What Does Your Home’s Siding Say about You?

November 30th, 2020|Categories: Siding|

Whether you are doing a significant renovation, adding on a room, or sprucing up to add curb appeal, your choice to put on new siding or patch up the old could say a lot about you.   When you add on, you don’t necessarily have to rip off all the old siding and add new. You could choose a contrasting look for the new space. If you’re tearing out the attic and adding a mother-in-law suite on the second floor, you could add vertical or slanted siding to that space. You shouldn’t get the idea you must match the old siding [...]

5 Tips for Minnesota Homeowners with Storm Damage

July 28th, 2020|Categories: Contractor, Gutters, Installation, Insulation, Remodel, Roofing, Siding, Storm Damage, Windows|

Minnesota weather is nothing if not unpredictable. Minnesotans know that a sunny day can quickly change into a hail, wind, or thunderstorm that can cause all types of damage to homes, buildings, vehicles, and properties. While most storms roll through quickly and may not damage property, there is always a handful that results in branches or trees falling or hail damage to property. For Minnesota homeowners who have dented roofs from hail or broken windows from falling branches, here are five tips to ensure your damage is quickly repaired. Assess Damage for Emergency Repair The first concern for homeowners should [...]

Siding Can Add Color & Curb Appeal to Your Home

March 20th, 2020|Categories: Siding|

Does the exterior of your home leave you less than impressed? Has mold or moss growth on your siding worn out its welcome? Maybe what your home needs is the added color and curb appeal of new siding. Far more crucial than good looks, though, is the amount of protection quality siding provides your home.   Whether you’re looking to improve curb appeal as you try to sell, or because you want to enjoy it forever, adding or replacing the siding will give you an excellent return on your investment. Enjoy Wonderful Wood Panels Wood panels come in a variety of [...]

Signs Your Wood Siding Needs Repairing or Replacing

May 30th, 2019|Categories: Siding, Storm Damage|

You want your home’s exterior to look great but remember: Its primary function is to protect the home’s interior, including your belongings, and especially your family members. Damage to your wood siding can come in many forms. To recognize the signs, it helps to know the possible types of damage to look for: Wood Rot Woodpecker, squirrel, insect & rodent damage Trees, plants and ivy Outside elements […]

3 Unexpected Areas to Look for Hail Damage on Your Home

August 17th, 2018|Categories: Insulation, Siding, Storm Damage|

When there is a storm, most people think about checking windows and having the roof inspected. The problem with that is, hail has a habit of not conforming to traditional convention. Your entire property may need to be inspected for damage. These three unexpected areas to look for hail damage on your home should be obvious, but they are often overlooked. […]

Still have storm damage from last summer? The time to repair is now!

May 21st, 2018|Categories: Contractor, Roofing, Siding, Storm Damage|

It has reached that point in the year where time is running short to complete repairs from last summer’s storm damage. Before you panic that you may not meet the deadline for your insurance claim, there are a few important factors to consider. INSURANCE CLAIM STIPULATIONS Have you fully read the conditions of your insurance claim? If not, now’s the time to refresh your memory. Your insurance company will have set a time limit for completion of work. In some cases, you will have no more than a year from making the claim to completely sign off on the repairs. [...]

3 Signs your Siding Needs Replacing

September 5th, 2016|Categories: Contractor, Installation, Siding|

Millions of homeowners choose siding as their go-to fascia for their home. It’s obvious why so many homeowners put their faith in siding. Vinyl siding lasts long; it’s easy to maintain; it’s cost-effective. Although it has many benefits, siding isn’t completely maintenance-free. There are times when your siding needs replacing. Keep reading to see what telltale signs indicate you need new vinyl siding. COSTLY UTILITY BILLS With a focus on reducing costs, one early warning sign that your siding needs replacing is large utility bills. In good shape, siding prevents energy from escaping your home. Insulated siding helps prevent energy from leaving [...]