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Signs Your Wood Deck Needs to be Replaced

New wood deck by Renovations Roofing & Remodeling, Inc.

It’s that time of year again in Michigan! It is time to dust off the patio furniture, bring the grill out of storage, and enjoy the outdoors.

We wait for such a long time for this season here in Michigan. We want to make sure our outdoor spaces are safe to use for the whole summer.

Have you been using an old wood deck? Are you seeing signs of aging, but want to know which ones are safe to live with and which ones mean your deck needs to be replaced?

3 Tips on How to Choose Vinyl Siding

House with vinyl siding.

Vinyl siding is one of the most popular siding options out there because of its price point, durability, low-maintenance needs, and the full range of color and style choices it provides.

Guide to Choosing the Right New Windows for Your Home’s Style

Exterior view of house depicting how to choose the right new windows.

When it comes to choosing the right news windows style your home, you might be at a loss.

You may realize that you don’t pay much attention to window styles.

Do you suddenly wonder if you know the architectural style of your house?

Do you want to preserve the original lines and value of your home when you replace your windows?

What if you think it doesn’t matter very much?

It does matter, more than you might realize!

5 Easy Steps to an Updated Home Exterior

Updated home exterior

When was the last time you stepped back and took a good look at the outside of your house?

Even though we all know by now that curb appeal increases the value of a home; sometimes the house exterior is the last place we want to spend money.

So, if your house needs updating, is there anything you can do to make a difference?

The good news is, yes!

Top Home Exterior DIY Projects Do’s and Don’ts

Home exterior - top DIY Do's and Don'ts

At Renovations Roofing & Remodeling, Inc., we pride ourselves in offering and providing quality home exterior services. With over 20 years of experience, our continued goal is to be number one in service and customer satisfaction.

Our services range from shingles to a whole new roofline; from new windows and new siding, to wood decks, masonry services and repairs. 

That is why we say there are some things you can confidently learn to do yourself as a homeowner. There are also things you shouldn’t try on your own.

Read on to see our list of top home exterior DIY do’s and don’ts.

Home Exterior Spring Cleaning Do’s and Don’ts

House in spring depicting Home Exterior Spring Cleaning Do's and Don’ts

It’s that time of year again. The trees are starting to put out their buds here in Southeast Michigan, the sun is coming out, and the temperatures are rising.

It’s time many homeowners begin to think about home exterior spring cleaning.

Spring is a traditional time for cleaning. This is because you can see the dirt and grime that has built up after the long winter.

However, not all spring cleaning is equal. See the tips below for how to clean the exterior of your house to prolong its life without doing any damage.

Emerging Roofing Trends Of 2019

Solar panels on roof - 2019 roofing trends

At Renovations Roofing & Remodeling, Inc., we make sure to stay on top of new technology and updates in roofing products so that we can bring you the most up-to-date service possible.

As part of that endeavor, we make sure we watch new roofing trends each year. As with any new trend, it may become popular enough that many of our customers are requesting it.

Top Benefits of a Professional Roof Inspection After a Storm

Storm clouds and roof depicting roof inspection after a storm

We all know that strong storms can do damage to our roofs. What you don’t know is that small damage from storms can go undetected.

It’s not just those catastrophic storms you need to pay attention to. Roof damage can come from all kinds of weather – some you wouldn’t think would do much damage to your roof.

And if you are tempted to throw a ladder up and try to look around yourself, check out these reasons why you need for professional roof inspection after a storm.

Your New Roof: Frequently Asked Questions and Answers

New roof on house

Getting a new roof is a once every few decades event for most homeowners. This is because most roofs last such a long time if properly installed and maintained and if they are under warranty.

Many homeowners aren’t familiar with the process. We understandably get a lot of the same questions about the process of having a new roof installed. So here are the answers to some of our top questions!

Professional Roof Replacement vs. DIY Roof Replacement Scenarios

Professional roof replacement by Renovations Roofing & Remodeling, Inc.

When it comes to DIY roof replacement, we’ve seen it all.

We have seen the team of guys who have some respectable construction skills who are able to get the job done reasonably well. We have also seen the savings-conscious homeowner who patches a leak in his roof himself with completely inappropriate materials.

There are plenty of reasons someone might choose to try DIY roofing: it seems easier to repair a small leak yourself, or it seems more cost-effective than paying a professional company to do it.