Uncategorized

Dealing With Hail Damage

The recent hailstorm that swept through the Twin Cities left many homes with hail damage (primarily roofing, siding, gutters and window capping). For many homeowners this will be their first time dealing with insurance damage to their home. Here is a quick HOW TO GUIDE.

 THE PROCESS:

The first step to getting a claim approved for […]

By |May 18th, 2014|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Dealing With Hail Damage

Drafty Windows And Doors: How To Fix Your Home’s Energy Drain

As we enter the winter months, cold air begins to creep into our living spaces. Curbing home energy usage becomes a priority, as the weather becomes cooler and heating costs begin to rise.

With fuel prices on the rise again, drafty windows and doors can empty your pocketbook just as much as an extended summer […]

By |March 17th, 2014|Posts, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Drafty Windows And Doors: How To Fix Your Home’s Energy Drain

Five Easy Steps to Prep Your Home For the Winter

Plan Your Winter Prep In Advance

It’s always a good idea to prepare your home for winter before the snow begins to fall. The sooner you do this, the better equipped for the long winter your home will be.

It can also be a more cost-effective time to purchase insulation for attics, piping systems and window caulking.

As the […]

By |December 14th, 2013|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Five Easy Steps to Prep Your Home For the Winter

Does a Fireplace Save Energy Over the Winter Months?

Winter is almost here, everybody.

Along with the cold weather comes the annual increase in heating bills. People have touted various methods and tools to help reduce winter power bills, to keep homes warm, and to provide ambiance during those long, dark, winter days.

One item which has been trounced by list after list for being […]

By |October 13th, 2013|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Does a Fireplace Save Energy Over the Winter Months?

How To Re-side a House – A Step-by-Step Guide

Whether you are buying a new home, selling your current home, or just making improvements, replacing the siding on your house can have a big effect on the overall look and feel of your home.

Here’s how we approach re-siding a home.

Step 1: Covering up the old problem is rarely the recommended solution. To do […]

By |August 5th, 2013|Uncategorized|Comments Off on How To Re-side a House – A Step-by-Step Guide

Home Siding: Should I Replace it all, or Cover up the Old Stuff?

Covering up your home’s old siding is rarely the recommended solution. To do the job right, the old siding should be removed in entirety.

This gives many benefits to you as the homeowner:

1)   Removing the old siding allows the installation crew to inspect the substrate (i.e. sheathing) for any damage that may have occurred (rot, […]

By |June 1st, 2013|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Home Siding: Should I Replace it all, or Cover up the Old Stuff?

Replacement Siding: Is It Time to Re-Side Your Home?

When your wood or vinyl siding wears out, investing the time into researching your re-siding options can provide BIG returns in the beauty, maintenance and resale value of your home.

Determining the Condition of your Siding

Evidence of deterioration, such as sagging, cracking, buckling, blistering, discoloration, moisture or water stains may hint at problems underneath your siding. […]

By |March 30th, 2013|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Replacement Siding: Is It Time to Re-Side Your Home?

Seal Failure

Foggy Windows?

Your home is a living-breathing thing! It moves… Yes, you heard me correctly it moves. The foundation of your home moves, especially here in Minnesota with the freeze-thaw weather we see each and every year. You may be asking – what does this have to do with seal failure? Everything!

With movement in your […]

By |December 20th, 2012|Posts, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Seal Failure

Air Infiltration

One of the main reasons homeowners begin the replacement window process is due to ‘draftiness’ in their existing windows. Drafty windows have many downfalls.

  1. You energy bills are extremely high (relatively speaking) for what it costs to heat and cool your home.
  2. When the weather is extremely hot or cold you are more then likely experiencing […]
By |October 19th, 2012|Posts, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Air Infiltration

Condensation or Moisture Build-up on Your Windows

Do you have condensation or moisture build-up on your windows and are not sure why? Here are some tips and tricks to help prevent this problem from happening. If, this doesn’t work … You need new windows!

Why It Happens

It is very scientific. Long story short, it all has to do with humidity levels in […]

By |August 18th, 2012|Posts, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Condensation or Moisture Build-up on Your Windows

Builders & Remodelers has been named to Remodeling Magazine’s Big50 Class of 2012

REMODELING Magazine’s Annual Big50 Award

The Big50 is a remodeling business excellence award for best practices. Every May, REMODELING inducts 50 new companies who have set the standard for professionalism and integrity through smart marketing, exemplary business practices, unique design, and extraordinary impact on their community or the industry at large. Big50 remodelers run successful, […]

By |June 28th, 2012|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Builders & Remodelers has been named to Remodeling Magazine’s Big50 Class of 2012

Triple Pane vs. Double Pane Windows

Window technology has come a long way in recent years. With the increase of energy costs (what it takes to heat and cool your home) the demand for ‘better’ windows has increased. It has become common knowledge that most of the energy loss in your home is through your windows and doors. There only […]

By |April 24th, 2012|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Triple Pane vs. Double Pane Windows
Special Offers
We Finance
Free Consultation