Proper attic ventilation is a must for your home to prevent a wide array of problems that can compromise your roof’s longevity and your home’s structural integrity. Here are four issues you can expect from poor attic ventilation.read more
Natural light from the sun makes your home look more beautiful and more spacious to live, which, for many homeowners, is enough reason to start a window replacement project. What you may fail to realize is that natural light also has abundant health benefits.read more
Ultimately, the design decisions about your roofing, siding and any other part of your exteriors are all up to you. While your remodeling contractor can suggest a few tweaks here and there, the choices you make can all be based on your own preferences. Unfortunately, not many homeowners have experience choosing wisely when it comes to exterior designs, resulting in homes with less than favorable appeal.read more
Roofing repair contractors and installation professionals use the format Y/X to describe the steepness of a roof. Y is called the “rise”, and it’s how much a roof rises in inches while X describes the “run” or the distance over which the Y rises. Residential homes have steepness numbers that range from 3/12 to 20/12. Any roof with a steepness of 8/12 or lower is considered “walkable”, that is the roofer can safely walk over the roof.
Storms are a natural part of daily life in Minnesota. While you can always rely on your local roofing contractor to help fix up any storm damage you may have incurred, it pays to be prepared and minimize any potential problems right from the start. Sometimes, all it takes to keep your roofing system well-protected against bad weather is a little bit of foresight and a lot of preparation.
The purpose of your siding extends far beyond curb appeal. Yes, a beautiful exterior is pleasant to look at, and appeal is one of the most important functions of your siding, but it does have other more practical uses. Siding serves as the “skin” of your home, and it, along with your roofing system, is responsible for protecting your home against the elements.
If you plan to spruce up your home this season, why not focus on its exterior? Given how the siding is a highly visible design element that elevates curb appeal, having an old and worn one just won’t do. You should turn to Krech Exteriors, the area’s premier siding company, for a prompt replacement. We offer a wide selection of lovely and high-quality HardieShingle® siding from top brand, James Hardie®. These include the:read more
Roof replacement is a huge undertaking, and, if you want the project to go on smoothly, you’ll need to work with a reliable roofing contractor. But not just any roofer either – pick someone with the GAF Master Elite® certification like Krech Exteriors. When you turn to us to handle this project, you can expect the following advantages:read more
According to the National Association of the Remodeling Industry, researching contractors before hiring them for a home improvement project is recommended. It’s a good idea to check their licenses, insurance, certifications and, more importantly, their reputation. Given that siding replacement is an important investment, leaving this project to the pros makes sense.
With spring and summer come hailstorms that have the potential to cause substantial damage to homes. However, not every one of them is created equal. Some drop chunks of ice the size of softballs, wreaking havoc on anything exposed to the elements. Others produce only tiny hailstones enough to create a pitter-patter on roofs.read more