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.

What Your Windows May be Telling You

Drafty windows and ones that don’t open or close properly are ready to be replaced. Do you know there are other signs that your windows may not be in good shape? Things like condensation and mildew may mean you need replacement windows or some window maintenance. What...

How Snow and Ice Affects Your Roof

Although we had quite a mild spell last week, it’s winter in Wisconsin so we know it’s going to snow again. Few homeowners realize impact that snow and ice can have on roofing. If you want to avoid winter weather damage to your home, you need to understand how snow...

Exterior Remodeling Trends for 2018 Part 2

If you saw our last blog we did a high overview of exterior remodeling and getting started. Today’s blog looks at the main exterior renovation elements you may be replacing with your remodel. They are replacement siding, new windows, and roofing. Siding For most...

Exterior Remodeling Trends for 2018 Part 1 of 2

When you install new siding or replace your windows, you vastly improve your home’s curb appeal and sometimes its energy efficiency. Even a new roof has many more options for color and style than even a few years ago. The key to 2018 exterior remodeling trends are a...

You Can Choose Who Handles Your Insurance Claim

No matter the reason for your homeowners’ insurance claim, you have the right to choose the contractor who performs the repairs. A common scam that many homeowners don’t realize is a scam entails a contractor showing up to your home in the aftermath of a hail storm...

Don’t Let Your Decorating Lead to Roof Damage

If you’re thinking about climbing on your roof to hang decorations, today’s blog is for you. The last thing you want your festive decorations to do is to cause roof damage, but we hear from many homeowners early in the new year that they have a roof leak. Here are...

The Importance of Well Installed and Maintained Flashing

Roof flashing has two main purposes, both of which help protect your home from water damage. The first is to help water run to the gutters in the valleys of your roof. Secondly, it should be installed around any roof protrusion like chimneys, dormers, skylights, and...

Is Your Franklin Roofing Ready for Winter?

The Farmers’ Almanac has put out their predictions for the coming winter and no surprise; it’s going to be cold and snowy. They’re predicting average snowfall and temperatures for our region in the coming months. So just how should you prepare your home’s roof? No...

Educating the Community as a Roofer Franklin Homeowners Trust

We’ve been online for just over a year now and hope that you’re finding the blogs and content on our site informative and helpful. Although we’re a total exterior company, we’re really growing with a great reputation roofing Franklin homes throughout Waukesha County...