When it comes to choosing impact windows for your home, there are a plethora of variables to consider. Perhaps the most important issue is to choose the right material for your frames. The window frame material largely affect the operation, style and energy efficiency of the fixture. Most people choose a product that is easy to maintain, stylish and energy efficient at the same time. If this is what you were looking for, you should definitely consider fiberglass. [Read More]
Take A Preventative Stance With This Fall Home Maintenance Checklist
Winter can be quite hard on your home's exterior, but by taking a few steps in the fall, you can prevent most issues. As the months get cooler this year, complete this simple list of tasks to ensure your roof, gutters, and windows make it through to next year. Carefully inspect your roof. Just glancing up and checking for loose shingles is not sufficient. Many leaks are caused not by loose shingles, but by loose or damaged flashing. [Read More]
Good Old Wood: Is This Traditional Siding Material Right For Your Home?
If you're a homeowner whose house is in need of new siding, you've likely seen how many choices are available -- and there are a lot. One of those choices is wood, an old, old choice that can look wonderful if done right. However, as simple as wood siding seems, it may or may not be the best choice for you depending on your needs. Here are a few considerations that could help you make your decision about whether or not to use wood. [Read More]
New Oil Furnace Installation - Extras To Keep Fuel Clean
If the heating system in your home has broken, then it is time to choose a new system to warm your house. If you live in an area where natural gas is not available, then a heating oil variety may be your best option. It is always wise to find an oil boiler model that is as efficient as possible to reduce fuel costs. Newer boilers or furnaces are between 83% and 94% efficient. [Read More]