The Johnsons' House Building Journey

How To Replace A Leaking Soffit

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Roof leaks can lead to costly damage to your house.   While you may blame a broken shingle or a hole in the roof for the water leak, your roof surface may not be to blame after all.  Water could be leaking in through the soffit because of clogged gutters, ice dams, or rotted fascia.  The evidence of water intrusion will be evident on the edges and corners of the soffit.  Take a close-up look at your soffits and check for cracked, peeling paint, and curling and rotted plywood.…

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5 Ways That Concrete Can Keep Your Home Safe From Fire

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The use of concrete has traditionally been limited in house plans become many homeowners consider it to be a cold and ugly substance and only tolerated it because it made a strong foundation material. However, concrete isn’t just for lowly foundations anymore – it’s showing up everywhere from dining room floors to the exteriors of rooftops. One of concrete’s main appeals to homeowners is its fire-resistant qualities. Following are five attractive ways to include concrete in your house plans and lower your risk of fire at the same time!…

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Roofing Companies: 3 Ways They Can Make Your Home Or Office More Environmentally Sustainable

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Modern roofing innovations have transformed commercial and residential roofs into something more a mere rain-and-sunshine deterrent. Now, thanks to eco-friendly building design, roofs play an integral role in the sustainability efforts of modern construction. Below is a list of three of the most significant ways roofing companies can help transform your home into a greener, more environmentally sustainable structure. Reflective Coatings One of the ways roofing companies are helping homeowners and businesses curb their monthly cooling expenses is with the installation of reflective rooftop coatings.…

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