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At Some Point, Every Homeowner Needs a New Roof

Whether you’re planning to stay in your current home for life or just the average eight years most homeowners remain in one place, the odds you’ll need a new roof at some point are pretty high. More than one-third of houses in the United States are over 50 years old. As of 2021, about 10.5…
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Is Your Bathroom Saying: “Remodel Me!”

Even Small Budgets Gain BIG Results It may start small with a leaking toilet or a chipped mirror but before long you’re noticing the shower is a little too small. And those colors on the wall—they’re looking outdated. At first the messages are small and subtle, but over time they grow in volume—the bathroom needs…
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Excavation is a Job for the Pros.

Excavation is an essential part of construction—whether you’re building a new home or adding on to an existing one, constructing a new driveway, digging a basement or performing many other construction-related functions. Simply put, excavation is the process of removing rock, soil and other materials from a site. This is generally performed using heavy earth moving…
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Where Do You Start When Fire Damages Your Home?

  “Thank goodness it didn’t start in the middle of the night.” Unfortunately, too many East Tennessee homeowners experience their share of the estimated 1.35 million house fires that occur annually in the United States. These fires cause 3,800 civilian fire deaths and property damage estimated at $15.9 billion, according to the National Fire Protection…
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Spring is Here! Time to Check Your Home for Winter Damage.

As we welcome Spring, it may be easy for many East Tennessee homeowners to see that Old Man Winter has brutalized their homes. From deep-freeze temperatures to snowstorms, high winds, falling trees and more, the coming of Spring may reveal damaged roofs, gutters, doors, and walkways. That’s why it’s a good idea to Inspect exterior…
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Don’t Move. Renovate!

Like many Americans, East Tennesseans are living in their homes longer these days. Redfin News reports that a record 25.1% of U.S. homeowners in 2020 have lived in the same home for more than 20 years, up from 14.3% in 2010 and 8.6% in 2005. Rising home prices over the last two decades have made…
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Recovery from Fire and Water Damage Requires Specialized Help

OMG,  Where do we even start! A sudden, unexpected event that damages your home—perhaps even making it unlivable for a time–can throw can turn your world upside down. Fire, flood, mold or other hazards or events can send you and your family packing, disrupting normal life and wrecking your bank account. Faulty heating or electrical…
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Let it Snow! Let it Snow! But Check Your Roof

The New Year brings the coldest months and some of the biggest challenges for homeowners, including high heating bills, frozen pipes and slick driveways and neighborhood roads. It can also be the worst time of year for damage to your roof. It’s a good idea to take a few simple steps to minimize roofing problems…
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Safety Tips Using Rooftop Holiday Lights

We can’t all be Clark Griswold, the super-charged outdoor lighting whiz in Christmas Vacation, but plenty of us like to bring an extra measure of cheer to the exterior of our house during the holiday season. East Tennessee homeowners like it when cars slow in front of their house to take in the decorations, including…
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Thinking of Doing It Yourself? You Might Want to Reconsider.

  For East Tennessee homeowners, ideas for remodeling your home come from many places. Maybe you toured a realtor’s open house last weekend and saw some features you really like. Or the latest issue of a home improvement magazine arrived in the mail and sparked your imagination. Or you took a trip and were impressed…
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