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JM Remodeling Roofing - Wisconsin

28

June

Shingles vs. Metal Roofing

Your roof saves you from the elements but did you know that it can be used to reduce your energy bill as well? Of course, that depends which roofing option you go for. Metal roofing and asphalt shingles are popular options these days but the one you choose should meet your energy demands.

Asphalt shingles vs. Metal Roofing

Asphalt shingles are cheaper in comparison but their maintenance can be a bit costly. They will need to be repaired or replaced if they curl in on themselves or break off. However, the materials

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Vinyl-siding-jm-remodeling-wisconsin

21

June

Why vinyl siding is popular with home owners

Vinyl siding is a home siding option that does not come with a hefty price tag and can last for years. The following are some of the main reasons why it is the siding of choice for most home owners:

Aesthetic appeal

This siding option comes in a variety of colors and designs that look and feel like natural wood. The scalloped panels add new dimensions that are quite pleasing to the eye and which also add character to a home. Most are also UV resistant which means they can increase the

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gutter-work-jmremodeling-wisconsin

14

June

Why you should hire professionals for gutter work

If you are like most home owners, then you might try to clean your own gutters and even install them  yourself. However, like most DIY projects you will be looking at a number of hidden costs and safety issues that professional contractors are well aware of. The following are just some of the reasons why you should leave gutter work to the professionals:

Stay injury free

Cleaning and replacing gutters involved working on ladders for long periods of time and if you are afraid of heights, then hiring a professional to do

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JM Remodeling - Wisconsin Roof Install - roofing

07

June

The Best Roofing Materials For Your House

A good way to add value to your home is by updating its existing roof. Important steps in the roof-updating process include the framing, preparation, and installation of the roof. However, the most important thing is choosing a roofing material that can enhance the look of your home’s exterior. Today, a variety of roofing materials are available to homeowners. As a result of this, most people find it difficult to choose a roofing material for their house. To help you make an informed decision, following are the best materials for

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jm remodeling - siding - new - install - wisconsin

01

June

Choosing The Right Siding For Your House

Are you looking to transform the exterior of your house? If yes then siding is cost-effective way to achieve your objective. There are many benefits of getting a siding for your house including improved insulation, a consistent appearance, increased weather resistance, and minimal upkeep requirements. Though it may cost you a bit upfront, the improved home resale value, and the reduction in utility and maintenance costs will more than cover what you pay for the siding job.

As mentioned above, there are many benefits of getting a siding for your house

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jm remodeling - siding - materials-wisconsin siding

28

May

What to look for in siding materials for homes

If your home’s siding has seen better days, then it is high time you invested in a new variety. You can  either upgrade its appearance completely or just have parts of it replaced for a cleaner look. There are a number of siding options you can go for but your ultimate decision will depend on the appearance you wish for. 

Before you decide which material you should invest in, consider the following factors to make an informed decision:

Most siding material comes with a R value which determines how energy efficient it

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Jm Remodeling - Siding - install-new-repair - Wisconsin

21

May

Introduction to common siding options

Do you want to give your home a makeover from the outside? All you need to do is change the siding and you are done. But which option should you go for? The following are some common examples that a professional contractor can install for you:

Stucco

Stucco is basically cement that is combined with either sand or lime to create a surface. These were quite common during the 1950s but most people used the artificial variety. However, synthetic stucco has its own problems one of the main being that it is

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jm remodeling - roofing-repairs-siding-milwaukee

14

May

Home maintenance check-list for summer

There is no better time of the year than summer to give your home some much needed care. Warm  days and harsh temperatures can take a toll on the interior as well as the exterior. The following summer maintenance check-list will go a long way to keep your place look amazing and remain so for years.

Roof check

Your roof should be checked every year and preferably during the summer to ensure that it isn’t damaged before the rains arrive. Checking it regularly will uncover problems such as leaks, loose tiles, nests

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07

May

A brief guide on checking your roof

Your roof is the main thing keeping your family safe from the elements. A damaged one will compromise  that. Even though you should hire a professional contractor to inspect it, there are some tips that can help you do a minor one yourself such as:

Look for damaged, missing or curling shingles or any signs of damage. One or two damaged shingles can be replaced easily but if you wait too long, you might be looking at a complete roof replacement.
Check for growths such as fungus or algae on the roof.

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JM Remodeling - Siding

01

May

3 reasons why you should get siding for your home

The exterior of your home is the first thing people notice about it but most importantly, it also protects your family from the elements. If the siding has seen better days then it will compromise that. Here are a couple more reasons why you should invest in new siding:

Curb Appeal – Siding that deteriorates as it ages brings down the aesthetic appeal of your home making it look dull. Even if the interior is spic and span, a damaged exterior will ruin the effect. New and fresh siding will prevent

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