Facelift for Your Home

Siding Maintenance Average read time: 2 minutes
facelift for your home

Siding is amazing. Nothing else on your home has as much impact on your home’s appearance while simultaneously causing the least amount of maintenance, especially if you have vinyl siding. Vinyl siding is the exterior cladding that needs the least resources and time to maintain – which is good news for you. Compare vinyl siding…

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Why insulation still matters as it gets warmer

Insulation Advice Average read time: 2 minutes
why insulation matters when it is warm

Many people think about insulation as something that is associated with cold weather, reducing drafts and keeping your house warmer during the brutal Michigan winters. But, insulation plays a big role in protecting your home and improving your comfort in the warmer seasons as well – insulation is not just for the winter! In fact,…

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Signs You Need New Windows

Window Replacement Average read time: 2 minutes
condensation on inside of window

Recent warm weather caused many of us to open our windows and breathe in the fresh air, only making our cabin fever worse once the cold weather returned. We need spring! This warm and cold oscillation happens when the seasons are about to change and we’re about to get some spring weather very soon. There…

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How Windows Make Your Home Secure

Window Replacement Average read time: 2 minutes
Window security

Did you know that there are over 2,000,000 reported burglaries each year? In the U.S., a home is burglarized every 13 seconds! The highest volume of burglaries occur in the summer months and only 30% of the time access is gained through an unlocked window or door. That means that 70% of the time, the…

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Should You Pull a Roofing Permit

Roofing Replacement Average read time: 2 minutes
Roofing Ferndale

Getting your roof replaced is an investment and pulling a permit seems like an unnecessary delay and added cost. Should your roofing contractor even bother to involve the city and get a permit for your new roof? The answer is unequivocally yes. There are many safeguards that come with getting the proper permit for your roof…

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Watch Out for the 10 Most Common Roofing Mistakes

Roofing Replacement Average read time: 4 minutes
bad roof flashing

When it comes to roof replacements we’ve seen it all. From bad to worse installations, we have been called to come and fix what another company or homeowner has done incorrectly. From all of our experiences, we have noticed some trends and want to share some of these with you so you can avoid them and…

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Tear Off vs Overlay – Which is Better?

Roofing Replacement Average read time: 2 minutes
A beautiful new replacement roof

Replacing your roof is a project that nobody looks forward to doing. Usually, you know it’s necessary because of the age and condition of your roof. So you start getting estimates from reputable companies and eventually one of these companies prices is much lower than everybody else. What happened? How are they able to be…

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How your tax return can save you money

Energy Saving Tips Average read time: 2 minutes
Average tax return

It’s January and you should be getting your W2’s back from your employers, which means it’s tax season once again. Yes, the annual reminder that a huge chunk of your paycheck is diverted into Uncle Sam’s pockets. But, it’s not all bad. Roughly 83% of all tax returns lead to a cash back into your…

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How gutter guards help during the winter

Gutter Maintenance Average read time: 2 minutes
Ice dams can damage gutters

Old man winter is loading up your gutters with snow and ice right now and hopefully they are holding on tight until spring! Snow and ice build up during the winter, in part due to clogging and blockages from the year. Why do gutters get clogged and blocked? Mostly because they are “out of sight,…

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Why winterize your windows

Energy Saving Tips Average read time: 2 minutes
Installing plastic window wrap

Windows are wonderful. They allow light in, give your home depth, provide a view of the outside and can change the feeling of a room from a dark, soulless cavern into a cheery space. The amount of windows you have can directly affect your home’s curb appeal and therefore, resale value. They are very important.…

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