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Can You Repair Your Roof in the Winter?

Dec 17, 2013 No Comments by

Most people avoid scheduling any roofing work during the winter—often due to concerns that the weather is too unpleasant for roofers and will cause installation problems. However, you can complete certain repairs during the winter, as long as you take the proper precautions. It’s important to distinguish whether your roof needs to be repaired or […]

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Planning Bathroom Remodeling Costs

Nov 14, 2013 No Comments by

The bathroom is one of the most expensive rooms to re-do per square foot. Because its functionality is so complex, remodelers usually end up spending a hefty chunk of their budget on labor costs—although the finished products (toilets, sinks, etc.) are expensive too. To help you plan your budget, HomeServiceWorld offers the following guidelines and […]

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Home Improvement Projects under $400

Sep 12, 2013 No Comments by

The most important home improvement projects are often not the most expensive ones. Here are some tasks that will protect or add value to your home, but won’t cost you much.   Clean your gutters for $250-$350: Hiring professionals to clean your gutters is well worth the cost: they can flush out downspouts and check […]

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How to Save on a Kitchen Remodel

Jul 22, 2013 No Comments by

Kitchen remodels are one of the most effective ways to increase the value of your home and are therefore a great return of investment. The kitchen is one of the first rooms—if not the first room—that potential homebuyers look at when assessing your home. However, to get the most bang for your buck, follow this […]

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How to Avoid a Window Installation Nightmare

May 09, 2013 No Comments

You may have heard the horror stories—botched measurements, damaged mouldings, caulking inadvertently tracked throughout the house, even shattered glass on the lawn, followed by leaks and drafts once the new purchases are actually in place. Indeed, when it comes to a happy window replacement experience, the quality of the installation is key. But how do […]

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Why You Can Get the BEST DEAL on Roofing Work This Spring

Apr 30, 2013 No Comments

Don’t wait any longer to fix your roof—otherwise you may miss the best opportunity in years to snag a great deal. Multitudes of homeowners have already visited a roofing estimates provider, such as Home Service World, to get huge savings from a trusted contractor in their area. Now, late spring of 2013, is the best […]

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What Defines a Great Contractor?

Jan 28, 2013 No Comments

A truly great contractor understands your home improvement needs, listens to you, and has the skills and licensed experience to get the job done right. Before you decide on a contractor, you should take these factors into consideration along with affordability in order to avoid problems during and after the work is completed.   Hiring […]

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Creepy Basement? Give It a Fab Finish

Jan 21, 2013 No Comments

If your basement is unfinished, it could be downright frightening in terms of appearance and potential expense. Still, it’s possible to give your basement the finish your home deserves with a little planning and strategic focus. You may be interested in turning the basement into an apartment for an older parent or a laundry room […]

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The Perils of Going Without Permits and Licensed Builders

Jan 04, 2013 No Comments

The DIY philosophy adopted by many current and potential homeowners is admirable and often cost-effective. But there are some instances when DIY can leave your home dreams DOA – dead on arrival. There are certain things homeowners should never do to save money: namely, going about a build or addition without the necessary permits and […]

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Top Ten Roof Problems

Dec 03, 2012 No Comments

Roof problems are pretty much inevitable, but some issues are more common than others. Here are ten of the most frequently experienced roof problems:   Leaks – Roof leaks can be caused by weather conditions and normal wear and tear. Repairs to your roof seams can often remedy the issue.   Roof blow-offs – Heavy […]

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