Archive for the ‘Tips’ Category

How to Improve Curb Appeal

July 3rd, 2019

Curb appeal. We’ve all heard of it, but do you know what it means? Curb appeal is a common phrase for homeowners, especially for those who are selling their property or buying a new home. Curb appeal is a crucial factor — it plays a significantly more prominent role in the home buying and selling […]

New Homeowner’s Exterior Checklist

May 31st, 2019

Buying a new home is a thrilling experience, but it’s also one of the most significant commitments you can make. As a homeowner, your job is to protect your home from the elements and keep it in shape so you can get the most out of your investment. You may not know where to begin […]

Trim and Accents: How to Make Your Home Pop

March 18th, 2019

Decorative trim and accents like molding, cornices and columns are stellar design elements that complete the overall aesthetic of your exterior and let your home stand out amongst your neighbors. When homeowners thoughtfully update their existing trim or select and install more contemporary trim options, you can experience a range of visual and performance benefits: […]

How to Clean & Maintain Fiber Cement Siding

December 21st, 2018

You may or may not have heard of it, but fiber cement siding has actually been around for more than a century. Invented in Austria in 1901, and originally marketed under the name “Eternit“ — which spoke to its long-lasting nature — fiber cement siding first gained popularity in Australia as a way to protect homes from […]

What Time of Year Is Best to Replace Windows?

September 28th, 2018

Replacing windows takes a significant amount of time and planning, especially if you’ll be replacing a large number of them. If there are any ways to make this process a little easier, why wouldn’t you try it? One way to ease this renovation project is to make sure you’re scheduling work during the right time […]

The Top Siding Colors for Resale Value

September 17th, 2018

The exterior of a home plays a huge part in the interest of potential buyers. The exterior is usually the first thing potential buyers see, and the color of the exterior can play a big part in driving their emotions. So, how does the siding or exterior color of your home affect its resale value? […]

What Time of Year Is Best to Replace a Roof?

August 31st, 2018

Having a new roof installed is a big job and needs a great deal of planning before work can even begin. Deciding if a roof replacement is necessary or not is half the battle. The next big question you have to ask yourself is when to schedule the replacement. One of the best times of […]

Five Simple Reasons You Should Hire a Home Contractor Instead of Doing It Yourself

July 9th, 2018

Owning a home comes with a significant amount of responsibility. You have to keep your home in good shape not only to ensure it remains livable, but also to make sure your investment retains its value. Of course, you can also enhance your home’s value by performing improvements such as putting in a new kitchen […]

Why You Need a Professional Contractor to Replace Your Roofing

May 31st, 2018

If you’re asking yourself the question, “Should I replace my own roof?” then this is the article for you. Granted, nowadays you can go online and do a quick internet search for “Can I replace my own roof,” and get everything from general advice columns to videos that will share numerous tips about roofing repair […]

Your Spring Cleaning and Home Maintenance Checklist

May 17th, 2018

Spring is in the air at last. The sun is shining longer at night, the days are warmer and flowers are starting to peek out everywhere. It didn’t seem possible after the long, dreary winter, but we are finally firmly on our way into spring. Spring is notorious for filling us all with a renewed sense […]

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