What do we know about Elon Musk’s solar roofing project?

On Oct. 28, 2016, Tesla founder / SolarCity chairman Elon Musk made a series of solar roofing announcements that shook up the home improvement industry. SolarCity and Tesla, Musk explained, were going to introduce solar roofing shingles and an in-home battery. … Continue reading

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7 home improvement questions to ask before buying a fixer-upper

Home improvement can be a way of life. When you purchase a fixer-upper — either as a home for your family or as a real estate investment — you know you have some long days and hard decisions in your … Continue reading

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How much does a window replacement project cost?

Window replacement is one of the smartest home investments you can make. Why? There are several reasons:  Going green saves you money. Energy-efficient windows reduce your heating and cooling bills. Plus, there’s the whole “save the planet” thing. You’ll feel … Continue reading

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Why does my house have wet walls?

FACT: Your house shouldn’t have wet walls. Sure, we’ve all seen condensation in our bathroom after a long, hot shower — but those droplets should dry by the time you’re done using the hair dryer. There shouldn’t be any marks or … Continue reading

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Moving up: Key Long Fence and Home execs promoted

Big news — we’ve made several promotions to key Long Fence and Home executives. Meet the people steering our company into a new and exciting year: Dave Normandin, Long Fence and Home President Dave, formerly our chief operating officer, is now our company … Continue reading

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Our story: Long Roofing and the growth of a family business

After experiencing strong success in the Washington, D.C. market, Long Roofing expanded into three regions in 2016 that offer excellent growth potential for the company: Charlotte, North Carolina; Harrisburg, Pennsylvania; and Richmond, Virginia. Long Roofing was established in 2013 as … Continue reading

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Major home improvement projects in the winter? Oh, yes.

The home improvement cycle is, for the most part, predictable. People tend to focus outside the home in the summer (window and door replacement, new roofs and gutters) and inside when winter comes (seal walls and windows, tune HVAC systems, install … Continue reading

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Which home improvement project offers the best return on investment?

Like most homeowners, you probably have a home improvement project or two on your wish list. These investments can improve your quality of life and the increase the value of your home. They’re also time-consuming and expensive. You get to tackle a home … Continue reading

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Info every first-time homebuyer needs to know

In the market for your first home? Maybe you’re just thinking about becoming a first-time homebuyer. There’s a lot to consider: you’ve likely discovered that a mere mile or two can dramatically affect the cost of real estate, housing stock quality, school performance, services … Continue reading

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What do you really know about your home’s gutter system?

You never think about your gutter system unless you have a problem. And why would you? You have a busy life. But there is one thing you should always remember… Water ruins everything. When working properly, your gutter system diverts … Continue reading

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