Asphalt Shingle Manufacturers

Considering getting new shingles? On this blog, we’ve talked about different shingle materials, but it’s important to consider not just the material, but the brand as well. Asphalt shingles are the most popular shingle material because of their economical pricing, long lifespan for the low price, little need for maintenance, easy and quick installation, [...]

By | 2018-03-15T08:43:46+00:00 March 15th, 2018|Contractor Blog|Comments Off on Asphalt Shingle Manufacturers

Reading Reviews: A Quick Guide for Consumers

Online reviews can be a very helpful guiding tool for consumers making purchasing decisions, especially regarding contractors. Reviews can help build trust in a business, relate important information to potential customers, and show previous work. The most popular review sites for construction and renovation-based companies are Google, the Better Business Bureau, Angie’s List, and [...]

By | 2018-03-07T08:55:00+00:00 March 1st, 2018|Contractor Blog|Comments Off on Reading Reviews: A Quick Guide for Consumers

Your Guide to 10 Popular Countertop Materials Used in Homes

Your countertops play an important role in your kitchen. They make or break your kitchen’s look, provide a surface for you to handle your food and other everyday things, and are exposed to many different foodstuffs, drinks, and chemicals. With so many different and appealing options—that are influenced by budget, personal preference, and kitchen [...]

By | 2017-11-14T09:10:25+00:00 November 14th, 2017|Contractor Blog|Comments Off on Your Guide to 10 Popular Countertop Materials Used in Homes

Asphalt Shingle Warranties: What You Didn’t Know You Needed to Know

When buying a roof, it is expected that a homeowner will also purchase a warranty with it. Though this is common knowledge, many homeowners don’t know to look for many details and pitfalls when it comes to warranties or why they even need a warranty in the first place. This post focuses on asphalt [...]

By | 2017-09-26T14:51:38+00:00 September 26th, 2017|Contractor Blog, Exterior Renovations, Roofing|Comments Off on Asphalt Shingle Warranties: What You Didn’t Know You Needed to Know

The Important Questions and Answers About Roofing Ventilation

There is a lot of information out there about roofing ventilation—why you need it and what kind of vent is best for your home—and it can be overwhelming. Quality roof ventilation depends on proper insulation, but this article will answer the most important questions and give you a simple overview of an expansive topic. [...]

By | 2017-09-12T12:26:53+00:00 September 12th, 2017|Contractor Blog, Exterior Renovations, Industry News, Roofing|Comments Off on The Important Questions and Answers About Roofing Ventilation

Is your home in need of a new siding color?

Choosing the right colors can be overwhelming, especially knowing that you will be looking at your siding every day, and visitors and passersby will be viewing it as well. It’s definitely a long-term investment, so keep these pointers in mind:   1.  Start by looking at the color of your roof. A roof [...]

By | 2017-08-29T09:36:58+00:00 August 29th, 2017|Contractor Blog, Exterior Renovations, Roofing|Comments Off on Is your home in need of a new siding color?

The Pros and Cons of the Most Popular Siding Choices for Your Home

Siding may be a big-ticket project, but it is necessary to maintain the longevity and beauty of your home. A new, quality siding can completely transform your home’s look, adding to its value and curb appeal, and provide a fresh change for you as a homeowner. Not only is siding one of the first [...]

By | 2017-08-10T08:57:54+00:00 August 15th, 2017|Contractor Blog, Exterior Renovations, Industry News|Comments Off on The Pros and Cons of the Most Popular Siding Choices for Your Home

Six Important Tips for Finding and Choosing the Right Contractor

In just southern Wisconsin alone, there are hundreds of contractors to choose from. Every home and project for your home is unique, and as a homeowner, you should be educated about how to find and choose the right contractor. Repairing or renovating your home can be stressful with the wrong contractor but enjoyable with [...]

By | 2017-08-01T13:02:23+00:00 August 1st, 2017|Contractor Blog, Exterior Renovations, Industry News, Landscaping, Roofing|Comments Off on Six Important Tips for Finding and Choosing the Right Contractor

Residential Roofing Options: Pros and Cons of Shingle Roofing

It is important to know about the different types of shingles when choosing a roof for your home. While there are many different types of shingles on the market, the three most common types of shingles for traditional residential houses in the Midwest are asphalt, cedar, and metal. There are many factors to consider [...]

By | 2017-07-18T11:25:45+00:00 July 18th, 2017|Contractor Blog|Comments Off on Residential Roofing Options: Pros and Cons of Shingle Roofing

How to Deal with Hail Damage

What do I do if I suspect I have hail damage? Instead of contacting your insurance company immediately regarding your hail damage, it’s best to double-check before you go through the whole claims process. Call a local contractor who will inspect your damage for free. Assess Your Damage It’s helpful to know your roof’s [...]

By | 2017-07-05T10:45:26+00:00 July 5th, 2017|Contractor Blog|Comments Off on How to Deal with Hail Damage