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3 Best Things You Can Do for Your Home Roof

Replacing the roof on your home is considered a major investment. Therefore, it only makes sense to do what you can to ensure that your new or existing roof will achieve its projected lifespan. Here are the three best things you can do for your home roof to protect your investment. […]

By | August 19th, 2019|

How to Vet Your Super Responsive Home Roofer!

The roof is one of the most vital features of your home. It keeps you and your family safe. It’s what boosts your home’s exterior curb appeal. Having a super responsive home roofer by your side is the only way to make sure your roof remains in top condition year round. […]

By | August 5th, 2019|

3 Warning Signs that it’s Time to Replace Your Roof

Although the last thing you’ll want to do is replace your roof — replacing a roof can be inconvenient not to mention expensive. It’s not something you’ll want to put off if it has to be done. A roof that needs to be replaced is often more vulnerable to serious damage or has already experienced serious damage, meaning that it could present a safety risk. Keeping that in mind, the following are three sure signs your roof needs to be replaced: […]

By | July 15th, 2019|

Why a New Roof is Crucial to the Resale Success of Your Home

There are many reasons why getting a new roof on your home makes sense, not the least of which is protecting the exterior and interior of your house from water damage and other issues. But a roof replacement also helps for another critical reason: it increases the resale value of your home. The most recent survey by Remodeling Magazine said a new roof could increase your home’s value by up to approximately $24,000. […]

By | July 1st, 2019|

How You Can Know The Lifespan Of Your Siding

  As your home’s first line of defense against the elements, siding is built to last…or, should be built to last. Like other parts of your home – such as your roof – siding eventually wears out or becomes damaged and needs to be replaced. But what is the lifespan of siding? The answer depends on several factors. […]

By | June 24th, 2019|

3 Maintenance Requirements To Add Life To Your Siding

The siding on your home can have a big impact on its overall appearance. Does siding require any maintenance? You might not give your siding much thought, but it can become dirty or show signs of wear and tear over time. The following are a few simple ways to help your siding last longer and look its best. […]

By | June 3rd, 2019|

4 Important Things To Know About Hardie Siding

James Hardie siding is the natural choice for Des Moines homeowners who value their time, money, and neighborhood stature. Made from completely natural materials, James Hardie cement fiber siding is available in many colors and textures, offering four valuable benefits to wise homeowners. […]

By | April 15th, 2019|

How To Increase Your Home Value With Fiber Cement Siding

Smart homeowners are always seeking ways to protect their investment, boost its resale value, maintain its curb appeal, or increase living comfort. One remodeling project — having beautiful, durable fiber cement siding installed — achieves all of that and more. […]

By | April 1st, 2019|

Which Residential Shingle Is Right For You

Very few Des Moines homeowners live in low-slope (flat roof) homes. Most of us pride ourselves on the beauty of our home’s roofs — how the color, style, and material harmonize or complement our houses. Selecting a new roof is a big decision. The wrong color, shingle pattern or thickness can be a mistake you have to live with for years. Take your time considering the right residential shingle for your home. […]

By | March 4th, 2019|

Make The World Better By Recycling Your Roof

One way to think about Iowa is it is one small spot on a very large spaceship hurtling around the sun. Though big, the earth is finite, and so are its tremendous resources. Only a foolish astronaut would deliberately contaminate limited supplies. That’s the attitude we at VanWeelden Company take when recycling shingles. We want to make the world better by encouraging all our customers to recycle their roofs. […]

By | February 4th, 2019|