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What Can Keep My Roof Safe From Dry Rot?

By Kirsten Land / December 6, 2011

Believe it or not the best way to protect your roof from dry rot is to have ventilation in the attic. Proper ventilation ensures that your roof will live out its intended life span.  When your attic space gets hot and humid, the warm moist air rises, unless it has a way to escape, the…

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Preventing Ice Dams this Winter

By Kirsten Land / October 4, 2011

Did you have water leak into your home during any of the snow storms this past winter?  If so, then you know the frustration and worry when water is flowing from your ceiling down your walls threatening your most prized possessions.  The cause of this leak is what is called an ice dam.  This ice…

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Attic Fan Ventilation

By Kirsten Land / August 23, 2011

Attic fans are intended to cool hot attics by drawing in cooler outside air from attic vents (soffit and gable) and pushing hot air to the outside. However, if your attic has blocked soffit vents and is not well-sealed from the rest of the house, attic fans will suck cool conditioned air up out of…

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Why Ventilation is So Important to Your Home

By Kirsten Land / August 15, 2011

At first it may seem odd to add insulation for warmth and then purposely allow cold air to enter the attic through vents, but this combination is the key to a durable and energy-efficient home. Here’s why: in the winter, allowing a natural flow of outdoor air to ventilate the attic helps keep it cold,…

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Roof Damage and Emergency Repairs!

By Kirsten Land / August 10, 2011

Brian Land, owner of Land Enterprises Roofing was interviewed by OKC Fox 25 news this morning regarding the roof damage to Waterloo Baptist Church during last night’s storm.  Brian was driving to our office when he noticed the destruction and tv crews interviewing Pastor Griff Henderson this morning.  While we are not official members of…

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Keeping Your Home Fire Resistant

By Kirsten Land / August 2, 2011

As we all know this has been an extremely hot summer with hardly any rain.  As a result, most of the counties in Oklahoma have had to ration their water.  This also means that many homes and properties are at great risk from wild fires.  Did you know that keeping your gutters and valleys free…

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Cheaper is not always better….

By Kirsten Land / July 21, 2011

Since I was a little girl I remember hearing my Mother repeat this advice and wonder what it meant.  Now that I am a wee bit older and hopefully a lot smarter I finally understand what this phrase means.  Being a home owner and business owner I deal with lots of financial decisions that require…

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Why should I have a Roofer meet with my Insurance Adjuster?

By Kirsten Land / June 20, 2011

This is a common question and a concern for some.  No need for concern, having an adjuster meet with you roofer is similar to having an advocate.  An advocate offers support and works on your behalf to make sure you receive the appropriate results.  This is what a qualified roofer can do for the home…

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Call a Roofer First?

By Kirsten Land / June 14, 2011

If you suspect that you have damage to your roof or you are unsure call a roofer first before you call your insurance company.  When you call your insurance company it automatically becomes a claim on your policy.  When the adjuster comes out to inspect your roof any amount of damage, small or large, will…

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How Do I Choose a Roofing Contractor?

By Kirsten Land / May 13, 2011

While eating lunch in the office kitchen today, Brian and I were watching a local news show.  We noticed an interesting commercial for a well known company and its owner claiming to be the #1 roofing, siding and window company in Oklahoma.  At first I thought of the famous words from Napoleon Dynamite,” as if…

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