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All About SBS Shingles

March 15, 2020

While SBS shingles have been around since 1986, they’ve almost been exclusively used on commercial buildings until recently. Now, they’re one of the fastest growing trends in roofing. As homeowners—particularly in varying climates like West Michigan—begin to understand the benefits of SBS shingles,… Read More

SBS shingles for residential roofs

Single Pane vs. Double Pane Windows

February 28, 2020

When you’re looking to replace your windows or if you’re building a home and starting from scratch, you may want to consider double pane as opposed to single pane windows. Double pane windows not only insulate against the weather to improve your energy… Read More

Dormer windows

Are Window Insulation Kits Worth It?

February 20, 2020

Drafty windows are annoying, uncomfortable and detrimental to the energy efficiency (and energy bills) of your home. Short of replacing all your windows, is there another solution to improve the comfort of your home without breaking the bank? The answer is yes, thanks… Read More

Frost on a window

Does My Roof Have Hail Damage?

November 14, 2019

Thankfully, we don’t get an abundance of hail in West Michigan, but that doesn’t mean we’re immune. If your home or business has recently endured a hailstorm, it’s a good idea to check your shingles to make sure everything is as it should… Read More

Does My Roof Have Hail Damage?

What Size Hail Will Damage My Roof?

  It’s a good idea to check for hail damage after any hailstorm and especially when the hail is particularly large, as the larger the hail, the greater the potential for damage.  Small hail, even up to about ½ inch in diameter, probably… Read More

What Size Hail Will Damage My Roof?

Can I Replace My Home Windows in the Winter?

November 7, 2019

Let’s start by clearing up any misconceptions about winter window replacement: yes, you can replace windows in the winter. If you’re noticing drafts and high energy bills, you don’t have to wait out the winter to take care of it; you can act… Read More

Can I Replace My Home Windows in the Winter?

Choosing the Right Insulation for Your Michigan Home

Michigan is one of several states that experiences very warm summers and bitterly cold winters. Insulating buildings in a climate that varies so much has its own unique challenges, but because insulation works to keep heat out in the summer and keep heat… Read More

choosing the right insulation

Hiring a Local Roofing Contractor vs. General Contractor

September 30, 2019

When it’s time to schedule roof repair or replacement, there’s some confusion as to whether to hire a local roofing contractor or a general contractor. In most cases, the decision is easy as long as you understand the job(s) you need done and… Read More

Local Contractors VS General Contractors

When Should My Gutters Be Replaced?

Thankfully, most gutter problems start small enough that you can perform a quick and easy fix to keep the gutters functioning properly. Still, there are occasions when you’ll have no choice but to replace the gutters. In these cases, it’ll become obvious when… Read More

Top Reasons For Replacing Your Gutters

Should You Replace Your Gutters With Every New Roof?

August 28, 2019

Gutter Removal During Roof Replacement Keeping both your roof and your gutters in top shape is important, not only for the health of your home but also for curb appeal. When your roof and gutters are in their best possible condition, your home… Read More

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