IE Blog LogoThere’s a lot going on with any home; on the inside, and outside.  Inside Exteriors is our ongoing blog to help homeowners stay up-to-date, and be more aware of the things they can do, and the things we can do, to help make their homes better places to live.

Siding Options – Stay Horizontal or Go Vertical

There are many things about siding that has changed in the past decade. From improved materials to more realistic wood look. Few things have changed as much as the siding style options. One of the biggest trends is vertical siding. Rather than keep the traditional...

Don’t Put Off Roof Leak Repair

Anytime now the snow will begin to melt. For many homeowners that’s when they realize that they need roof leak repair. Your local roof repair company can help, but only after the snow has melted from your roof. Signs of a Roof Leak Of course, water in your attic is a...

Where Does Water Damage Come From?

When you notice a stained ceiling, peeling or bubbling paint, or even warped floor or base boards, you likely have water damage. Sometimes it’s obvious where the water is coming into your home but other times it’s not so clear, which is when you need to call a roofing...

The Cost of a Roof Replacement

When you call a few companies for a roof replacement estimate, you’ll find a few things. First, that they vary widely. Second, that their cost seems to be a lot more than just the cost of labor, shingles, nails and underlayment. Third, it’s nearly impossible to...

2019 Exterior Home Maintenance Checklist

There are many recommendations and lists of things you should be doing inside your home every month to keep everything working well but few lists talk about exterior home maintenance. Since we’re an exterior company, we’re sharing with you some tips that can help you...

Have You Done All You Can to Prevent Ice Dams this Winter?

Here’s the checklist, if you can’t mark off every one of these items, you need to give us a call: Called for a professional roofing inspection to evaluate your attic ventilation Completed your gutter cleaning and inspection Verified your insulation is sufficient and...

Roof Repair or Roof Replacement, which is Right?

If you’re trying to decide between a roof repair and a roof replacement, today’s blog should help. Sometimes it’s clear that a roof replacement is the only logical path, while other times you can repair it but it might not be the best choice. Here are three questions...

Choosing the Right Shingle Color for Your New Roof

The right shingle color doesn’t jump out at every homeowner immediately. With today’s new color-blend technology shingles, it’s harder than ever to pick a color to properly compliment and top your home. After all, your roof is one of your home’s most visible elements...

3 Reasons Now is the Time for Roof Repair

If you’ve been putting off a roofing inspection or know you have a leak but keep putting it off, now is the time to call your roof repair company. Of course, when you know you have a problem, time only makes the repair bigger and more expensive. However, many roof...

Winter’s Coming, Have You Inspected Your Gutters?

Many homeowners are under the mistaken impression that spring and summer are the only time gutters benefit your home. Your gutters do a lot of work in the winter, especially when we have a snowy year. They help the snow melt to drain away from your home’s foundation....