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Is Your Home As Warm As It Can Be?

Is Your Home As Warm As It Can Be?

    Winter is upon us, time to unpack the winter clothes and brace for the roller coaster that is the weather of the Midwest.  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...

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....

Product Highlight: Harbor Siding

Harbor Siding is Exterior by Mosby’s exclusive private label siding from Royal Building Products. Harbor is a highly energy efficient insulated siding that combines the look and texture of real wood with the maintenance and style of vinyl. Energy Efficiency Thanks to...

Q&A: How Do You Remove Black Streaks on the Roof?

Question I have black streaks on the north side of my roof. What causes them and what would you suggest I use to remove them? Answer Those black streaks on your roof shingles are most likely an algae called gloeocapsa magma, or as it is more commonly referred to, a...

7 Signs of a Dangerous Deck

If it seems like you hear more news stories about collapsing decks, it’s not just your imagination. According to the North American Deck and Railing Association (NADRA), approximately 40 million decks are over 20 years old, and this greatly increases the likelihood of...

Color Tips for Choosing a New Roof

Once you’ve come to the decision to invest in a new roof, you need to select what type of roof it will be. Read a primer on the different types of roofs to choose from. A roof is part of the overall exterior design of your home, so consider the look of your roof as...

Can You Paint Vinyl Siding?

Question We have vinyl siding that’s over 20 years old and it looks bad. I want new siding, but my husband wants to paint it instead. Can the vinyl siding be painted with a really good urethane paint? Answer You can paint anything, but should you? Yes, vinyl siding...