One of the fire hazards we often find in older homes involves using an incandescent light bulb in a walk-in closet. Often, homeowners will forget to turn the light off, which can cause the bulb to overheat, potentially setting the clothes on fire.
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:
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.
Have you ever wanted to increase your living space, plus enjoy the outdoors, while indoors? A sunroom is the perfect solution. A sunroom is unique in that it has the feel of an outdoor space, while acting as an expansion of your overall living space. It is a great option for homeowners who want to enjoy the beauty of nature, 365 days a year. Here are the top five reasons to consider adding a sunroom to your home:
Strong winds, heavy rain and flying debris from a storm can easily damage your roofing system. That’s why you should conduct a thorough roof inspection after any storm passes to determine if you’ll need a new roofing system. Read on as Exterior Source, the area’s home improvement expert, discusses a few things you should know about storm damage restoration:
Fall is one of the most charming seasons filled with apple-picking, pumpkin spice-flavored everything, and gorgeous autumn scenery. It’s also one of the best seasons for tackling home improvement projects. With the humidity and hot weather of summer tapering off, now is the perfect time to get
outside and work on the exterior of your home. Besides the favorable weather, fall is also a good time to hire a contractor for home improvements, as they typically aren’t as busy during this time of year.
At Exterior Source, we’re more than just a roofing contractor. We are home improvement experts, experienced in enhancing the curb appeal of your home through our exterior services. Installing a deck is one of the best ways to do this, and we’re proud to offer one of the best deck systems for your home – Zuri® Premium Decking.
Whether it’s your first hurricane as a homeowner or you’ve been through many over the years, it’s easy to forget things as you prepare for hurricanes. Here are 8 things you may not have done that you should consider as a hurricane closes in:
Establishing an outdoor living space in your backyard is one of the fastest ways to improve the curb appeal of your home. Contrary to what you might think, it doesn’t cost that much to pull off.