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When Is It Time To Replace Vinyl Siding?

Posted on: 07/28/14

When Is It Time To Replace Vinyl Siding? Replacing vinyl siding can be a difficult decision, and quite often gets put off until it’s too late. Knowing when it’s time to replace your siding is important to preventing interior damage to walls, floors and ceilings. If you see these common problems, chances are better than […]

Landscape Tip

Posted on: 07/7/14

Foundation work is really expensive. When water gets up against the foundation of a house it can lead to mold, erosion of concrete, and the fracturing of the concrete on the foundation, which can bring water into the house. These simple tips will help prevent damage to the foundation of the house. How To Prevent […]

Door Tip

Posted on: 07/7/14

If you do not maintain the finish on a door it will only have so much life. Road grit (Dust, dirt and pollen) and acid rain can work its way into the clear coat on the door and make paints and materials on it more vulnerable — which in turn leads to no protection. Below […]

Five Summer Home Improvement Projects

Posted on: 06/20/14

Go Well Beyond Summer with These 5 Home Improvement Projects   If this winter and so-called “spring” have proven anything to Pennsylvania homeowners, it’s that you can never over-prepare your house for harsh weather. Some homeowners saw six-foot long icicles dangling over their heads from their spouting with bases as wide as a foot. Other […]

Storm-Proof Your Home Before the Rainy Season

Posted on: 06/12/14

Save Money by Storm-Proofing Your Home Ahead of the Rainy Season You might not consider Pennsylvania particularly vulnerable to the heavy winds and rains that often characterize late summer and early fall in North America, but over the years, the Keystone State has weathered its share of fierce thunderstorms during these months. Since it is […]

Tips for Cleaning Your Siding

Posted on: 05/8/14

Now that warmer weather is upon us, it’s time to start checking things off that “to-do” list. Like most homeowners, you may be cleaning up the yard, mulching your garden, and painting a few shutters or lampposts. With all of the harsh weather we’ve experienced throughout the year, it is important to include the task […]

Do It Yourself or Hire a Professional? Article

Posted on: 03/7/14

We all love to be able to step back from a project and say, “I did that” with a sense of pride and accomplishment. When it comes to home improvement, there are many projects that homeowners can tackle on their own to save money.  But there are certain projects where homeowners don’t have the experience, […]

Do It Yourself or Hire a Professional? Infographic

Posted on: 03/5/14

Visit our Do It Yourself or Hire a Professional? article and we will help you choose the best option!

Guide to Buying Replacement Windows

Posted on: 12/30/13

Replacing old and drafty windows with new energy efficient windows can pay off in the long run. Use this guide to help you figure out which window options will work best for you.   Windows are extremely important when it comes to your home’s design. Not only do they effect the interior and exterior look, […]

Projects To Get You Through Winter

Posted on: 12/27/13

The wintertime can be a frustrating time as the desire to be outside grows less the colder it gets. While the cold weather makes a great time for homebodies, it may not be as much fun for people looking to be active and productive. The wintertime can be a great opportunity for do-it-yourselfers to complete […]