The cold winter season is the time when many homeowners see icicles hanging from their eaves and/or water coming in the house due to ice damming on the roof.
The cold winter is blowing in; is your home ready to combat the elements? Here are 5 tips on preparing your biggest investment—your home—for winter:
Ensuring your roof is ready for the season is critical, especially if you live in an area with harsh winter weather – and even more critical if your roof isn’t in top condition. Before a minor roof problem becomes a major wintertime disaster, follow this who, what and why of preparing your roof for winter.
The biggest obstacle homeowners face when looking to replace their roof is choosing the right person to do the job Finding a contractor who is trustworthy, honest, and professional may sound difficult. Try following these few tips.
Wind and hail pose serious threats to older roofs and windows. What should you do before risking hail damage to your home? Homeowners should inspect their roofs and windows for loose shingles, punctures, signs of weakness, gaps, or cracks. When the exterior surfaces are constantly exposed to the elements, over time you start to see wear and tear.
Whether you're remodeling an existing home or building a new one, The Designed Exterior by Ply Gem will help you create a customized look tailored to suit your individual taste – and budget. This complete solution combines a wide variety of eye-catching components, colors and materials – simplifying the task of creating an authentic and detailed home design that’s low maintenance.
There’s nothing better than a patio door to let natural light and fresh breezes into your home and connect your living spaces to the outdoors.
ENERGY STAR® is a joint program of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S. Department of Energy designed to help homeowners save money and protect the environment through energy efficient products and practices. ENERGY STAR certified products have helped Americans save $16 billion on their utility bills.
Your front door is the centerpiece of your exterior and can greatly impact your curb appeal.
This Old House has installed Harvey products in several homes they featured on their television show. During their 35th anniversary season, TOH worked on homes in Charlestown, MA, Lexington, MA, and Hopkinton, NH.