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What is the ROI of a Roof Repair Project?

Here at Fivecoat Roofing, a common question we get for homes in the Portland area is, “what is the return on the investment (ROI) of a roof repair project?” Homeowners rightly want to know they’re getting something out of the investment in their roof. In today’s post, we’ve outlined considerations going into answering such a […]

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How to Protect Your Portland Home From Heavy Rain

Here in the Portland area, it’s easy to get used to what many Oregonians call the “Portland mist” — light drizzle that doesn’t let up. Unfortunately, we also get at least a few heavy rainstorms a year. Remember that storm in October 2016? There was a typhoon in Manzanita, power outages throughout Oregon and Washington, […]

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Fall Home Maintenance Checklist

We’ve had a wonderfully warm summer. But it’ll be over before you know it. And in the Pacific Northwest, you can expect steady, strong winds, and depending on where you live, at least a dusting of snow before next spring. Fall and winter weather can be tough on your home. There’s no way to predict […]

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7 ways to add curb appeal

How to Add Curb Appeal

We all have that one neighbor. You know, the one with the gorgeous house and yard that make us feel like slobs in comparison. Know what I mean? Your neighbor’s house has curb appeal. (That just means their property looks great from the street.) But how do they do it? It’s easier than you think! […]

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How to Hang Christmas Lights Safely

One of the most magical things about the holiday season is driving through neighborhoods to see the glittering Christmas lights on display against the night sky. While we all enjoy the festive glow of Christmas lights, they don’t get hung by themselves! There are some risks associated with hanging holiday lights outside your home, like […]

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