Did you know that the average U.S. home uses around 10,766 kilowatt-hours per year? This is according to a recent report from the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA), but the exact amount still varies for each state. Fortunately, you can reduce your monthly energy expenditure by knowing what you should do and what you should avoid. Even investing in your home’s siding and exteriors serves not only to enhance its visual appeal but also improve its energy efficiency! Trusted siding and roofing contractor Polar Bear shares their insight:
While your roof is designed to withstand the weather’s extremes, it can still deteriorate due to the elements. How well you maintain your roof and the environment it is in have huge impacts on its lifespan. If your contractor fails to install it properly, it’s more likely to experience damage due to the elements. Continue reading “Natural Elements that Can Harm Your Roofing System”
Your gutter system plays an important role in protecting your home against water damage. It catches and redirects rainwater into your downspouts and away from your property. When it doesn’t do its job properly, your home is at risk of roof leaks, damaged siding, and landscaping and foundation issues.
Roof shingles come in a wide array of colors, ensuring the best match for your home. However, with all these hues to choose from, it can be a little tricky to know the best pick for your own roofing. In this post, residential roofing and replacement expert Polar Bear Exteriors shares some quick tips to help you select the best shingle color.
Filling your home with natural light does not only help in reducing your energy consumption; it can also have pleasant effects on your mood and general wellbeing. But apart from windows, you can also rely on skylights and solar tubes to add more natural light inside your home.
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