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Talk Trends and Consult with Experts at the Des Moines Home + Garden Show

Visit with VanWeelden Co. during the all-new Des Moines Home + Garden Show, February 11-14, at the Iowa Events Center downtown. Our team will be on-site in Booth 214 answering questions, offering consultations and scheduling estimates for the duration of the four-day event. We look forward to meeting and discussing any or all of your [...]

By | January 15th, 2016|

Value of Steel Doors, Stone Veneer, Exterior ​Construction Rank High in Des Moines

Remodeling Magazine came out this week with its 28th Cost vs. Value Report, comparing construction costs for 36 popular improvement projects with their perceived impact on a home’s resale price. Members of the National Association of REALTORS determined – in 102 U.S. markets – that only about half of those 36 projects would actually be [...]

By | January 16th, 2015|

Find the Best Roofing System Design, Color, to Protect Your Home

There are many things to consider when it comes to picking the right roofing system. Durability, sustainability, price - and of course the color - each factor in. At VanWeelden Co., we are proud certified installers of TruDefinition Duration shingles, giving you, our customer, the peace of mind that comes with knowing you’re getting the [...]

By | August 29th, 2013|

Future Miracles: Step off the Sidelines for Iowa’s Special Needs Kids

The Miracle League and its donors believe every child deserves the chance to play in an organized sport. Support the Ankeny Miracle League Ball Field to ensure Central Iowans with unique challenges can maneuver around an accessible playground with ease.  The generosity of residents, businesses and nonprofits in and around Greater Des Moines is pushing [...]

By | August 13th, 2013|

Getting the Most Millage Out of Roofing or Siding Warranties

Proper installations, periodic inspections and regular maintenance can keep roofing or siding warranties running smoothly for the long haul. Makers of roofing, siding and other construction materials typically offer various warranties to protect property owners who make a long-term investment in repairing or improving a building's exterior. VanWeelden Co. is proud to partner with those [...]

By | July 25th, 2013|

A Pitch for the Kids

Taking a few seconds to click through and vote could encourage the future of local children with special needs. Every child deserves to play baseball. That’s a mantra of the Ankeny Kiwanis Miracle League, a not-for-profit group that identifies locally with the needs of children with disabilities, including more than 800 kids between the ages [...]

By | June 12th, 2013|

Violent Storms Blow in Storm-chasing Scammers Prowling for Roof Repairs

Assess your need for roof repairs and contact both your insurance adjuster and a reputable contractor to avoid scams following storm-related damage. Iowa property owners are dealing this week with damaged roofs and crumpled barns following a series of violent storms that tore through the area Monday. The Des Moines Register noted that, thankfully, no injuries were [...]

By | May 22nd, 2013|

VanWeelden Co. a Guildmaster with Distinction

Customer feedback lifts our roofing and siding company to new heights. Beyond the ladders, chalk lines and high-quality exterior home improvement products we work with everyday, VanWeelden Co. carries a digital tool box, including the use of online reviews and social media to enlighten readers and provide a forum for your feedback. One of these tools is GuildQuality, [...]

By | May 21st, 2013|

Over 50% of Buyers Consider Online Reviews Before Hiring

Over 50% of Buyers Consider Online Reviews Before Hiring Turning to online reviews first this spring could help avoid retaining a roofing or siding contractor of ill repute. Customer feedback tools such as GuildQuality and Angie’s List allow users to rate their experience with a contractor or remodeler, placing the satisfaction level of those customers [...]

By | April 25th, 2013|

Owners Increase Investment in Home Renovations, Improving Look, Feel of Homes

Fewer homeowners are putting off home renovations as the economy improves, according to data collected from more than 100,000 survey responses for a study by Houzz, an online platform for home remodeling and design. Fifty-three percent of respondents to the 2013 Houzz & Home Survey said that now is a good time to renovate a [...]

By | March 28th, 2013|