September 30, 2019

What To Look For In A Roof When You’re Buying A New Home

Did you know one of the most expensive features on a new home is the roof? That is why giving it the best inspection can save you a lot of money during the process of buying a new home. To ensure you are looking at all the right items while inspecting, we have created a list. Below is what to look for in a roof when you’re buying a new home.  Age: First and foremost, you should gather insight into how old the roof is. An aging roof isn’t going to protect your new home for long, meaning you could wind up paying for your new home and a new roof in a short timespan. Although the average roof can last up to 50 years, it doesn’t hurt to look into it further. Knowing the age of the roof can also help you decide on a final offer amount for the home. The older the […]
September 10, 2019

Siding Trends for 2020

Curb appeal is a huge factor of your home and its worth. Whether you are buying, selling, or staying in your home, there is always time to make simple siding changes for a big impact on the exterior of your home. Below are a few siding trends for 2020.  Light and Dark A little contrast in your life never hurts. Picking a siding that you can pair with a lighter or darker color will improve your home’s curb appeal. A mixture of light and dark tones will make your home stand out. If you are not sold on the idea of color blocking your home’s exterior, start with a contrast in your trimming. The light and dark tones add depth to your exterior design. The key to this trend is to blend two or three different colors in one facade. For more ideas check this article out.  Steel Siding Another popular trend is steel siding. Homeowners […]
August 15, 2019

The BEST Homemade Window Cleaners!

Windows are the eyes of your house. They can either make or break your curb appeal. Keeping them clean is also essential to the health of your home. These top 3 DIY cleaners will change your life and your windows. This quick and easy blog will explain what you will need for the best homemade window cleaners.  First off, why homemade window cleaner?  It’s dirt cheap. Your DIY bottle will cost you $1.50, which is about ⅓ of what your store-bought cleaner would cost.  Better for the environment. With your homemade window cleaner, you will be using reusable bottles. You’ll be able to save bottles from the landfill, as well as the fuel that would’ve been used to get the bottles/ cleaner to the store.  It’s accommodating. Since you will be in total control of the ratios, you will be able to adjust them as you make it. If the formula is off and not […]
August 1, 2019

Signs That You Are Due For New Siding

  Your home’s exterior is the first thing that catches the eye. This includes your trimming, windows, roof, and even your new siding. Although these should all be aesthetically appealing, they all have bigger purposes for your house. For starters, let’s talk about your new siding. The siding serves many purposes, but two of the most important factors are insulation and protection. In order to protect the siding of your home, you need to know the signs that it’s time to replace it.    Bubbling & Warping Bubbling or blistering on your siding are signs that it has endured excessive amounts of moisture and heat. Bubbles mean that moisture has been trapped. This is a huge red flag. The main purpose of siding is to prevent water from reaching the walls under the siding. When this occurs, you will need to replace each panel that has been destroyed. Energy Bill Skyrocket Since your siding plays […]