The condition of your landscaping is one of the first things a person will notice about your home. One of the main things you need to create an appealing landscaping design is healthy trees. While trees provide a lot of shade and beauty, they can also cause a lot of damage.

Over 45 percent of the home insurance claims filed every year are related to wind and hail damage. If powerful straight-line winds move through your area, the trees around your home could get knocked down. Large branches from a tree can do extensive damage to your home’s roof.

Are you trying to protect your roof from tree damage? If so, here are some things you have to consider.

1. Have Unstable Trees Removed

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Few jobs are more challenging than being a homeowner. Not only do you have to keep the vital parts of your home functional, you also have to find ways to improve them. While taking on home improvement projects can be expensive and time-consuming, they will add a lot of value to your residence.

Over the past few years, home improvement spending has increased by nearly 14 percent. Spending your home improvement budget on the right project is something you should view as a priority. Upgrading your roof is a great way to prevent future repair issues and add appeal.

Below are some of the residential roofing upgrades you should invest in.

1. Invest in Better Roof Ventilation

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If you've driven around the Lexington area, you might be familiar with the Exterior Genie yard signs sitting prominently in someone's front yard.

You may have seen it in front of one of these client properties that we worked on recently – beautiful homes with real attention to detail, and maintenance and upkeep that make them valuable parts of the local real estate market. You’ll see how we have contributed to the overall look of these palatial dwellings.

We’re proud of doing our part, too, which is an aspect of the meaning behind our iconic yard signs.

Supporting Curb Appeal

We know that our customers put a lot of work into their homes.

As an experienced contractor, we see a...

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For most homeowners, it’s impossible to know the type of damage on your roof. After all, it’s not something you look at every day. There’s an even lower chance that you get on top of your roof regularly. Because of this, it’s important to learn about the most common causes of deterioration on your roof.

Tile, shingles, and other roofing materials are designed to protect your home from the worst that Mother Nature can deliver. Some of the things that are hurting your roof can be found here.

Ice, Snow, and Rain

The worst enemy of your roof is moisture. Unfortunately, it’s even in the air. When moisture starts to seep into your roof, it can damage the structure of y...

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People around Lexington, SC like to use Exterior Genie for a roofing project.

Why? Well, there are various reasons, but we’ll go over three of them as presented in some recent reviews online.

On Time

Simply speaking, you need your contractor crews to come in on time and do the project when they said they were going to do it, not weeks or months after.

But you'd be surprised what kind of shenanigans people get up to in this industry. Some roofing companies act like they communicate over Craigslist – you get a message through, and then that's the last you hear of them, or you get an offer to show up and nobody shows!

It can really throw you off your game. People like dealing with a r...

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A home is one of the best investments you can have. If a home is properly maintained and improved over time, it will increase in value. When the time comes to sell the home you currently live in and move on to the next chapter, you need to make sure this process is handled correctly. Rushing to market with a home that isn’t quite ready can be disastrous.

Every year, American consumers buy over 6 million homes. If you are ready to sell your home, take some time to make sure it is ready to be shown to potential buyers. Below are some things to check before putting your existing home on the market.

Assess The Condition of Your Home’s Roof

Most potential buyers will want to inspect e...

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How often do you inspect or maintain your residential roof? Your roof is a structural support that protects your home from the elements, keeps your place cool during the summer months, and helps to retain heat in your home during the winter months.

No matter what type of roof you have, you must consider the importance of roof maintenance. It is known that a roof inspection should be carried out at least twice per year by a professional roof repair and maintenance service. Here are a few reasons why you must consider the responsibility of maintaining your roof.

Roof Durability

According to roofing experts, roofs are known to last for as long as 20 years before you need a replacement. So, this pr...

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As a small business starts to grow, the need for additional space will arise. Most new businesses will operate from a home-based office. If you have outgrown your home-based office, then now is the time to purchase a piece of commercial real estate.

The commercial real estate market in the United States is worth over $16 trillion. Once you find and buy a piece of commercial real estate, keeping it in pristine shape should be a priority. The roof on your commercial building will require lots of care over the years to avoid damage. Read below to find out more about common problems that can damage your commercial roof and how to avoid them.

Pooling Water Caused By Drainage Issues

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A reliable and functional roof is something the average homeowner takes for granted. An overwhelming number of homes in the United States are equipped with asphalt shingle roofs. In fact, nearly 80% of home roofing and re-roofing projects in the United States are performed with these shingles. The typical residential roof needs a number of different things to remain damage-free.

As a homeowner, you need to educate yourself about what your roof needs to function properly. Roof ventilation is a subject that most homeowners know very little about. Below we will discuss why proper roof ventilation is important.

Proper Ventilation Helps Your Roof Last Longer

Most homeowners try extremely hard to ...

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At some point, every homeowner needs roof repair or replacement. When it is time for this, making sure you work with the best of the best is a must.

Hiring an experienced roofer is going to give you the best chance of high-quality, problem-free roofing repairs and installation. However, there’s another, less-known reason to choose your roofing contractor carefully. You need to ensure you are working with an insured professional.

Are you curious why this is so important? If so, keep reading. Here you can find the top reasons why working with an insured roofer is so important.

The Issue of Murphy’s Law

You are probably familiar with Murphy’s law and what it means. Things can and ...

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