April showers bring May flowers, but they may also make pre-existing damages to your home bloom out of nowhere. Hampton Roads has more than its share of historic houses. Here are some tips that will give your old house feel like new.
Find and Fix Roof Leaks
Nearly everyone who has lived in an older home knows the rainy day dread of wondering exactly how much water has found its way into their house while they were at work. If you’ve ruled out interior sources, it’s probably a roof leak. Methods will vary depending on what type of roof you have, but the good news is that many roof leaks can be repaired by the homeowner with roofing cement, caulk, and - of course - determination.
Give It Some Color
Your walls would love a new coat of paint! Take…