Tips

  • 7 Ways to Know That You Need a New Window

    Fall is here and you know what that means - winter is coming. Colder temperatures usually lead to higher energy bills. Your windows are a part of your home’s insulation. Old, warped, and drafty windows let your home’s heat escape. You wouldn’t keep an old, broken furnace would you? Replacing your windows can save you a lot of money in the long run. Take a minute or two to see if your windows show any of these warning signs.

  • How to Prevent Ice Dams

    Ice dams are certainly not a fun winter project that a homeowner wants to tackle. They can damage your home inside and out and leave you with expensive fixes.

  • Ice Dam Prevention 101

    Every year, ice dams—a build-up of ice over the eaves of a roof—are a familiar sight in from December through March, but it doesn’t have to be that way. A little prevention now can help homeowners avoid big problems later. 

  • Ice Dams: What They Are and How to Spot Them

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    It’s not really winter in Minnesota until we get our first call for an ice dam removal.

  • Just the Facts: Siding is a great home improvement.

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    Siding replacement has the highest payback rate of any home improvement in 2014, recouping 78%-87% of its cost, on average. 

    Source: Remodeling Magazine, 2014

  • Spring Cleaning Checklist for Your Home’s Exterior

    The sun is shining, the birds are chirping, the trees are budding and your home’s exterior is screaming for a little tender loving care.