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6 Reasons to Buy Bay Windows

Bay windows are both eminently practical as well as an absolutely gorgeous addition to any home. While they are certainly not cheap, however, the ‘value addition’ they create far offsets their cost. If you are in the market for some snazzy home improvement plans or renovations, you might want to consider the installation of a… Read More

Aluminum Siding vs. Vinyl Siding

Vinyl Siding Vinyl siding is arguably the single most popular siding used in the house building and home repair industry  in the United States today.  This is due to the following reasons: 1. Costs Vinyl siding is comparatively cheaper than aluminum siding when it comes to price per square foot. However, high-end vinyl siding companies may… Read More

Bespoke Home Extensions

Every now and then, our houses need repairs and extensions to continue to be the shelters that we have been using all our lives. However, for a house to continue as a real home, it is imperative that periodic repairs take place and sometimes an extension may also hit the spot when you don’t want… Read More

What You Need to Know about Roof Repairs

When it comes to maintaining the structural integrity of your house, roof repairs should be right on top of your priority list, quite literally indeed. A leaking roof not only allow seepage of water into the walls of your home but may potentially lead to graver problems such as electrical short circuits which in turn,… Read More

Help my home is flooded!

Basements and lower floors of your home are prone to flooding in the event of a violent storm. This is because water always travels from high to low ground and even if you don’t live in an area prone to floods, there is no guarantee that your home might not be caught in a flash… Read More

The Benefits of Asphalt Roofing

Asphalt roofing has been around since it was fist invented in the USA, back in 1901.  It is probably the most common type of roofing used in the North American continent. This is because not only is it cheap but also easy to install, while providing excellent all around water proofing abilities. Broadly defined there… Read More

5 Types of Patio Doors

There was a time when large and elegant glass patio doors were available only as part of the ‘lifestyles of the rich and famous’. But that was a long time back, while today, thanks to modern ‘state of the art’ manufacturing techniques, such doors can be installed relatively easily in almost all types of homes…. Read More

5 Types of New Windows for Your Home

So you want to install a set of new windows for your home? There is a veritable plethora of different types, designs and categories to choose from. Once you have decided as to what kind of new window you want to install, you may then move on to the materials you will need for their… Read More

Slider Windows

Slider windows are quite different from their more traditional counterparts, such as Awnings and Egress windows, in the sense that they don’t swing open ala Casement windows or open vertically either.  Rather they ‘slide’ horizontally and offer excellent lighting and ventilation options without the hassle of a swinging type window that would need to be… Read More