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

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