Man putting up lights on house for Christmas

Christmas Lights with the Griswolds

Here we go – time to hang the lights on the house. As Clark Griswold made famous in “Christmas Vacation”, the goal is to put up more lights than anyone else. Get your staple gun out, go to Home Depot and buy all the lights you can. Climb on the roof and start nailing! We … Continue reading “Christmas Lights with the Griswolds”

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Time to Install a New Roof

Repair the Roof When the Sun is Shining

“The time to repair the roof is when the sun is shining. [State of the Union Address January 11 1962]” ― John F. Kennedy   JFK made this excellent quote about roofing, using the analogy to promote investment when when times are good. Times were good in 1962 with the American economy booming. Some could … Continue reading “Repair the Roof When the Sun is Shining”

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Image of mountains with sun rays through clouds Littleton CO

Thanksgiving Blessings

Happy Thanksgiving! Living here in Colorado is considered by most to be a blessing. Every day, if you take the time to look around, there is beauty to be seen. Our spectacular mountains line us to the west, creating amazing sunrises and sunsets. New snow is now visible on the mountain tops, so we know … Continue reading “Thanksgiving Blessings”

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Nails are good in the roof, Bad on the Sidewalk

Nails by the thousands. Every roof has thousands of nails securing them to the decking beneath. One of the most common complaints from homeowners is when they find nails around their house after getting a new roof. It’s no wonder this could happen. And roofing nails are sharp! They are just the right length to … Continue reading “Nails are good in the roof, Bad on the Sidewalk”

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