Home Improvement Blog: A Toolbox of Ideas

Vinyl Siding Ideas [Customer Project]

Posted on Fri, Sep 19, 2014

The transformation of your home’s curb appeal can be a daunting decision.  What color and style of siding best suits my home?  Should you change the color or just update the siding?  These homeowners had all those same questions and more.

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Tags: Vinyl Windows, Curb Appeal, Gutters, Vinyl Siding

10 Summer Home Maintenance Tips

Posted on Thu, Jun 20, 2013

Summer is a great time to catch up on some home maintenance – in between going to the beach and have great cookouts that is.  The weather is more conducive to working with our hands, tools and water (for cleaning).  If you can make the time and put in the effort, maintaining your home can save you big money in the long run.  Catching issues early, through home inspections and maintenance, generally costs much less than discovering it when it needs professional attention or worse emergency repair.  To get you started, we have compiled 10 tips to help you on your way to maintaining your home this summer.

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Tags: Roofing, Home Maintenance, Decks, Gutters

Interior & Exterior Winter Checklist for Your Home – Part 3 of 4

Posted on Thu, Dec 29, 2011

In the past two articles (part 1 and part 2) we have looked at 5 exterior and 5 interior winter “to dos”.  In today’s edition, part 3, we will look at another 5 exterior tasks to tackle to complete the exterior checklist.  Again, these are simple things to check, however, you may need a professional to help you with repairs.

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Tags: Energy Efficiency, Ohio, Gutters, Siding, Vinyl Siding

Interior & Exterior Winter Checklist for Your Home: Part 1 of 4

Posted on Tue, Dec 27, 2011

Winter has officially started on the solstice calendar and soon the weather will follow.  Here in Northeast Ohio, it is best to be prepared for these harsh elements as they can take a toll on our homes.  In this 4 part series we will take a look at 10 important steps to take on both the inside and the outside of your home.  In this first article, we will look at 5 exterior tasks that should be on your winter checklist.

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Tags: Energy Efficiency, Replacement Windows, Doors, Save Money, Ohio, Windows, Gutters

6 Spring Maintenance Tips for Your Home Including Windows and Doors

Posted on Wed, Apr 20, 2011

Spring has arrived and it feels good to get outside without battling the elements of winter.  Now is the time to think about doing some simple Spring maintenance around your home.  Taking a look at your windows, doors, gutters, siding, deck and sunroom is a great place to start.  Getting into the routine of inspecting and making small repairs on a regular basis will help increase the life of your home and help avoid those large costly home repairs. 

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Tags: Decks, Sunrooms, Doors, Windows, Gutters, Siding