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Maintain Your Comfort Zone
When a leaky window allows the outside air to push into the inside of the house, the result is not very pleasant for the homeowner. Rooms with drafty windows prevent an air conditioner or furnace from maintaining a comfortable temperature throughout the year and can cause energy bills to be much higher. The home’s heating and cooling equipment must work much harder than it would in a weather-tight home.
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A new porch addition to your home can create a more impressive front entry and add a lot of architectural interest, especially if your present home lacks a distinctive style. Creating more drama around your front door increases curb appeal for the whole house and can make a dull and unappealing home more visually attractive.
Winter in the Twin Cities can bring a lot of snow and ice which can cause lots of problems with the roofs of the homes in the area. C&T Siding has compiled the following information about the best roofing material to use for your home.
In the northern part of the United States, heavy snowfalls and freezing temperatures are typical weather for the winter, and the summers are warm with plenty of rainfall. What kind of home siding performs the best in this type of climate? Let’s take a look at the types of siding recommended by C&T Siding contractors for the Twin Cities area.
Your home’s roof is the first line of defense when it comes to protection against wind, rain, sun and snow. Keeping your roof in good shape is very important when it comes to making sure your home is safe and protected.
When you add a screen porch to your home, you provide a wonderful space for you and your family and pets to enjoy the outdoors free from insects and bad weather. You also create a private place to relax and take in the beautiful sights that nature can offer. A screen porch can quickly become your family’s favorite gathering place.
The condition of your home’s exterior is the first thing the public notices about your home. Nothing is more noticeable and detracts from a home’s exterior appearance more than weather-worn, shabby siding.
It's not too late to start thinking about the cold weather that wintertime brings. Though it's still summer, the fall weather with its cooler temperatures and the kids heading back to school is right around the corner. It might be the farthest thing from your radar, but acting now can help you weather the frigid temperatures of winter more comfortably and cost-effectively.
The roof of your house keeps your home warm and dry every day of the year. A roof is not completely visible from a ground level. Therefore, it’s quite easy to overlook the condition of your home’s roof until signs of decay or moisture appear.