Recent Posts by Kaitlin Krull

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Choosing Between Vertical and Horizontal Siding

Like it or not, first impressions count. This is especially true for your home, which is judged based on its exterior. That's why, when it comes to siding for your home's exterior, there are plenty of elements to consider. In addition to the basics of home renovation—including cost, installation, and maintenance—there's also the choice of the... Continue Reading

Triple Pane Windows: Do They Really Make a Noticeable Difference?

When it comes to insulating and soundproofing your home, windows are one of the most important purchases you can make. While options used to be limited to only single panes of glass in a variety of styles and sizes, the technology behind windows has advanced significantly in recent years. Many homeowners now choose more durable... Continue Reading

Siding Trends to Watch Out For In 2017

For many homeowners, staying on top of the latest building and interior design trends is as important as regular home maintenance projects. While most trendsetters stick to applying the latest and most fashionable colors, materials, and practices to their interior home decor, it is possible to embrace the latest design styles outside of the home as... Continue Reading

Siding Caulk: Everything You Need to Know

When it comes to home improvement, caulk is one of the best secret weapons a homeowner can possess. Used throughout the interior and exterior of homes to fill gaps or cracks, caulk is an incredible, flexible acrylic that can prevent air or moisture from getting in just about anywhere. Using caulk on exterior siding is a... Continue Reading

How to Know If Your Siding Contains Asbestos

One of the most stressful things about owning a home is uncovering potentially hazardous materials in your home. Asbestos ranks high on the list of dangerous substances because of its toxic and carcinogenic properties when airborne. While older homes will likely contain asbestos in roofing, insulation, and tiles, it can also be present in exterior siding. If you... Continue Reading

Types of Siding That Need to be Painted

While everyone knows that home ownership and renovation projects go hand in hand, keeping track of all your home improvement needs can be stressful and overwhelming. Caring for and maintaining the exterior of your home is one of the largest jobs—and arguably most important—for homeowners to keep up with. Depending on your siding type, regular maintenance jobs... Continue Reading

How to Clean Spots on Vinyl Siding

Vinyl siding is one of the most popular exterior coverings for homes. While this is partially because of its affordability, many homeowners opt for vinyl siding instead of brick or wood because it is relatively easily to maintain. Generally speaking, if you have a power washer or hose and a few household cleaning products, you can... Continue Reading
Scandinavian-Inspired Window Designs

Scandinavian-Inspired Window Designs

Scandinavian design style is all about minimalism and functionality. Beginning in the middle of the 20th century across Scandinavian countries and now spreading into homes across the world, this particular style combines light, natural materials, and uncomplicated design elements for a flawless and modern finish. Scandinavian style homes are perhaps most noticeable in their window designs, where bigger... Continue Reading

End-of-Season Air Conditioner Maintenance

Now that the long days of summer are over and the seasons are changing, it's officially time to start thinking about getting your home ready for winter. While we're sure you have  a mile-long list of home improvement projects that need to be finished before the weather gets even colder, there is one thing we want... Continue Reading