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During the cold months, we all want to save money on our energy bills. Drafty windows and doors are some of the biggest energy thieves, stealing up to 30% of heating and cooling energy on an average home.
Replacing windows that are damaged or more than 10 years old can lower your yearly energy bills.
If you need to upgrade your old windows, it’s worth looking into the benefits of triple-pane windows.
When was the last time you cleaned your gutters? When you don’t maintain your gutters throughout the year, they can cause major damages to the exterior of your home that can turn into bigger and more costly problems in the future.
Here are 8 ways your gutters could be destroying your home and what to look out for:
When your old windows become drafty, noisy, and hard to maintain, you know it’s time for replacement windows.
When done by professionals, the window installation process is quick and painless, but you can assure it goes even smoother by understanding the basics of window replacement and preparing for the job that will be done.
New windows can be daunting and it’s difficult to know what the best choice for your family is. There are so many things that need to be considered including efficiency, quality, and style that can become overwhelming for any homeowner. Window type, amount of sunlight, and glass pane make all the difference in appearance, comfort, energy costs, and customer satisfaction.
The following guide can help you choose between single pane and double pane windows.
When older home windows begin to deteriorate from age and the elements, they can leave the interior of your home vulnerable to moisture, cold, and heat. Unfortunately, even ten-year-old windows can rot if they’re not quality windows that were expertly installed to begin with.
No matter how maintenance-free vinyl siding can be, your siding can still get dirty and damaged from outside elements. Since vinyl siding is the face of your home, damaged siding can cause your home to look neglected and decrease your homes’ value.
Aside from the visible flaws, damage to your vinyl siding can cause much larger problems including pest infestations and water seepage that can get within your walls causing damage, mold, and stains to your property’s structure.
Here is a vinyl siding inspection checklist of what to look for when inspecting your siding:
If your home is older and you can’t remember when the windows were replaced, then it’s a good time to check your windows and to consider replacement windows. New windows can save you money on your heating bill, make cleaning easier, lessen outside noise, and even add value to your home.
Look for these 6 warning signs that your windows need to be replaced:
You’ve had gorgeous new vinyl siding installed on your home, making your home the envy of your neighbors. But how do you keep it looking beautiful and lasting for years? Although, vinyl siding is not going to wear or rot the same way wood does, it can become dirty, punctured, or cracked if it’s not maintained. Vinyl siding, like anything still needs basic maintenance to keep it looking new and lasting well beyond its years.
If you want to find the best vinyl siding contractor, you need to do your research and ask the right questions. Vinyl siding is an investment, so you want to get best products and installation for your money. Not every siding contractor is a true siding craftsman, who takes pride in enhancing a home’s details and protecting it for years to come. To find a capable, trustworthy siding company, we encourage you to ask these questions before choosing your contractor.
Marshall Building and Remodeling
Your local roofing, siding, and window people
152 Forbes Street
Riverside, RI 02915
Fully licensed and insured in RI and MA.
Rhode Island Contractor Registration #4266
Massachusetts Construction Supervisor License #CS-030132
Massachusetts Home Improvement Contractor License #177317