | Roof Advance

Part Two: As spring begins and summer nears, chances are you’ll be thinking of a few home improvements to make as the weather warms. While you may have a few DIY tricks up your sleeve, we want to make sure you always get the most bang for your buck. Whether you’re replacing your roof or updating …

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WORST Home Improvement Investments | Roof Advance

As spring begins and summer nears, chances are you’ll be thinking of a few home improvements to make as the weather warms. While you may have a few DIY tricks up your sleeve, we want to make sure you always get the most bang for your buck. Whether you’re replacing your roof or updating your …

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Go Green Series-Green Roofs with Vegetation

While not as common as solar panels or rainwater collection, there is another way to make your roof more “green” – growing plants on it. Vegetation takes in carbon dioxide and gives off oxygen which is wonderful for the atmosphere and since your roof is a large unused space, why not make the best of …

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Go Green Series: Rainwater Collection | Roof Advance

Rainwater Collection One of the easiest ways to “go green” and be more energy efficient with your house is to collect rainwater. Not only will it save you money on your water bill, but it is a great way to recycle and reuse something that literally falls from the sky. Here is what you will …

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