Choosing the right material, profile and color of your new siding is important if you want to increase your home’s curb appeal and value. You can even mix and match different siding profiles to keep things interesting. However, mixing and matching siding profiles should be done carefully. Here’s why.
Updating your home will not only boost its appeal and value, but it can also raise your comfort levels. Since it’s the start of a new year, however, you may balk at going for pricey improvements so soon. It is crucial to keep in mind that the cost-effectiveness of a project isn’t merely about initial […]
Summer is for planning getaways or lazily lounging in your own home. Before you head out on your vacations, you have to make sure that your home is ready for summer.
It’s not necessary to install the same style of windows in your home. Keep in mind that every room has its own purpose and needs. For instance, the windows in your living room may not be fit for the bathroom or areas where privacy is a concern.
You’re more likely to stick to a meticulously planned budget than a haphazardly planned one. Here are some tips on planning a budget for a window replacement.
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 […]
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 […]
Your choice of exterior colors has a large impact on your home’s curb appeal. Humans are visual creatures, so we put a lot of aesthetic importance on harmonious color combinations. Fortunately, we use siding from industry-leading manufacturers like LP®. These products come in a variety of colors and designs, allowing you to find the best […]
New siding and windows will completely transform the look of your home and boost its energy efficiency. They will increase your curb appeal and weather protection while improving indoor comfort. Sometimes, you can’t replace both exterior components simultaneously, and you have to choose one.
Your siding and windows are critical components of your home. They enhance curb appeal and offer protection against the elements. Your siding shields you from the rain and prevents outdoor humidity from affecting your indoor comfort. Meanwhile, your windows offer natural lighting and passive ventilation – which are also crucial to your comfort.
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.
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.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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.