How to Get the Most Longevity From Your Home’s Siding

How to Get the Most Longevity From Your Home’s Siding

There are many options available for homeowners when it comes time to choosing which type of siding they want. Of the many factors to consider, longevity is one of the most important. You don’t want to have to replace your siding too soon after first purchasing it. Different siding styles last for varying lengths of time based on material, and are available at different price points. When making a decision about the right siding for your home, it is important to consider what the lifetime of the siding is before you make your choice. Vinyl Vinyl siding lasts as long [More]

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How to Keep Your Gutters Clean and Yourself Safe

How to Keep Your Gutters Clean and Yourself Safe

The gutters in our homes are made for rain, but inevitably, a host of other material finds its way into them. Eventually they clog and need clearing and cleaning. While it may seem like a simple matter of tossing out the leaves and other things that have gotten caught inside, cleaning gutters can be tricky and even a little dangerous. Fortunately, the experts are here to give you hints to help you with the process. We have ideas that will make the process go more smoothly and more safely. Use a Ladder If you are working on a single-story structure, [More]

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How to Properly Clean Vinyl Siding

How to Properly Clean Vinyl Siding

Vinyl siding has risen to the forefront in today’s siding market for a reason – it’s more durable than many other exterior building materials, resisting wind and hail, standing up to moisture, and providing energy-saving benefits wood and aluminum siding cannot. Vinyl siding is owner friendly and requires very little maintenance – it will never need to be sanded, refinished, or repainted. However, dirt and mildew can accumulate on vinyl siding, reducing your home’s curb appeal and causing potential damage to the siding that can shorten its lifespan. Following these essential tips once a year can keep your siding clean [More]

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5 Tips for Picking the Perfect Front Door

5 Tips for Picking the Perfect Front Door

The selection of a proper front entry door to complete the front exterior is crucial to your home’s curb appeal. With seemingly endless style, security, and materials possible, landing on the perfect choice can seem impossible. These tips will guide you through some of the most important considerations to make when searching for a front door.  Perhaps one of the most basic choices when deciding on any home exterior element is the material, along with factors such as energy efficiency, upkeep, and initial cost. Choose a material that suits your needs:  Steel. Most steel doors can be custom coated or [More]

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Tri County Windows and Siding Earns Esteemed 2018 Angie’s List Super Service Award

Tri County Windows and Siding Earns Esteemed 2018 Angie’s List Super Service Award

Tri County Windows and Siding is proud to announce that it has earned the home service industry’s coveted Angie’s List Super Service Award (SSA). This award honors service professionals who have maintained exceptional service ratings and reviews on Angie’s List in 2018. “Service pros that receive our Angie’s List Super Service Award represent the best in our network, who are consistently making great customer service their mission,” said Angie’s List Founder Angie Hicks. “These pros have provided exceptional service to our members and absolutely deserve recognition for the exemplary customer service they exhibited in the past year.” Angie’s List Super [More]

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How to Choose Trim for Your Home

How to Choose Trim for Your Home

Whether you’re building a new home, finishing an addition, or merely revamping the exterior of your existing home, one of the most important considerations of any home exterior project is maximizing curb appeal. The work isn’t finished once you’ve chosen your favorite vinyl siding or paint color, however. Finding the exterior trim that best suits your home can push curb appeal from “just okay” to “charming”.  When choosing trim, there are two main considerations – what type of trim best suits your home, and what color should it be? The following tips can help you answer both of these questions.  [More]

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How to Winter-Proof Your Roof

How to Winter-Proof Your Roof

Winter can bring several issues that seem designed to wreak havoc on your home. While it’s true that cold winds, snow, and ice can cause damage to the entire exterior, your roof sees the most severe and sustained impact. Have you done everything you can to ensure that your roof is ready for winter?  Before the Weather Gets Nasty Trim nearby trees. Any trees near your home have the potential to drop leaves or needles onto your roof, resulting in potential issues down the road. Downed tree limbs are the number one cause of damage to roofs in any season, [More]

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Inexpensive Ways to Improve Your Home’s Curb Appeal 

Inexpensive Ways to Improve Your Home’s Curb Appeal 

Curb appeal is the first impression anyone takes away from your home. It is especially important if you are considering selling your home in the near future, but also just makes any home nicer to view. Increasing your curb appeal does not need to be an expensive project. There are plenty of low-cost options available to turn your home from drab to sheik. Here’s a quick look at some inexpensive options to help boost your home’s value. Power Wash Your Home’s Exterior Power washing your siding and trim can make a huge difference in the curb appeal of your home. [More]

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Preparing Your Home for Every Season

Preparing Your Home for Every Season

As a homeowner, each season brings unique tasks which keep your home in good shape and make a world of difference. They can save you costly service fees and repair costs, and they can make your home more energy efficient. Here’s a look at the season-by-season tasks you should add to your checklist every year. Winter When the cold weather comes rolling in, it’s time to prep your house. Check out these specific things to get the most out of your energy bills: ●      Tune up your heating system with a certified technician. ●      Caulk windows and doors. ●      Reverse [More]

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Warning Signs You Need New Windows

Warning Signs You Need New Windows

Whenever you find a crack in the panes or you start to notice leaks, it can be obvious that it’s time for a new window. In other circumstances, you may want to update the look of your home or try to save on energy costs. Sometimes, a window just needs to make way for a new one.

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