All About Caulking for Your Home Exterior
Few finishing materials beat the usefulness of caulk. Caulk can fill gaps, breaks and cracks across several different types of surfaces. Tiny cracks on your home’s exterior may seem insignificant at first, but they can quickly turn into a major problem. This is where caulking comes in. With proper exterior caulking on your home, you […]Read More
The Best Siding Materials for Oregon’s Climate
The climate of the Pacific Northwest can put extra strain on the exterior of your building. Oregon is known for freezing winters and sweltering summer heat with extreme wind, rain and moisture throughout the year. Thankfully, the right siding can protect your home or business from the impacts of temperature changes and consistent moisture. Grace […]Read More
When Should You Replace Your Roof?
There are some parts of your home you just know when to fix — if your bathroom grout is cracked, you know it’s time to replace it. However, other elements aren’t so obvious, like your roof. Unless your roof is clearly missing shingles or appears to be sagging, it’s often tough to know when a […]Read More
Siding Warranties: What You Need To Know
Siding warranties provide peace of mind, but for a manufacturer to honor their warranty, you must use specific products and processes when installing and maintaining their siding. This guide will discuss what a siding warranty involves and what you, as the property owner, must do to ensure it remains valid. What Is a Manufacturer’s Warranty? […]Read More
When Should You Replace Your Siding?
The siding on your home won’t last forever. Just like the furnace, paint, or windows, your siding will likely need an upgrade eventually. The life span of a home’s siding depends on the type — vinyl can last 20 to 40 years, for example. Other materials like wood or fiber cement can provide good durability, […]Read More
When Should You Replace Your Windows?
A home requires lots of maintenance — and the occasional home improvement project — to keep it in peak condition and maximize its value. The windows are one area that will require attention eventually. The average life expectancy of high-quality windows is 20-25 years, but as they approach that point, they start to lose their […]Read More