Is Moss Bad For Your Cedar Shake Roof?

Posted on: 27 April 2016

During the spring, cedar shake roofs in cool, wet climates may develop a growth of moss on their surface. This can be troubling for the homeowners. Knowing what moss can do to your roof and how to prevent moss from returning can help you maintain your property this spring. Is moss bad for your cedar shake roof? Yes, moss is bad for your cedar shake roof. Cedar is naturally decay resistant, however, moss will hold soil and moisture against a cedar shake roof, which can cause the wood to deteriorate over time.
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Lawn-Free Landscaping Ideas

Posted on: 19 April 2016

Does the idea of constantly mowing a front lawn sound like a less than ideal way to spend your time? For some people lawn care is enjoyable, but for others it feels like a waste of time. If you see a lawn as a pointless waste of space, water, and time, there are other options that can be just as attractive – if not more so. The following ideas can inspire you.
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Three Things To Look For When Inspecting A French Drain System

Posted on: 8 April 2016

If you're a homeowner who is installing a French drain system in your yard, you're taking a great step toward keeping your yard and home safe from being overwhelmed by rainwater. But as simple as French drains are, they aren't maintenance-free. They do need periodic inspection to ensure they aren't failing and haven't become damaged. Here are three things you need to have the drain system inspected for on a regular basis.
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Two Radiant Floor Heating Myths Busted

Posted on: 16 March 2016

Warming your home during the long winters can be a constant battle. While modern heating systems can be highly effective at keeping your home the temperature that you want, there are many different types of heating systems available, and you might find this selection to be overwhelming and confusing. This can result in you putting faith in some erroneous ideas about this heating option. In particular, the following two notions may be discouraging you from making the investment to install this type of heating system in your home.
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