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21 Mar

What Causes Icicles?

Icicles can be a good indication of one of two things, or a combination of both. 1. Lack of insulation. Due to insufficient insulation, heat loss will warm the attic and will allow residual melting from underneath. 2. Lack of ventilation. Due to insufficient ventilation or a balanced ventilation system, any heat loss or radiant

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20 Mar

It’s Ice Dam Season

Tom Shelp, Peranich & Shelp Construction, Inc. It is best to discover you have a problem with your roof before the snow flies. Check your roof for signs of wear and deterioration to help prevent leakage and damage to the inside of your home. Look for weak points (at skylights, chimneys and dormers), worn sections

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10 Mar

Fun Facts: Keep Basements Dry

With the melting snow and spring rain, make sure your downspout leaders are attached to keep the water away from your foundation. Late winter and early spring are when most basements get wet if they are going to. You’ll hear this several times from us – keep your gutters clean!

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10 Mar

Fun Fact: Roof Pitches

Most flat roofs have some sort of a pitch to them (directional flow for water). If there is debris or the drains are plugged, standing or ponding water occurs. This is when most flat roof leaks occur. Keep the roof and drains clean and free of debris.

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08 Mar

Fun Fact: Ice Dams

Gutters filling up with ice? Ice dams are usually caused by a combination of two things going wrong: ventilation and insulation. Proper ventilation is necessary to cool the attic and exhaust it’s damp air in the winter. Also, some of us with older homes have insulation that is not up to snuff.

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25 Jul

CertainTeed Siding For Your Home

It’s the perfect time to year to get out and enjoy the weather! Take a stroll through your neighborhood and be inspired by the beauty that each home has to offer in terms of curb appeal. There are endless possibilities when it comes to your home’s siding. Be bold. Let your personality shine through your

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19 Jul

Common Questions You May Have About Roofing

Your roof is one of the most important parts of your home. It plays a crucial role in protecting you and your family, it’s one of the largest investments from rain and snow and also affects your home’s overall appearance. These are only a few of the reasons why we take roofing your home so

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11 Jul

Trex Decking

Summer is in full swing! It’s time to kick off your shoes and enjoy the sunshine while sitting on your deck! Not only do they make an enjoyableplace to hang out with your friends and family, but they add tremendous value and appeal to your home. Decks are a great way to create a smooth

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