How to Clean Vinyl Siding

  Although low maintenance, vinyl siding still needs a bit of cleaning and care over time to remove built-up grime, mildew, and dirt, especially in warmer climates. But how does one go about cleaning vinyl siding? Fortunately, if you know the manufacturer of your vinyl siding, tracking down cleaning instructions should be as easy as… read more

7 Benefits of Gutter Coverings

No one likes to get up on the ladder and clean their gutters, or pay someone to do it every year. By installing gutter coverings you can greatly reduce the amount of gutter maintenance required to effectively keep water away from your home. Gutter coverings also provide a variety of benefits that homeowners don’t immediately… read more

The 6 Best Roofing Materials for Longevity

Composite Shingles Lifespan: 15-50 Years Even though composite shingles are the most popular roofing material, they last the least amount of time. They are the least expensive to purchase and install, which has led to their popularity.  The lifespan prediction range is so wide due to the huge variations in quality of the material. Premium… read more

How to Tell if Your Roof Sustained Water Damage

  The weather in many parts of the US weather can be extremely tough on your roof. Wind, rain, and snow take their toll every year, but it is important to stay on top of your roof’s health. It is recommended that you inspect your roof every spring and fall for any weather-related damage. A… read more

Tips to Prepare Your Home for Spring

Here in the Midwest, we keep wondering if it will ever warm up. The good news is warmer temperatures will be here before we know it. Your home has been a warm refuge during these cold winter months, but what can you do to help prepare it for spring? Inspect your roof: Check your roof… read more

Caring for Vinyl Siding

  Vinyl siding gives homes the look and charm of traditional wood without the related issues of rotting, splitting, etc., making it the most popular siding on option on the market today. However, it’s important not to mistake “low-maintenance” with “no-maintenance,” as every type of siding requires at least some periodic upkeep to keep it… read more

6 Ways to Keep Your Home Safe During a Vacation

  Every so often, we get the luxury of escaping the stress of day-to-day life by taking a vacation. A getaway is supposed to be relaxing, so the last thing you want is to find yourself worrying about the safety of your home and belongings while you should be sipping cocktails on the beach. Fortunately,… read more

Why you Need to Insulate your Attic

Most people do not think twice about their attic, and nowadays most people don’t ever venture up into their attics. If you are like most people then you don’t actually know if your attic insulation is evenly distributed, or if it was actually installed into hard to reach areas. Attic insulation typically lasts around 15-20… read more

Preparing your Commercial Roof for Snow and Ice

Is your roof ready for winter? Because ready or not, here it comes. We put a lot of emphasis on protecting your home’s roof, but when was the last time you’ve thought about your business’s roof? A lot of the same rules that apply to your home’s roof also apply to a commercial roof. When… read more

The Importance of Ridge Vents

One of the most critical factors in roof system durability is proper ventilation. Without it, heat and moisture build up in an attic area and combine to cause rafters and sheathing to rot, shingles to buckle, and insulation to lose its effectiveness.   Therefore, it is important never to block off sources of roof ventilation,… read more

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