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Protecting your house with a Gutter Helmet

Posted on: 09/9/19

As any homeowner in Pennsylvania is well aware, sometimes the weather can wreak havoc on your home and pose a bit of a problem. Fortunately, Century Home Improvements has your back in all weather and conditions. That’s right; we have got you covered regardless of rain, snow, sleet, hail, or anything else mother nature throws […]


winter tips for your home

Posted on: 10/26/18

Protect your home with these winter weather tips At Century Spouting we understand the importance of home maintenance as seasonal conditions change. With these proactive winter tips for your home you can be ready to handle the problems associated with winter weather. Gutter & Spouting maintenance Gutters and spouting are essential to protecting your investment […]


How To Prevent Icicles on your Home

Posted on: 02/2/18

Those large, glistening icicles hanging from rooftops can create beautiful winter scenes, but their beauty belies their message: Your house has some breathing or ventilation issues. Icicles are formed when ice dams occur along the eaves of your roof. Ice dams are caused from the under layer of snow that starts to melt when heat […]


5 Home Improvement Projects to Do With Your Tax Refund

Posted on: 01/30/18

1. Replace the front door Replacing the front door of your home with a steel or fiberglass door not only adds curb appeal but added security. Get rid of old drafty doors with a new front door that can improve the insulation in your home. 2. Add a deck A deck is a highly desirable […]


Five Telltale Signs It’s Time to Replace Your Gutters

Posted on: 04/27/16

The purpose of installing gutters and downspouts is to direct rainwater and melting snow away from your home foundation. Keeping them clean may initially seem like a hassle, but maintaining a good gutter system will avert potential water problems, including everything from basement floods to roof leaks. Gutters that are regularly (and properly) maintained can […]


Attic Condensation or Roof Leak? What You Need to Know

Posted on: 03/14/16

While a leaking roof can be a major headache for homeowners, all too often wetness problems are something much more sinister: attic condensation. Left unattended, roof leaks can do extensive damage to the interior of your home. They can damage ceilings and attics, lead to mold and mildew issues, and compromised structural integrity. And yet, […]


Move Over, Asphalt: Solar Shingles are the Next Big Thing

Posted on: 03/8/16

When it comes to roofing, homeowners know they need more than just short-term quick fixes. If you are a homeowner looking to replace your roof, you know you need shingles that are durable, consistent in quality, and affordable. While there are a variety of options to choose from among slate, wood, polymer, tile, and metal, […]


Fascia Boards, Soffits and Why They’re Important

Posted on: 03/7/16

Along with roofing shingles, flashing, and gutters, soffits and fascia boards are two of the most important components of your roof’s anatomy. The planks fitted to the underside of your home’s overhanging eaves are called soffits. Most often, they are constructed of vinyl and contain small openings that allow your attic to breathe. Stagnant heat […]


Your Year-Round Home Maintenance Checklist

Posted on: 03/7/16

Home maintenance is crucial for preserving the life of your home. Not only does regular maintenance help keep you and your family comfortable, safe and secure, it also prevents you from having to spend excessively on projects that have been put off for too long. Here’s a year-round home maintenance checklist identifying what should be […]


Five Signs It’s Time to Replace Your Windows

Posted on: 12/28/15

Replacing your windows is not an annual necessity. Nor does it need to happen every five years, since the average lifespan of a window is approximately 15 to 20 years. However, if you recognize a window in your home is exhibiting any of these signs, you may want to consider replacing it sooner rather than […]