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Does Your Flat Roof Need Maintenance or Replacement?

Posted by Joey Haack on Mar 8, 2023 11:45:00 AM

Contemporary architecture emphasizes streamlined form and functionality. Common features of modern styles include clean lines, low horizontal structures, and long, flat roofs with large overhangs.

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Topics: roofing, maintenance

Choosing the Right AC Unit For Your Business

Posted by Joey Haack on Mar 6, 2023 1:45:00 PM

Your commercial air conditioning unit is important for the health, safety, and comfort of your workplace. The weeks between winter and spring are the perfect time to ensure your unit is ready to handle summertime heat. If your air conditioner’s best days are behind it, then this is an ideal time to install a new system


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Topics: heating and cooling, home improvements

3 Indicators of Superior HVAC Service

Posted by Joey Haack on Feb 15, 2023 1:30:00 PM

One of your biggest priorities as a homeowner is keeping your house safe and comfortable. An efficient and well-functioning HVAC system is a key part of maintaining year-round indoor comfort in the Colorado climate. Your HVAC system may have several components, such as a furnace and air conditioner or a heat pump, your thermostat, and possibly a whole-house humidifier. To keep the whole system healthy, you need a dependable HVAC service company.

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Topics: heating and cooling, maintenance

Preparing Your Gutters for Colorado Seasons

Posted by Joey Haack on Feb 6, 2023 11:00:00 AM

As a homeowner, gutters are one of those things we often take for granted, but their role in protecting your home cannot be overlooked. With the quickly changing seasons in Colorado, it can be hard for them to keep up. Whether you're new to the area or know the Colorado seasons all too well, this guide will help you prepare for the seasons ahead and help you spot if your gutter system needs to be cleaned. 

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Topics: gutters, maintenance, home improvements

Benefits of Working as an HVAC Technician

Posted by Joey Haack on Feb 3, 2023 2:00:00 PM

When you are out of heat on a cold, winter day, or your air conditioner stops working in 90-degree weather, a trusted HVAC technician is most likely your first call. These skilled professionals install, maintain, and repair systems that make our lives much more comfortable. If you’re thinking about beginning a new career, HVAC work has many advantages. Not only are you tangibly helping people every day, but the work also offers variety and ample room for growth and professional advancement.

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Topics: heating and cooling, maintenance

What Causes Condensation on My Ceiling in the Winter?

Posted by Joey Haack on Jan 25, 2023 2:15:00 PM

If water is dripping from your ceiling during the winter, and it’s not due to a roof leak or ice dam problem, condensation is the most likely culprit. Regardless of the source, excess moisture is one of the home’s worst enemies. It can lead to poor indoor air quality, mold and mildew, rot, and deterioration. Attic condensation is a common problem for many homeowners during the colder months. Today, we’ll explain why it forms and what you can do to fight it. 

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Topics: roofing

Why is My Furnace Leaking Water?

Posted by Joey Haack on Aug 9, 2022 10:45:00 AM


Water damage can be detrimental to a house, and unfortunately, many homeowners like yourself have experience with this. Water leaks, like those from a furnace, can be a major headache and lead to high repair costs, mold growth, and if left unchecked, a complete furnace replacement.

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Topics: heating and cooling

How To Prepare for Your New Roof Installation

Posted by Joey Haack on Jul 29, 2022 3:30:00 AM

Your home depends on a stable roof that is in good condition. Regular maintenance and inspections can help keep it in shape, but the time will come to replace the roof. While the actual labor is left to the professionals, (This is definitely not a DIY project for the average homeowner!) there are some things you can do to prepare for a roof replacement.

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Topics: roofing, home improvements

Everything You Need to Know About Drone Roof Inspections

Posted by Joey Haack on May 15, 2022 4:30:00 PM

Keeping your roof in good shape year around is important to protect your home and your family. If your roof starts to leak, it can quickly get out of control and cause extensive damage. If you don’t address it promptly, you could end up needing to replace part of your ceiling as well as the damaged roof. To avoid this stressful situation, it is important to have your roof routinely inspected and maintained. When you call your local roofing contractor to set up a visit, consider the benefits of a drone roof inspection.

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How is the Supply Chain Affecting Project Prices?

Posted by Joey Haack on Apr 28, 2022 9:38:57 AM


Building material costs have been unstable since the beginning of the pandemic two years ago. As lumber prices are increasing again, many are asking why, especially since most of the country is taking off masks and reverting to something like pre-COVID normalcy. According to the Labor Department, the price of softwood lumber increased by an unprecedented 25.4 percent in January 2022 alone. Many people are asking whether these costs will ever stabilize or go back to pre-COVID levels and what this means for their impending home improvement projects and repairs.

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Topics: maintenance, home improvements