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Finding the Best Roof Type for Your Home

Posted on: 09/11/15

Choosing the right roofing materials can make or break the exterior of your home. The type of shingle that is best suited for your home can depend on various circumstances — as they say in real estate “Location, location, location!” Temperature change and the frequency of precipitation are just two qualities that influence the type […]

A Handy End-of-Summer Home Maintenance Checklist

Posted on: 08/10/15

Every season can take a toll on your home’s exterior, but the summer heat can be particularly destructive. When the dog days of summer give way to the cool breeze of fall, be sure to take some time to give your property a once-over and make the necessary repairs as needed. Here’s a handy checklist […]

8 Steps to Recover from a Bad Contractor Experience

Posted on: 07/23/15

There are few things more nightmarish than suffering the horrors of a bad contractor experience. You do have some recourse, but the options can be time-consuming and stressful. If, for example, you used a licensed team, you can go to the agency that issued the license and see if they can mediate the situation. Alternatively, […]

6 Reasons to Add a Patio Cover to Your Home

Posted on: 07/14/15

Adding a patio to your home is always a great idea, but people who build them quickly discover that something is missing. For some reason, they often find their new outdoor recreation area doesn’t look quite… right. Other times, they might find their new patio simply isn’t used very often. This might be due to […]

6 Considerations When Shopping for Replacement Windows

Posted on: 06/12/15

When it comes to window home improvements, it’s important to weigh features and options wisely. Aside from determining which brand to use, what contractor to hire, and what type of products will best meet your needs, you will also have to factor in issues such as energy efficiency and frame type. Here’s a handy list […]

5 Tips to Save Money and Get the Most From Your Contractor

Posted on: 05/15/15

Many homeowners discover too late that simply hiring a contractor to do a job is not all that’s required to get good work and save money. Here are five tips to help you understand your role during an improvement project, keep costs down and learn how to maximize the relationship with your contractor: Communicate. This […]

Door – Enola, PA

Posted on: 05/11/15

Before After Our installer Jim replaced an entry door in a home in Enola, PA with a ProVia Legacy Steel Entry Door. While it may not look like much of a difference from the old door to the new door, the customer will have many benefits with their new ProVia door. Specs of the ProVia […]

5 Hidden Benefits of Exterior Home Improvements

Posted on: 05/8/15

Curb appeal is one of the most obvious benefits of exterior home improvements, but it may not be the most important one. In fact, some of the best reasons to embark on an exterior renovation project have nothing to do with how much better your home will look when it’s done. Here are five benefits […]

5 Improvements That Will Increase the Resale Value of Your Investment Property

Posted on: 04/20/15

Five Improvements That Will Increase the Resale Value of Your Investment Property Although curb appeal is the most important factor when selling your investment property, it often loses its luster when it comes to a negotiating price. In addition to sprucing up exterior landscaping and making cosmetic repairs, investment property owners might want to consider […]

5 Questions to Ask When Looking for a Home Improvement Contractor

Posted on: 04/9/15

Five Questions to Ask When Looking for a Home Improvement Contractor One of your most expensive assets is your home, which means investing in it can be both costly and stressful. So, when it comes to improving your home and getting the most value for your money, finding a contractor who can deliver quality products […]