Entries by Ivy Brooks

Your Guide To Choosing Home Exterior Paint

Work With Pre-Existing Materials If parts of your home or walk are made of stone or brick, these materials are ones you’ll want to consider color matching around. Any items that you plan on keeping as part as your landscape should be considered in the color decision. Find the underlying tones in the pieces for […]

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4 Common Roofing Styles

Metal Roofs Metal roofing options are growing in popularity. The industrial look can give your home a modern edge and it’s very sensible to boot. They are most used down south due to their harsh weather and durable roofing needs. In climates where water damages most other roofing materials, metal is a winner. It’s a […]

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Gutter Cleaning Products You Need To Know About

There are many times of gutter products that are meant to make their maintenance easier for you and allow you to clean them out less. These products include systems of gutter covers, gutter guards, and heating systems for colder climates. Other products for making cleaning easier include tongs, vacuums, sprayers, and more. There are many […]

The Face Of Homes Through The Decades

White trim around doorways and windows, against a darker hue on the body of the house was a popular look in New England during the early 1900s. This time also marked the era of the beginning popularity of craftsman style homes. Craftsman style homes often use triangular columns, wide porches, muted porches, and gabled roofs. […]

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What Is A Living Roof?

A living roof, or sometimes called a green roof, is a roof covered by a waterproofing membrane and then covered partially or completely by vegetation and growing mediums that retain water and transfer it back into the atmosphere through natural means. Installing green roofs conserve a notable amount of energy, but have additional benefits such […]