Get Your Mind In The Gutters.

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1.Wear a shirt with long sleeves. Wear rubber gloves. 2.Have a good extendable ladder available. Standoff stabilizers (ladder “horns”) are ideal to keep the ladder from damaging the gutter. 3.Use a small plastic scoop to remove gunk. Buy a gutter scoop from the hardware store ($25) or try a child’s sand shovel. 4.Spare your lawn by dumping the stuff onto … Read More

What Is That Plastic Wrap On The Outside Of New Homes?

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Ever noticed the plastic wrap covering buildings during new constructions? That plastic material is actually called housewrap and can drastically affect your homes thermal regulation, moisture defense and overall permeability to the outside air. Housewrap (or house wrap) generally denotes a synthetic material used to protect buildings. Housewrap functions as a weather-resistant barrier, preventing rain from getting into the wall assembly while allowing water vapor to pass … Read More

Can You Be Sued For Lack Of Home Maintenance?

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Generally, the law doesn’t require a property owner/possessor to remove ice or snow that accumulates outside his or her building as the result of weather. However, if conditions on the property cause an unnatural accumulation of ice or snow, the property owner may be liable for slip and fall accidents, such as when: Louisville Home Improvement Contractors Kp Roofing Louisville … Read More

What Determines Roof Replacement Costs?

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Often times with project and repair quotes from skilled professionals the consumer is left with more questions than answers. Whether it be automotive repairs, plumbing issues, or electrician quotes the power and knowledge is always in the hands of the service provider. Here at K&P Roofing, Siding and Home Improvement, we like to remove the veil between the customer and … Read More

Signs It’s Time To Replace Your Home’s Roof

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Tile Roof Installed

For many, a home will be the largest purchase they will make in their lives. It is easy however, to overlook some of the simple signs that show this major investment may be in need of repair; the biggest of these repairs being the roof.  The structures roof is so important infact, many governments offer special grants to ensure that … Read More

Commercial Roof Installation

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Here at K&P Roofing, Siding, and Home Improvement we are much more than residential roofers. We also specialize in commercial roofing application, commercial roofing removal, and commercial roofing repair. Commercial roofing is any large scale roofing application for a business or office space. Commercial roofs are special in that they can take many different forms and types. The roof of … Read More

Adding Insulation Can Save You Money

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Add attic insulation to lower heating and cooling costs by as much as $600 per year. A good, quick way to check if you need insulation is to look across your attic floor. If the existing insulation comes up just to the tops of the joists, then you probably need to add insulation. If you can’t see the joists and … Read More

Energy Efficient Roofing

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A cool roof is one that has been designed to reflect more sunlight and absorb less heat than a standard roof. Cool roofs can be made of a highly reflective type of paint, a sheet covering, or highly reflective tiles or shingles. Nearly any type of building can benefit from a cool roof, but consider the climate and other factors … Read More