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  • 1. Gfs11How To Transform Your Basement Into A Game RoomSo you want to try your hand at home improvement, huh? Do you know anything about this kind ofwork? Do you know about all of the different kinds of tools and safety regulations? Do you know whatentails a good job? If these questions raise more questions than you can answer, try looking at thetips below.Updating a bathroom that seems old and dated, can be a quick and easy way to liven the overallappearance of your home. Consider replacing the carpet, throw on a fresh paint of coat, or buy newtowels and a new shower curtain, for some fast and painless results.RoofingRoofingYou can install your metal roofing right over top of old asphalt tiles. This will save you time and moneybecause you will not have costs involved in the removal. But if there are more than two layers theywill have to be removed first.Replacing a roof can be one of a homeowners biggest expenses. Get estimates from at least threeroofing companies and be sure to check their references. There are many options for new roofingmaterial, including lightweight tile and metal roofs, in addition to the more traditional wood shake andcomposite shingles. A good roofing contractor will help you decide.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.GuttersMake sure that you clean your downspouts and gutters at least a couple of times per year to preventcostly damage to your home. Overflowing gutters can actually cause water to leak onto interior walls,and gutters clogged with pounds of wet leaves may buckle under the weight. This is especiallyimportant in autumn, when leaves are shedding rapidly from the trees.Make sure that you clean your downspouts and gutters at least a couple of times per year to preventcostly damage to your home. Overflowing gutters can actually cause water to leak onto interior walls,and gutters clogged with pounds of wet leaves may buckle under the weight. This is especiallyimportant in autumn, when leaves are shedding rapidly from the trees.Make sure to clear your gutters from leaves and debris in the fall. The combination of being clogged
  • 2. with 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.ChimneysDownspouts, gutters and chimneys often do not get the attention they deserve in an annualmaintenance schedule. These elements of the house must be examined often to ensure they arealways in good working order. If you do not clean out your chimney regularly, it can cause a fire; ifyou do not clean your gutters, it may cause water to overflow and flood your home.Home improvement projects can easily go wrong if they are not managed correctly. In this article wehave discussed some important tips to help you plan, manage, and complete your next homeimprovement project. Following these tips can make all the difference in the world, as you plan toimprove your valuable investment.roofing contractors brookline ma