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  • 3 Important Checklist Items Before Your New Roof is Installed

    Any time you’re going to do something like change your roof, then just assume the back story about the best way to do it should be learned. The worst thing you can do is just float along in the wind and be carried by the currents. You can also avoid legal problems when you know how to do it or take the steps that will serve as a shield.

    So we’re talking about you getting a new roof for your house. If you already know this is something you would never attempt your self, then you’ll be in need of a roof contractor, and this is what most people do although there are those who know how to do this. Then this means you will have to find a way to select the roof contractor or at least begin looking for one, and the usual thing is to simply grab the phone book and look in the yellow pages. Perhaps the first stage at which you will experience information overload is simply picking contractors to speak with and maybe meet in person. There are all kinds of different situations in which the homeowner thinks a new roof is needed. It’s hard to speculate, and you just need to assess your roof. This is the situation where expert knowledge is needed, unless you take the time to learn. But it’s also true that this can be confusing if you have zero knowledge about roofs, and that’s the case with just about all people. Call around and talk to different roof contractors, but just be advised they will all vie for your business.

    You can lower your energy costs with roofing vents, so this is is a very cost effective way to save money.

    This is especially important if you’re in a humid climate, and reducing that hot, humid air below your roof will serve you very well. How about investigating the many types of systems available for venting from the roof, and there are some that are pretty slick. When you are able to save over time, then it all adds up and can be significant. While it’s great to think you can trust any roofing contractor for your new roof, that’s not the case at all. No – not all contractors are created equal, and some are more honest than others.

  • BuckeyePC for Raleigh computer repairs!

    Get that computer repaired!

    Have you been limping along with the computer this just not running well? Sick of rebooting your computer every day, or having it just completely crap out on you when you just don’t have the time to spare? If you’re like most people, you’ve probably experienced this before. If you’re experiencing it now, there’s a great local Raleigh company that can help you with your computer problems.

    If your computer is making just horrible sounds, it can be any number of things. While you may look at your computer and try to figure out what the sound might be, it’s probably a fan of some sort. One fans go bad, unfortunately internal components heat up. When that happens, things tend to burn up – and that can become expensive very quickly. The experts at Buckeye PC can help troubleshoot problems like this, computer viruses, slow computers, computer blue screens, operating system upgrades and more right at your home or business.

    Buckeye PC serves computer customers throughout the Raleigh triangle area. See more at their site http://www.buckeyepc.net/computer-repair-raleigh-nc/

    Have you been noticing a lot of pop-ups on your computer lately? Many times this is either general malware, adware or even a straight up computer virus letting you know that it’s there. While viruses can be very annoying, it’s these little telltale signs that allow you to stop those problems from taking over your computer. If left unchecked, a simple, easy to remove virus can turn into a slew of malware problems.

    Have a computer problem and are dreading having to undo all those cords, cables and drag your PC off to the computer repair shop? How about if the computer repair shop could come to you? Wouldn’t that be a whole lot easier? With Buckeye PC, the computer shop comes to you. No packing of computers, no pulling of cords, no polling of cables – just set up an appointment today for an experienced computer tech to come by and solve your problem on the spot!

     

  • Jury selection begins in trial for slain Duke grad student

    Laurence Lovette Jr.Jury selection begins Monday in the trial against Laurence Alvin Lovette Jr., who is accused in the 2008 shooting death of a Duke University graduate student.

  • Wake Forest man claims self-defense in shooting death

    Calvin RayWhen Calvin Anderson Ray looked through his peephole and saw Jeffrey Baylon Mitchell on the other end, Ray said he knew it was trouble. Ray, 89, said he shot and killed Mitchell, 47, Saturday evening in self-defense.

  • Cooler weather will be 'payoff' after storms

    7-Day ForecastCooler temperatures will reach the Triangle this week, but not until after some severe weather.