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Shopping For A Used Air Conditioner? You Should Be Aware Of The Switch Away From R-22

If you're in the market for a used air conditioner, you've probably already taken a lot of steps to make a wise purchase. You've probably measured your window so you know what size you need, worked out how many BTUs you'll need to cool your home, and brushed up on your understanding of SEER ratings so you know what to expect in terms of energy efficiency. Have you thought about the type of refrigerant your new-to-you unit should have, though?

6 Reasons You Should Consider Cedar Roofing

Are you having a home custom built or considering replacing the roof on your existing home and are having trouble deciding on a roofing material? If you like the look of natural wood roofs, you should think about using cedar shakes. Keep in mind that a roof is a significant investment and that material choices should be given a great deal of investigation before coming to a final conclusion. Many great roofing material choices are available to modern homeowners, and one of the best is shakes made from Western Red Cedar.

Unusual Uses For Spray Foam Insulation

Spray foam insulation is a great tool for insulating your home, especially as it can reach those tiny nooks and crannies that other insulation just can't reach. If you go the "do it yourself" route and buy cans of spray insulation for smaller jobs, you may find that you simply have too much to use. If you don't want to waste it, here are some fun and unusual uses for spray foam insulation that you may not have considered before.

3 Causes Of Structural Damage To Your Home And The Evident Signs

The structure of your home can become damaged due to water, insects and soil issues underneath your house. Below you'll learn the evident signs of structural damage and what repairs need to be done to make your home safe again. Flood Damage Water damage inside your home due to a flood can jeopardize the structure of your house. Due to water saturation, the wood will warp and rot. The structure can separate from the foundation and cause your home to lean or cave in.

Looking For A New Roof? Why You Should Consider Stone-Covered Steel Roofing

When it comes to choosing roofing material, the many different options can be overwhelming. If you like the appearance of slate and tile roofing but you want something more durable, you might find that a stone-coated steel roof is a great solution. Here's a look at some of the benefits of stone-coated steel roofing to help you decide if it is right for your home. Distinctive Appearance Stone-coated steel roofing is available in so many different colors, styles and designs that you can create most any look.