Category: Home Improvement

Is It Better to Have All Your Windows Replaced At Once?




While old and failing windows should prompt a replacement, not every homeowner is ready to take on such a considerable investment like this all at once. Before calling up your window contractor, you’ll need to decide whether you should have all your existing windows replaced in one big project, or do it a few at a time. Polar Bear Exterior Solutions, your trusted window and siding contractor, discusses more of this here.

 

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Common Types of Winter Siding Damage You Shouldn’t Ignore




The winter season is a time when your home’s exterior is put to the test. Given your siding is one of your home’s primary defenses against the elements, it may likely have sustained damage over the past few months. Today, Polar Bear Exterior Solutions, your local siding and roofing contractor, takes a look at the common types of winter siding damage you shouldn’t ignore.

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Why a Fiberglass Entry Door Is a Good Choice

Your entry door plays an essential role in your home. It’s one of the first things that greet you and your guests, and it also provides a vital line of defense against a variety of outside elements. That said, your entry door should not only look stunning; it should also be capable of providing superior protection as well. These make fiberglass entry doors an ideal choice for different types of home.

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Quick Ways to Winterize Your Entry and Patio Doors

Winter is drawing near, which means you must take on various maintenance tasks to make sure your home is prepared for the frigid weather. You may have tapped a roofer or a siding pro to inspect your home’s exterior components this fall, but have you recently checked your entry or patio doors for drafts? If you haven’t done so, then continue reading to learn quick ways to winterize them.


3 Ways Fiber Cement Siding Can Fail Prematurely

Fiber cement siding is an appealing and popular choice of siding for many homeowners given the material’s toughness, stability and fire and decay resistance. Improper installation, however, can prevent this siding from performing as intended. Today, Polar Bear Exterior Solutions, your local siding and window contractor, takes a look at the various instances where fiber cement siding can fail early in its service life.


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