Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Choosing the Perfect Windows for Your Home in Arlington Heights, IL

There is more to installing windows on your home in Arlington Heights, IL than just calling a window expert. The first step is to figure out what type of windows perfectly matches your home. You may want to keep it simple with single or double windows, or you may want windows in a different shape or larger size. Use the following guide to choose the right windows for your home.

Single- and Double-Hung Windows

Single and double-hung windows feature two sashes that slide up and down the frame. You can open a single window from the bottom area using the movable sash. A double-hung window opens from the top or bottom, but the sashes remain inside the window frame. Single and double-hung windows are easy to operate, and they can be installed in any part of your home. Read more from this blog:

Monday, April 17, 2017

Need New Windows? What to Do if You’re Considering Window Replacement

Most homeowners will require new windows at some point while they are living in their home. Even though it might seem as though window replacement is a major undertaking, this can actually boost your home’s appearance, energy efficiency, and overall value.

If you plan on replacing your windows soon, take note of these considerations and ensuing benefits. Read more from this blog:

Wednesday, April 12, 2017

New Siding Can Help Add Value, Style, and Curb Appeal to Your Home

As every homeowner knows, purchasing a residential property can be a big investment. In fact, for most people, buying their home will be the biggest investment that they ever make in their lifetime. Of course, as it happens so often, once you get all settled into your home and feel like it’s where you’ll stay forever, you’ll more than likely face the prospect of having to sell it. If the time comes when you do have to sell, you’ll want to make sure that your home has retained as much value and curb appeal as possible.

Recent studies show that the average homeowner moves about every 13 years. That means you’ll likely make a move at some point; however even if you aren’t planning on making a move any time in the near future, keeping your home in good condition is an excellent way to help ensure it maintains its value. Read more from this blog:

Monday, April 10, 2017

How to Inspect the Gutters of Your Roofing System for Hail Damage

Large hail can cause granules on shingles to become loose or fall off. It can also break the shingles and cause leaks. Loose granules might not seem like a problem but they can actually gather in the downspouts when they fall off. Small hail can cause damage to your roof, too, so it’s important to always check it after a hail storm. Here is what homeowners should do to inspect their homes for potential hail damage:

Look at Your Gutters

One of the easiest steps in checking your gutters for hail damage is to do a visual inspection from the ground. The dents and cracks you will probably find are signs that the gutter or worse the roof might be damaged. The gutter screens and downspouts are most likely damaged as well. If so, you need to contact a local roofing contractor in Schaumburg to know for sure. Read more from this blog: