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.

Signs You Need a New Roof

It’s hard to believe winter is coming. The Famers’ Almanac is calling for a “frigid & snowy” winter this year. If your roof isn’t ready to hold the snow fall and protect you from the snowmelt, you might want to consider calling your roofer for a new roof. If...

Signs of a Roof Leak

Although some signs of a roof leak are easy to spot, others aren’t. If you don’t call a roof repair company in a timely manner, what would have been a simple roof repair, turns into a much more complicated job. As leaks grow, they damage insulation, drywall and even...

Replace Your Roof Before Winter

No one wants to replace their roof. It’s expensive, it’s loud and it can be inconvenient, however, if you know you need a new roof, you shouldn’t put it off until spring. Replacing a roof before the first snowfall can save your personal property from damage, you from...

How Your Roofing System Affects Your HVAC System

Few people realize that better roofing means their HVAC works less. This is true in both summer and winter. And, just like your HVAC is a system made up different parts that require regular maintenance, all the elements your roofing system should be regularly...

Cheap Roofing and Siding Don’t Last

Let’s assume you did what you should and got several estimates for replacement siding or for a roof repair. When one of those estimates is significantly less, there’s probably a reason. Either the contractor isn’t going to do a good job (meaning he’ll cut corners to...

The Real Cost of a New Roof

As you call different roofing companies and ask for an estimate for your new roof, you should look at the lifetime cost rather than just the bottom line on the estimate. You may find that spending a little more now will give you a roof that lasts longer, lowering your...

Why Choose Us

We know there are many roofing companies serving the greater Greendale and Franklin areas and you may be wondering why you should choose Frank-Dale Roofing & Exteriors. You may have seen some old reviews that didn’t talk highly about our company but we’re not the...

Choosing the Right New Roof

If it’s time for a roof replacement, you’re going to have many decisions to make. The right new roof comes down to personal taste, your home’s color and style and your budget. Because most homeowners in Franklin and Greendale choose asphalt shingles, we’re going to...

How Did Your Chimney Fare Over the Winter?

Although it may have kept your home warm, what about its exterior? The many freeze thaw cycles we had this winter took a toll on many home’s masonry and flashing, especially around the chimney. Here are some things to look for that indicate you need a chimney repair...

Do Your Homework Before Hiring a Roofing Contractor

Did you know that the average roofing contractor is out of business in less than five years? They may claim to have a long history in the community or as a roofer but you may be surprised to learn that they’ve had multiple names due to bankruptcy filings. Because your...