Author Archives: Leo Bender

About Leo Bender

Leo has been a contractor since 2003, specializing in: roofing, siding, general contracting (GC) and residential remodeling. Leo is also a Certified HVAC, Oil & Gas Heating Technician/Installer. In addition to roofing and remodeling, Leo is passionate about Solar, green building and energy conservation, so a lot of my time and energy goes to installing energy efficient heating and cooling systems.

Roof Heat Cable Calculator

Typical Cost To install a new roof Average: $5,430 - $7,670
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Roof Heat Cable

Calculate the length & cost of a Roof heat cable such as EasyHeat / HEATIT. Roof heat cable lengths are based on the roof eave, gable depth, and installation pattern. Using a roof de-icing cable is a simple way to prevent ice dams on your roof, and to melt ice… Read more »


Lowes Kitchen Remodel (2024 Prices & Reviews)

Typical Cost To install a new roof Average: $5,430 - $7,670
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Lowes Kitchen Remodel

Lowes is famous for its wide range of home remodeling products, including kitchens. Buyers can also complete full kitchen remodels with the help of Lowe’s. The retailer offers all the relevant kitchen remodel elements, including faucets, tiles, pantries, and kitchen furniture, organized in neat categories. Moreover, Lowes also conveniently offers… Read more »


Furnace Size Calculator

Typical Cost To install a new roof Average: $5,430 - $7,670
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Calculate the Heat Load (BTU size) of a High-Efficiency Furnace for your home. This calculator is based on simplified Manual J heat load calculation method, and estimates size of a Furnace based your home’s heat loss, Wall, Ceiling, Windows & Ductwork insulation levels, Duct heat loss, Furnace efficiency, indoor set… Read more »


Gas Fireplace Cost Estimator

Typical Cost To install a new roof Average: $5,430 - $7,670
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Gas Fireplace Cost

Calculate the cost of installing a gas fireplace or a heating stove (Freestanding or Fireplace Insert). Gas fireplaces and stoves are a great and efficient way to have a powerful heating system, as well as add coziness and comfort to your home. Gas heating stoves can be freestanding, so you… Read more »


Solar Panel Angle Calculator

Typical Cost To install a new roof Average: $5,430 - $7,670
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Solar Panel Angle Calculator estimates the best solar panels angle (tilt) for your zip code, based on Latitude and Sun Hours. Simply enter you zip code, and you will get the best angle for your solar panels, your latitude, ideal roof pitch and estimated production for a 10KW solar panel… Read more »