One vastly underappreciated part of home architecture is the exterior trim, which tends to be so common and subtle that people don’t immediately recognize it or why it’s there.
Are you thinking about putting your home on the market? Many people time home listings for spring, since homes traditionally sell for more during warm months. Realtors advise curb appeal is one of the most important factors in selling your home. Whether you intend to put your home on the market or you just want an exterior that makes people stop and stare, you never get a second chance to make a first impression. Here’s how to give your home a face lift so it’s ready for spring.
None of us is immune to making bad decisions. You hope to contain the worst mistakes to less important things, like where to vacation this year. So when it comes to choosing a contractor to install your windows or siding, it’s important to make the decision that gives you peace of mind. Knowing what to look for and what matters in the contractor you choose will give you the advantage of knowing you’ve made the intelligent choice.
As we say our final goodbyes to summer, it’s time to turn our attention to fall. September and October are excellent months to prep your Northern Virginia home for the cooler months ahead. There are tasks you must complete to ensure the safety and stability of your home during the winter season. Use this checklist as a guide to prep your home’s exterior from top to bottom.
Every homeowner knows the value of good maintenance. Performing seasonal tasks goes a long way toward preserving your home’s value and aesthetic. Consider adding these items to your fall home maintenance checklist to keep your property looking its best for years to come.
Now that we’ve caught a break from the cold weather, it’s time to end your hibernation and get to work on your home! Although we’re not out of the woods yet, do your home a favor and take care of these few minor steps to get ready for spring and summer.
Tri County Windows & Siding understands that doing work on your house requires a great deal of thought and consideration. So before you get to work this winter planning your spring project, follow our handy checklist to ensure you’re doing your due diligence on who you hire.
The changing colors of the leaves and the chill in the air indicate that fall is officially here, and winter is on its way. Winter brings snow, ice, and frigid temperatures to the DC area. Prepping your home can help save money on your energy bills while keeping you warm and cozy. Follow our weatherproofing checklist to ensure cozy indoor temperatures all winter long. Pay Attention to Windows and Doors One of the first places to look when weatherproofing is around windows and doorways. Crumbling or peeling caulk lets in freezing air, forcing your heater to work overtime. Use a [More]
In the past, condensation during the fall and winter was a sign of poor insulation – no questions asked. With the efficiency of modern homes, however, this may no longer be the case. In fact, more and more Americans are seeing this moisture on their windows during the fall and winter.
Insider Tips — Understanding the Contractor – This series serves as a guide to shopping for a good contractor and negotiating a good contract. However, keep in mind that your contractor is also shopping for good jobs that will make a fair profit and bring future referrals.