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Aging in Place with Residential Lifts for your Home

Install residential lifts

One of the biggest concerns many people have as they think about growing older, is whether or not they will be able to remain in their home. With the rising costs of health care, and assisted living and nursing homes being so expensive, most people are hoping they will be able to age in their homes without having to leave. Of course, most homes will require some sort of modification in order to be able to accommodate people as they get older. One such accommodation you can make is to consider installing residential lifts.

Imagine that you have a residential lift in your home as you grow older. This would allow you to be able to do things like carry groceries between the garage and kitchen, or to take laundry from the laundry room to the bedroom. An elevator would mean that you wouldn’t have to be r

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Roofing Five Material Types for Your DIY Project

Indianapolis roofing contractors

Asphalt. Metal. Slate. Rolling. Green.

These are all materials or categories of materials.

These materials have one thing in common.

They are used to build roofs.

By the context of home improvement projects, building or repairing a roof is generally not attractive. It is the least ‘sexy’ project of home ownership, something akin to getting teeth done; it’s an apprehensive task with a minor degree of pain involved, but in the end better for the overall result.

Four out of five homes are covered with asphalt shingles in the United States. While there are others–metal results in a cool industrial look and rolling is a cheap, easy way to put roofs on quickly–asphalt is predominant. Part of the reason is the durability of asphalt: asphalt shingles have a lifespan of 20 t

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