COVID Impacts on the Construction Industry

We’re sure that most people are experiencing the same fatigue around the topic of Covid-19 by this time and the staff at Advanced Restorations are no different. However, Covid-19 presented some unforeseen problems in the construction industry, many that are still present today and are worth discussing. As the pandemic started and many areas were going into some form of …

The Do’s and Don’ts of Vinyl Siding Installation - Advanced Restorations Blog

The Do’s and Don’ts of Vinyl Siding Installation

At Advanced Restorations, we’ve had the opportunity to see many vinyl siding projects during the time we’ve been in business.  Sometimes we’re called upon to review work completed by another contractor, many times we’re attempting to replace a lone damaged wall for a property, and many times we’re called upon to replace siding for an entire house.  Through that time …

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Cold Weather Roofing Installation

We’re quickly finding ourselves amid Fall weather and despite how much we all want to avoid it, that means we’ll quickly be dealing with Winter and everything that comes with it.  If you’re in a geographic area that doesn’t deal with temperatures below 50 degrees, this doesn’t change much for your process but if you live anywhere that dips lower, …

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To Enforce or Not Enforce – Building Codes

Outside of extremely rural areas, many cities and counties choose to adopt sets of building codes to be applied in their given jurisdiction.  In most cases, this involves the use of the International Residential Code and the largest variation will be upon which edition has been adopted – the IRC is typically updated about every three years so a person …

Landscape Protection – Expectations Vs. Reality

Advanced Restorations has had the pleasure of completing projects for homeowners that owned immaculate properties.  We’ve seen amazing landscaping, beautiful architecture, and breathtaking views.  On the other hand, we’ve also completed projects for homeowners that were, without being too unkind, a bit behind on their upkeep.  But all those homeowners had the same thing in common, they wanted to be …

Choosing the Right Contractor for Your Project

Depending on your location, you may very well have an over-abundance of choices when it comes to hiring a roofing contractor to complete repairs for your home. If you’ve had a recent storm event you likely won’t even need to contact a company, you’ll have canvassers and salespeople knocking your door for the next several weeks. This can certainly be a …

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Top Spring Roof Issues for Homeowners to Keep in Mind

Now that winter is over and the weather is warming up, the last thing a homeowner wants is roof issues to deal with.  As the days get longer, it is a vital time to ensure roofing systems are healthy as they recover from the rough winter conditions. Additionally, with the nicer days comes spring storms potentially full of rain and …

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How to Be Aware of Storm Chasing Roof Contractors

With the recent hail storm be on the lookout for Storm Chasing Roof Contractors. We have been getting reports from past clients that many new contractors have come from out of town knocking on doors. First of all, we want to let you know just because a contractor knocks on your door, it does not mean that they are a …

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Signs You Need A New Roof

Oftentimes roofs are something that homeowners forget about until an issue becomes apparent. One of the first issues that can become apparent is when a leak springs and it becomes too late. Don’t wait until water is raining from the ceiling to give your roof the attention that it needs! Leaky Roof A lot of people believe that leaks in …

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Knowing Local Building Codes and Your Roofing System

The following codes items are extremely important when completing a roof replacement project. We hope that this information helps you when the time comes to replace your roofing system. When we look at codes that govern the application of a residential roofing system, we have to start by first familiarizing ourselves with the manufacturer specifications of the material we are …