Recent Blog Posts

  • Repairing Rotted Window Sills

    August 15, 2014
    Window sills take quite a beating. Constant exposure to the sun, rain and ice can take a toll, especially when water finds its way beneath the layer of paint and caulk. Ongoing exposure to moisture can cause the still to rot, a process that only gets worse over time.
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  • Home Preparation Tips for Summer Storms

    August 1, 2014
    You take the good with the bad. A fact of life that is all too true in relation to summer weather. While Mother Nature can spoil us with her bright sunny days and warm breezes, she still manages to let us know who’s in charge now and then.
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  • DIY Tips for Installing a French Drain

    July 15, 2014
    A French drain is typically used to alleviate drainage issues in your yard, lawn or garden. These problems often occur in situations where land is at or near the bottom of a slope.
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  • Gutter Installation Tips

    July 1, 2014
    Gutters play an important role in keeping your home safe from water damage. Without them, your foundation can be weakened over time; water can seep into your basement, or at the very least, splash onto your siding or damage landscaping and foliage below.
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  • Designs and Designers – the Make or Break of every project

    June 25, 2014
    6 steps to a good design Are good designs a good idea? They are not only a good idea they are every bit as important as a solid foundation. Your customer has poured hours of thought and care into deciding to build a new home, or expand their current one.
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  • How to Repair Old Windows

    June 15, 2014
    One of the advantages of having old windows in your house is that for most problems, a simple repair job is all that you need.
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  • Window Boxes Can Dress up Your House

    June 1, 2014
    When it comes to curb appeal, window boxes provide a lot of bang for the buck. With basic tools, materials and just a few hours of effort, you can make a huge positive impact on the look of your home’s exterior. Though making one is relatively easy, they can also be purchased.
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  • Deck Staining and Sealing Tips

    May 15, 2014
    The days are getting warmer, and summer will be here before you know it. If you’ve decided that your deck needs to be stained or sealed, then it’s important to take the time now to do it right so you can enjoy the beautiful, worry free new finish on your deck.
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  • Marvin’s “Pick Six:” The Top Home Trends For 2014

    May 13, 2014
    Marvin Windows and Doors are sharing their top six home trends for 2014: Stress-Free Living Home Automation Energy Efficiency Bringing the Outdoors In The Contemporary Look Big is Back Click here for more details on each!
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  • Repairing Concrete Steps

    May 1, 2014
    If your home has concrete steps, there may come a time when a little repair is necessary. Depending on the age of your steps or their exposure to the elements, the level of damage can vary. Though it may seem intimidating, the job isn’t too difficult.
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