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6 Beautiful Woods That Resist Rot

In the past, many homes relied on softer woods for their siding, eaves and trim. These woods looked beautiful initially, but as they faced rain, snow and shine, they softened over time.

Unfortunately, many fungal species love soft wood and moist environments. So if you live in an older home, you can expect wood rot to show itself on a regular basis. If left unchecked, wood rot can spread until it threatens the structural integrity of your home.

But you don't have to wait until wood rot destroys your home to make repairs. When you call in an expert to restore your home, you can choose rot-resistant woods that will stay strong and look beautiful for many more years to come.

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4 Tips for Choosing Your Home’s Exterior Trim Colour

When you purchase your home, you may not think twice about how the multiple exterior colours interact with each other. In fact, you may not think past the main exterior colour. But the colour of your trim, which includes exterior window frames, roof fascia and other accents, must complement your main colour to create a unified exterior.

You know how much a damaged or rotten wood element can disrupt and diminish your home’s appearance. But once you have a professional repair or replace that element, what colour will you paint it?

Whether you just replaced a window sash or your home’s front just needs a lift, choosing the right trim colour can give your home a perfect new look. In this blog, we give you four tips for finding the right colour.

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Simple Ways to Add Value to Your Older Home

Your home is a haven from the outside world, and it provides the setting for family memories. You want to take care of your house so it stays beautiful and functional for years to come.

When you own an older home, it's even more important to complete simple yet necessary maintenance projects to retain a clean and fresh look.Here are a few reasons why you should stay on top of maintenance and add value to your older home.

Read Full Post: http://www.stoptherot.com.au/add-value-to-your-old-home.php#.VlZDhnYrKUk 

#sellingyourhome   #homeimprovement   #restoration   #maintenance   #window  

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Rotten Timber Window Repairs in Melbourne - Window Restorations Methods

As timber repair specialists, we are highly experienced and qualified in rot and timber repairs to doors and windows. We work with damaged doors or windows from Victorian and Edwardian period homes to modern, architectural residences, and service the bayside and southeastern suburbs. Our philosophy is always to restore the damaged timber if possible rather than replace it. As a result, our solutions are affordable, aesthetically pleasing while allowing for full functionality, and also protect against all weather conditions.

http://www.stoptherot.com.au/rot_timber_repair.php#.VRn6dfmUeVM

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Timber Window Restoration

Stop the Rot are highly skilled timber window specialists who repair and restore anything relating to timber windows and doors, including rotten timber to residential homes. Our philosophy is ‘we fix your wood for good’ and for more than 10 years we've been doing exactly that, with extensive experience working with damaged doors and windows from Victorian and Edwardian homes right through to modern, architectural residences.
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