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How To Prepare Your Windows For The Winter

Living in the Upper Midwest, you know that preparing your home for winter is crucial to saving on energy costs and your comfort during the long winter months. However, trying to conserve energy in your home does not mean you have to break the bank to save. While investing in energy-efficient windows comes with a price, it will inevitably save you money in the long run. Additionally, there are some simple things you can do on your own to reinforce the strength of your energy-efficient windows when there is extreme weather. Here, our certified and licensed experts at C&T Siding will discuss the best ways to prepare your windows for the harsh Minnesota winter.

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How To Clean Seamless Steel Siding

The material your siding is made of affects how you can clean your siding. At C&T Siding, we offer four types of siding. Each of these different materials requires different maintenance and a different cleaning technique. While most siding materials are simple to maintain, they need to be maintained in a certain way. Typically, you can clean your siding on your own by following the proper safety and maintenance protocols. Here, our team at C&T Siding will discuss the different siding options we offer and the correct way to clean and maintain each.

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Siding and Energy Efficiency

When you are looking to replace the siding on your home, there are a variety of factors you need to take into consideration before choosing the best option for you. In today’s world, energy-efficient products are some of the most important factors to consider before investing your money in upgrades. Not only are energy-efficient products typically built using sustainable techniques, but they are also designed to save money. Our team of experts at C&T Siding is committed to helping you get the look you want at the price you want. Here, we will discuss the best options for energy-efficient siding.

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Checking and Replacing Your Windows After Storm Damage

Though windows are designed to be durable and weather resistant, there is always a chance they could be damaged in a summer or winter storm, which could endanger the interior of your home. Because of this, you should always inspect your windows after a storm. By doing this, you can ensure you are always on top of any repairs that need to be made to your windows.

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Window Replacement Materials For Your Home

When you are ready to replace your windows, there are a variety of materials to choose from. By doing the research and consulting an expert, you can find the best fit for you.

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Exterior Siding Options for Your Home

A good siding installation company will have a variety of siding materials to choose from, and will properly install the siding so your home is protected from the elements.

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What's the Best Siding for Extreme Weather?

Your home's siding is one of its first lines of defense. This important feature can keep out the worst extreme winter conditions including plummeting temperatures and deep snowdrifts. The right kind of siding can also hold up to bad weather ranging from harsh, windy conditions to hailstorms. However, there's no “one size fits all” siding product. Seamless steel, fiber cement, and engineered wood like LP SmartSide each have a lot to offer homeowners. Here's what you need to know before making a choice:

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Is a Slate Roof Right For You?

Slate roof tiles are becoming a popular roofing option. While there are many benefits associated with slate roofing, this material is not ideal for everyone. If you are in need of a new roof, you may find yourself wondering if slate is right for you. Here are three questions to ask yourself to help you determine whether slate may be a good option for your home:

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Creative Siding: Expressing Yourself Through Renovations

Buying a new house does not mean it’s freshly built and renovated. Many times the buyer sees their vision within an existing home. Changing the exterior allows a homeowner to see their imagination come to fruition and often not as costly as people believe.

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These Five Great Patio Door Options Can Boost Your Home's Appeal

If you’re updating your home’s patio, the patio doors are a great place to start. It’s a good idea to consider the available options before simply replacing your current doors with a similar selection, however. It’s possible to upgrade your home’s look without spending money—and it’s just as easy to enhance your home’s overall appeal, comfort, and energy efficiency with these five options.

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