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  • 1. Gfs8The Basics When It Comes To Home ImprovementIf you are interested in home improvement but dont know where to start, dont worry. There are lotsof great resources available no matter what kind of project you are considering. Whether its fixing aleaky faucet or completely remodeling your home, this article can give you tips to help you on yourway.If you are improving your home to increase its sale value, focus on the important portions first. Tryingto renovate the whole home will become overly expensive and provide a diminishing return oninvestment. Items such as exterior siding, plumbing fixtures, lighting, and kitchen appliances,however, will be universally appealing as you try to sell the home.Put electrical wire connectors on your tubes of caulking! Those little plastic covers that come with thetubes always go missing! A readily had replacement that works as good or better than the original capis an electrical wire connector. You can even use special colors for special types of tubes.RoofingMake 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.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.You 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.GuttersIf you have a leaky roof, some of the first places you should look for the culprit would be skylights,around the chimney, wall step flashings, and low spots. The next place to look would be the gutters!Damaged gutters are often the cause of a leaky roof because the water will run directly down theexterior of the house.To save money on later projects, hold onto even your used equipment which still serves a purpose.For example, leftover drywall or putty may be useful if you ever need to patch a hole. Even seemingly
  • 2. "done" items like used paint rollers can find a second purpose; their long handles and narrowdimensions make them perfect for clearing gutters.ChimneysLocated above eye level and therefore out of mind, gutters, chimneys, and downspouts are oftenignored during home improvement and maintenance projects. However, focusing on these purelypractical updates will go a long way in ensuring that your home operates safely, efficiently and in anaffordable manner. If your chimney is not cleaned, it can catch fire and debris can clog your guttersand downspouts, which could cause water damage if they are not maintained.Things like gutters and chimneys are forgotten about when most people are making homeimprovements. It is important that these areas of your home are maintained so they function properly.If you do not clean it regularly, your chimney might catch fire; your downspouts and gutters may clogand lead to some water damage if you dont pay attention.Surely, you found the information that preceded to be helpful for many different projects around yourhouse. A bit of knowledge about home improvement can go a long way in helping you transform yourhouse into your home. Take on the challenge of making the improvements on your home with thehelp of the included information.roofer wellesley ma