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Helping people feel more comfortable in their homes is one of the things that makes us tick. Our goal with this learning center is to help you:

  • Make exterior renovations easy and stress-free
  • Save you money
  • Add beauty to your home
  • Prevent maintenance issues
How to Clean Gutters & Gutter Maintenance Tips

How to Clean Gutters & Gutter Maintenance Tips

To avoid major repairs, you’ll need to keep up with regular cleaning and maintenance of your home’s gutter system. Below are answers to commonly asked questions that will give you some overall good gutter maintenance tips: When do I know it’s time to clean the...

Why Consider a Home Insulation Upgrade When Replacing Your Siding

Why Consider a Home Insulation Upgrade When Replacing Your Siding

A siding replacement presents a rare opportunity for a cost-effective home insulation upgrade. Have you ever had to deal with a sweltering upstairs bedroom that you couldn’t cool between May and September? Or a bathroom that was cold year-round? And just for good...

Paying for Home Renovations With a Refi Can Be a Great Deal

Paying for Home Renovations With a Refi Can Be a Great Deal

Here’s how to do it Home improvements are a sound reason to refinance your mortgage, especially when they positively impact your home’s value. And no overdue roofing or siding project should be sidelined because you aren’t in a position to pay for it the day it’s...

Spring Home Maintenance Tips

Spring Home Maintenance Tips

Easy Spring home maintenance tips: make your home healthier, more beautiful, & more comfortable without breaking the bank Spring cleaning and home upgrades happen in the spring for good reasons. We feel more invigorated as the days grow longer, the trees blossom,...

Essential Siding and Roofing Jobs are Just That: Essential

Essential Siding and Roofing Jobs are Just That: Essential

The last thing you want (or deserve) is a leaky roof. I think every mom knows that running a household is in many ways like running a small business. It’s a lot of work under the best of circumstances. Then just say the world implodes. And the home literally becomes a...

How Much Will my Roof and Siding Replacement Cost?

How Much Will my Roof and Siding Replacement Cost?

Roof and Siding Replacement Cost Your roof and siding are the key to a welcoming first impression and your first line of defense against the elements. Few things play as great a role in the appearance and comfort of a home. If you’re a homeowner in need of a roofing...

What to Look for in a Roofing or Siding Estimate

What to Look for in a Roofing or Siding Estimate

One of the best ways to ensure siding or roofing contractors give you a square deal is to know what to look for when they give you an estimate. It’s like checking the weather before a picnic. When it comes to siding and roofing estimates, there are general rules,...

How to Clean Vinyl Siding

How to Clean Vinyl Siding

After a winter’s worth of weather your siding may be looking a bit dull and dingy. Not to worry. This is typical and is easy to fix.  Vinyl siding is a durable building material, but it does require some routine and cleaning. There are a few reasons that cause this:...