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.

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...

Why Choose a NARI Remodeler

If you’re looking for an exterior remodeling company, choosing one who is a member of the National Association of the Remodeling Industry (NARI) is always a good decision. Although you may think that experience and insurance (and licensing when applicable) is enough,...

FAQs of Asphalt Shingle Roof Replacement

Are you thinking it is time for a new roof but have questions? That’s not uncommon as most people looking at getting a new roof have never replaced theirs before. Because we field so many questions from homeowners, we thought we’d put some of the most frequently asked...

Planning for 2021 Home Improvements

Whether your plan for 2021 is for a total exterior makeover or you’re looking to simply upgrade one of your home’s exterior elements, it’s time to start planning. From roofing and gutters, to windows and siding and everything in between, its best to have a plan. As a...

Cheap vs. Affordable Roofing

Admittedly most asphalt roofing manufacturers all have good products. However, there is a difference in cheap and affordable roofing. Some if has to do with the type of asphalt shingles but the most has to do with the roofing company handling the installation. Types...

Home Improvements & Return on Investment

Just about every year we write a blog about the specific return on investment (ROI) of various home improvements. We do this when Remodeling Magazine publishes their report annually. (The most recent one can be downloaded here.) There are many other sources and they...

Avoid Asphalt Shingle Roof Coatings

We’re seeing more and more roofing companies promoting asphalt shingle roof coatings. And although they may seem like a good idea, we can assure you that they are not. In fact, adding anything to your roof can actually shorten its life span rather than lengthen it as...

     

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