Warmer days are finally on their way in Twin Cities, which means it’s time for spring home maintenance. And although the threats of snow and freezing temperatures are finally over, there’s a new threat on its way: rainy season. Unless your home exterior is in top condition, water damage is a very real possibility.
There are plenty of reasons to upgrade your aging windows. Window replacements will be more efficient, and they’ll also function smoother, eliminate drafts, and ultimately, add curb appeal and value to your home. But new window installation for your entire house is a major investment. And as with any considerable investment, there are several things to consider before you take the plunge.
Of all the seasons, winter presents the greatest threat to Twin Cities roofs. If you’re unaware of what constitutes a threat to your roof, it’s all too easy to let minor damage go undetected. And minor roof damage almost always progresses if left unrepaired.
Is your home due for siding replacement? As one of the most important protective components of your home, siding helps prevent structural damage caused by insects, water, wind, and other outdoor threats. Given the critical role it plays, it’s imperative that you choose a high-quality, durable siding material that’s designed to provide lasting protection.
Intact soffits and fascia are essential to keep your roof protected from moisture and pests. Soffits also serve to ventilate your attic, which helps prevent ice dams, mold growth, other damaging roof issues. If you think your soffits and fascia are looking a little rough, keep an eye out for the following five signs that indicate the need for soffit and fascia replacement.