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

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

How Proper Ventilation Can Extend the Life of Your New Roof

Thinking about replacing your home’s roof? Want it to last as long as it’s supposed to? You’ll need to ensure that the proper ventilation system is in place. You’re spending a lot of money on your new roof. It makes sense that you would want to protect that investment and make sure you’re getting the … Continued

The Best Windows for Light and Circulation

In the market for new replacement windows? Looking for the style that will give your home the most light and circulation? Your replacement window contractor in Methuen can work with you on the best windows for those purposes, but here are some general guidelines. From picture and sliding to casement and bay/bow windows, certain styles … Continued

Ways to Finance a Home Improvement Project

Looking to make improvements to your home? Don’t have all the cash you need to make it happen? That’s OK. There are many ways to finance your project that will allow you to make the changes you need, improve your home, and boost your property’s value. Whether you need new roofing, siding, deck or windows, … Continued

How to Choose the Best Siding Material for Your Home

From weather and aesthetics to cost vs. value, there are many considerations to factor in your decision on which type of siding to choose for your home. Vinyl siding…fiber cement…cedar shake…there are many possibilities to choose from, each with its own pros and cons. Let’s go over some factors to think about when deciding on … Continued

What are Architectural Shingles and Why Should You Consider Them For Your Roof?

If it’s about time for a roof replacement, you may have heard about “architectural shingles” and wonder what they are. What’s the difference between those and regular asphalt shingles? Architectural shingles are a premium grade of traditional asphalt shingle roofing material, meaning they’re thicker and have a textured, distinct and unique appearance. You may also … Continued

Exterior Renovations That Improve Your Home’s Energy Efficiency

With home heating fuel prices at all-time highs, now is a good time to make changes to help make your home more energy efficient. From insulated vinyl siding to new windows and insulated doors, there are many features you can incorporate into your next exterior renovation project that will boost your energy efficiency and save … Continued