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 […]
June 18, 2019

Choosing the Right Shingle Color For Your Roof

When it’s time to replace your home’s roof, how do you decide what shingle color to choose? Do you repeat what you’ve done in the past or take a risk with something new? It may seem like a simple decision but the choice you make will impact the way you and others see your home for the next 20 plus years. We wrote this blog to help give you some guidance for choosing the right shingle color for your roof. Read on for a few of our helpful tips. Take a look around the neighborhood. If you live in a neighborhood with an HOA, you probably have some fairly strict guidelines on what color of shingles your home needs to have. If so, you’ll want to consult your HOA before you start shopping so you know what your options are. If not, take a look around at your neighbors’ roofs and see what choices they […]