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What are signs that I must replace my roof?

In the Atlanta area the age of the roof is important.  If the three tab shingle roof is fifteen years old you should be prepared for bad news unless you have a large canopy of trees shading it.  Missing are loose shingles are an important visual guide to impeding trouble.  Once a year carefully inspect the bottom of your homes …

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My floor is sagging, what can I do about it?

Most houses built in the last sixty years have an adequate floor structure.  Sagging floors are a sign of three issues: foundation settlement, cracked or broken floor joists or water induced rot.  If there is a basement or crawl space beneath the affected area, inspection and repairs are relatively easy and inexpensive compared to second floor repairs where the entire …

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Help! My front door leaks water…

Every exterior door in Atlanta should be constructed with a roof over it.  Lacking that there are four usual reasons for a leaking front door: a bad threshold; rotted wood on the frame; no drip cap; and missing/defective door weather-stripping. All of these except the drip cap are subject to gradual degradation.  The orientation of the house by compass point …

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