Why is it Important That Your Home Improvement Contractor be Insured?

It’s important to get proof of both liability and workers’ compensation insurance when settling on the right roofer, replacement window, or siding contractor for your home. It can be overwhelming to properly research roofers and choose the ideal candidate. But it’s an important process that should not be glossed over. Failing to check on these … Continued

What to Look For in a Roofing Quote

On the hunt for a new roof? Your first step is to do your homework and gather some quotes from area roofers. This will give you a good jumping-off point for what the project will cost. You may not be aware of all the things to look for (and look out for!) in a roofing … Continued

How to Avoid Voiding Your Roofing Warranty

A standard roofing warranty usually includes two things: a manufacturer’s warranty covering the roofing material itself against defects and a warranty from the roofing company that covers the workmanship of the job. Both warranties come together to protect different aspects of your roof. From roofing material to labor, you want to ensure you have a … Continued

4 Reasons to Add a New Deck to Your Home This Spring

Spring may be a few months away but there’s no better time to start planning an exterior improvement project for your Merrimack Valley home. How about a brand new deck? From wood to composite, decks help you boost the usability of your outdoor space so you’re able to fully enjoy backyard pool parties, barbecues and … Continued

How to Prevent Ice Dams this Winter

As seasoned New Englanders we know how harsh winter weather can be. But we are well equipped to deal with the ice, snow and cold because we go through it every year. But while shoveling, snow blowing, and removing ice from the windshield may be second nature to you, preventing ice dams may have you … Continued

3 Considerations When Buying Replacement Windows

From energy efficiency to aesthetics to maintenance, there are many things to consider when purchasing new windows for your home. Your goal should be to settle on windows that tick all those boxes so you can ensure the best buying decision possible. Here’s what to think about before purchasing replacement windows. 1.    Energy Efficiency Performance … Continued

5 Signs You Need to Replace Your Siding

Whether you have wood, vinyl or fiber cement siding, all materials can show signs of wear over the years and decades. From wood rot and warping to cracking and peeling paint, there are many reasons why you need to replace your siding soon. Let’s take a look at the top five reasons: 1.    Mold Because … Continued

New Tax Credits For Energy Efficient Windows

If you’ve been thinking about installing replacement windows, now’s a great time to finally do it. That’s because there are some new tax credits that can help you save money on home improvement costs. Replacement windows are a significant investment for your home, so it stands to reason that you want to save money wherever … Continued

What Color Should You Choose for Your New Siding?

If it’s time for you to replace your siding, your first thought is likely: what color should I go with? Indeed, this is a big concern, as it can make or break the look and feel of your whole property. It’s important to get the right blend of siding color and trim so that they … Continued

3 Key Fall Roof Maintenance Tips

From trimming back trees to cleaning out gutters, there are a few roof maintenance tasks you should be thinking about as we head into fall. By taking the necessary precautions now, you can prevent costly problems from developing down the road. Inspecting your roof this fall will ensure your property will be able to stand … Continued