Minnesota Exteriors Blog


Cost Calculator – Fiberglass Insulation

Fiberglass insulation is one of the most common types of insulation installed in houses. It is a sponge-like foam which is fixed under wooden planks on the wall to fill wall cavities and block any sort of energy transfer between the internal and external environments. Since fiberglass insulation has been in use for a considerable… Read More

6 Things to Look for When Hiring a Fiberglass Insulation Contractor

Living in colder regions requires thorough insulation in order to avoid hefty electric bills becoming a burden on your pockets. This is because insulation blocks the winter winds blowing outside from entering into the premises and prevents the heat inside from escaping outside. One of the many types of insulation includes fiberglass insulation. Usually found… Read More

Aluminum vs. Vinyl siding

Vinyl siding Vinyl siding (usually composed of PVC resin) is the most common type of siding used in the North American continent today.  In fact, more and more homes are both being built and repaired with this type of siding all over USA. However, it was not always so and the rise in popularity of this type… Read More

Evergreen Double Hung Windows

Double hung windows are as uniquely American as baseball and apple pie. In fact, they are widely considered to be the most common type of windows found all over the USA . The dividers present on these windows are called ‘Muntins.’  As far as opening this type of window is concerned, there are different modes… Read More

Different types of new windows

So, you are in the market for a set of new windows for your favorite room at home? There is a vast array out there to choose from and you have near endless choices of styles, designs as well as construction materials. Once you have decided as to what material you will require for your… Read More

The Key advantages of Vinly Siding

Vinyl siding walls were introduced in the United States some 60 years ago. The initial period of their invention were a relatively lean period for the industry as a whole, due to the fact that the technology required to sustain them had quite simply not caught up with the new product per se. Anything from… Read More

Casement Windows and Their Many Uses

A casement window is quite different from other windows in the sense that it has the capability of swinging outwards on a side hinge that is firmly anchored into the wall. Many casement windows being constructed these days however have more than one hinges. A typical casement window is usually equipped with a certain type of… Read More

The Advantages of Slider Windows

Slider windows are a relatively new invention when compared to the usual run of the mill windows used in occidental countries since the medieval times.  Unlike French windows or bay windows that require hinges and casements to open, Slider windows remain on their axis and move only horizontally on well-oiled tracks or ‘cantilevers.’ This ability… Read More

Double Hung Windows

There is something quintessentially American about double hung windows. Perhaps that is why they are the most popular type of windows in the United States.  They have dividers that are often referred to as ‘Muntins’. Some of them slide up and down while others may be opened via vertical casements. These days, many of double… Read More