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5 Tips for Caring for Your Windows So They Last

Your home’s windows are among the most important – but most neglected – assets. They keep rain, snow, and inclimate weather out, while helping you maintain a comfortable temperature inside. On sunny days, you can throw open the curtains and look outside, basking in the scenery. To ensure that your windows stay in great condition […]

4 Tips to Help Your Roof Last for Decades

A roof is such an integral part of any home, and yet it is often overlooked in home maintenance routines. Your roof acts as your home’s defense against heat, cold, rain, snow and wind. Regular exposure to these elements slowly but surely contributes to its deterioration. But with a little bit of maintenance, and some […]

Can You Paint Vinyl Siding?

Maybe you moved into a new house with vinyl siding in great shape, but the color just isn’t you. Or, you really want a new look for your home’s exterior, but replacing the siding’s not in your budget this year. You may be wondering: Can I paint my vinyl siding? The Answer In short, yes, […]

Choosing New Windows: A Guide to 5 Popular Styles

Looking for new or replacement windows for your home isn’t as simple as you may think. There are many factors that go into the decision-making process, some of which you may never have considered before. Here are a few of the most popular window types for you to consider, along with what makes each of […]

4 Exterior Home Renovation Projects That Pay Off When You Sell

When deciding to renovate your home, thinking about what the project will do for your experience living there is likely foremost in your mind. As you decide which projects to tackle, you may wonder which are the most likely to be most profitable if you eventually decide to sell your home. Although you may not […]

5 Common Causes of Roof Leaks

There’s nothing quite as frustrating as a leaky roof. It not only signals an external problem, but can also cause a lot of internal damage, as well. Fortunately, the most effective ways of preventing a roof leak is simply checking your roof for damage every now and again. Here are 5 common causes of roof […]

5 Tips for Choosing the Right Siding for Your Home

When you invest in new siding, you want it to enhance your home and property, provide protection, and have a long life span. This can be quite the project, but here are five tips to get this process started: Know your Options One of the best ways you can begin your home siding project is […]

8 Signs You Might Need New Gutters

Gutters are extremely important in protecting your home from water damage. They direct water away from the windows, doors, and exterior of your home and make sure water doesn’t leak inside. Cleaning your gutters regularly is helpful, but eventually gutters need to be replaced. How do you know when the time has come to replace […]

Easy Care & Maintenance for Your Vinyl Siding

Vinyl siding is known as an easy-to-care-for housing material, especially compared to wood and some other materials. While it is much more low-maintenance, there are a few steps you can take to make sure your siding remains looking as good as the day you installed it. Cleaning Tips Your vinyl siding is so low-maintenance that […]