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A beautiful two-story house
Everything you must know about LP SmartSide shingles and other siding options

Unless you’re a cave dweller, you probably know that the importance of siding should never be underestimated. Much like a roof, it protects the whole building from the elements and makes your living comfortable. Plus, if it fits a house well, siding gives it an impressively welcoming look from the street. No matter the type,…

Stone veneer siding
What is better for your home: Fiber cement panels or stone siding?

No doubt, siding should be at the top of your agenda if you’re looking to spruce up or renovate your house. These days, so many options are available for sale that choosing a perfect one may be pretty tough. You can get wood, stone, vinyl, stucco, metal, fiber cement, or brick siding, to name a…

A durable gutter system
Why you should forget about DIY gutters installation and hire a professional

When we need to fix something around the house, there is always that voice inside our heads telling us that there is no need to get professional help, that we just as easily can do it ourselves. Indeed, nine times out of ten you can watch an online tutorial and avoid paying extra money to…

Hail and wind can cause serious damage to your shingles
Roof protection against wind and hail made easy

The average cost of a house in Kentucky is $143,000, and a large part of its value is the roof. Many people do not pay all that much attention to their roofs, but they are making a huge mistake. Neglecting this part of your home can result in damage that can be difficult and expensive…

Typical American suburban house with clapboard siding
The best types of house siding for your home

Siding forms your home’s first line of defense against wind, rain, and snow. But, you not only want your home to be protected from the elements, you also want to be sure that the exterior siding option you choose helps you maintain its curb appeal. There are a number of methods and types of siding…

A man is inspecting the roof surface
Secrets behind roof longevity – from attic insulation in winter to year-round maintenance

Leaving bedroom makeovers and kitchen remodeling aside, roof installation comes as the most costly home improvement project. To make sure that your investment will not vanish, it does make sense to take care of roof maintenance. This will allow you to extend its lifespan and eliminate the need of re-roofing every other year. Many homeowners…

A man on the ladder is installing parts of a gutter system
The best gutter systems for your home

A house is not complete unless it has a set of gutters to protect it from rain waiter. Without a properly installed rain gutter system, water will gather near the walls of your house. Not only will this standing water breed mosquitoes, cause mildew, and stain your walls, but it can also undermine your foundation,…

A beautiful house with a slate roof
The industry holds a new course: Eco, designer, and energy roofing

In the U.S., the roofing industry is gradually evolving from constructing simple protection solutions for properties into the art that emphasizes the curb appeal and makes your house greener. Homeowners tend to opt for materials which prove to be beautifully designed and eco-friendly with ever-increasing frequency. That said, they are still not ready to compromise…

Mold on exterior of the house
How to remove mold from vinyl siding

So you invested a small fortune into installing vinyl siding on your outside walls, and for a while, you have enjoyed the perfect exterior of your house. That is, until you started noticing unsightly dark stains on the walls. Indeed, vinyl siding is a durable, waterproof, and low-maintenance solution. But, unfortunately, it is not immune…

What are the pros and cons of DIY roofing
The Pros and Cons of DIY Roof Repair

When it’s time for a new roof, you might find yourself wondering if a DIY roof repair is right for you. Many homeowners take DIY roof replacement into consideration simply for the possibility of saving a few dollars here and there. It’s true that it can save you some money, but because so many things…

How to fix the common gutter issues
How to Discover and Repair Common Gutter Problems

Many homeowners put a lot of effort into making sure their home has great curb appeal but put little thought into whether their home has any gutter issues. However, this is a problem because a gutter system that does not work properly can:

Hardie siding for a house
LP® SmartSide® vs. Hardie® siding: What is your best option?

Quality siding is an essential home exterior part for protecting your property against winter storms, heavy rains, and hail impacts. It is also about a cosmetic upgrade that is intertwined with how your house looks from the outside. So, homeowners have to take it seriously when selecting siding for their property. This is when the…

Two roofers inspecting roof problems
What is a roof inspection and why it is important

Let’s be honest! When was the last time you did a roof inspection of your house? When it comes to home inspection, people tend to forget about the roof. However, the most common causes of house damage come from leaky roofs and flooded basements. For this reason, a roof inspection should be done at least…

Man inspecting the rain gutters
Ensure a Long Life of Your House by Providing Timely Gutter Maintenance

Why do you need gutters for your house? A roof protects your home and its contents from the effects of bad weather conditions. A good gutter system attached to it ensures that the rainwater won’t run underneath the roof and siding. Furthermore, if your house is built on a slight slope, the water may cause…

Experienced worker is installing the gutter system on the roof
The Primary Mistakes of Gutter Installation

House gutter installation is always a great idea. A quality gutter system is aimed at carrying rainwater away from the foundation of the house. This, in turn, helps to maintain the integrity of the whole building. There are many reasons why people decide to install gutters. The most common reason is that a gutter system…

Beautiful house with grey exterior
How to Identify Types of Siding for Homes

Just as a roof protects the top of a house against moisture-related problems, siding does the same thing to the rest of the building by providing exterior walls with an important shelter. It is meant to be responsible not only for the appearance of your property but structure durability and energy efficiency. Covering the outer…

Best Roofing Material
How to Choose The Best Roofing Material?

If you are planning to build a house or any other facility, after planning all of the construction work, in the end, you’ll be met with the challenge of choosing from different roofing materials, thus ensuring an adequate quality cover for your residence or place of business. Choosing roofing materials can be tough, especially if…

House with a new seamless aluminum gutter
Hand Miter Gutter Corner: The Future of Seamless Systems

It is common knowledge that water can seriously endanger the foundation of a house if not carried away immediately. It is gutters that serve as effective discharge systems to remove liquid from the top of a building. They get installed below roof eaves and are responsible for collecting rainwater while directing it to a downspout….

House with Owens Corning shingles
Explore the collection of Owens Corning Duration shingles

Give your house a proper protection We all heard the saying: ‘My home is my castle.’ It means that our home is the place where we feel comfortable and safe. However, comfort and safety do not come with houses by default. They are ensured by many aspects including the materials the houses are made from….

New house with LP Smart siding
Take advantage of LP® SmartSide® siding solutions

When the time comes to do trim and siding, there are a lot of siding options to choose from. Traditionally, people opt for wood siding owing to its natural beauty and biodegradable characteristics. However, there are a lot of other options that offer much more benefits in terms of installation, durability, and appearance. What is…

Roof Hail Damage
Louisville Roofer

When to Replace a Roof Roughly every 15 – 25 years a roof has been used up from the weather and/or is leaking / damaged and needs to be replaced. How a Roof is layered/built up is something that every home owner needs to know more about. It is linked directly to the quality of…

Roof Replacement
Roof Replacement | Best Practices

Homeowners do a Roof Replacement, or Siding / Gutter Replacements once every 15 – 25 years on average. Hence, it is difficult to know what to look for in a trusted Contractor. Pros who do this work daily will do Roof Replacements. They typically offer larger Restoration and Remodeling Services in Louisville, Kentucky as well….

Home Run Improvement – Reviews

(Words 46 ) Home Run Improvement Reviews – helps us clearly rank highly among the Leading Home Improvement contractors in Louisville, KY. When it comes to remodeling and renovating your home, Home Run Improvement is a  professional one stop shop. Home Run Improvement, LLC is family owned and operated business serving Louisville, KY and surrounding…

What is Angie’s List? (And why you should be using it)

What is Angie’s List? Angie’s List is an online review service that has been in business for over 10 years. The website allows homeowners to browse potential contractors & companies for upcoming home renovation or repair needs. Additionally, users can add reviews on their own experiences once a project is completed. The website currently has…