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10 Modern Gutter Styles & Downspouts That Are Just Beautiful

Gutters and downspouts aren’t just a necessary part of a home’s weatherproofing, they can also set the tone for your exterior design. Gutters collect the water, while downspouts divert water away from your home’s foundation, reducing the risk of flooding, leaks, mold and erosion. Although all gutters serve the same functional purpose, they come in ...

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Summer Checklist to Keep Your Home in Tip Top Shape

Summer has started! The birds are chirping, the grass is green, and finally there’s time to complete the summer checklist to keep your home in tip top shape. That means it’s time to spruce up your home with a good cleaning!  If you’re like me, you hop from one job to the other and things ...

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Advice on Gutters and Gutter Guards

Gutters….gutters…gutters… After researching my own issues I want to share some advice on gutters and gutter guards.  I hate talking about them because they are such a thing! However, a necessary thing, that, when installed and maintained correctly, will save your house from serious water and foundation issues. Recently, we bought a house in the ...

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Houses Need Love, Too

When you love something, you take care of it, right? This month is all about House Love and different ways we show that love.  So let’s get down to business with 3 ways you can EASILY show love to your biggest investment.  And not by adorning it with fancy design elements, although that rocks, too. ...