James Hardie® Siding: Why It’s Called The “Superior Siding”

James Hardie® Siding: Why It’s Called The “Superior Siding”

When it comes to siding material, you’ll have no shortage of options and most homeowners tend to gravitate toward the option that is both affordable and durable. While you’ll find numerous products on the market that fit these requirements, such as aluminum, vinyl and stucco, there’s likely one material that your siding contractor recommended for …

The Importance of Achieving Optimal Roofing Performance

The Importance of Achieving Optimal Roofing Performance

Today’s homeowners are becoming more and more concerned about how their roofing systems fare against the challenges of harsh weather and unforgiving environmental conditions. Today’s article from your trusted Mukilteo roofing contractor Polar Bear Exterior Solutions aims to shed light on the importance of optimal product performance for homes and the critical role it plays in customer …

The 5 Best Value Exterior Home Improvements

The 5 Best Value Exterior Home Improvements

Is it worth it? That should be the big, burning question behind exterior home improvements. Most real estate agents will advise you against installing a swimming pool. It’s a terrible investment — especially in western Washington where you’ll use it just part of the year. It’s expensive, and high maintenance and doesn’t raise the value …

How to Cool a Sun-Facing Room

How to Cool a Sun-Facing Room

Rooms facing the sun enjoy a lot of natural light but they also have a big problem with excessive heat. Trusted window and roofing contractor Polar Bear Exterior Solutions shares here some of the things you can do to offset too much passive heating and maintain indoor comfort: 

3 Benefits of Tubular Skylights

3 Benefits of Tubular Skylights

Skylights are great because they let you boost levels of natural light in your home during the day without eating up precious real estate along your walls. Unfortunately, not all homes do well with traditional skylights. Fortunately, tubular skylights exist as alternatives. What can they do for you? Skylights and awning contractor Polar Bear Exterior …