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More on the Drawbacks of Genuine Wood Siding for Homes in the Twin Cities
Last week's blog posts included the first part of this article on the problems that can occur genuine wood siding.  (Click here to read.) While we don't install it (and suggest alternatives to prospective customers who ask), we realize that owners of some older homes around the Minneapolis area may still want to have wood siding installed when the time comes to replace their existing siding. We want to point out that just because you have ...
Replace Those Old Windows Before Winter Hits Minneapolis
Have those chilly nights got you a little concerned about comfort indoors in your home this year?  Perhaps as you've gone near your windows you have noticed drafts and wished you had replaced your old windows this summer.  Wait - it's not too late to do it now and enjoy the benefits in the cold months ahead! So many people think that they will make it through the winter months in Minnesota without having to replace ...
Wood Siding On Minneapolis Homes Can Bring These Problems With It
Are you thinking about having genuine wood siding put on your home here in the Minneapolis area? Wood is one of those traditional siding options that many homeowners in our area still consider.  Yes, there was a time that most of the homes in the Twin Cities that had siding on them were done in wood plank or clapboard. For many years it was the only siding available, until aluminum and later vinyl siding came on the ...
More Exterior Fall Maintenance Tips for Minnesota Homeowners
Recently we shared some tips for homeowners here in the Twin Cities regarding exterior home maintenance that should be done before winter hits. Checking the condition of your roof and siding should be the first two things you tackle, but once you've finished that, there are other things you definitely should pay attention to before the first snow.  (If you haven't read our earlier article, click here to check that out first.) These two listed ...
Does Your Home Look Boring from the Street? How to Have a Great Front Door in Minnesota
When people drive down your street, do they go right past your house without taking notice of it?  Do you find people have a hard time finding your home?  Perhaps your house could use a little extra curb appeal. The best place to start with giving the exterior of your home a fresh new look is with your front door area. No one said that your front door has to be plain, boring or just all-around ...
Where to Start: Exterior Fall Maintenance For Minnesota Homes
As the nighttime temps dip close to the freezing mark, it's time to button up those homes to prepare for another Minnesota winter.  There are things to be done both inside and outside of your home, but it's a good idea to get the exterior maintenance done first while the weather is mild.  Here are the major points you want to include on your to-do list: Minnesota Exterior Home Maintenance Checklist Start from the top down; some ...

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