3 Tips on How to Choose a Patio Door for Your Home
Did you know that insulated steel and fiberglass doors are more energy efficient than wood doors? The screen door is exceptionally easy to install and remove and filter in the fresh air and keep out...
Glowing Garage Doors Turn On the Curb Appeal
Every homeowner in the 116-lot Pennsylvania community has requested the upgraded doors, says Alden Homes.
How to Install a Replacement Window
Last weekend Ethan, Kim and I worked with a team of five other volunteers to install six replacement windows in a 1950s split level home. The original windows in the house were constructed of solid wood. They were likely beautiful in their time, but years of weather and several coats of paint had not been kind to them. Their energy inefficiency was also an issue, with cold drafts leaking through in the winter and no Low-E glass to block UV penetration in the Summer. As with many homes from this era, the windows were protected on the outside with storm
Choosing the Right Pro Roofing Contractor
When it is time to replace or repair your roof, you want it done right. Finding the right pro roofing contractor is essential to get the results you want. Asking the right questions will help ensure you make the right choice. Here are some things you need to consider when choosing a pro roofing professional. …
Why Cellulose Insulation is Better than Fiberglass Insulation
www.drenergysaver.com | 1-888-225-6260 On episode 50 of the "On The Job" web series, Larry Janesky, owner and founder of Dr. Energy Saver, demonstrate...
How Much Will A Roof Replacement Cost You?
At some point in time, most homeowners will be faced with having to replace their roof. Time takes it’s toll on everything and roofs are no exception. It can be stressful, after all replacing a roof is one of the costliest upgrades a homeowners can make. When the time comes the number one question is “How much will this cost?”. … Continue reading →
Tips For Bathroom Remodeling on A Tight Budget
Refreshing your bathroom with a remodel project is a great way to add value and update your home. However, the costs can seem too high, and may hold you back from tackling such a project. Here are some bathroom remodeling … Continue reading →
Roofing and Flashing Tips
A bad roof can be a mold generator. Check out these tips for keeping a roof maintained and preventing mold in a home.
Roofing Maintenance Tips
The life of any kind of home roof or commercial roofing system can be extended (and damage to insulation and electrical systems can be avoided) by conducting careful inspections at least twice each year. Remember that effective preventative maintenance includes not only looking for signs of weather damage and material deterioration, but also by taking proper steps to correct problems when they’re found. Here are some visible signs which suggest that it would be a good idea to ask a roofing contractor for advice: Stains, dampness or discoloration in a ceiling or wall Broken, warped, dislodged, curled, split and/or missing shingles, shakes or tiles. Shakes which crumble easily to the touch ‘Bald spots’ in a roof’s…
When Is The Best Time of Year to Replace Windows?
“To everything, there is a season”—yes, that goes for window replacements too! While it makes obvious sense to plan a window replacement project in the spring, when the weather is fair (who wants to make a renovation when it’s freezing out?), … Continue reading →