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.

Now is a Great Time for New Windows

We’re often asked what time of year is best for new windows. Our answer is always the same, as long as precipitation isn’t falling, it’s a great time for new windows. Replacement windows can only make your home more comfortable and more energy efficient after they’re...

How Does Your Chimney Look?

Now that winter is over and you’ve likely cleaned out your fireplace, you may not give another thought to your chimney until that first fall day months from now. However, now is the best time to look at your chimney and decide if you need to contact a masonry repair...

Siding Doesn’t Have to be Boring

For a long time vinyl siding was boring, flat looking, and monotone. Thanks to improved manufacturing techniques, better pigmentation, and 3D printing, vinyl siding looks more like real wood siding than ever before. If you’re ready to replace your siding, here are...

5 Things Your Home Improvement Contractor Should Have

There are many home improvement contractors you can hire for new siding, windows, or roofing, so how do you choose the right one? Use this blog as a checklist. If your home improvement contractor doesn’t have these five things, you might want to choose a different...

It’s Time to Inspect Your Gutters

Now that spring is here, hopefully to stay, it’s time to get started on your exterior home maintenance. One of the most important tasks is inspecting and cleaning your gutters. Gutters are an integral part of your roofing system that can impact your home from the...

Water Damage? It May Not be a Roof Leak

We’ve received several calls since the weather warmed up for roof leak repair, some to homes that have recently had a roof replacement. When we arrive and inspect the roof, we quickly realize that the water damage the homeowner sustained isn’t because they have roof...

How New Siding Can Improve Your Home

As spring approaches and you look at your home, do you think about your siding and wonder if new siding can improve your home in more than just a visual way? It can. Today’s siding differs from that made just ten years ago in many ways helping your home not only look...

What Your Windows May be Telling You

Drafty windows and ones that don’t open or close properly are ready to be replaced. Do you know there are other signs that your windows may not be in good shape? Things like condensation and mildew may mean you need replacement windows or some window maintenance. What...