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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 […]

5 Top Signs Your Siding Needs to Be Replaced

Your home’s siding is like its skin – It protects the delicate interior structure from the harsh outdoor conditions. Because your siding takes a beating from the elements, it can show signs of wear and tear if it’s old or if it hasn’t been properly maintained. Eventually, all siding needs to be replaced to keep […]

Choosing a Roof Color: 7 Tips for Finding the Right One

    You know you need a new roof; maybe your home is older and you want to update, or you might have a creative itch to redesign. You may even need a new roof out necessity because of structural damage from a storm. No matter the reason, picking out the proper color for your […]

5 Keys to Hiring a Quality Roofing Contractor

Your roof needs repair or replacement, but you’ve heard all the horror stories of contractors who don’t show up, use sub-par materials, or who just never complete the work. Roof work is among the most expensive and important contracting work you can have done on your home, and you need someone you can trust to […]

3 Tips for Designing Your Own Deck or Patio

Designing your own deck or patio can be a daunting task, but with the help of industry experts and a few tips, you can custom-design your outdoor transitional space in no time! Here are three tips for getting started: Gather Ideas We find that many of our clients gather their ideas from online websites such […]

3 Signs Your Asphalt Shingle Roof Needs Replacing

A healthy roof is necessary to protect you, your family, and your assets. Routine care and maintenance can prevent a whole host of emergencies, but even the best-cared-for roof ages and needs replacement eventually. Here are 3 signs it may be time to replace your asphalt shingle roof: It’s Reaching the End of Its Life […]

6 Benefits of Adding Shutters To Your Home

Shutters can be a great asset to your home’s exterior. Learn how home shutters can benefit you. Shutters originally were designed with functionality in mind, protecting the home’s interior and exterior from the elements. Over the years, they’ve become more a matter of aesthetics, providing an extra element of interest to a home’s exterior. However, […]

4 Things You Must Do to Protect Your Roof This Winter

Winter weather can be tough on your roof. Snow, ice, and harsh winds all can wreck havoc on your shingles and flashing, causing major problems for you and your family. To protect from expensive repairs mid-winter, take these 4 steps to protect your roof before the cold weather hits: Clean your gutters Clogged gutters and […]