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  • 1. Gfs10Success With These Home Improvement Tips!Whether you only have a hundred dollars to spend on a home improvement project or thousands atyour disposal, the prospect of enhancing and adding value to your home is very exciting for mostpeople. These carefully selected home improvement tips and tricks are just the thing to get youinspired and ready for your next project.Stay true to the property and the neighborhood when you take on major renovations. If you live on astreet of suburb ranch style homes, then putting in a colonial mansion is not going to get you thedesired result youre after. It will be out of place and not something anyone else will be willing to payfor later.The kitchen is usually the room that sells the place. Take a look around and see if there are anyinexpensive things you can do to your kitchen to make it look recently update. Get rid of thatwallpaper or add hardware to your cabinets. Do whatever is simple and quick, but effective. You willbe able to mention the update in you listing and buyers like seeing that.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.Roll roof your floor for a practically indestructible finish! Buy roll roofing without the adhesive strip.Glue it in place either in long strips as it comes off the roll or cut up into irregular geometric shapes.Coat thickly with paint and use a brush to work the paint evenly into the surface.Suppose 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.GuttersRemember when doing a massive home renovation that the inside is not the only area that needsattention. Sure the inside of the home is a big factor in a major home improvement plan, butneglecting the outside will lead to expensive repairs down the road. Look at the roof, siding, paint,and gutters for any signs they need replacing.It 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 clog
  • 2. the gutters.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.Isnt creating your own home improvement job fun? As you have seen in this article, there are a lot ofways this can be done and no two techniques or products will yield the same results. There are alsolots of customizable options that can work with your home and budget.roof restoration lincoln ma