With the inevitable chilly, wet and snowy weather just around the corner, it's the right time to take the steps to winterize your home. Any good home winterization plan should include the roofing system. Use these tips to help your roof help you stay more comfortable and save energy this winter season. Make Repairs Weak
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Hiring the right professional building contractor is the key to saving you time, money and lots of headaches. While there are many building contractors out there, only contractors, like Welter Construction, can provide peace of mind that your project will be done right, on time and on budget. Period. Below are 7 pointers that
One of the primary benefits of remodeling your home or adding a room addition is maximizing your available square footage to suit your lifestyle. For example, remodeling unfinished attics and basements are always smart choices to accommodate your growing family or business, and to provide a space for your leisure activities and passions. However,
Whether newer or older, or shingle, tile, metal or shake, your roof protects one of your most cherished and important investments — your home. When your roof has sustained damage, either suddenly or by natural decline, you're going to ponder the "patch or replace" question. In reality, replacing any roof isn't a matter of if but
If your roof is on your spring-cleaning checklist, good for you, good for your roof and for your wallet. Ridding your roof of infestations, such as black algae, mold, moss and/or green lichen blotches, is essential to maximizing roof performance and service life and avoiding expensive repairs. Use caution, however, and use this guide
Howling winds, pelting rain and hail, snapping tree branches — riding out a storm inside your home can be a frightening experience. On the other hand, a mild rain fall, a light thunderstorm or moderate snow fall may seem totally harmless. Yet, a single straight-line burst of wind may be enough to uplift shingles,
Before you put your home on the market, make a list of home improvements that will make it more appealing to buyers. Depending on the condition and age of your home, this list could encompass a wide array of projects, such as new paint or siding, sprucing up your deck or replacing doors and windows.
Remodeling your home is a hefty financial and emotional investment. It's also an investment in your time. So, being informed and working closely with your contractor are very important. Following are 10 questions you should ask your contractor before work begins. 1. What is the schedule of the remodeling project? The schedule gives you a
When you think about it, your roof really does endure harsh conditions from the elements — wind-driven rain, snow, ice dams, debris buildup, UV rays, impacts from hail and felled limbs and more. Further, conditions in your attic can contribute to roofing wear and tear, such as mold development, inadequate ventilation and even a clogged gutter. So,
Decade after decade, vinyl siding remains a widely popular home cladding. This is due to its practical pricing, energy efficiency, durability, easy maintenance and the many color and design options available to choose from. When you are considering replacing or installing vinyl siding for your Minnesota home, like many home-improvement projects, it may cross