There are so many decisions when it comes to residing your house. What material should you use? What colors will go best or complement your style? Well, we’re introducing you to yet one more decision to make about your siding. Should you choose horizontal or vertical siding? We dig into the pros and cons, types, and costs of vertical and horizontal sidings today.
It is a question that is often asked - how can I make my home more energy efficient? There are so many ways to do this. Energy efficient homes pay off in the long run, with more homeowners than ever looking for these features. In addition, more and more states are offering incentives to homeowners who make their homes more energy efficient. It’s the best time to look to energy efficient strategies for your home. Here are some ways to do that.
Fresh siding enhances the performance, the curb appeal and the value of your home. There are various types of siding materials, and the materials change and get better with the years. However, there are a few styles and standards that have remained popular. We dig into benefits, cost, and maintenance requirements of some of the most popular siding materials.
Getting a new roof is usually a once in a few decades process, one that many aren’t super familiar with. We get a lot of questions about the process, so here are the answers to them.
Your home’s exterior adds value to your home. Summer is right around the corner, so when is a better time to spruce up the outside of your home? Here are a few ideas to get started with.
Roofing leaks are a bummer but are expected to happen. It is important to take immediate action to avoid any future damage to your home once you notice any leaks. There are quite a few things that can cause these roof leaks. Here are some of the most common.
Roof ventilation is a very important issue that homeowners don’t think of often. Roof ventilation is based on the simple fact that warm air rises. In the summertime, the sun heats the air in the attic. In the winter, heat from your home warms the attic. In either season, good venting occurs when cold air can enter the attic near the eaves and exit near the peak. The goal is that temperature and humidity levels in the attic space match the conditions outdoors. The best way to fight moisture buildup on a roof is to provide proper ventilation.
The right porch roof design can add a ton of appeal to your home. The things that go into a porch design are all pretty similar: foundation, piers, joists, rafters, and more. Before constructing a new porch, or simply a new roof over your porch, it’s very important to consult a professional to ensure the job is done right. There are quite a few things to consider before you construct your porch and keep in mind once your porch has been finished.
Spring is the time to buy new homes, repair or replace roofing and gutters, and install solar panels. Installing solar can provide you with so many benefits like financial benefits with tax incentives and using a clean energy source. Fortunately, solar can be installed on nearly every type of roof, though some are more suited for solar. We dig into the best types of roofing for solar panel installation.