Author: Polar Bear

Understanding Replacement Window Warranties

Whether it’s for your roofing or your windows, you’ll have to ensure they are covered by a manufacturer or the contractor who will install them for you when purchasing new systems and features for your home. This allows you to be assured that should anything happen, you’ll get the protection you need. As these arrangements can sometimes be complex and confusing, we will list a few of the window replacement warranty elements you can familiarize yourself with.


Common Door Problems During Winter

Winter has arrived, and so have the icing and frost-related problems within your home! The sheer cold of winter can easily affect the structural integrity and parts of your home, especially your doors which are constantly exposed to the snow and frigid wind outside. Though door building materials are usually resilient, cold can still affect a lot of things around and inside it, especially the parts that permit motion. What are some of the most common door problems during winter? 


Common Roofing Myths

When it comes to roofing maintenance, there are many rumors, hearsay and myths that you should be wary of. Self-maintenance is an admirable sentiment, but not everything you hear about roofs is necessarily true or backed by facts and data. Unless you have actual professional experience on the matter, it is best to take these myths with a grain of salt. What are the most common roofing myths? Expert roofing contractor Polar Bear discusses these myths with you! 


A Quick Guide on Choosing the Right Siding Colors

Changing the color of your siding will make a pretty big impact on your home’s exterior and can either significantly improve or seriously diminish your overall curb appeal. Needless to say, it is important to get it right. Choosing the right siding color can be an intimidating process but there’s no need for you to worry. In today’s post, a trusted siding and awning contractor shares a few tips on how to pick the perfect one that’s right for you.


The Basics You Need to Know about Passive Ventilation

Passive ventilation, also called natural ventilation, makes use of natural forces to circulate air to and from an indoor space. It utilizes doors, windows, vents and other openings to bring fresh air into your home without the use of mechanical systems. It’s a strategy window and siding contractors often use to help you reduce your home’s carbon footprint and improve your indoor air quality. If your home is designed for passive ventilation, all you need to do is open or close a window as needed to improve the air you breathe. Here are the basics that you need to know.


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