Interstate Roofing at the Home and Landscape Expo in Colorado Springs

We had a lot of fun this last weekend meeting all of you at the Home and Landscape Expo in Colorado Springs. The turnout was so great we didn’t get a chance to talk to every one of you. If you have any questions for us or want to follow up please give us a call at (719) 471-9752. We are proud to be apart of such an awesome event and be your Colorado Springs roofers. Check out some of the coverage of the event below.

http://www.krdo.com/news/colorado-springs/cos-expo-helping-homeowners-with-storm-repairs/328096056COLORADO SPRINGS – Thousands showed up for the Home and Landscape Expo in Colorado Springs over the weekend.

More than 100 exhibitors were helping people find their home improvement needs.

And with the recent windstorm and hailstorm that brought a lot of damage in July, expo coordinators say people have been asking about how the exhibitors can help with their repairs.

“We have people asking about that all the time at the front and even on our website inquiring about that, wanting to know if there is something they can fix that right away,” said David Haight. Read more…

 

 

There’s no chance you decorate for Valentine’s Day quite like this Dallas woman | GuideLive

When you hear about someone decorating their house you probably will think about Christmas or maybe even Halloween, but Valentine’s Day probably wouldn’t be on that list.

We have been a Dallas roofing company for a long time and we have seen a lot of houses in our day, but the decorations on this one are unique to say the least. Check it out for yourself. Have you seen anything like this?

http://www.guidelive.com/holidays/2017/02/13/wow-valentines-day-decorations-dallas-university-park-woman-houghton-turtle-creek-lane?_ga=1.82098326.1054764419.1487002537There’s no chance you decorate for Valentine’s Day quite like this Dallas woman | GuideLive At Christmastime, Jennifer Houghton goes big on the decorations. Like, big: Her 5 bedroom, 9 bathroom home in University Park had 12 trees with 1,000 ornaments strung with 15,000 lights in December. It was really something to see.

A few weeks after the trees came down, Houghton decorated for Valentine’s Day. Her manse is dripping in hearts — 34,000 of them, in fact. Her mailbox is already stuffed with valentines. There’s even a valentine’s-themed white Christmas tree kissed with red hearts and “love” signs.

The kitchen looks like a scene in a fairytale, with candy jars everywhere as if her home were a corner of Willy Wonka’s world gone pastel.

Valentine’s Day spills out onto the stoop of Houghton’s Turtle Creek home:

A corner of her house is on Lovers Lane in Dallas — “how appropriate!” she writes in a blog post. There, she groups more than a dozen heart-shaped accessories for passersby to see.

 

Are you looking for a last-minute Valentine’s Day dinner spot?

You put it off till the very last minute, you forgot, or your other plans fell through.  We’ve all been there scrambling at the last minute to put together some plans for a nice Valentine’s Day dinner. If you are still figuring it out don’t worry, Dwelling Suites is here to give you some ideas.

http://www.mysanantonio.com/food/restaurants/article/The-S-A-restaurants-where-all-the-sweethearts-10921294.php20 most popular San Antonio restaurants for Valentine’s Day 2017 – San Antonio Express-News Open Table, a dining reservation site, hosts a list of top-rated eateries that allow customers to book their dinner dates online. In doing so, the website generates a number of bookings made each day.

The most-booked places on the popular reservation site for Valentine’s Day 2017 range from the downtown area to Stone Oak. Open Table told mySA.com many larger businesses have higher bookings simply because they have a higher capacity.

For more options on where to woo your loved one, Open Table pointed to their list of the “most romantic” restaurants in the city. The company said the list was compiled based off verified-diner reviews.

To see the list of most popular, most-booked restaurants this year, check out the gallery above.

 

Get out there and add some fun to your week

One of the reasons we love offering a place for extended stay in San Antonio is because there is always so much to do here. If you are staying with us at Dwelling Suites there are always tons of opportunities to add some fun into your schedule.

Check out some awesome things that are going on this week.

http://www.mysanantonio.com/entertainment/article/19-fun-things-to-do-in-San-Antonio-this-week-10928499.php19 fun things to do in San Antonio this week – San Antonio Express-News The rodeo is the center of the San Antonio entertainment world this week, with concerts coming up by a Rock and Roll Hall of Famer and a country music legend. Unless you have a pirate costume hanging in the back of your closet, in which case you’ll be looking forward to a rare S.A. appearance on Wednesday by New Wave icon Adam Ant.

Click through the slideshow above for details on these and more upcoming events, including a multi-night stand by a Southern-fried stand-up comedian.

 

You had us at barbecue

At CLC Roofing of Dallas, we love us some delicious barbecue. If we could only eat one food for the rest of our lives we wouldn’t even think twice about our choice. So when we hear of a new BBQ joint popping up  in Argyle, you better believe we will be making a trip to sink our teeth into it.

If you love BBQ as much as we do you will definitely want to check out the details below.

http://www.guidelive.com/food-and-drink/2017/02/13/denton-county-argyle-new-barbecue-joint-bumbershoot?_ga=1.182844326.1054764419.1487002537Worth the drive? Denton County to get a new barbecue joint from former Dallas chef | GuideLive
Out behind a quirky coffee shop, there’s a 32-foot trailer that will serve barbecue until they run out. Customers will nosh on brisket at picnic tables set up under the trees. You’re in Austin, right?

Nope, you’re in Argyle, Texas.

“We’re going to keep it straight: just a salt and pepper rub,” says executive chef Chad Kelley of his brisket at Bumbershoot Barbecue.

The culinary team behind Barley & Board in Denton and several Argyle restaurants are opening a new spot they call Bumbershoot Barbecue at the end of March.

“We just knew we needed to put something back there in the trees,” said Kjell Knutson, chief operating officer for the restaurant group. They also operate Earl’s 377 Pizza, located in front of it (in Argyle), and a coming-soon, whimsical-looking coffee shop called Kimzey’s.

 

 

Treat Yourself at One of Denver’s Best Restaurants

There is never a bad time to treat yourself to a good meal. If you are living at St. Andrew’s Village you are fortunate to be close to Denver’s impressive culinary scene. There’s no short supply of options here but if you need a little help narrowing it down here is a handy list from 5280 Magazine of the top 25 Denver restaurants from 2016. You really can’t make a bad choice, so get out there are treat yourself.

Denver’s 25 Best Restaurants 2016

Hunting for this year’s top restaurants revealed one thing: Denver’s dining scene has never been more diverse, dynamic, or delicious. No matter what you’re craving—casual and loud, buttoned-up and quiet, or a mashup of all the above—it’s right here, right now.

From funky hot spots to neighborhood bistros, there’s a restaurant in Denver to satisfy your every craving. Read more…

 

 

Denver is a Great Place to Live

We probably don’t need to tell you but Denver, is a pretty great place to live. It’s so great in fact that last year it was ranked as the number one Best Place to Live by U.S. News. This year Denver fell from pole position, and switched with Austin, Texas for second place out of 100 cities ranked.

The report measures cities based on a number of criteria including, cost of living, crime rate, and quality of life. Nestled right in front of the Rocky Mountains we are proud to provide long term care in Denver.

http://www.denverpost.com/2017/02/07/denver-second-best-city-us-news-world-report/ Denver ranks No. 2 on U.S. News & World Report’s list of the 2017 Best Places to live, losing the top-of-the-list status it held last year to Austin, Texas.

U.S. News analyzed 100 cities based on quality of life, job market, as well as the value of living there and people’s desire to live there. Denver received an overall score of 7.5 out of 10, down from 7.8 points in 2016.

Cost of living in Denver ranked 7.2 out of 10,  which the magazine said made the city a better value than like-sized metro areas. Housing costs dipped to $314,021 on the 2017 list, compared with $323,217 last year. For the U.S., housing costs were estimated at $211,731 for 2017, compared with $213,588 last year.
read more at denverpost.com

 

 

 

 

Chicago Local Brings Flowers to Our City

Spring is on the way. Soon the flowers will be blooming and that means the Chicago Flower and Garden Show is coming too, March 18-26!  This Chicago tradition dates back 170 years and aims to inspire. If you are looking for some awesome ideas for your home garden this spring you won’t want to miss this event.

Neighborhood Restoration Company is a locally owned, Chicago roofing contractor and we love seeing other locals who are improving our city. Check out WGN-TV’s story on Tony Abruscato, President and Show Director of the Chicago Flower and Garden Show.

Chicago’s Very Own

He’s the face behind the flowers and the greenery on our roadside as well as all the beautiful blooms of the Chicago Flower and Garden show.
Tony Abruscato uses his passion for plants to beautify our city.
Tony’s love history and of love greenery goes into maintaining the legacy of the show each and every year.

See more…

 

 

Make your Home Memorable with and Outdoor Fire Pit

The say first impressions are the lasting impressions. At Neighborhood Restoration Company we think that applies to your house too. That’s why we are here for you. When your home is damaged and not looking it’s best, we are ready to restore it to better than it was before.

Once your home is looking it’s best you might want to consider adding a little extra to make it stand out. If you are trying to make your home memorable an outdoor fire pit can add a little pizzazz that your guests wont soon forget. Check out this starter guide from HGTV on how to build your own fire pit.

http://www.hgtv.com/remodel/outdoors/how-to-plan-for-building-a-fire-pit Your first task when planning to build a fire pit is to choose a location. You’ll want to ensure that it’s a fairly open space, free and clear of overhanging obstacles like tree branches or shrubs. Ashes from the fire pit will tend to float upward, and you wouldn’t want to create a fire hazard by placing your fire pit too near any flammable flora.

Next, you’ll need to determine whether you’re going to build the fire pit yourself, hire a contractor to build it, or purchase a ready-made fire pit or chiminea. read more at hgtv.com

 

 

 

 

Understanding Severe Weather

Spring is just around the corner and that means it’s time to get ready for severe weather season. When the weather turns bad being prepared and informed is the best way to protect you and your family.

http://www.nbcdfw.com/weather/stories/How-to-Stay-Informed-in-Severe-Weather-Season-413302663.htmlWith spring storm season right around the corner, now is the perfect time to learn all about the crazy weather we often see between March and June here in North Texas.

There are still several opportunities to attend one of the Skywarn seminars hosted by the National Weather Service. These educational seminars provide valuable insight in how to become a storm spotter for the NWS, and they serve to satisfy the weather enthusiast in all of us.

The basics of storm development are covered, along with an explanation of how tornadoes form. The folks from the National Weather Service do an excellent job explaining the science and always provide exciting pictures and video clips. See more…

If severe weather hits your home remember Lon Smith Roofing and Construction is here to help you with through the repair process.

 

 

 

Lon Smith repairs hail damage