6 Questions to Ask When Replacing Your Windows

6 Questions to Ask When Replacing Your Window

You’re in the middle of a major home improvement project. As you look over the newly painted rooms, the charming cabinets and the attractive hardware, your eyes unconsciously turn to the windows. They look tired and ready for retirement. Something needs to be done about those old windows to match the designs you have so thoughtfully put together.If it’s been at least a decade since you upgraded your windows, the chances are that they are a bit worn and out of fashion. Maybe, the windows you once appreciated passionately have grown too familiar. You need a change and are on the hunt for new windows. However with a plethora of window styles, where should you start? Use this easy checklist and h … [Read more...]

3 Things You Need to Know When Selecting the Best Color for Your Metal Roof

Metal roofing has quickly become one of the hottest trends in home improvement, thanks to its eco-friendly properties, low maintenance, and unbeatable longevity. Of course, the striking beauty of a metal roof can’t be understated, and one of the most important considerations you can make for your new investment is which color you should choose. Although manufacturers can make your roof virtually any color imaginable, the color of your roof can have a dramatic effect on its environmental impact and its overall performance. Below, we’ve listed three tips for choosing the right roof color, and how your choice can impact your home and surrounding area.1) Optimal PerformanceOne of the main rea … [Read more...]

5 Benefits of Switching to a Metal Roof

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When planning for a new roof, metal might not be the first material that comes to mind. However, metal roofs are quickly gaining popularity for all of the eco-friendly benefits they add to your home, along with their extreme longevity in both beauty and durability. Below, we’ve listed the top five ways your home will benefit from a metal roof, and why you need to consider the shiny stuff during your next home renovation.1) LongevityMetal roofs have by far the longest lifespan out of any other material. Asphalt and wood shingles require costly upkeep and only last for about 15-20 years -- not to mention that they’re also prone to rot and leaks. Metal roofs, on the other hand, require little to … [Read more...]

6 Ways To Raise The Value of Your Home

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Fluctuation in real estate prices combined with changing interest rates have superfluous effects on mortgage rates and property taxes. It is hard to sell a home and even harder to get the most value possible out of any close. There are several home improvement projects that you can take on to improve and increase the value of your home. And, don't forget: there are benefits to improving your home beyond selling it. It feels good to live in a place that looks and feels exactly as you like it to, and if the value of your home increases in the process: Bonus! Here are six tips that can help increase the value of your home:1) Install New Appliances – Simply installing a new washer or dryer, refr … [Read more...]

3 Things To Look For In a Roofing Contractor

3 Things to Look for in a Metal Roofing Contractor

Hiring a roofing contractor to take on your roofing project can be an overwhelming process. There are hundreds of professionals locally and regionally that can all complete the project within your budget specifications and time window. However, not all specialists and contractors can offer you the same material, quality, price, etc. Some have established an exceptional reputation of providing quality work and developing a long-lasting rapport with clients. It is hard to find the right contractor to take on the job, but it is very much possible if you utilize the right resources. Here are a few items to consider when hiring a contractor or specialist for your next roof job or window r … [Read more...]

4 Things You Need to Know When Replacing Your Roof

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Replacing your roof is a big and costly project that should be taken with a grain of salt and some dabs of caution. As a result, the first thing you need to do is figure out whether your roof actually needs a complete replacement. Oftentimes, leaks, holes and other damages can be fixed, patched up and repaired at an economic rate. To avoid incurring unnecessary costs, invite a roofing expert to inspect your roof, and if possible, join your inspector on the roof to examine its condition firsthand.  Err on the Side of CautionMost professional roofing contractors offer free roofing inspection to attract new customers. As a result, you are never obligated to hire a roofing contractor because … [Read more...]

3 Benefits of Choosing Vinyl Siding

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Having a protective layer around the exteriors of your house gives even the most skeptical homeowners a great peace of mind. As a shield that embraces your house, siding effectively safeguards your home from elements, pestilent weather conditions and other windblown debris. Because of the excessive exposure of siding to inclement elements, your siding will rightly show signs of wear and decay. Over time, your siding may fail in both its utility and aesthetic functions, motivating you to find a new siding in its place. While you have a plethora of siding options to explore, choosing vinyl siding will guarantee a durable and reliable siding solution and give your home the beauty and security … [Read more...]

5 Easy Low Budget Home Remodeling Projects

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Whether you are planning to put your home on the market or giving it a new look in time for the holiday season, it pays to make sure that you are maximizing your investment. While home remodeling projects can seem endlessly long and expensive, no one ever said that you need a fat budget to give your home a noticeable boost. Instead, homeowners who are interested in giving their home a refreshing and charming look can still get superb results with a very conservative spending plan. To find out how to maximize your home remodeling project this holiday season, check out the following 5 low budget home renovation ideas:1) Upgrade Your Appliances One easy way to give your kitchen a quick facelift … [Read more...]