Gutters may be a comparatively small part of your home’s exterior, yet they protect your home from potential disasters caused by unrouted rainwater. Traditional sectional gutters are fine, but if you want the best for your home, invest in seamless gutters. Exterior Source shares the reasons why:
If your winters are characterized by uncomfortably cold days and increasingly high energy bills, your windows may be part of the problem. Exterior Source offers energy-efficient replacement windows from Joyce Manufacturing Co., and in this blog, we’ll tell you more about their new Heritage series windows.
Roof replacement is arguably the most important home improvement project you will undertake, so it’s important to choose a roofing system that will reliably protect your home from the elements. As a GAF Master Elite® contractor, we offer the full range of GAF roofing products that feature Advanced Protection® Technology. Read on as Exterior Source shares a closer look at how this technology helps protect your home.
Of all forces of nature, wind is the perhaps the most dangerous to your roof. Even the code-compliant roofs are not safe from powerful gales and sustained gusts. If violent winds don’t tear your roof apart, they can send hefty debris, like huge tree limbs, flying into your home.
Low-E (low-emissivity) coatings are super-thin layers of metallic oxide applied to window glass to boost the thermal properties of the unit. As a key innovation that helped develop today’s high-performance products, you can’t find an ENERGY STAR®-certified window without them.
It’s time to prepare your home for cold weather. Following these home improvement steps will help make your home cozier and more affordable when the temperatures drop.
Many homeowners think of curb appeal when buying new siding, but it isn’t exactly practical. It’s only worth upgrading your home’s exterior-wall cladding when the current one is a structural liability, a drain on your finances due to frequent repairs, or both.
Local homeowners look to Exterior Source whenever they need new gutters, or for help with other exterior home improvement services. Today, we will explain what makes our LeafGuard® gutters different from other gutter protection systems and why they would make a great addition to your home. [Read more…]
Your roof is an important part of your home that plays a vital role through all seasons of the year. Here’s how to tell if it’s time to upgrade to a new roof:
Boosting the energy efficiency of your home via upgrades isn’t just about choosing the right products–you’ll also need to decide on whether to take the do-it-yourself route or work with a professional. While there’s nothing wrong with DIY, it does require extensive training and precise work to ensure the project is done properly. For the untrained homeowner, it’s always a better idea to choose a contractor for the job instead. Here’s why: [Read more…]