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  1. 1. Gfs6Follow These Tips To Make Essential Home Improvements.If it is done right, a remodeling project can add tremendous value to your home. Completing theseprojects takes time, patience, and money. In this article we will share with you some of the best timeand money-saving tips for completing your next home improvement project.In home improvements the kitchen usually makes up the foundation of the home. Putting in newwooden cabinets along with shiny new faucets and a marble countertop, can immediately addbrightness to a room and make it such a much more enjoyable space. This will also make the housemore desirable to others if you decide to sell.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.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.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.GuttersUse an old, dirty paint roller to clean the gutters on your house. The old paint roller that you havedeemed unusable will quickly and easily clean your dirty gutters. Attach the roller to an extendedhandle. Then simply remove debris and leaves by sliding it along the gutter.Remember 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.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. ChimneysOne simple home improvement that is often neglected is gutter and chimney maintenance. Inspectyour gutters and chimneys at least once a year, and make repairs if you need to. If not regularlycleaned, your chimney could catch fire, and clogged gutters could lead to severe water damage.Things like gutters and chimneys are forgotten about when most people are making homeimprovements. However, without regular inspections, you may not discover if there is an issue withhow these items function. If not regularly cleaned, your chimney could catch fire, and clogged gutterscould lead to severe water damage.You have a home and you want to make it an extension of yourself. If you have never done anythinglike that before, knowing where to start can overwhelm you. As was stated in the beginning, all ittakes is a bit of information. That information was presented to you here, so that you can have thehome you have been wanting.roofing lexington ma