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  1. 1. Gfs10Ideas To Help You Improve Your Homes ValueWith a little guidance, tackling home improvement projects can be a simple, affordable, and effectiveway to increase the value of your property while making it a more pleasant and efficient place to live.Here you will find some useful tips and tricks for choosing and completing your next major project.Never try to do electrical or plumbing work yourself regardless of how easy the job may seem. Hire aprofessional to do the job, and make sure that they have all of the appropriate licenses that your staterequires. If you dont verify that you may end up with a badly done job and no recourse.RoofingMetal roofing can be made of many different types of metals. Some of the choices you have whendeciding are steel, zinc, copper, stainless steel, and alumninum. All of these have their pros and consand you should look into each one of them to make an informed decision.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.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.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.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.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. ChimneysChimneysWhen you are doing home improvements, people do not often think of the gutters or chimney. Makesure to inspect these parts of your home so you can make necessary repairs. A dirty chimney is morelikely to catch fire and clogged gutters can cause water damage.Home improvement projects can be fun and even uplifting. After all, you are giving something great toyour home, putting in what you want to enjoy for some time to come. If you are ready to get down tobusiness and learn some great skills, these home improvement tips can provide great advice.metal roof repair