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  • 5 Reasons Not to Put Off Replacing Your Roof

    Replacing a roof can be a big investment, and you may be tempted to put it off for a while. Maybe you think it can’t be that bad (it is), that you have plenty of time before it gets worse (you don’t), or that you at least won’t see any new problems (you will). No …

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  • 5 Signs You Need to Replace Your Windows

    Your windows add light and beauty to your home, but they also can let in unwelcome visitors and increase your utility bills if they’re not in good condition. If you’re not a window professional, you may think you don’t have the knowledge to estimate the condition of your windows. Luckily, there are a few simple …

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  • Northeast Visits Brand-New Stephen H. Roney Memorial Park

    Recently, Richard from Northeast Home & Energy had the opportunity to meet with Ray Mead to talk about the Stephen H. Roney Memorial Park, a project started by firefighters from the Engine Company No. 2 of Grafton, Inc.. With dedication and help from the Grafton Community Preservation Fund and other generous donors, this beautiful park is approaching …

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  • What You Need to Know Before Hiring a Roofing Contractor

    Hiring the right roofing contractor is crucial to ensuring the success of your roof replacement or repair. The right contractor will be professional, skilled, experienced, and courteous. Here are some quick tips and tricks to hiring the right roofing contractor for your home. How to Hire a Roofing Contractor 1. Do Your Research It is …

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  • Is It Time to Replace Your Siding? Here are 8 Surefire Ways to Know

    Between the blazing sun, harsh wind, heavy snow, intense rain, and frigid sleet, your New England home’s siding takes a beating. It protects your home from all of these things, but over time, these attacks take their toll.  Your siding, depending on type, could last for decades with proper maintenance and repair. But how do …

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  • How to Protect Your Home from Wicked Water

    Water damage is one of the most common reasons for home insurance claims (Insurance Information Institute). Water comes in many different forms — a burst pipe, wood rot, or mold growth, to name a few. Whether it’s hail that’s bombarding your roof or rainwater seeping into your basement & weakening your foundation, water can take …

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  • Revolution in Home Energy-Efficiency: A self-heating home

    We always want the newest, groundbreaking technology in our phones, computers, and cars. So why not in our homes, too? With the latest technological advances, our houses are becoming smarter, more comfortable, and more energy-efficient. It seems like every day, companies are coming out with innovative ways to conserve energy while maintaining (or even increasing) …

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  • How to Create an Indestructible 50-year roof

    Every homeowner wants a durable, long-lasting roof to keep out the elements, the cold, and destructive moisture. Your roof’s longevity is determined by a number of factors, including weather, climate, roofing materials, and proper installation. How can you ensure that your new roof is sturdy and long-lasting? Read on to find out. A Good Roof …

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  • The Leak Lockdown: Causes, Prevention, and Repair

    Roof leaks can cause catastrophic damage to your home and are often difficult to detect until they have done thousands of dollars of harm. In New England, homeowners are especially vulnerable to leaking roofs because of the wind, rain, and snow we experience. Read on to learn about what can cause roof leaks, how to …

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    Three Financial Benefits of A New Roof

    Replacing your home’s roof isn’t just helpful for protecting your family from the rain and snow – it can also have many financial benefits! So what kind of financial boons can you see from getting a new roof? Read on to find out. Increase Value of Your Home A new roof adds aesthetic and financial …

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  • Part 2: Most Frequently Asked Questions from Our Customers

    In our second post we’re continuing the list of questions that we hear most often from homeowners looking to replace their roofs. Please don’t hesitate to contact us with any further questions you may have. Does my roof need to be ventilated? The National Roofing Contractors Association suggests the amount of attic ventilation be balanced …

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  • Frequently Asked Roofing Questions from Our Customers

    Deciding to have a roof replaced or repaired can be a daunting prospect to our potential customer. At Northeast Home & Energy, our mission is to make the entire process as smooth as possible. We’ll begin our new blog with the questions we hear most often from homeowners as they begin educating themselves about this …

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