Concrete pavers are beautiful, affordable and easy to install on walkways and patios. As with most parts of your home’s exterior, concrete pavers are subject to regular wear and tear. In this blog, home improvement contractor Exterior Source shares care and maintenance tips for concrete pavers.
Summer is home improvement season. And there will always be some unscrupulous individuals who will undoubtedly take advantage of the busy season to scam unsuspecting homeowners.
Walkways are a wonderful addition to your home. It’s the perfect way of charming your guests, enhancing your curb appeal, and adding style to your front yard at the same time. A perfectly built walkway can compliment your home and landscaping. However, before you go ahead and have a walkway built, note that there are some things you have to think about when adding a new walkway.
Whenever you’re installing a new fiber cement siding or a new roof to your home, there are certain things you need to consider to ensure everything goes as smoothly as possible. This is the process for every home remodeling or renovation process. Similarly, there are also some practical considerations you have to think over when adding a sunroom to your home.
Everyone’s life is busy. Whether you’re a young homeowner tackling a career, a parent taking care of children, or a retiree enjoying your free time, no one wants to spend tons of time and money on their home’s upkeep. After all, homeownership should be about enjoying your home – no matter what stage of life you are in. Luckily, there are numerous materials and products on the market today that make caring for your home extremely easy.
Here are some of our favorite products that will give your home beautiful curb appeal, while cutting down on costly maintenance:
The groundhog’s prediction and the unseasonably warm weather lately have us thinking about spring! Spring is a great time to get started on home improvement projects, both inside and out. Here are some
of the best projects to tackle this upcoming season:
During the coldest months of the year, ice dams can wreck havoc on your roof. As ice and snow melt, an ice dam along the ridge of your roof holds the water in place instead of allowing it to fall from your roof. You don’t have to be a home exterior expert to understand that water sitting on your roof is a very bad situation. The infographic below explains how ice dams form and how to prevent them from developing on your roof.
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.
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.
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…]
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…]
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: