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Oct 24
Common Vinyl Siding FAQs

Common Vinyl Siding FAQs

Exterior siding gives your home a complete, polished finish that provides protection and looks great. At Storm Guard, we get questions about vinyl siding every day – questions that we thought we would compile and answer for our fantastic customers. If you have questions about vinyl siding, there’s a good chance we’ll answer it in this blog post! Does Vinyl Siding Require Regular Maintenance? There really isn’t any outdoor feature – from windows to […]

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Oct 04
How Ice Impacts Your Gutters and How to Protect Them

How Ice Impacts Your Gutters and How to Protect Them

Every winter, when the temperatures drop and cold weather rolls in, we get questions from homeowners about how to protect their gutter systems from winter weather and ice. Questions like “What will the winter weather do to my gutters?” and “Can my gutter system survive an ice storm?” are not unusual to hear as December approaches. The fact is, ice does indeed impact your gutters if you aren’t prepared. The good news? There are […]

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Sep 20
Cleaning Your Home’s Roof - 5 Do’s and Don’ts

Cleaning Your Home’s Roof – 5 Do’s and Don’ts

Ever notice dark, discolored areas on the shady spots of your roof? Upon first glance, some homeowners might get the impression that mold has taken hold over the surface of their roof’s shingles. In reality, the black areas or streaks on your roof are colonies of algae. Conversely, if you notice green patches scattered about your roof, you’re dealing with moss. Moss can present serious problems for asphalt shingles, which eventually curl up and […]

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Sep 03
Top 5 Window Replacement Tips

Top 5 Window Replacement Tips

Choosing the right window replacements for your home can be a little overwhelming. From sorting through various window styles and glass options to coating choices and installation decisions, your eyes can get crossed quickly. Installing replacement windows is a serious investment. As such, you should be as informed as possible before you start the process. With some due diligence and a little information, it’s a process that doesn’t have to be too painful. To […]

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Aug 21
5 Roofing FAQs Answered

5 Roofing FAQs Answered

Your roof is one of the most essential parts of your home. It shields you from outside elements like rain, sleet, and snow. It helps keep you warm when the weather is cold, and it even adds character to your home’s appearance. While most homeowners understand these basic facts, we get questions every day about other roofing issues.  We have compiled some of the most common Frequently Asked Questions that we get at our […]

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Aug 05
3 Easy Ways to Prep Your Roof for Winter

3 Easy Ways to Prep Your Roof for Winter

For many homeowners, maintaining their roofs can be a bit of a challenge when the summer season rolls around. From family vacations and barbecues to pool days and just general fun in the sun, roof maintenance can be pushed to the bottom of the priority list. With less humidity and lower temperatures, many see September and the start of October as the best times to prep their roof for winter weather. Sound like you? […]

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Jul 20
3-Risks-of-DIY-Roofing

3 Risks of DIY Roofing

Home DIY projects are great – they give you a way to save money, learn new techniques, and achieve a sense of accomplishment. However, some DIY projects just aren’t a great idea for folks that don’t have professional training. Often, DIY projects relating to residential or commercial roofing fall into this category. Because your home’s roof is a vital part of your home’s construction, it’s important to keep an eye out for maintenance and […]

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Jul 15
5 Helpful Hacks for Painting Your Home During Summer

5 Helpful Hacks for Painting Your Home During Summer

Summertime is most definitely here! For warm weather lovers, this is the most beautiful time of the year to go on vacations and lounge around on the beach, but it is also a popular time for homeowners to try their hand at painting. Painting the exterior of your home is a big job, and a lot of planning needs to happen for it to be done right. Fortunately, we’ve got 5 helpful hacks when […]

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Jun 28
5 Common Mistakes That Unprofessional Roofers Won’t Tell You About

5 Common Mistakes That Unprofessional Roofers Won’t Tell You About

Honesty and integrity play a big part when it comes to the quality of your roofing work. Unfortunately, many uncertified, unprofessional roofing contractors take shortcuts, ultimately leading to more expensive repairs. Sometimes, these same contractors will make common mistakes that they won’t ever tell you about. In this blog entry, we’ll take a look at 5 of the most common roofing mistakes that roofers won’t tell you about – because a little bit of […]

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Jun 17
Tips to Consider When Choosing a Replacement Roof Color

Tips to Consider When Choosing a Replacement Roof Color

If it’s time to replace your current roof, there’s no doubt a lot going through your mind. From what kind of roofing materials to use to like shingles to drainage options and flashing concerns, replacing your roof can be a daunting project usually reserved for professionals. Regardless of whether you’re hiring a contractor or tackling a roof replacement project on your own, this is a great opportunity to change how your home looks, especially […]

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