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Embracing Tradition and Sustainability in Roofing

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The Enduring Legacy of Slate Roofing In an age where innovation often overshadows tradition, there’s something remarkably comforting about the enduring legacy of slate roofing. For centuries, this remarkable material has graced the rooftops of homes, churches, castles, and historic buildings, standing as a testament to craftsmanship, durability, and sustainability. Let’s take a deeper dive […]

What Is the Safest Way to Remove Christmas Decorations from A Roof?

Christmas-style lights hanging from the facia board around the roof with a ladder leaned up against it.

The safety and strength of your roof is especially important during winter, when the topmost structure of your building needs to endure so much. The health and strength of your roof must be an important consideration when you install and remove Christmas decorations from your roof – here are some tips to use when taking […]

Outdoor Fall Decorating Ideas

This Monday marked the first “official” day of fall, which means it’s time to pull your pumpkins, bats, and leaves out of the garage and dust them off. But if you’ve used the same old fall decorations year after year, it can be fun to try something new. Not only does our American Custom Contractors […]

6 Ways to Spend Your Washington, DC Labor Day Weekend

Labor Day weekend 2019 is coming up soon, and we have some great ideas to help you celebrate an extra day off! Here are six ways to spend your Washington, DC Labor Day weekend from our team at American Custom Contractors. 1. Library of Congress National Book Festival Where: Walter E. Washington Convention Center, 801 […]

8 Outdoor Party Decoration Ideas

Outdoor Fall Decorating Ideas

Outdoor party season is in full swing! The lovely spring weather giving way to hot summer nights tends to bring everybody outside for gatherings. Are you looking for festive and unique outdoor party decoration ideas for your next celebration? Our team at American Custom Contractors is here for you! Here are eight outdoor party decoration […]

5 Home Improvement New Year’s Resolutions

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Do you have a to-do list of home improvement projects that always seems to go untouched? Check off some updates and renovations in 2019! Here are five recommendations for home improvement new year’s resolutions from American Custom Contractors. 1. Repair or Replace Roof Damage If your roof sustained any storm damage or has started to […]

4 Creative Christmas Decorating Themes

Picture of a front door with white Christmas lights and festive greens all twinkling to create a magical picture giving you the feeling of the season.

Now that we’ve all had our last mouthful of Thanksgiving turkey, the Christmas season is officially in full swing. Houses everywhere will soon be transformed into winter wonderlands. Are you excited about Christmas decorations, but lacking inspiration on which ones to use? Or maybe you have used the same old holiday lights year after year […]