When to Replace vs Repair your Gutters

They say April showers bring May flowers. A great gutter system will help protect your roof, siding and foundation from all that April rain. If your gutters have seen better days, you may start noticing signs that your gutters need to be replaced. We have put together some common issues to look out for with your gutter system this spring ...

Signs That Your Roof Needs to be Cleaned

Spring has sprung, which means homeowners are headed outside to start getting their home’s exterior in order for summer BBQs and evening fires. Spring also means that it may be time to have your roof cleaned and inspected. Roof maintenance will not only keep your home looking its best, but it will protect your home from damage often caused by ...

5 Ways to Prepare Your Home for an Upcoming Sale

The Seattle area housing market is hot right now, with areas like Tacoma, WA and Spanaway, WA leading the pack and not just in Puget Sound but around the nation, according to the Seattle Times. Many sellers know that in a buyers market you must put your best foot forward when it comes to your house. What many sellers aren’t ...

How to Prepare Your Home For Spring

The Spring season officially kicks off tomorrow, March 20th and with it comes new weather, primarily sunnier days as well as those Spring showers that we’re all too familiar with here in Puget Sound. The fall and winter months can be especially hard on Northwest homes, sometimes revealing issues that may have not been present or easily seen before. From ...

How Women are Making Positive Impacts on the Roofing Industry

When you think of construction you don’t often think of women and that is probably because women only make up about 10% of workers in the construction industry and only about 0.5% of roofers, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. The real story is that women are making a positive impact in construction and roofing, inspiring other women ...

Window Replacement Project in Maple Valley

We recently replaced nineteen windows and two sliding glass patio doors for our customer in Maple Valley, WA. They had started to notice a draft coming through some of the windows and one window showed signs of condensation between the window panes. Both are signs that a window has reached the end of its life and are a good indication ...

How to Install New Vinyl Windows | The Right Way!

When it comes to windows, the company that installs them, and the way they are installed are extremely important. Read below to see what makes a great window installation. Remove the old window The proper way to remove the old window is to trim back any siding, and remove any exterior trim that is covering the window’s fins. Once the ...

Top 5 Signs Your Windows Need to be Replaced

We often look to age as an indicator that it might be time to replace something in our home. When it comes to windows age is not always the best measure that it is time to replace them. Instead, look for these signs that it is time to consider window replacement. 1. Drafts If your windows are drafty it is ...

Weighing Roof Repair vs. Roof Replacement

Most residential roofs here in the Pacific Northwest last about 17-22 years on average. The weather climate in the Puget Sound region brings rain, wind, hail, and harsh storms that can take their toll on composition, metal, and flat roofs alike. A major factor that can affect a roof's lifespan is excessive tree coverage which contributes to the accelerated growth ...

Duration Max Shingle Roof Replacement Project in Normandy Park, WA

Composition roofs are by far the most popular and widely appealing style of roof installed on homes throughout the Puget Sound region. Asphalt or Composite shingles are an excellent and cost-effective roofing material that is very effective in protecting a wide range of home styles while also being easily paired with existing paint colors, gutters, accents, and more. Composition shingles ...

Top Design Trends for 2021

This year experts are expecting to see some new trends emerge in home design. Read on to see what some of the most anticipated trends are for 2021.  Exterior Mix and Match This year will give rise to a mixing of materials and textures for the home’s exterior. 2021 is looking like a great year for home improvement and if ...

7 Tips for Choosing a Reliable Home Contractor

When beginning home renovations or home improvements, the contractor you hire can make the difference between a great experience or one that leaves you underwhelmed. The residential contractor in charge will manage labor, work with various vendors to secure materials, and oversee all the logistics of the project from start to finish. A great contractor will guide you through your ...