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.

Ways to Boost Your Home’s Energy Efficiency

Many of the older homes in the area lack the energy efficiency of the newer built homes. Building codes didn’t require ENERGY STAR® rated windows or the current recommendations for insulation in attics or beneath siding. If you’re looking for ways to lower your...

3 Things You Should Know About Your Roof

Most of us know the name of the roofing material on our home. Few people know much about their roof beyond that. Do you know these three things? Your roof is more than just shingles, tile, wood or slate. It’s a system that works together to protect your home....

Real Life Roofing Stories – Raccoons

Every so often we find a roofing situation that has to be shared. Sometimes it’s because we find that another roofing company didn’t do the job right and other times it’s just an unbelievable situation. This one falls into both categories. If the roofing installer –...

Are Your Gutters Ready to Do Their Job?

It’s spring and although the weather forecast for the next week of full of sun, the spring rains will come and summer storms will pour rain upon us. As a roof and gutter company, we see it every year when homeowners call us after storms. The purpose of your gutters is...

Your Roof and Siding & Your Home’s Curb Appeal

Most people think of their grass, landscaping and perhaps their porch and entry as what contributes most to their home’s curb appeal. However, your roof and siding also contribute to curb appeal. If yours doesn’t reflect well on your home in appearance, it’s probably...

Your Roof & Siding and Your Home’s Curb Appeal

Most people think of their grass, landscaping and perhaps their porch and entry as what contributes most to their home’s curb appeal. However, your roof and siding also contribute to curb appeal. If yours doesn’t reflect well on your home in appearance, it’s probably...

How Home Advisor and Angie’s List Really Work

Your search for an affordable siding company or the best roofing company may provide a variety of results, but chances are good at least one of those will be either Angie’s List or Home Advisor. You may wonder why they come up in the results when you’re just looking...

Winter Takes a Toll on Your Roof Too

It’s been a strange winter. We’ve had rain, snow, ice and lots of freeze thaw cycles. And mostly because of the freeze-thaw cycles we’ve experienced, we’re hearing from customer about roof leaks. Don’t think that just because we’re not experiencing hail or strong...

Let Us Help with Your 2020 Home Maintenance Checklist

It’s the new year. Perhaps you’ve promised yourself that you’re going to keep up with your home maintenance this year. Although there are plenty of things you can do for yourself (change those HVAC filters and smoke alarm batteries), there are others that you probably...

Ways to Reduce Your Energy Use in 2020

If you’re considering some home improvements in the upcoming year, you might be looking at ways to cut your utility costs. There are many ways that new products can help you with that. Here are some DIY ideas as well as some things you can work with your local roofer...

 

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