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March 15, 2019
Energy Efficient Siding in Milwaukee

Energy Efficient Siding Saves You Money — Here’s How!

Energy efficient siding is more than just energy efficient…it’s financially efficient. When it comes to home improvement, there’s a lot of talk about “energy efficiency.” Energy efficient windows, doors, roofs, and even energy efficient siding are all toted as ways to help your home save energy — and money. Airtight, energy efficient siding can especially help you save money, which is why we offer both vinyl siding and LP Smartside composite siding. But how do they do it? Here are just a few of the benefits. Lower Energy Bills The main way that energy efficient home appliances save you money […]
March 8, 2019
Milwaukee Fiberglass Doors

First Impressions — Create a Luxury Entrance With Fiberglass Doors

Your home’s entry is literally its first impression to the outside world, so it’s important to make a good statement. Whether you have friends or family coming to visit or you want the home to look good to potential buyers, the impression that your entry makes will carry throughout the rest of the house. If your entry doors look old, warped, or faded, that’s a good indication to outsiders of what your house will be like. Instead, consider a fresh, strong look of fiberglass entry doors. The Elegance of Wood Wood doors are high maintenance and can often swell and […]
February 21, 2019
Energy Efficient Vinyl Windows Wisconsin

The Home Energy Benefits of Vinyl Compared to Wood

Want to boost your home energy? The answer is vinyl. When it comes to replacement windows, you might find wood an attractive option because of the classic, rich look and feel. However, with that classic look and feel comes heavy maintenance. Wood windows are initially expensive and need to be frequently stained and sealed to keep from rotting, swelling, or warping. Wood’s susceptibility to the elements doesn’t make it the most energy efficient choice, which is why many homeowners concerned with home energy, will opt for vinyl windows. U-Value Milwaukee area winters can be intense, and it’s important to have […]
February 15, 2019
Replacement Window Contractor Milwaukee

How to Find the Best Contractor For Your Windows – The Essential Checklist

The quality of your window installer is just as important as the quality of your replacement windows. With the wrong contractor, you can end up with a poor window installation that lets in too much air or even damages the window. With the right window installer, your quality replacement windows can keep your home tightly sealed and last for decades. But how do you find the right contractor? Here’s a handy checklist to refer to so you can ensure that you hire the best. Reputation Any window contractor that’s been in business for any amount of time, will have built […]
February 8, 2019
Milwaukee Replacement Windows and Doors

4 Simple Valentine’s Day Designs to Adorn Your Front Door and Windows

Valentine’s Day is almost here! Show a little love to your entry doors and windows in Milwaukee. It seems as though the Christmas decorations were taken down not long ago, and now it’s already time for Valentine’s Day. While Valentine’s Day is a much more optional holiday than, say, Halloween or Christmas, many homeowners find delight in decking their house out for the day of love. Even if you don’t want to put much effort into your design, you can decorate your windows and doors to add a festive touch to your home. Here are a few design ideas that […]
February 1, 2019
Frigid Temperatures = Condensation

Frigid Temperatures = Condensation

WOW, it is cold outside! Eight degrees below zero as I write this, and boy do those conditions put your new or old windows to the test! Whether you normally see winter condensation in your home or not, be advised that it is nearly impossible to avoid moisture, or even ice and frost on your glass in these conditions. Do not be alarmed, however, we have put together a few pieces of information to explain how this happens and how to address. CAUSES Condensation occurs when conditions reaches the Dew Point. Dew Point is the point at which the air […]
January 31, 2019
Milwaukee Siding Replacement

4 Questions to Ask Your Contractor Before Replacing Your Siding

Replacement siding is a big project, as home exterior upgrades go. It impacts the insulation of your home, as well as your curb appeal and home value. Not only that, but the job itself is immense, as your siding wraps all the way around your home. With this kind of project, it’s important to have a siding contractor you can trust. And the best way to ensure that you can trust your siding contractor is right for you and the project will go as planned is to ask questions. Here are a few important ones to get you started: Are […]
January 24, 2019
Milwaukee Siding Installation

Is Your Siding Ready to Be Replaced? What Options Are Best for Your Milwaukee Home?

You’ve spent a long time with your Milwaukee home’s siding. You’re used to seeing it, and you may have gone blind to some of your siding’s warning signs. It doesn’t help that some of your siding problems may not be as immediately obvious as peeling or faded paint. So how do you know when it’s time to say goodbye and get new siding? And if it is time for new siding, what kind of siding is best for your home? We’ll break down the signs that it’s time to replace your siding as well as siding options in this blog […]
January 18, 2019
Vinyl Windows Milwaukee

How New Vinyl Windows Can Benefit Your Home This Year

A new year has come, with new opportunities for home improvements. As the winter settles in, you may be becoming well acquainted with your home’s flaws. Maybe it’s a leaky roof or insulation that doesn’t quite do the trick. Maybe, however, it’s old, outdated windows — or a lack of windows in a particular room. If that’s the case, we recommend looking into new vinyl windows for your Milwaukee home. Vinyl windows remain one of the most popular choices when it comes to home windows and for good reason. While one of the more affordable options on the market, they […]
January 11, 2019
Milwaukee Roof Replacement

Maintenance Tips to Help Your Roof Weather the Winter

Winter can be a harsh time of year for any of your home exteriors, but especially your roof. Between snow, ice, rain, and extreme chill, your roof can be vulnerable to problems like leaks, mold, and roof rot if neglected. When spring showers come in, these problems will only be exacerbated, and the structure of your home could also be damaged. Fortunately, you can protect your roof by doing regular maintenance to keep it in good health, no matter the weather. Clean the Gutters One of the most essential parts of roof maintenance is keeping your gutters clean and clear. […]
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