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.

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....

Prepare for Winter with a Chimney Inspection

Snuggling around your fireplace on that first cold night can be a relaxing and romantic experience. And if you have a fireplace, you likely get the chimney cleaned regularly because you understand that’s important for safe operation. Making sure there isn’t a buildup...

Fall Home Improvements to Consider

There are two types of home improvements – ones that make your home look better and ones that make it more comfortable. Of course, some do both. Here are some things you can do, or your home improvement contractor can do, to help your home look better and be more...

Re-Roofing Services for Townhomes and Condominiums

If you’re a condominium association or town home HOA, at some point you’re going to need a new roof for your properties. Not all roofing companies know how to work with associations or are willing to. We are happy to not only work with building associations but we...

Steep Slope Commercial Roofing

Although many commercial buildings have flat roofs, not all do. Many churches and small businesses have steep slope commercial roofing. Because you can see the roofing material on steep slope buildings, you want it to look good like this church in South Milwaukee who...