homeowner tips

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. […]
December 28, 2018
Milwaukee Replacement Windows

The Most Popular Types of Windows in Milwaukee in 2019

2018 is almost over, which means it’s time to look forward to home exterior projects in 2019. If you’re planning a replacement window installation next year, you may want to keep yourself apprised of the trends for the year in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. While some windows will remain in vogue for years, others fluctuate and some may be rising to the top for the first time. It’s also important to keep in mind the climate of Milwaukee when choosing the best home replacement windows. Without further ado, here are our picks for 2019: Single Hung Windows These windows may not be the […]
December 20, 2018
Energy Efficient Windows Milwaukee

Decoding Energy Star Ratings: What Do They Mean For Your Windows?

How does your window’s energy efficiency stack up? Let’s talk Energy Star ratings.  It almost doesn’t need to be said that energy efficient windows are important. So important, in fact, that Energy Star was established in 1992 by the EPA in order to rate energy efficient appliances and reward homeowners who choose to use them. Energy efficient help conserve the environment, as well as save homeowners money every month on their energy bills.  When you search for energy efficient replacement windows, Energy Star ratings can help you to understand exactly what you’re getting from them. But first, you have to […]
December 14, 2018
Milwaukee Home Windows

Updating Windows vs. Replacing Windows: Which Is Best for Your Home Value?

Your Milwaukee home’s windows aren’t what they used to be. They might still look fine, but you’ve started to notice a draft near them during the colder months, or your energy bills have spiked as time has gone on. Maybe you’ve noticed window condensation. Clearly a change is needed, but what kind of change? You have two options: repairing your windows or replacing your windows. But which one is the right choice for you, and in particular, which one offers your home the most value? The answer may vary from homeowner to homeowner, but before you decide, let’s break down […]
December 7, 2018
Milwaukee Exterior Remodeler

Why Choose Homesealed Exteriors for Your Next Exterior Remodeling Project

Whether it’s replacement windows or new siding, it helps to hire the right home exteriors contractor in Milwaukee. We probably don’t need to tell you how important it is to find a home exteriors company you can trust with your home. After all, homeowners feel very strongly about the way their home looks — and the way it performs. The last thing they want is for a contractor to come in and misunderstand their needs and vision, leaving the home worse instead of better. But when you choose to work with Homesealed Exteriors, you can be confident that you have […]
October 19, 2018
Siding Contractor Milwaukee

3 Siding Color and Texture Trends of 2018

These siding concepts are trending in Milwaukee. Styles change. People come up with new ideas all the time, and homeowners are constantly changing their aesthetic preferences. So it’s no surprise that we see certain trends rise and fall, or even circle back around. It’s as true of siding as anything else. What a siding contractor might recommend as the trendiest siding colors and textures one year, will be very different the next year. But with 2018 over halfway through, it’s easy to round up some of our favorite trends in siding colors and textures this year. More Contrast Until recently, […]
October 12, 2018
Milwaukee Entry Doors

Decorating Your Entry Door for Halloween

What will your entry doors be for Halloween this year? Halloween is a season for dressing up. We get costumes for ourselves, for our kids, and even dress up our yard to celebrate the season. But what about our entry doors? A Halloween themed entry door can add the spooky factor to your whole house, and there are a number of different ways you can choose to decorate. Whether you hang a large skeleton or spider, or you simply play up the harvest element of the season, decorating your entry door can be your favorite part of your Milwaukee Halloween […]
October 5, 2018
Window Replacement Milwaukee

Fall Checklist for Window Maintenance

Fall has plenty of beautiful views…which is why it’s important to keep your Milwaukee windows in good shape. As we settle into fall, the leaves are changing colors, the air has a light nip to it, and it’s the perfect time to do some window maintenance. After all, it’s through your windows that you get those great outdoor views of the changing seasons, and the longer you put it off, the closer we come to winter. The level of maintenance you’ll need to do depends on the shape your windows are in. Whether you need a window replacement or just […]
September 28, 2018
Milwaukee Siding Installation

Why Choose Composite Siding

The look of wood, without the rotting and swelling. Wood siding is beautiful, there’s no doubt about it, but it’s chosen less and less when it comes to siding installation. The reason is that without regular maintenance, wood siding can become a headache that no Milwaukee homeowner wants. Fortunately, there’s a way to get the benefits of wood without the frustration that sometimes follows. The answer is composite siding, made from a combination of wood strands, zinc, and resin. Why is composite siding the right choice for your home? Climate Ready Composite siding is famously durable. The zinc in LP […]
August 31, 2018
Roof Replacement Milwaukee

When Repairs Aren’t Enough and It’s Time for Roof Replacement

When it’s time to throw in the towel and schedule that roof replacement in Milwaukee. Unfortunately, even with the best roofs on the market, no one’s yet come up with a way to create a roof that will never wear down. That doesn’t mean that every time your roof has a leak, it’s time for a roof replacement. Skilled contractors can be a big help when it comes to roof repairs. However, there will come a time when repairs just aren’t enough anymore. How do you know if you’re there yet? Here are a few hints. Repairs Don’t Last A […]
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