What All Homeowners Need to Know About Their Roof

The weather in many parts of the US 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 year for any weather related damage. A damaged roof can… read more

Winter and Your Roof

Living in the Midwest, we know how harsh winter can be, and winter is one of the toughest seasons on your roof. With winter comes freezing rain, snow, ice, and frigid temperatures, all of which can wreak havoc on your roof. We put together a quick checklist to ensure your home is ready for winter…. read more

Exploring Alternative Roofing Materials

When it comes to roofing replacement and repair, everyone’s minds immediately jump to asphalt shingles. If you are looking into a new roof, it may be time to think outside the box. Alternative roofing materials are starting to rise in popularity here in the United States and it may be time to jump on the… read more

Getting Ready to Winterize Your Roof

Fall is quickly approaching, and here in the Midwest, that means that winter is not far behind. While there are a lot of things to get ready for the winter, winterizing your roof is something that most homeowners can do to prepare. Winter in the Midwest means low temperatures, snow and ice storms, and strong… read more

DIY Roof Repair vs. Professional Repair

As a homeowner, you are always looking for a way to save a couple bucks on home improvement, especially when it comes to the costlier repairs like roofing. Attempting to DIY these expensive fixes is more tempting now with DIY videos and the internet, but attempting them by yourself may lead to costly fixes down… read more

4 Types of Outdoor Lighting for Your Home

If you are looking for a way to increase your curb appeal while increasing your home’s security, there’s nothing better than exterior lighting. While most people only think of exterior lighting for the light it provides, lighting can be used as a decoration. Lighting the front and back of your home are both equally important,… read more

Your Home Exterior and Home Security

When most people think of redoing their home’s exterior, they are doing it for looks, resale value, or maybe energy savings. There is another added benefit that a lot of people don’t think about, home security. Adding security to your home will increase resale value and curb appeal while also keeping your family and belongings… read more

How to Choose the Right Shingles

Deciding that you want a new roof is just the first step to getting a new roof, but next comes deciding what kind of roof you want. Just as there are plenty of options for siding and windows, there are plenty of options for shingles. The type of shingle you choose for your new roof… read more

Home Exteriors and Their Pros and Cons

Whether you are renovating your current home, or are looking to build your dream home, the type of exterior you choose for your home will determine the overall look and feel of the home, as well as providing your home with protection from the elements. Once you decide the overall look you want for your… read more

Windows and What They Mean to You

If you are revamping your exterior, or are thinking about replacing your windows, then you are going to have to choose what kind of windows you would like. Sounds easy right? Well, you might be surprised at how many options there are. There are a ton of different kinds of windows, so we have put… read more

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