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Siding is one of the most popular options for homeowners who are interested in transforming their exteriors. Vinyl siding offers homeowners a cost-effective way to transform their home in a matter of days. Not only does vinyl siding give homeowners a great look, but it’s also a low-maintenance option.
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Cost is always a factor when you are replacing or remodeling your home. However, it’s not the most important factor when you are considering roof replacement. In fact, if you want a quality roof replacement that will last a long time, then you should consider the following factors before you replace your roof in Minneapolis.
Maintenance free windows are the preferred choice for many homeowners simply because they are so easy to maintain. With their vinyl construction, maintenance free windows don't involve all that time consuming and tiring scraping and repainting that wood windows require on a regular basis in order to stay looking nice. There are other benefits to choosing maintenance free windows, though, that make them a popular choice for homes of all types.
Water damage alone is devastating. Consider the potential damage caused by damages caused during a storm. Thunderstorms cause power outages, leaks and roof damages, and it’s important to micromanage any wet areas before the storm passes. If you don’t, you might face hefty roof replacements, exterior painting jobs and even wood siding repair. The damage might’ve already been done, but it shouldn’t be allowed to get worse. Check out our tips for in-storm water damage recovery.
Today, a lot of roof replacements deal with gutter damages due to unchecked roof areas, clogged sections and jammed tree material. Gutters can be damaged in many ways, however, so you’ll need to be on the lookout for some lesser-known causes.
A hole in the roof indicates a repair job, but can you spot the finer details? A weakening roof isn’t always easy to pinpoint, and it’s important to make a repair decision before it’s too late. Regardless of your home’s durability, a few signs can’t be ignored. Check out the five signs experts believe justify a roof repair, and contact a professional before it’s too late.
Now is the perfect time to think about preparing the outside of your home for winter. Why? Because the weather is cooling off but it has not become too cold to do routine maintenance outside. Here are some ideas to get you started.
When it comes to windows, maintenance needn’t be a lesson in defeat. If you’re facing window replacements, wood window installation or general check-ups, you might be going about it the wrong way. Often, homeowners overextend themselves with window installation, removal and maintenance, leading to hefty expenses, long-term clean-up jobs and unwanted fixes. To keep your home prim and proper while protecting your window area, check out the five tips below. Each has been pulled from industry expertise, guaranteeing less window check-ups, easier repairs and long-term durability on both ends of the glass:
Cedar shakes might be an unfamiliar name to you when it comes to your home's exterior roofing and siding materials. Chances are you know about the cozy smell of cedar furniture but are not too familiar with its use as a siding option. Here's what you need to know to decide if it is right for you.
As a homeowner, you understand the importance of making rainwater go where it needs to be rather than pouring over your home to land randomly wherever gravity takes it. Part of your house's practical and functional design assures rain goes to your lawn rather than your foundation, or worse, inside your home. Water has to be directed to avoid mold and immediate damage, and it is the universal solvent and will eventually destroy anything it contacts if not properly channeled.