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Resources

Resources

Before moving forward with your next home improvement project, be sure to read up on some of our recent articles. These articles are great resources for you to learn more about our most sought-after services, including expert roofing services, siding repair, gutter repair, emergency tarping & much more.

March 21, 2022

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How to Find the Right Roofing Contractor

Choosing a roofing contractor is no easy task, and if it’s your first time researching roofing contractors, it can seem like a scary process. Like any large investment, it takes a lot of time and effort to choose a high quality contractor that fits your budget.

March 23, 2022

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How to Properly Clean Pollen Off the Outside of Your Home

You’ve probably already heard lots of stories about the country’s latest environmental challenge from the news but if you haven’t, pollen counts around the United States are at an all-time high.

April 13, 2022

roofing

Storm Guard Success Story

Storm Guard Restoration has grown rapidly over the course of the last three years. After partnering with franchise developing company, Rhino7 in 2013, Storm Guard went from having a few locations owned by family and friends to having more than 40 owned by intrigued franchisees.

April 15, 2022

Weather Alerts? There’s an App for That

When it comes to natural disasters, you never want to be left in the dark. Fortunately the technology in our smartphones is more powerful than ever.

March 23, 2022

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Five Solar Energy Home Trends to Watch

Despite what skeptics may say, solar energy is a very good thing—for efficient home designs, for the environment, and for your checkbook. It’s one of the only self-sustaining processes for creating and storing energy, rather than buying it. Let’s take a closer look at some of the home trends that are being impacted by solar.

March 23, 2022

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How Homeowners Should Prepare for a Flood

Flooding is one of the most traumatic and dangerous natural disasters in the United States. In general, flooding is the number one natural disaster in the entire country, while flash flooding is responsible for approximately 200 deaths each year. From 2005 to 2014, the average flood claim was $42,000, and total flood insurance claims averaged more than $3.5 million per year.

April 13, 2022

Preparing Your Home For A Blizzard

During the winter, it’s important to prep your home for the worst. While, yes, it’s essential to implement emergency action plans to keep your family safe, it’s also essential to prepare your home for the damages that can accompany blizzards.

April 15, 2022

Tips for Tackling Water Damage (that Many Homeowners Miss)

In the aftermath of hurricanes Irma, Harvey, and Maria, many American homeowners are struggling to learn how to cope with water damage restoration, meaning the technical processes needed to repair a home that has suffered a flood or other water-related destruction. However, water damage restoration is a complex business and it’s easy for laymen homeowners to miss important steps in the process during the rush to clean up.

March 21, 2022

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Top Five Smells to Be Concerned About in your Home

A wide variety of sources can cause a house to smell poorly, from the trash that’s overdue for the dumpster to a teenager’s body odor.

March 22, 2022

The Damage of Hurricanes to Your Home

Your home is one of your biggest assets and should be properly taken care of to maximize its useful lifetime. Maintaining a sturdy home that is protected from the unexpected can be incredibly difficult, especially in the case of a natural disaster.

March 16, 2022

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How to Properly Caulk Your Window

An air draft, beam of light, puddle of water, or an ant trail are all signs that it’s time to reapply caulk to your window frame. Your home’s windows are sealed with a flexible material called caulk and the purpose of this sealant is to fill the gaps and cracks that could lead to air leaks or letting in rain water. And while applying caulk to a window isn’t rocket science, it can be a tricky process. Especially if it’s your first time caulking. Here are six steps to properly apply caulk to your window frame like a pro.

March 22, 2022

roofing

Signs of a Roof Leak

A stain or a wet spot on your ceiling is an obvious sign that your roof is leaking. But by the time you’ve identified ceiling damage, you’re already hundreds of dollars deep in damages.

March 16, 2022

The 5 Most Notable Hurricanes in U.S. History

Between the high wind speeds and heavy rains, hurricanes can be destructive and extremely costly. The United States has had its fair share of hurricanes destroy communities and here’s a look at the most notable hurricanes in U.S. history.

April 15, 2022

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What Are Ice Dams and Why Are They Formed?

The attic is a part of the house that is typically under-appreciated and is known as an awkward space for storing junk.  Surprisingly for most homeowners, the attic plays a big role in controlling the entire house temperature, acting as a ventilation system where the excess heat within the house rises into the attic.

Hail Damage on Roof From Storm

March 16, 2022

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What To Do After Hail Damages Your Roof

Hail damage to your roof is no joking matter. If your roof has fallen victim to a hailstorm and has noticeable damage, you’ll need to get it inspected. If left unchecked, any damage to the roof can lead to leaks and further damage that will be even more costly to repair. Read on to learn what to do after hail damages your roof.

April 13, 2022

Navigating Your Claims Process: Seven Simple Steps

As the weather gets increasingly more intense, the risk of damage to your home because of a natural disaster increases.

April 15, 2022

What is a Nor’Easter?

It’s a word bantered around by meteorologists regularly, one delivered with a strong New England accent in the region: the “nor’easter.” It’s one of weather’s wackiest weather terms, but these storms are no joke.

April 13, 2022

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The Importance of Generators

Natural disasters happen. Power outages happen. The U.S. experiences 3,000 power outages per year, affecting at least 41 million people. And while natural disasters are out of your realm of control, you can control the severity of a power outage – to a certain extent.

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April 15, 2022

Tracking Down the Top Historic Winter Storms in the U.S.

In all the time that the United States has recorded weather, there have always been those rare winter blizzards that exceed all forecasts, break weather records, and cause mass devastation on an unprecedented scale.

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April 15, 2022

These Apps Can Help You Cope with Hurricane Season

With the 2018 hurricane season already underway and forecasters predicting a seventy percent likelihood of 10 to 16 named storms with winds of 40 miles per hour or higher, you can never be too prepared for an active storm season.