Single Pane vs Double Pane Windows

Single Pane vs Double Pane Windows

Deciding to buy replacement windows can be intimidating. There are several types and styles of windows to choose from, not to mention manufacturers.  One thing that many window installation companies may discuss with you is the number of panes in your...

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Re-Roofing Vs Roof Replacement

Re-Roofing Vs Roof Replacement

Should I Re-Roof or Replace My Roof Re-roofing has a long history. The thought at the time was that adding a new layer of shingles over an old one would further waterproof the shingles. And, in the process, if you didn’t have too many layers of shingles already on...

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Do New Windows Pay For Themselves?

Do New Windows Pay For Themselves?

Windows are usually replaced because they’re failing in some way, whether broken, damaged, leaky, foggy, or just more than 20 years old. If you’re dealing with windows that are no longer in good condition, you may be hesitant to replace more than the one damaged...

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How Old Is My Roof?

How Old Is My Roof?

The question “How old is my roof?” can come up several times during home ownership.  You may not remember the exact year your roof was installed, or you may have moved into a house that lacks any records to tell you the age of your roof. You may also need to...

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Reasons To Use a Home Renovation Professional

Reasons To Use a Home Renovation Professional

It might be tempting to try to renovate your home yourself. From DIY shows to how-to videos on YouTube, there are many ways that you can get an education in home remodeling. And, for some small projects, doing it yourself may ultimately be the right choice based on...

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Can Ivy Grow On Siding?

Can Ivy Grow On Siding?

As a homeowner, there’s something picturesque about ivy crawling up the walls of a home. Ivy has a timeless charm reminiscent of old stately homes and gardens. It can add a touch of natural beauty to any structure it climbs. However, ivy can also be destructive and...

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Copper Gutters and Downspouts

Copper Gutters and Downspouts

In general, gutters aren’t necessarily an element of curb appeal. We often think of gutters as being invisible. They tend to be camouflaged to blend in and not be noticed. After all, their main job is to be functional. They primarily serve the essential function of...

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What Are Snow Guards on a Roof?

What Are Snow Guards on a Roof?

It’s no secret that winter weather can cause issues with your roof. Metal roofs have a unique problem called roof avalanches. When snow accumulates on a metal roof, it has a tendency to slide off all at once, causing, well, an avalanche. Combine that with an ice dam,...

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What To Expect If You Have Storm Damage on Your Roof

What To Expect If You Have Storm Damage on Your Roof

Storms, big and small, can wreak havoc on your home’s exterior. From severe thunderstorms to wind storms and even hurricanes, your roof has to weather it all. And usually, it does. Today’s shingles are designed to handle high winds and heavy impacts from hail or...

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