Best Decking Materials For New England Weather

If your current wood deck has been fading, splintering and rotting, you may be in the market for a whole new deck. This time, why not go with a vinyl deck made from PVC compounds? This type of material is the best for New England weather. Whereas wood decks require constant maintenance, vinyl decks are … Continued

Why Summer is the Best Time to Replace Your Roof

If you’ve been putting off roof replacement for a while, you may wonder if now’s a good time to start. Well, it is. Summer, especially the beginning of the season, is an ideal time to have your roof replaced primarily due to the favorable temperatures. Starting the summer off with a brand new roof adds … Continued

How to Spruce Up Your Siding This Spring

The birds are chirping and the flowers are blooming. Spring is here, and you know what that means: getting outside to make your property more appealing with the arrival of the nice weather. Your siding may need some TLC this spring, and there are many ways to go about this. From pressure washing to checking … Continued

5 Warning Signs That Your Windows Need to be Replaced

From condensation inside the glass to rattling panes, there are many telltale signs alerting you to the fact that you should replace your old windows. You won’t believe what a difference replacement windows will make! They not only look great, but they are more energy efficient so they help you save money. Plus, they’re easier … Continued

Your Guide to Different Types of Replacement Windows

From double hung and picture to bay and bow windows, there are many types of replacement windows to choose from. Each one brings a unique look and feel to your home, lending its own blend of aesthetics, convenience and functionality. Not sure which ones to choose? Take a look at this guide to types of … Continued

Why Gutters Are Essential to Roof Health

Gutters are a critical part of your roofing system and contribute to the overall health of your home. There are many reasons for this, from protecting your foundation to preventing erosion. That’s why gutters and roofs often go hand in hand. One helps the other, so to speak. When there is an absence of gutters, … Continued

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