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Masonry Warning Signs and Why They Could Spell Trouble

Joe LeVecchi, August 11
It's easy to overlook warning signs in masonry. Most people expect their masonry to be a little imperfect over time,false

How Hot Weather Can Impact Your Home’s Exterior

Joe LeVecchi, July 7
As we approach the hottest month of the year, it's important to think about the changes the heat from the sun may causefalse

What Is the ROI on Exterior Renovations?

Joe LeVecchi, June 9
Exterior renovations serve many purposes. First, you want to make sure your home is protected. You want to repair anyfalse

Small Changes, Big Impact: 8 Mini Reno Projects

Joe LeVecchi, June 3
You love your home, but maybe it isn't your dream home—yet. If you're spending a lot of time at home recently, you'refalse

Beat the Heat: Stay Cool With New Home Siding & Other Home Hacks

Joe LeVecchi, May 20
Summer is just around the corner. Soon, we'll be putting our A/Cs to the test to beat the heat. Even if your unit isfalse

Beyond the Typical: Benefits of Metal and Cedar Shake Roofs

Joe LeVecchi, May 7
Are you looking to install a new roof on your home? While the standard choice for residential roofs is asphaltfalse

Landscaping 101: How to Spruce Up Your Outdoor Space

Joe LeVecchi, March 13
Sprucing up your outdoor space can make your home look like new. But what if you don't exactly have a green thumb? Itfalse

Protect Your Multi-Family Property with Expert Gutter Installation

Joe LeVecchi, March 2
Is it time for your building to get new gutters? Gutter systems for multi-family properties tend to experience largerfalse

How to Manage Commercial Masonry Contractors and Maintenance

Joe LeVecchi, February 19
Over the years, commercial masonry can become damaged. Masonry is vulnerable to the elements, leading to tracks, waterfalse

How Window Tinting Can Help Your Multi-Family Apartment Property Save

Joe LeVecchi, January 15
Multi-family apartment window tinting isn't just a great way to improve your building's privacy. It can also save you afalse