April 20, 2018
What Questions Should You Ask a Milwaukee Window Contractor?

What Questions Should You Ask a Milwaukee Window Contractor?

Don’t rush into choosing a window contractor. It’s important to talk to several different contractors and make an informed choice about the best one for you. To do that, it’s advisable to arm yourself with questions. After all, nothing’s worse than meeting with a contractor, being asked if you have any questions, and not being able to think of anything. Here are a few of our suggestions for questions you should ask any window contractor that you consider for your window repair or replacement: Are You Licensed? Contractor licenses vary from state to state, but it is required by law […]
April 13, 2018

5 Signs of a Trustworthy Roof Replacement Contractor in Milwaukee

A roof replacement is a major home project, and you don’t want to pass that into the wrong hands. It’s neither easy nor particularly cheap to have done, but if the installation is done poorly, even with good materials, you may need another roof replacement sooner than you expected. But of course, with everyone claiming they do good work, how do you find the right contractor for your roof replacement? Fortunately, there are a few telling signs that speak for themselves. Local Reputation How long has the company been doing roof replacement projects in Milwaukee? Better still, what do their […]
April 5, 2018
Clean Your Milwaukee Roof Gutters

4 Reasons to Clean Your Milwaukee Roof Gutters This Spring

What’s On Your Spring Cleaning List This Year, Milwaukee? The snow has melted, and the sun is shining again. It’s time for spring cleaning. Did you remember to make room for your roof gutters? Your list of projects may already be pretty lengthy, but if you neglect cleaning your gutters in the spring, you may find yourself with more mess than you bargained for. Most experts recommend cleaning your gutters twice a year, and spring is one of the most essential times to do so. Here’s why it’s so important: Assess Damage from Winter Winter with all its freezing rain, […]
March 28, 2018

What Kind of Roofing System is Right for Your Home?

In the market for a new roofing system in Milwaukee? No one gets a roof replacement on a whim. It’s an intensive project that’s basically reserved for the day when your current roofing system is no longer working. But when that day comes and you’re in the market for a new roofing system, you have to ask yourself: what’s right for your home? Roofing systems have come a long way in recent years. There may be roofing options that simply weren’t available the last time you had a replacement roof installed, if you’ve ever had to go through that process. […]
March 22, 2018

Are Your Milwaukee Rain Gutters Ready for April Showers?

It can be difficult to maintain rain gutter care during the cold winter months. Most Milwaukee homes have more pressing concerns, like the insulation of their home. Thus rain gutters go neglected until the snow and ice clears, and often are worse for wear on the other side. Leaks, scratches, dents, and debris blockage are not uncommon states for rain gutters to find themselves in at the end of winter. Some of these are easy fixes which can be done at home. Others may require help from a professional or even new gutters. One thing is certain: you need to […]
March 14, 2018
Entry Door Replacement

5 Questions Answered About Steel Entry Doors

Steel entry doors have been popular for several decades as commercial construction doors, but they’re still a fairly recent trend in the residential world. Homeowners enjoy the for their durability, the fact that they won’t warp when exposed to the elements, and the added security that comes with the sturdiness of steel. But many homeowners have questions before they’ll be convinced. So we at Homesealed want to answer those questions. Here are a few commonly asked questions about steel entry doors: Are Steel Entry Doors Energy Efficient? Steel entry doors are exceptionally energy efficient. They’re tough insulators, especially with the […]
March 10, 2018

4 Ways to Make Your Entry Door More Secure

Security is everything when it comes to your Milwaukee home. You want to be able to sleep soundly, knowing that you and your family are safe. You should be safer nowhere than your home. Your entry door is a big part of that, maybe the most important part. Sometimes a simple lock isn’t enough to do it. Burglars often know how to get past that. But there are ways to make your entry door more secure. Here are some of our favorite suggestions. Add a Deadbolt This is the most common suggestion for strengthening the security of your entry door. […]
February 28, 2018
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Why Wood Doors Are Out & Fiberglass Doors Are In

“We did the best with what we knew then, and when we knew better, we did better.” When wood doors were the only option for entry doors, they seemed pretty appealing. Even as other options started to present themselves — like aluminum, steel or vinyl — there was still a classic elegance to wood doors that seemed unbeatable. It was because of that elegance that homeowners were often able to overlook issues like the high maintenance that comes with wood doors. Then fiberglass entry doors appeared on the market. Stylish and stately, but much tougher than wood, they began to […]
February 22, 2018
Siding Milwaukee

What’s the Most Energy Efficient Siding?

When you need replacement siding, one of the most important factors to consider is energy efficiency. Your siding protects your home from the elements, and it should be able to do so without you having to crank up the heating or air conditioning in your home. And with the world increasingly becoming more environmentally conscious, the more energy efficient, the siding the better. The question is, what’s best? There are several different types of home siding that claim to be energy efficient, and they’re not all equal. You have to take into account things like maintenance, durability, and insulation to […]
February 15, 2018
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Boost Your Curb Appeal With Fiberglass Entry Doors

There are many benefits to be enjoyed with fiberglass entry doors. They’re one of the most energy-efficient door materials and one of the longest lasting. Their durable, sealed structure is perfect for the Milwaukee climate. They’re also not too bad to look at, and that’s important for your home as well. Curb appeal is more than just trying to keep the neighbors from talking about you behind your back. A better curb appeal can make you more eager to come home every day. It adds resale value to your home when you choose to move. It improves the chances of […]