Your roof covers the largest asset you own, so it pays to know the signs of trouble. Fortunately, many of the danger signals are easy to see-you can sometimes even spot them from the ground. (Tip: Binoculars help!) A small leak can go undetected for years, causing huge damage before you notice anything. It’s a good idea to inspect your roof regularly. Many contractors offer free inspections. But even if you have to pay, it’s better than finding leaks after the damage is done. Here are a few of the most common and easy to recognize signs of roof problems.
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If you are thinking about building a Flower Mound or Dallas area custom home in 2013, it’s important that you realize that the higher the demand for homes goes, the higher the costs will be to build. However, building a custom Flower Mound home is one of the most exciting, fun, and anticipated times in …
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6807 SW Oakley
This beautiful pre-owned Oak Pointe home is in mint condition and offers a great value in The Oaks! From the sidewalk, beautiful curb appeal and a side entry 3 car garage pull you inside. An elegant entrance foyer is the perfect place to welcome guests before entering the open great room. The spacious great room features ceramic tile throughout, stone cast fireplace mantle, vaulted ceiling and opens up to the dining room and gourmet kitchen. The dining room is set apart by timeless arches and hardwood floors. In the gourmet kitchen enjoy a large island with bar seating, 5 burner gas cook top flanked by a stone cast vent hood, high end stainless steel appliances, under…
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I used to wonder why the Church, in her venerable wisdom, had a memorial feast day (August 5) for the dedication of Santa Maria Maggiore ...