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Attic Condensation or Roof Leak? What You Need to Know

Posted on: 03/14/16

While a leaking roof can be a major headache for homeowners, all too often wetness problems are something much more sinister: attic condensation. Left unattended, roof leaks can do extensive damage to the interior of your home. They can damage ceilings and attics, lead to mold and mildew issues, and compromised structural integrity. And yet, […]


Move Over, Asphalt: Solar Shingles are the Next Big Thing

Posted on: 03/8/16

When it comes to roofing, homeowners know they need more than just short-term quick fixes. If you are a homeowner looking to replace your roof, you know you need shingles that are durable, consistent in quality, and affordable. While there are a variety of options to choose from among slate, wood, polymer, tile, and metal, […]


Fascia Boards, Soffits and Why They’re Important

Posted on: 03/7/16

Along with roofing shingles, flashing, and gutters, soffits and fascia boards are two of the most important components of your roof’s anatomy. The planks fitted to the underside of your home’s overhanging eaves are called soffits. Most often, they are constructed of vinyl and contain small openings that allow your attic to breathe. Stagnant heat […]


Your Year-Round Home Maintenance Checklist

Posted on: 03/7/16

Home maintenance is crucial for preserving the life of your home. Not only does regular maintenance help keep you and your family comfortable, safe and secure, it also prevents you from having to spend excessively on projects that have been put off for too long. Here’s a year-round home maintenance checklist identifying what should be […]


Five Signs It’s Time to Replace Your Windows

Posted on: 12/28/15

Replacing your windows is not an annual necessity. Nor does it need to happen every five years, since the average lifespan of a window is approximately 15 to 20 years. However, if you recognize a window in your home is exhibiting any of these signs, you may want to consider replacing it sooner rather than […]


Five Reasons to Invest in a Storm Door for Your Home

Posted on: 12/7/15

Storm doors are excellent investments for your home, and their benefits last all year long. These are just five reasons to ask a professional to install a storm door on your home. Cost-Effective Replacement Alternative for Your Exterior Door If your exterior door isn’t as young as it used to be—the weather-stripping is worn, the […]


Entry Door – Elizabethtown, PA

Posted on: 11/6/15

Homeowners in Elizabethtown, PA had been looking to upgrade their front door. Their original entry door was in rough shape; paint was coming off the door, glue was spreading in between glass panels, and they did not love the hardware. The new entry door that we put in for them is a ProVia Signet Fiberglass […]


Five Tips for Preparing Your Deck for Winter

Posted on: 10/15/15

As the social hub of your summer universe, your deck is where you go to get away from it all. But it’s more than that. It’s where friends come to kick back, where family comes to bask in your barbecue mastery, and where you go when it’s finally time to relax. With your deck serving […]


The Exterior Siding Buyer’s Guide

Posted on: 10/12/15

When it comes to choosing the type of exterior siding that’s right for your humble abode, there are countless factors to consider. From material and installation costs to durability, it can be a rather tedious process. Fixing up the exterior of your home shouldn’t be an unwelcome task. This list of various types of siding […]


7 Best Online Resources for Designing Your New Home Addition

Posted on: 09/17/15

If you’re in search of design ideas for the new addition you’re planning for your home, look no further. This list of design resources and tips will help you find the inspiration you need to put the “fun” in “functional” for your new space. 1.HGTV Design Ideas The website for Home and Garden Television is […]