Tag Archives: exterior

11 Tips to Save Energy Costs This Winter

  As Game of Thrones’ great Ned Stark never got the chance to say, winter is here. What’s unique about Midwest weather patterns is that summer and winter reach both extremes of the temperature gauge compared to the rest of the country. It’s blistering hot and humid in the summer, and frigid in the winter,… read more

Quick Fixes for Drafts and Air Leaks

  It’s 9 am on a chilly Sunday morning. You’ve been looking forward to this day—your favorite NFL ream team has a huge game against a division rival. An essential win on their journey to make the playoffs. You wake and put on your casual morning hoodie. You walk into the kitchen to prepare a… 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

5 Most Common Vinyl Siding Problems

  Vinyl siding has become a popular option for many homeowners because of its versatility and affordable cost. After installation, most vinyl siding will not need maintenance for a certain period of time. However, after this time has passed, vinyl siding may experience issues due to aging, weathering, and other factors. Before having vinyl siding… read more

The Benefits of Window Replacement

  When’s the last time your home got new windows? Most professionals will recommend that windows be replaced every 15 to 20 years, but many homeowners go much longer. This issue with this is that after this time period, deteriorating windows begin to compromise the look, safety, and energy usage of your home. Replacing your… read more

7 Ways to Add Curb Appeal To Your Home

  Maybe you’re putting your home on the market, or maybe you just want to spruce things up and fall in love with your house all over again. Either way, curb appeal is important. As they say, first impressions are everything. The way your home appears from the street is an indication of everything else… read more

Inspecting Your Roof For Damage

  Your roof takes the brunt of the elements to keep you and your home safe, yet we tend to overlook or completely forget about the necessary preventative maintenance tasks to keep it in proper condition. The purpose of a roof inspection is to identify any minor problems so they can be resolved before becoming… read more