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What Is The Best Roofing Material For A House?

Posted by Builders and Remodelers on Apr 6, 2020 7:00:00 AM

Choosing the best roofing material is a priority for every homeowner in the process of building or replacing a roof. There are some critical factors that you must consider when reviewing your options: durability, cost, sustainability, style, and energy efficiency of the material. While comparing materials, you'll have to balance the short term benefits associated with lower cost materials with the long term savings of more durable and energy efficient materials.

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Topics: Roofing

When Should a Roof be Replaced?

Posted by Builders and Remodelers on Mar 27, 2020 9:13:00 AM

How will I know when it is time to replace my old roof with a new one? What sort of materials are best for a roof replacement? Many homeowners ask similar questions when it comes to roofing repair and replacement. It is a common belief that a roof only requires replacement if external damage occurs due to an accident. However, there is a possibility that it may spring a leak due to normal wear and tear as it completes its lifespan. Sometimes a roof may function just fine but may look worn out, requiring a makeover to maintain curb appeal and resale value.

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Topics: Roofing

Why You Should Choose Vinyl Siding

Posted by Builders and Remodelers on Mar 20, 2020 3:00:00 PM

The material you select for your home’s siding affects more than just the visual aesthetics of your home. Siding provides layered protection to the exterior of a house or a building. Think of it as the first line of defense, shielding against elements such as weather, winds, and UV rays. Siding is also responsible for maintaining a consistent and comfortable environment on the inside of your home.

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Topics: Siding

What Are the Signs That It's Time for Home Window Replacement?

Posted by Builders and Remodelers on Mar 13, 2020 2:16:07 PM
It isn’t always predictable when you’ll need to replace your home’s windows . High-quality, well-maintained windows can last for 20 years or more. However, window longevity is subject to factors such as design, climate, moisture, and sun exposure. Window replacement can seem like a daunting and costly task, and many homeowners attempt to save money by putting off installing new windows until it’s absolutely necessary. However, it’s very important to watch for certain symptoms that yours have outlived their expiration date. Neglecting a house with old, ill-fitted or damaged windows can lead to far more time-consuming and costly expenses.


10 Signs That You Need to Replace Old Windows

If you know what to look for, it doesn’t take a professional to know when you’re due for an update. When diagnosing if it’s time for home window replacement be watchful for these ten indicators.

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Topics: Window Tips, Windows

What are Energy-Efficient Windows?

Posted by Builders and Remodelers on Mar 5, 2020 12:27:00 PM

 

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Topics: Windows, Window Features

5 Unique Features of Casement Windows

Posted by Builders and Remodelers on Feb 28, 2020 2:45:48 PM

In a nutshell, casement windows are a style of window that attaches with side-mounted hinges, causing them to open and close like a door. They are often single pane windows that operate with a hand crank or lever.Builders and Remodelers have been installing casement windows for more than sixty years, so we know a thing or two about what makes them unique and whether you should consider them for your home. Read on to learn more!

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Topics: Windows, Window Features

Why a Fireplace Can Save You Money During the Winter

Posted by Builders and Remodelers on Feb 20, 2020 2:12:10 PM

It’s safe to say we’re in the thick of a Minnesotan winter. We all know there’s a direct correlation between our heating bills and how cold it is outside. Fireplaces have been keeping people warm for centuries, but in recent years the fireplace has come under scrutiny as a money-waster.

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5 Things That Set Builders and Remodelers’ Window Installation Apart

Posted by Builders and Remodelers on Feb 13, 2020 12:55:11 PM

Builders and Remodelers tailors all aspects of its services to you and your home’s specific needs. We have made our customers’ needs the first priority for the past 68 years, as we continue to provide high-quality service.

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Topics: Windows

4 Reasons Why Natural Light Will Save Your Wallet and Mental Health

Posted by Builders and Remodelers on Feb 6, 2020 12:00:00 PM

Natural light is one of nature’s best cure-alls. Having a sluggish day at your desk? Go outside for a quick walk for a jolt of energy. Need to wake up early and start the day with positivity? Open your shades so the sun’s natural rays will wake you up. Natural light has a myriad of benefits that can affect your mood as well as your wallet. Read on to see why it’s so important to let natural light into your home.

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Topics: Windows, Window Features