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  1. 1. Gfs7Make Your Home Improvement Projects Easier With These Quick SolutionsHome improvement has been around for as long as there have been structures in which people havelived in. We all want our homes to be comfortable and look beautiful, and sometimes the only way toaccomplish that is to do some updating. You can continue reading to find a few good homeimprovement tips for this modern age of technology and convenience.Believe it or not, shuttering your closets can be an excellent way to cut back on your energy bills. Thisproject can be nearly free if you know how to work with raw materials. Shuttering the closetsminimizes your square footage and the workload for your radiators. Better yet, your guests wont seeany closet clutter.To reduce the amount of water you use in the shower, install a low-flow shower head. Many varietiesprovide great pressure while using fewer gallons per minute than standard shower heads. Not onlydoes this save you money on your water bill, but using less hot water means that your water heaterdoesnt heat as much, either.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.By replacing the existing gutters on ones house with copper gutters they will be doing a homeimprovement project that enhances the appearance of their house. It can also help the value of oneshouse if they are ever going to try to sell the house. Most importantly though it will make one feelbetter about their house.
  2. 2. ChimneysChimneysChimneys, gutters, and downspouts can often get overlooked during home improvements and yearlyupdating. It is important to inspect these aspects of your home to make sure they are functioningproperly, and to make any necessary repairs. If not cleaned regularly, chimneys can ignite, andplugged downspouts and gutters can result in water damage.These are just a few of the ways home improvement projects can be kept under control and ultimatelybeneficial to your home market value. Whether you learn a better way to do a project you alreadyhave in mind or get an idea for a whole new home improvement job, studying the subject always paysoff.roofers brookline ma