12 Easy and Inexpensive Ways to Upgrade Your Home’s Exterior

By |2023-01-24T17:24:16+00:00January 24th, 2023|

Try these low-cost, high-impact improvements to make your home look more tidy, beautiful, and welcoming. While some exterior home improvements can be pricey, lengthy projects, there are plenty of wow-worthy upgrades you can DIY without breaking the bank. Whether you hope to catch the eye of potential buyers, impress passersby with your style, or [...]

How To Choose The Best House And Roof Color Combination

By |2023-01-17T16:53:26+00:00January 17th, 2023|

A beautiful roof and siding color combination will enhance a home’s curb appeal for decades, which is why it’s important to find the right match that complements your home’s unique personality.Whether you’re completely transforming your home’s exterior with a new roof and siding, re-roofing, or re-siding your home, these ideas will help you find a [...]

Why Vinyl Siding?

By |2023-01-10T18:54:24+00:00January 10th, 2023|

VSI's America Sides with Vinyl REPORT: America Sides with Vinyl, courtesy of the Vinyl Siding Institute (www.vinylsiding.org) No other cladding choice combines the aesthetic versatility, low-maintenance, performance and environmentally friendly attributes that vinyl siding delivers. Look around. You'll soon discover why America sides with vinyl at a rate nearly double that of any other exterior [...]

How Much Snow Can A Roof Hold?

By |2023-01-03T17:47:19+00:00January 3rd, 2023|

Unusual amounts of snow lead to many things—stalled cars, snowball fights, and airport closings. They also lead to many homeowner concerns over the roof's ability to hold the weight. Find out what you can do to identify or prevent problems. Photo: istockphoto.com When weather stations predict frigid temperatures and record snowfall, concerns rise that [...]

DO I NEED A NEW ROOF?

By |2021-07-19T18:57:15+00:00August 23rd, 2021|

Sometimes a roof can naturally reach the end of its useful life without experiencing a roof failure. It just looks old and worn, and you are doing preventive maintenance on your home. If replacing an old roof is delayed, however, it could result in bigger problems down the road. So, watch for the warning [...]

MIKE ROWE ON SKILLED TRADES

By |2021-07-19T18:56:18+00:00August 16th, 2021|

We Don’t Seem to Value The Pursuit of a Useful Skill’ Mike Rowe might not be the handiest of men himself, but he has long been a supporter of the skilled trades and an advocate for those called to them. The former star of Dirty Jobs and current host of Somebody’s Gotta Do [...]

SHIELD YOUR ROOF

By |2021-07-19T18:55:30+00:00August 9th, 2021|

Shield Your Roof From Ice and Water Damage with Leak Barriers Your roofing system is made up of protective layers, designed with the latest technological advances to shield your home from ice and water- keeping your roof deck dry and safe. One of these layers is called a leak barrier, which is often referred [...]

ROOF WARRANTY FOR HOMEOWNERS

By |2021-07-19T18:54:35+00:00August 2nd, 2021|

The Benefits of a Roof Warranty for Homeowners When buying a new roof, it is important to understand what kind of warranty you will receive when the job is complete. All reputable roofing manufacturers will offer some basic warranty coverage against manufacturing defects in the roofing materials, but oftentimes there may be enhanced warranty [...]

THE IMPORTANCE OF ROOF COLOR

By |2021-05-07T17:58:07+00:00May 31st, 2021|

Karen E. Laine and Mina Starsiak believe since the roof is such a prominent exterior component, figuring out how it plays into the home’s color palette is crucial. Their home in the Indianapolis area is shown here. Photo: Owens Corning. POSTED BY: SUE BURKETT JUNE 22, 2017 Could anything be more ubiquitous in our [...]

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