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The Fletcher Construction blog is published to provide information to visitors about roofing, deck building, and suggestions for best practices in home improvement and maintenance. We hope that you’ll benefit from the information provided here. We invite you to contact us if you have any questions, or are looking for an estimate with your next project.
What is Causing the Condensation on my Windows?

What is Causing the Condensation on my Windows?

It’s been a blustery day, and you come home to find condensation on your windows. There are various reasons this may occur, and it is essential to remedy the problem so you do not have issues such as mold or water damage. Causes Of Condensation On Your Windows A...

Should I Shovel the Snow Off My Roof?

Should I Shovel the Snow Off My Roof?

It's that time of year of again; the temperature has dropped, the clouds are rolling in, and everyone's lighting the fireplace. During a Stafford winter, the kids will probably be looking forward to the one thing that you may not: Heavy snowfall. You know that snow...

How Do I Know if My Deck Is Sealed?

How Do I Know if My Deck Is Sealed?

When a deck is sealed, a protective coating is placed over the wood boards to protect the wood from moisture and debris.  Moisture on untreated wood can lead to several deck problems, including: growth of mold/mildew/algae, dry-rot wood, warped beams, and impaired...

How to Clean a Deck for Sealing or Staining

How to Clean a Deck for Sealing or Staining

One of the best ways to preserve the life and beauty of your deck is to give it a proper stain and seal.  This will help maintain the beauty of the color as well as preventing dry-rot, splitting and further damage.  It’s important to properly prep you deck before you...

Critters on your Roof

Critters on your Roof

Have you ever seen squirrels or raccoons scurry across your roof? Do you know where they ended up? You'd better hope they aren't invading the confines of your home. Every year, millions of people have issues with pest infestation in their homes. Many times people...

Is Moss Bad for My Roof?

Is Moss Bad for My Roof?

The plain and simple answer is yes. Moss can severely damage the structural integrity of any type roof. Moss is a simple plant that does not produce flowers and grows in blankets in natural environments. You commonly see moss covering trees or in a landscape of a...

Wood Shake Roof

Wood Shake Roof

Wood shakes are commonly seen on roofs of quaint houses including: bungalows, cottages, ranch-styled houses and even town homes. The most popular wood shakes come from large old cedar trees, but they can be made from pines and redwoods. People fall in love with the...

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