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. […]

By | June 19th, 2017|

Everything You Need to Know About Home Siding

Siding that’s in good condition is a key structural component of your home that helps protect the interior from the elements. Having quality siding that’s expertly installed also provides a finishing touch that enhances your home’s curb appeal and value. […]

By | December 28th, 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|

Create the Perfect Outdoor Living Space with VanWeelden Co.

Whether you’re fixed on a perfect spot to sunbathe by the pool, fire up the grill, relax in the hot tub, huddle up next to the fire pit, or create a seamless transition from the inside of the home to your family’s favorite nice-weather gathering place, we’d like to brainstorm a remodeling solution with you. […]

By | September 9th, 2014|

The Arrival of Spring and 2013 Iowa Hail Storm Statistics

Now that winter has melted away, spring has finally sprung and with it comes its own version of severe and damaging weather conditions. These conditions, especially hail, can be threatening to your Des Moines-area home’s exterior, vehicles and other personal property. Sometimes, if you don’t notice, inspect, or repair damage after severe weather such as [...]

By | May 8th, 2014|

Improving Value, Curb Appeal with Roof or Siding Replacement in Des Moines

Replacing the roof or siding on a Des Moines-area home could increase its resale value, with an exterior improvement allowing you to enjoy years of quality workmanship while at the same time bolstering curb appeal. According to regional city data collected for the 2014 Cost vs. Value report by Remodeling Magazine, 63 percent of the cost to [...]

By | March 27th, 2014|

Exterior Signs: Setting Home Improvement Goals in 2014

Leaking roofs, rotting wood and flooded basements are good - rather bad - signs that setting some exterior home improvement goals should make your list in 2014.  It’s easy to get nostalgic this time of year as the Christmas music fades and phrases like “fresh beginnings” usher us toward New Year's celebrations. Many publishers push [...]

By | December 30th, 2013|

Join VanWeelden Co. at the 2014 Des Moines Home + Garden Show

Click the image to save $3 on the price of admission and visit Booth #214, Feb. 6-9, to visit with VanWeelden Co. during the 2014 Des Moines Home + Garden Show at the Iowa Events Center. We hope to see you there!

By | December 11th, 2013|

VanWeelden Co. Siding Manufacturer Seals Up Sought-After Label

  Good Housekeeping says VanWeelden Co. partner James Hardie is tried, tested and approved.  Iowa homemakers understand the value of stocking high-performance equipment and supplies to keep the house in order, especially during the potentially tumultuous holiday season. A spike in foot traffic and those whirlwind weekend shopping sprees can strain even the most ambitious [...]

By | December 10th, 2013|

VanWeelden Co. Certified for Tyvek HomeWrap Installations

VanWeelden Co. reinforced a commitment to build both comfort and efficiency into the homes of our customers with the successful completion of the DuPont™ Certified Installer program. Classroom work and in-field product installations were included as part of the comprehensive Tyvek® HomeWrap® training curriculum designed by the building science experts at DuPont. Did you know the average 2,500-square-foot [...]

By | November 19th, 2013|