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5 Surefire Simple Things to Extend the Life of Your Roof

Your roof not only keeps your family safe and secure from the elements, it’s one of the most costly structural components of your home. Keeping the roof in the best possible condition is a surefire way to extend its useful life, and it’s easy to achieve if you do these five simple things. […]

By | June 26th, 2017|

Everything You Need to Know About Siding Replacement

The exterior siding is an essential structural component that helps protect your home from the elements, but the extreme weather we experience here in central Iowa is bound to take a toll on it over time. Signs that the siding is in need of replacement can include loose, cracked or rotted areas, interior water damage, mold and mildew growth and rising household energy bills. If you’re like most other homeowners, replacing the siding is a major investment so you want to make a wise choice. To enjoy the greatest benefit from having new siding installed, be sure to make these considerations a priority: […]

By | June 19th, 2017|

Are You Ready for a New Deck?

If you’re like many other Des Moines homeowners, you head out onto the deck to enjoy the warm weather at every opportunity. The deck extends your living space, and it’s an ideal spot for grilling and entertaining, or just relaxing. Since the deck sits outside throughout the changing seasons, non-stop exposure to hot sun, pounding rain, ice and heavy snow are bound to make it deteriorate. Here are some telltale warning signs that it’s time for a new deck. […]

By | May 29th, 2017|

Is There A Home Improvement Scammer in Your Life? Beware!

Home improvement scammers know that spring’s one of the best times to take advantage of homeowners. Here’s what you need to know to spot scams and avoid getting ripped off. […]

By | April 24th, 2017|

Your Roof is Screaming to Be Replaced. Listen Up!

Is your roof screaming to be replaced? Older homes need new roofs every twenty or more years, based on the type of roofing materials originally used. A roof can only be repaired for 20 years or less before it needs replacing. […]

By | April 17th, 2017|

What You Need to Know About Proper Gutter Installation

If it’s time to replace the gutters on your Des Moines home, you may be tempted to either tackle the job yourself or hire a handyman who’ll do the work inexpensively. This can backfire and end up costing you more in property damage, so it’s wiser to hire a pro who understands all about proper gutter installation. […]

By | March 13th, 2017|

How to Pick the Best Home Improvements

A home requires a lot of upkeep, and oftentimes, there are multiple repairs and improvements that need attention at the same time. If you’re not sure which improvements you should tackle first without overextending your budget, you can benefit from some prioritization advice. […]

By | March 6th, 2017|

Avoid These 3 Things; Prolong the Life of Your Roof!

You can’t avoid Mother Nature, but you can avoid taking your roofing system for granted. After all, your roof is a substantial investment that protects you, your loved ones and your home. Use these tips from your professional Des Moines residential roofers to ensure you’re doing right by your roof. […]

By | February 27th, 2017|

Why You Need to Know about DaVinci Roofscapes

If you love the look of quarried slate roofing or hand-split cedar shakes but you’re concerned about durability and longevity, you need to consider the stunning and resilient creations offered by DaVinci Roofscapes. […]

By | February 20th, 2017|

Best Ways to Plan Ahead For A New Roof

When you think about it, your day-to-day life involves a lot of planning — grocery shopping, doctor appointments, work, leisure and what’s for dinner? Then, you have long-term decisions to make, such as planning a vacation, trading in your car or getting one more year out of it. When it comes to replacing one of the most important systems in your home, why not plan ahead, too? Learn why planning for your new roof is a great idea, […]

By | January 30th, 2017|