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  1. 1. Gfs10Try These Motivating Home Improvement Tips!Your home is your refuge from all the stress and cares of the world, and making improvements toyour home can be a way to increase your feelings of peace and security. Save time and money byavailing of the right information for your home improvement project. Here are some useful pointers.If you have limited floor space in a bedroom, consider lofting your bed. As long as your ceilings arehigh enough, lofting your bed can dramatically increase the amount of floor space in your room. Manyfurniture companies now stock double and even king and queen sized loft bed frames. So even if youshare a bed with a partner, you can still loft it.One of the best home improvements you can consider doing is placing a second bath in the house.This will improve its profit rating as well as make it a more comfortable and pleasant atmosphere fornot only those that live there, but for any guests that stay over as well.RoofingSuppose you are planning to replace your roof and are considering using either shingles or metalroofing. Which is best? You need to take into account the pitch of the roof. Either material will work ona steep pitch, but for a low pitch roof you should use metal roofing. Shingles will always leak.One type of roof vent you can use with metal roofing would be one made of ABS plastic. Theynormally come in the same color of the metal you will be using. They are easy to install with metalscrews and stand up well when you are considering the elements.Make sure to have your home inspected before starting any major renovations. Checking for roofingissues, termites, electrical issues and plumbing beforehand can save you a lot of trouble down theroad. Finding issues like these when you are halfway through a renovation process can be anightmare on your budget.GuttersIt is wise to trim any branches that are overhanging your roof. In a storm they may break off, fall andspear your roof. In a snowstorm they will dump their load of snow, which may accumulate as ice.Also, falling leaves from these branches may accumulate and cause dampness on the roof, and clogthe gutters.Make sure to clear your gutters from leaves and debris in the fall. The combination of being cloggedwith leaves and freezing water can cause damage to your home and actually cause basementleaking. Since it is not something you see everyday as a reminder, make a note on your "to do" list assoon as leaves start to fall.
  2. 2. ChimneysLess glamorous projects can be some of the most overlooked. For example, many people ignore theimportance of maintaining their gutters, chimneys and downspouts. It is important that these areas ofyour home are maintained so they function properly. Keeping your chimney free of debris is importantto prevent fires from substances that might become trapped inside the chimney. Similarly, keepingyour gutters free from debris will prevent water damage to your roof caused by the accumulation ofwater in rain gutters.Downspouts, gutters and chimneys often do not get the attention they deserve in an annualmaintenance schedule. It is essential that you look at all of the different parts of the house to ensurethey do not need an upgrade or repair. Maintenance such as chimney sweeping, gutter cleaning andchecking downspouts will prevent costly damage from leaks or water damage that you may not noticeuntil it is too late.Do you now understand about home improvement? Do you know about tools and safety regulationsand how to use them? Do you now know what it takes to do a good job? If you have an idea of how toanswer these questions now, then you have read and understood what it takes to become better athome improvement.roofing contractors lincoln ma