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The Importance of House Wrap

One of the main roles of your homes’ exterior is to keep the elements like water and moisture on the outside of your home. Several factors play a part in keeping this true like your house’s roof, siding, windows and doors. But maintaining a dry home involves more than...

Symptoms of Siding Ready to be Replaced

Being pro-active about your home’s needs is never a bad thing. Waiting for something to go wrong can put you in a bind when repairs are required right away, so getting ahead of the game can pay off. This includes making sure your siding is in good shape or knowing...

4 Ways To Choose a Fantastic Front Entry Door

Curb appeal is a defining characteristic of a home’s aesthetics and while the interior of the home can be just as interesting, the outside is what makes the first impression. One way to capitalize on the potential of your home’s curb appeal is to create an inviting...

Don’t Get Cheated By Fly By Night Roofers

As the summer rolls on and the heat rises, chances for storms increase which could mean damage to your roof.  Unfortunately for some, this damage becomes an opportunity to exploit homeowners.  The stories of being cheated by unlicensed, unethical contractors are real...

The Expense of Exterior Remodeling on Tall Homes

You can’t deny the impressiveness of a tall home. Homeowners who have such homes are sure to be proud of the elegance and style. But the beauty of these homes will eventually need repair and maintenance. It may not cross the homeowner’s mind just how labor intensive...

Keep Your Home Dry with Exterior Solutions

The Midwest is all too familiar with pesky rain during the spring and summer months. Periods of heavy rain can lead to irritating water issues for homeowners.  Your home’s exterior is the shield to outside elements. Water will flow through the path of least resistance...

How to Boost Your Curb Appeal with Trim Boards

Your home’s curb appeal really starts to stick out once the calendar flips from winter to spring. Everything around your home looks fresher and the day’s sunlight shines on your home longer. Trim boards around windows, doors, and corners are one way to add long...

Contemporary Yet Timeless Exterior Design

In remodeling, it’s important to strike a balance between past trends, what’s trending at the moment and what will look good in the future. When updating your home’s exterior there are many things a homeowner can do to improve curb appeal. A recent trend in exterior...
Annoying Air Leaks In Your Home

Annoying Air Leaks In Your Home

Adequate insulation is great but it won’t be as effective if air is leaking in from other areas of your home.  You won’t just feel the result of air infiltration; you’ll see it in your heating costs. Air leaks also allow moisture, dust and allergens into your home...
Ice Melt and Your Pets

Ice Melt and Your Pets

Living in the Midwest we are all used to snowy winter weather and we like to take preventative measures to lessen the effect of the snow on our homes.  One of those preventative measures is spreading ice melt on our driveways, porches and walkways.  While ice melts...

Is Your Home As Warm As It Can Be?

Winter is upon us, time to unpack the winter clothes, get ready for holiday guests and brace for the roller coaster that is Midwest weather.  Just like your winter coat, your home should be well insulated to handle the drop in temperature. Attic Insulation Most people...

How to Choose The Right Replacement Window

As we approach full cool down mode with St. Louis fall weather it’s a great time to start thinking about your windows.  Drafty windows can be a burden on your home and your heating bill. It’s important to have windows that keep the cold air out and the warm air in. In...
Your Exterior Fall Maintenance Checklist

Your Exterior Fall Maintenance Checklist

Summer has come to an end and fall is now upon us. And while it’s a great time to enjoy falling leaves and cooler weather, it’s also a good time to prepare the outside of your home for winter. Here are a few maintenance tips to make your home ready for winter weather....