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January 2021

How Your Windows Affect Energy Efficiency This Winter

By |2021-01-07T22:25:46-05:00January 7th, 2021|Energy Efficiency, Windows|

Do the windows in your home affect energy efficiency? Many households will make changes this winter to avoid a spike in their electric bill, as saving money is becoming more and more necessary. Homeowners usually turn up the heat on their thermostat to fend off the cold (and vice versa [...]

Ice Dams and What to Do About Them

By |2021-01-07T21:01:49-05:00January 3rd, 2021|Roof Maintenance, Roof Repairs|

What Are Ice Dams? What Do You Do About Ice Dams? Winter snow can be a magical sight, especially when every roof is covered in a sparkling white blanket. To the homeowner, this can turn into a source of anxiety. Snow is known to cause a plethora of issues for [...]

November 2020

Home Insulation and Your Energy Bills

By |2020-12-04T12:08:19-05:00November 25th, 2020|Energy Efficiency, Insulation|

Home Insulation and Your Energy Bills As the temperature outside drops, homeowners are likely to notice an increase in the cost of their energy bills. When you turn up the heat on a thermostat, your furnace will try to regulate the temperature continuously. If the temperature stays stable and your [...]

How Insulation in Your Home Can Improve Energy Efficiency

By |2021-01-07T23:03:02-05:00November 13th, 2020|Energy Efficiency, Insulation|

How Insulation in Your Home Can Improve Energy Efficiency The weather is steadily growing colder during this time of the year. It won’t be long before sleeping under an extra layer or two at night becomes the norm. These additional layers of blankets help keep our bodies warm by acting [...]

October 2020

Buyer’s Guide for Home Replacement Windows

By |2020-12-04T12:19:23-05:00October 21st, 2020|Windows|

Buyer’s Guide for Home Replacement Windows Weather can be furious and formidable in any season. Concerns like saving money on heating and cooling or even just being more environmentally conscious are becoming more prudent.  If your home is old or poorly insulated, it may be time to inspect your windows [...]

Tax Credits Available for Replacement Windows

By |2020-12-04T12:27:50-05:00October 21st, 2020|Windows|

Tax Credits Available for Replacement Windows Deciding to replace the windows in your home can take significant consideration. It’s not an insignificant investment, especially considering the prices for material and labor. Luckily, upgrading your previous windows to a more energy-efficient option comes with several benefits, one being a tax credit. [...]

September 2020

What If I Don’t Have the Right Gutters for My Home?

By |2020-12-04T12:30:42-05:00September 24th, 2020|Gutters|

What If I Don’t Have the Right Gutters for My Home? When the gutters need to be replaced, many homeowners may want to try installing new ones without consulting a professional. On the other hand, those who understand the risks of having gutters that fit improperly, are excessively damaged, not [...]

How Often Should I Do Maintenance on My Gutters?

By |2020-12-04T12:35:25-05:00September 18th, 2020|Gutters|

How Often Should I Do Maintenance on My Gutters? Since the average gutter system is high off the ground and tedious to work with, most homeowners would much rather put off maintenance until absolutely necessary. Gutters are an integral part of the roofing system. They direct water away from vulnerable [...]

Do Roofing Companies Do Gutters Too?

By |2020-12-09T13:39:56-05:00September 9th, 2020|Gutters|

Do Roofing Companies Do Gutters Too? While they may not interact directly with your roof, your gutters have a lot to do with the health of what is essentially your home’s first defense against rain. Gutters are a complex and sometimes challenging part of the house that many homeowners would [...]

Why Choose a Certified James Hardie® Elite Preferred Contractor?

By |2020-12-09T13:52:04-05:00September 3rd, 2020|House Siding|

Why Choose a Certified James Hardie® Elite Preferred Contractor? Quality home improvement should be on every homeowner’s mind. It safeguards your family and your energy bills against the outside elements and helps increase your home’s value once you decide to sell. When the time comes to get started on an [...]

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