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.

Clogged Gutters? Beware!

Most homeowners know when they have clogged gutters. Some chose to ignore them and hope that the clog works its way out. Spoiler alert, that probably won’t happen. Instead, you’ll end up with damage to your home. Signs You Have Clogged Gutters Although sometimes you...

Types of Siding

As you consider replacing your siding, you may wonder about the best option for your home. Today the main types of siding on homes today are vinyl, wood and fiber cement. Of those, vinyl and wood were the most common 20 years ago. Today vinyl and fiber cement lead...

Do You Need Chimney or Roof Repair?

Did you have what appeared to be a chimney leak during the snow melt? Or did it seem more like a roof leak? Sometimes it takes an expert to figure out where the leak is coming from. An experienced roofing company can determine if your need chimney or roof repair or...

Exterior Color Trends

Whether you’re planning a whole home exterior makeover including roofing, siding and windows or just calling a siding replacement company for new siding, color matters. Choosing the right color and color combination can bring your home into this decade. Here are some...

Signs You Need to Call a Local Roof Repair Company

You don’t need to consult the internet to know you need to call a roof repair company when you have water coming into your home or find a brown spot on your ceiling. However, not all signs that you need roof repair are so obvious. As a Franklin, WI roof repair company...

Do You Really Need a Roof Replacement?

Have you received a mailer, door tag or even an email offering you a free quote because you need a roof replacement? Does it include a grainy picture like this one with details like, "we see streaking or staining?" This is a common sales tactic these days. It’s much...

Is It Time for a Roof Replacement?

In our last blog we talked about how ice and snow can damage your roof. Now that the snow is clearing from roofs, you may be wondering if its time for a roof replacement. Just because you don’t currently have a roof leak or some other major issue with your roof,...

Ice & Snow Roof Damage

Many people mistakenly think that that roof damage only happens in strong summer storms. However, ice and snow damage roofs just as much as summer storms, just in a different way. Even if your roof was in good repair going into winter, you should still be aware of how...

Is My Chimney Leaking?

This is the time of year that we her from homeowners who suspect their chimney is leaking. That’s because when there has been rain or snow and then a freeze-thaw cycle or two, small cracks get bigger and water finds its way into your home. The good news is that...

Now is a Great Time for New Siding

If you’re looking at renovating your home’s exterior, new siding is a great place to start. As a siding installation company, we hear from homeowners with drafty homes, increasing energy bills and who just don’t think their home looks very nice anymore. If any, or...

     

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