Spring weather is upon us, and with that, we need to make sure that our homes are in optimal shape following the cold Illinois winter weather. This spring maintenance checklist is designed to help ensure that your home is in optimal shape heading into the summer months. Continue reading “The Ultimate Spring Home Maintenance Checklist”
A beautiful roof for your home is all in the details – and remarkable fascias and soffits help. Even if you have a roofing contractor that you’ve known and loved for a long time, it helps to have a basic understanding of the various components of your roof. That way you can be sure that you’re getting what you’ve paid for. Continue reading “The Small Details of A Great Home Exterior Design: Fascias and Soffits”
No one likes rising utility bills, but the good news is that with some basic modifications to your home you can reduce home energy costs. Whether decreasing your energy footprint is your motivation, or simply lowering your monthly bills, some basic repairs to your home can help you achieve the results that you are looking for. Continue reading “5 Essential Tips to Reduce Home Energy Costs”
The leaves on the trees are starting to turn, and the temperatures are beginning to dip. We will soon be in the grips of fall, and surrounded by all things pumpkin spice. For your home, this means some further preparations are necessary in preparation of winter weather. Below is our fall maintenance checklist. Continue reading “Preparing Your Home for the Cold: The Fall Maintenance Checklist”
The exterior of your home is a preview of what’s inside. It stokes curiosity and sets the tone for what your guests will experience. When you do simple things to boost curb appeal, you are making your home nicer and increasing its value. Continue reading “Boost Curb Appeal with These 10 Easy Home Exterior Improvements”
More and more U.S. homeowners are making the move to fiber cement siding. In fact, demand for fiber cement siding is expected to rise by 3.6 percent by 2022. With the US experiencing some of the largest market gains, it’s easy to see why they’re making the change. There are a few considerable benefits that likely have to do with the rise in popularity of this siding material. Continue reading “3 Reasons Why the Demand for Fiber Cement Siding is on the Rise”
Exterior home renovations can be overwhelming for homeowners. The television shows make the process look quick and painless, but the path of reality does not always follow TV. Complications in planning or choosing the wrong contractor can cause your exterior to look sub-par, and costs to skyrocket. Continue reading “Your Guide To A Stunning Exterior Home Renovation”
As your siding ages, stains, holes, or other damage may creep in. Vinyl siding repair can be accomplished in a number of ways, some of which are remarkably easy.