April 3, 2017

WHY USE GUTTERS GUARDS? ASK THE PROFESSIONALS!

Cleaning your gutters can be a very dirty, risky job. In fact, ladder injuries account for tens of thousands of injuries each month, unnecessarily. The professionals at HomeSealed are determined to keep the homeowners in the Milwaukee, WI, area as safe as possible, which is why we offer Hood Gutter Guards by Crownline; the best choice for gutter protection you can find! It’s okay to be sick of climbing a ladder to scoop leaves and gunk out of the gutters. Our Milwaukee gutter guards will act as a filter and block debris (leaves, seed pods, flower petals and buds) and […]
March 27, 2017

MAKING SURE YOUR CONTRACTOR IS A GOOD ONE: A GUIDE FOR HOME RENOVATIONS

What makes a good contractor for your home remodel projects? The experts here at HomeSealed Exteriors want you to get the most from your remodel experience, and that starts with the person and company you choose for the job. Obviously, we all want to be very careful when deciding to whom we should trust in our homes. As homeowners, we want to feel safe, valued, and excited during any renovation process, right? Right! So, here in Milwaukee, WI, the team at HomeSealed  would like to equip you with the right information so your renovation project is seamless and beautiful. Whether […]
March 20, 2017

BEFORE YOU REPLACE YOUR WINDOWS…

A whole-house window replacement project is a huge undertaking. There is significant cost, research, time, and energy to be spent to get the job done right. Walking into a showroom and choosing windows from the right company with the perfect contractors for the job will be confusing without a little homework done ahead of time. The team at HomeSealed Exteriors wants to make your entire replacement window project—however large or small—as smooth as possible so you can enjoy your home and your views right away, and for years to come. Here are some things that should help you make a […]
March 13, 2017

QUALITIES OF A WORTHY REPLACEMENT ENTRY DOOR

Entry doors are like significant others: they need to make a good impression, they need to be built to last, and they need to be of the utmost quality. Our team in Milwaukee, WI, at HomeSealed Exteriors knows this very well and has helped countless customers obtain the precise door-to-house-relationship they always dreamed of. Entry doors are our business! In general, most homeowners pay little attention to their entryway until their door needs to be replaced or repaired. Unfortunately, this means many homeowners are in need of a new entry door quickly (after damage from a storm, intruder, or some […]
March 6, 2017

5 BENEFITS: PATIO DOORS FOR A MIDWESTERN SUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM

You don’t have to live somewhere tropical to appreciate warm summer nights, bonfires, and patio get-togethers for a little BBQ. Am I right? Wisconsinites know how to have a nice time in the [intermittent] pleasant weather we experience! For those of you non-Midwesterners reading this, Milwaukee is actually a lovely area with four FULL seasons, a gorgeous shoreline, and lovely views (sometimes covered in snow). Now, the snow is thawing and the birds will soon lay their eggs; which means the snowmobiles are soon to be stored in sheds and the grills for summer hotdogs and burgers will be pulled […]
February 27, 2017

REPLACEMENT WOOD-FRAMED WINDOWS FOR YOUR HISTORIC HOME

Replacing your home’s windows should not be a stressful task—but for the historic homeowner, there is much to consider. Of course, the goal with an older or historic home is to preserve the integrity of the structure’s original aesthetic by using the same or similar materials and by matching the size, shape, and function of the original windows. To begin, historic homeowners should look to understand the current window contributions to the structure’s curbside appearance: Any patterns across the exterior (look for balance, symmetry, asymmetry, etc.) Type of wood Paint or stain color Any decorative elements (arches, shutters, hoods, etc.) […]
February 20, 2017

THE MOST RELIABLE, AIR-TIGHT VINYL WINDOWS FOR YOUR HOME

No one wants cheap and unreliable windows for their home—especially here in Milwaukee, WI, where we experience extreme weather. The windows we choose will act as the barriers between our indoor comfort and the blizzard outdoors. Very, very important. How are your current windows serving you? Unfortunately, our houses cannot actually speak to us—we have to see the signs ourselves. Here are a handful of clues that it may be time to replace your current windows: You feel a draft when you’re within a few feet of a given window Operating some or all of your windows is noisy or […]
February 13, 2017

WINDOW STYLES – CRASH COURSE!

Before you begin your next window replacement project, be sure to familiarize yourself with the various window styles. All too often, we hear from new clients that they had no idea there were so many options with window styles and choices—which can work against residents in the first stages of planning a home renovation. At HomeSealed Exteriors, we know from experience: window replacement projects go much smoother for clients who have baseline knowledge of the styles and benefits for each window style. For your convenience (and peace of mind!), our team at HomeSealed has created this Window Styles Crash Course: […]
February 6, 2017

Who is HomeSealed Exteriors?

Choosing a window, door, and exterior components installation company is an important decision. For many homeowners in Milwaukee, WI, and the surrounding areas, HomeSealed Exteriors has been a trusted name. It’s the name behind the beautiful patio doors with which one husband chose to surprise his wife upon her return from overseas. It’s the name behind a new bay window the newlyweds down the block chose for their starter him. It’s the name behind the skylight your father-in-law is planning to gift you when you close on that fixer-upper. Why? Why is HomeSealed the name behind these lovely surprises and […]
January 30, 2017

FIBERGLASS ENTRY DOOR—GOOD FOR MY MILWAUKEE HOME?

Because we live in the quasi-tundra of Wisconsin, we Milwaukee residents have to make solid, educated decisions for our home; if for no other reason than to ensure our family is warm throughout the 18-month winters we experience each year. Okay, okay—our winters do not last this long. But, when you have a poorly insulated entry door, the cold just seeps in, am I right? 50 years ago, homeowners had one option for their front door: wood. These days, however, there are several quality options to choose from and for the purpose of educating you—the Milwaukee resident looking for a […]
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