One of the most neglected areas on the exterior of a home is the roof. Many homeowners don’t notice problems with their roofing until it has turned into a real issue. Maintenance, although important, is not often done yearly, leaving small roof repairs to become major issues. Homeowners often have a lot of questions by..
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Replacing old, worn out siding can have a significant affect on the overall curb appeal of your home, but does it add value? Is new siding a solid investment when it comes to the return on your investment? The answer to both is YES! Updating the siding on your home does more than add to..
Not always are the industry trends that we experience centered around the materials we will use or the changes in how the space is utilized. Sometimes the trends that are called out have to do with the way in which the process of renovating occurs. In this installment we will look at some not so..
When it comes to home improvements nothing is more important than your homes curb appeal. This is particularly true when you have decided that you want to sell your home. No matter how the house looks on the inside if the outside is a total mess from the curb, buyers aren’t going to add it..
This is the article to read if you are looking for some great advice on your next home improvement project! Not only will we discuss tips on choosing a contractor we will throw in some advice on keeping you both communicating throughout. Be able to articulate exactly what you want: Being able to articulate your..
Chimney care is often overlooked when it comes to maintaining elements in and around the home. As professional chimney repair specialists there are a few questions that are often asked of us. Below we will answer the most common questions, concerns, and problems associated with chimneys. The number one question asked of the Kearns Brother..
Home improvement projects can easily be derailed by the smallest of mistakes. Ordering the wrong material, an unprofessional contractor, or unrealistic budget, can take a plan and turn it upside down. As a homeowner it is up to you to be prepared for your renovation. Here are a few things to consider before taking on..
It is not likely that you will renovate the kitchen and bathrooms in your home more than once. Remodeling these spaces takes quite an effort from both the homeowner and contractor. It’s true that the heavy lifting all comes down to who you hire however behind the scenes you are the one that is executing..
Does your home have enough insulation? More often than not, Michigan homeowners find their homes do not have the optimal amount of insulation. 9 out of 10 homeowners will have to add additional insulation to their homes if they want to be considered to be “well insulated”. This occurs because the minimum amount of installation..
DIY home improvements always have the chance to go terribly wrong because most of us are not professional contractors and therefore really have no idea what they are doing. In this installment we are going to prepare the average homeowner for what they can expect during the home renovation process. Whether you hire a professional..