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Exterior Trim Guide

What makes historic residential communities so interesting is their wide range of architectural styles. You see a variety of designs ranging from high-pitched roofs on Colonial homes to low and wide overhangs on Craftsman bungalows. Tudor homes have a distinctive style. So do Cape Cods. All these American houses have entirely different shapes and curb appeals making them stand out. But they all have something in common. They use the same terminology to describe their exterior trim components.

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What Door and Window Styles Complement Your Home?

When you drive through a residential neighborhood, there are always a few homes that turn your head. There’s something about their curb appeal that screams, “Look at me!” It might be a Contemporary home with sleek lines, or it could be a classic Craftsman design. These two architectural styles are profoundly different, but they’ve got something in common.

It’s the right balance of doors and windows. These knowledgeable home designers made excellent use of door and window styles to complement their homes. They knew how to choose a front door that makes a bold statement. They knew how to match windows to their home style. And they knew how to blend front door styles with window styles that work with their overall architectural theme and give a dramatic effect.

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Mold Damage on Roofs

The lifespan of a residential property roof can generally range from two to five decades if the successive occupants maintain it properly. Unfortunately, a lot of homeowners allow roof mold damage to fester, which can drastically reduce the longevity of a roof. Mold growth on roofs is one of the most costly problems when homeowners fail to take action and simply allow the growth to continue.

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Pick the Perfect Patio Door: 5 Tips to Help You Choose the Right One

Picking a patio door for your home seems simple until you try to do it. After all, it’s not an activity most of us often do, and it leads to a quest for good, concise data.

Sunshine Contracting answers a lot of questions about patio doors since we have deep and detailed experience with them, as well as many other types of doors, windows and aspects of exterior-remodeling. We’re glad to share information to help you pick the perfect patio door.

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Asphalt vs. Metal Roofs

Your roof is one of the most important parts of your home. It keeps you, your family and your belongings safe throughout all seasons. That’s why it’s important that you take your time in considering what roof material is the right choice for your circumstances. There are many benefits to asphalt roofs and metal roofs alike, but they vary in several key ways.

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French vs. Sliding Doors

When you’re looking to add a door with glass panes to your home, you’ll find that a lot goes into making the right decision. French and sliding doors are both great options with several benefits in common, including more natural light in the household and an overall increase in home value.

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Garden vs. Bay Windows

Windows can significantly increase the monetary value of your home — not to mention your overall quality of life. Several factors come into play when choosing the precise style and type of windows you want, including the architecture of your home, visual appeal and your available space.

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What to Ask When Buying Replacement Windows

When it comes to the look and style you want for your home, your window decision can make all the difference. Replacement windows can significantly add to home value in today’s market. The windows you choose affect the amount of natural light inside your home, your ability to see out into your surrounding neighborhood and your feeling of connection to the outside world. They can also change a boring or small-looking home into a comfortable and welcoming structure.

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Hail Damage on Roofs

When it comes to the roof over your head, much of its importance sometimes goes unnoticed. Not only does your roof keep you safe and protected from leaks and other weather elements, but it also keeps your home looking nice on the outside. Unfortunately, many different types of damage can happen to your roof over time because of general wear and tear and weather conditions. Hail damage is one of the worst types.

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Exterior Remodeling Guide for Beginners

Exterior remodeling can be a challenge for beginners.  TV renovation shows make remodeling look so quick and easy, but for those new to the process, it can be a different story. You hear about newbies experiencing nightmares with cost overruns, shoddy work and shady contractors. But it doesn’t have to be like that for beginners.

The key to successful exterior remodeling is in planning. It begins with a common question: “I want to renovate my house, so where do I start?” Knowing how to start a renovation and exterior remodel of your house begins with having a clear vision of what you want to achieve, understanding the renovation process and contracting with a reputable company that produces quality work.

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