3 Things to Consider When Building a New Deck

There’s nothing like enjoying a spacious deck off the back or side of your home in the warm New England weather. Whether you like to grill out every night, host BBQs, watch the kids splash in the pool or just relax with a good book, a deck makes all that possible. When contemplating building a … Continued

Fiber Cement vs. Vinyl Siding

If you’re thinking of siding your home, you may be torn between two types: fiber cement or vinyl siding. Both have their benefits and drawbacks, so it really comes down to personal preference, lifestyle, climate and budget. You really can’t go wrong with either one. Let’s go over the features of each one. Composition Fiber-cement … Continued

How to Spot Signs of Wind Damage on Your Roof

Wind is one of the most common weather events to cause damage to roofs. But it doesn’t always take a monsoon to experience damage to your roofing system. Sometimes even a minor storm can produce high MPH winds that can rip off shingles, damage flashing and more. From missing and curling shingles to damaged soffit … Continued

Spring Maintenance Tips For Your Home’s Siding

Spring cleaning isn’t just for your living rooms and bathrooms. It’s for your exteriors, too – specifically, your siding. If you have vinyl siding on your home, you know just how versatile and easy it is to clean. This means you don’t have to do much in the way of spring cleaning, but it’s a … Continued

Advantages of an Engineered Deck

If you are thinking about adding a deck onto your home, you may be grappling with which material to choose: wood or composite (engineered) decking. Composite decks have become exponentially more popular in recent years, making them the top choice among homeowners today. Wood is, of course, a traditional choice and a staple when it … Continued

5 Key Benefits of an Asphalt Shingle Roof

Asphalt shingle roofs are the most common in this country, and for good reason. From their affordability to their ease of installation, there are many reasons why homeowners choose asphalt roofing systems. Here are the top five benefits. 1.    Asphalt Shingle Roofs are Affordable The low price tag is the top reason why asphalt shingle … Continued

Why Proper Ventilation is so Important For Your Roof

Your roof needs to breathe. In order to do that, it needs well designed and properly installed vents and soffits to ensure air can flow in and out. From the reducing the risk of ice dams to reducing energy costs, there are many reasons why your roof needs sufficient ventilation. In a nutshell, ventilation is … Continued

New Windows Can Bring More Natural Light Into Your Home

If you love natural light, but your windows are sparse and old, you may want to consider adding more windows to your home. Maybe you’re tackling an expansion to your kitchen, making an extended breakfast nook and bench seating. Or maybe you’re considering adding a sunroom on your home. Or maybe it’s just time to … Continued

How New Siding Can Give Your Home a Facelift

Does your house lack that certain curb appeal that all your neighbors seem to have? Well, perhaps you just need some new siding to spruce things up. Maybe you currently have wood siding that’s rotting, buckling and peeling paint. Or maybe you have vinyl siding that came with the house you bought decades ago and … Continued

What Makes an Entry Door Energy Efficient?

Have your energy bills gotten out of control? Do you feel a draft every time you walk by your front door in the house? It may be time for new entry doors for your home. Not only does this do wonders for your curb appeal, it helps to better insulate your property against the extreme … Continued