Tips

Jun 19

4 Tips For Safe Grilling This Summer

There’s nothing like spending a warm summer night on the patio grilling for family and friends while taking in the sunset. But that wonderful evening can get derailed fast if a grill fire breaks out. So, to be sure you don’t harm anyone or cause damage to your deck or home this summer, here are four tips to ensure a season of safe grilling. 1.Clean your grill If your grill has been sitting unused […]

by rkuzy
Jun 19

5 Garage Organization Ideas That Will Make Your Life so Much Easier

Do you ever find yourself walking into your garage looking for one particular item only to be greeted by a mess? Are your family photo albums buried under last year’s Christmas wrapping paper alongside the boxes of clothes you meant to donate? If so, we have five storage ideas that will make your life so much easier and you can get them all done in a weekend! 1. Labeled bins The first step with […]

by rkuzy
May 16

4 Easy Ways to Liven Up Your Patio for Summer

Summer is the perfect time to call your friends, invite them over and take advantage of the warm weather. It’s also a great opportunity to show off your backyard and patio. But if you’re tired of the same setup of plastic chairs and matching table, we’ve got some fun and easy ways to help you enhance your summer outdoor space! 1.) Try a fire pit While the heat of some summer days can feel […]

by bosdigital
May 16

3 Ways to Improve Your Home Safety Routine

Home safety doesn’t just mean installing a security system and preparing for burglars. Making sure your home is prepared by running thorough safety and maintenance tests is crucial to ensuring your home is safe at all times, all year long. So, roll up your sleeves, get to work and try these few steps to making sure your home is prepared for whatever comes its way. 1.) Inspect, change and update all fire elements Your […]

by bosdigital
Apr 20

4 Repairs You Can Do to Increase Your Home’s Value

It’s no secret that living in your home inevitably creates wear and tear. This can leave you with chipped paint, a few cracks and holes, or sometimes even worse problems. But it’s important to remember that your home is one of your largest assets and how you take care of it while you’re living there, will determine how much work you have to do, should you ever decide to sell. So, in the spirit […]

by Storm Guard
Mar 11

Landscaping Trends for 2019

It’s almost that time of year again. The time where you bust out the lawnmower and the gardening tools and spend that first warm weekend of spring primping and pruning your yard. But from the flowers to the mulch to the variety of lights, knowing where to begin can be daunting. So, taking a few cues from this season’s hottest landscaping trends is never a bad idea, and we’ve rounded up a few just […]

by Storm Guard
Mar 11

5 Tips for Making Your Home Energy Efficient

With the warmer months on the horizon, getting your home prepared to beat the heat and not break the bank while doing so, is something we all can agree is a good idea. But if you’re not sure how to conserve energy and make your home run more efficiently, we’ve got five easy ways to help you get started. 1. Install skylights Natural light is a great way to brighten up your home. By […]

by Storm Guard
Feb 19

Deck Checklist: How to Spot Signs of Trouble

With Spring right around the corner, it’s time to begin dusting off your grill and preparing your deck for all your summer soirees and warm-weather gatherings. But it’s no secret that your deck takes a beating during the colder months. From ice to snow to year-round sun exposure, your deck may be hiding unwanted or dangerous problems. So, taking the time to conduct an annual inspection to ensure your deck is safe and secure […]

by Storm Guard
Feb 18

Spring Home Repair Checklist

It may feel like winter will never end, but with the calendar inching closer to warmer days, getting a head start on spring cleaning is never a bad idea. For many homeowners, the term spring cleaning only applies to the inside of the home, but the exterior takes a severe beating during the winter months. From windows to gutters, debris and ice can find its way into these spaces and leave you with unwanted […]

by Storm Guard
Jan 16
Debunking Attic Ventilation Myths: 4 Misconceptions | Storm Guard Roofing & Construction Durham North Carolina

Debunking Attic Ventilation Myths: 4 Misconceptions

Knowing what qualifies as good attic ventilation is not common knowledge, but without it your home can see a lack of proper air circulation. And without proper circulation, moisture can build up causing severe damage to the structure of your home. So, to understand if your home could benefit from more or less attic ventilation, let’s take a closer look at a few common misconceptions. 1) More attic ventilation is always good Just like […]

by Storm Guard