How to Prevent Gutter Damage


Constantly replacing your gutters can get quite expensive — and leaving them in disrepair can be even more costly if you end up allowing heavy torrents of water to flow anywhere they want. It’s no surprise, then, that savvy homeowners take every

Should I Remove My Old Insulation Before Adding New?


When it’s time to add new insulation to your home, the biggest question most homeowners have is: Should I remove my old insulation first? If it’s time for you to add in new insulation and you have the same question, then you’re

Do I Need to Reinsulate My Home?


Whether you built your home from the ground up or bought and moved into an existing home, insulation is probably the last thing you think about--out of sight, out of mind. Even if your home does need to be reinsulated, it most

How to Repair a Leaking Gutter


Probably one of the most neglected aspects of a home, gutters actually provide an important service. They keep water from building up and settling around your foundation, which can cause problems. But like anything else, gutters need regular maintenance and even then,

What to Look for in a Home Improvement Contractor


Our homes sometimes require repair and improvement work, especially as the seasons change. If you're looking for local home improvement contractors, you're probably realizing there are a lot. It can be difficult to narrow it down and find the best ones. How

6 Tips to Prevent Pipes from Freezing


Old Man Winter isn't going away any time soon—in fact, we have some extremely cold weather ahead of us. Upstate New York residents are no stranger to brutal temperatures and the problems that they can cause. One of the worst is frozen

What Are Ice Dams & Can They Be Prevented?


Winters here in Upstate New York are no joke—not only are they bitterly cold, but snow, hail and high winds can wreak havoc on your home’s exterior. Often, because of their exposure, the roof and gutters see the most damage. Ice dams