Updating the Outside of Your 80s Home

If your home was built in the ’80s or ’90s, you may be wondering, “How can I update the outside of my aging house?” or “Does my 80’s home need an update?” We’re here to help you find those answers. Styles are not the only changes in home construction since the 1980s and 90s, and


3 Key Winter Exterior Home Improvements

Winter is here, and it’s important to make sure that your home is ready. One of the best ways to prepare your home for the colder months is by making important home exterior improvements. From insulation to sealing air leaks, these upgrades can help to keep your home warm, protect it from the elements, and


What Windows are Best for Your Home?

Planning new windows for your home? If so, you may be wondering which windows to choose. When replacing windows, homeowners are supplied with a surprisingly wide variety. Vinyl or wood? Double- or triple-paned? Tempered or Low-E, air-filled or inert gas-filled? Do you want a protective coating? On the inside, outside, or both? Choosing new windows


How Much Value Does an Outdoor Kitchen Add to Your Home?

If you’re thinking about adding an outdoor kitchen to your home, now is the time to discuss your options with a trusted exterior renovator. In fact, it could be a good time to do a few projects! An experienced renovator can offer advice about what kind of construction you’ll need for an outdoor kitchen and

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Does Hardie Siding Improve Your Home Value?

If you’re wondering whether it’s a good time to upgrade your home exterior to James Hardie siding, the answer is yes! It not only protects your home and improves its overall visual appeal, but Hardie siding also improves your home value.  Hardie siding is an innovative type of fibre cement siding that has been used


4 Reasons to Upgrade Your Front Door Today

Summer is the perfect time to upgrade your front door and porch. From curbside appeal and improved property value to energy efficiency and premiere party hosting, there are a lot of reasons to have a great front entrance. That’s why now is the time to consider upgrading your front door — before friends start showing

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Spring and Summer Window Replacement

It’s warming up outside – the sun is shining, the flowers are blooming, and it’s time to start thinking about summer projects. If you’re planning exterior renovations this year, now is the time! When it comes to window replacement, spring and early summer are the perfect time for new home windows. If you think that


Dupont’s Tyvek Protec 120 Underlayment

There are new ways to improve your roof and one of the ways is to look for a synthetic underlayment product from Dupont. The Tyvek Protec 120 is a perfect underlayment to go on top of the roofing deck. Underlayment serves several purposes and moisture is one big important purpose. A solid and water resistant

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Insulating your roof

The latest trend in roofing technique is roof insulation. That is treating your roof like an energy efficient part of your home that can be expensive but is well worth the money.  Here are a few tips on just exactly what roof insulation is.


Garage Expansion For More Space

We live in Wisconsin which can be a challenging climate for builders and remodeling your home.  I am in the process of adding a bump out on the side of my garage and have been studying the latest and greatest building techniques for this project.  This is a relatively small remodel project and I have