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Holy Batcave! Crazy Things Can Happen When Roofers Encounter An Attic Full Of Bats

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Being on top of a house is dangerous enough, but there are some situations that roofers encounter that can be deadly. One of those hazards is a rotted roof and an attic full of bats. Bat Habits Bats sleep during the day, and if disturbed, they head for the nearest exit. In the case of a roofer tearing off sheathing, this may be the hole they just opened in the roof. Read More»

Three Exciting Types of Construction Jobs

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Are you someone who enjoys building things but doesn’t want to spend their life building houses or working on roadways? Here are three other types of construction jobs that offer exciting opportunities for you to put your skills to use. Marine Construction If you enjoy being on or near the water, you might want to check into marine construction. You’ll be able to build things in and along some of the most exciting waterways in the world including the Great Lakes, the Persian Gulf, the Mississippi River, the Atlantic Ocean, and many more cool places. Read More»

3 Ways To Save Money On A Basement Refinishing Project

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Many who purchase homes with unfinished basements dream of someday being able to finish off those spaces for the extra square footage and living space. Unfortunately, the costs of refinishing a basement can be quite pricey, typically totaling around $70,000 to have a contractor do it for you. Fortunately, however, there are a few things you can do to cut back your basement finishing costs without having to make any major sacrifices in the process. Read More»

Four Classic Roofing Ideas With Modern Materials For Historic Restorations

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Conventional asphalt roofing products have been around since the early 1900s, but before their invention, other materials were used to roof homes. These materials can be things like wood shakes, metal shingles and other materials. If you are restoring a historic home, you may want to preserve the historic look of these materials. There are modern products that you can use to keep the historic look and still have a modern roofing solution. Read More»

2 Snow Removal Options To Consider

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Snow removal is one of the biggest hassles of owning a home, particularly if you live in an area that gets massive amounts of snow every year. Two snow removal options to consider that can make your snow removal task a lot easier are dark abrasive materials and innovative snow shovels. Dark Abrasive Materials Putting abrasive materials, such as sand, on your driveway and sidewalks has always been a great way to provide traction for anyone walking or driving. Read More»