Should You Buy a Metal Roof?


Are you currently a home-owner? Do you need to replace your shingles any time soon? If you do, you might have recently been asking yourself if you should just go with plain shingles (that typically have a 20 year warranty) or pay a little extra and get the metal roof (which can have a warranty of 75 years). What are the pros and cons of each, and which decision should you make? Let’s dig in! Pros to a Standard Shingled Roof Looks good initially Low cost Still has a 20 year warranty Has been proven to work for many homes…

3 Times it Makes Sense to Pay Someone Else to Do Something For You


Last summer, we started paying someone else to handle our yard care. We didn't enjoy doing it, and we didn't have the time, anyway. When family members heard about it, we got quite a few odd looks. After all, mowing the lawn and trimming the hedge are things that aren't too difficult to do -- just about anyone could do them. But just because you can do something doesn't mean that you should. Here are 3 times it makes sense to pay someone else to do something for you: 1. When You Don't Have the Knowledge or Skill There are some…