Your roof is undeniably one of the most important components of your home. It is your home’s first line of defense against the elements and provides invaluable protection for it, as well as everything and everyone in it. However, like all parts of your home, your roof is not impervious to aging. And, unfortunately, aging increases the risk of issues …Read More
How Often Should You Clean Siding?
The exterior of your home serves to shield your house against harsh weather conditions. For that reason, your home’s exterior is comprised of durable materials that can stand up to various types of weather. However, even the most durable material will still need some level of care to keep it functioning at its best. House siding is usually not difficult …Read More
How Energy Efficient is Vinyl Siding?
Vinyl siding is a highly regarded building material thanks to its relatively low cost, exceptional durability, and low maintenance requirements. However, for homes in Columbus, Ohio, where temperatures range from frigid to scorching, a siding system must also be energy efficient in order to be considered a worthwhile investment. Most homes have insulated walls; however, the studs are poor insulators. …Read More
How Much Do Energy Efficient Windows Cost?
You’re probably aware of the benefits that replacing outdated, damaged windows with new energy-efficient models can provide. Not only can they make it easier for your HVAC system to maintain comfortable indoor temperatures, but energy-efficient windows can also save you a significant amount of money on monthly energy costs. However, does that mean energy-efficient windows are always a good investment …Read More
Do Missing Shingles Mean I Need a New Roof?
If you’re noticing that your home’s roof is missing shingles for the first time, it’s not unusual if you find yourself feeling a bit alarmed. Your first thought is likely whether you’ll need to have a new roof installed. A roof is a huge investment to make in your home, and it provides critical protection from the elements. So, do …Read More
Can I Get Replacements for Odd Shaped Windows?
Old windows can really affect the curb appeal and performance of your home, particularly in regard to energy efficiency. If your windows are outdated or damaged, having new ones installed can dramatically enhance your home’s value and curb appeal. American WeatherTECHS has a great selection of premium, energy-efficient windows in a wide selection of styles, so we can provide you …Read More
Board and Batten vs. Architectural Shake vs. Scallop Siding: Style Comparison
Having new siding installed on your home is a huge step. To begin, exterior siding is a substantial financial investment, so it is important to ensure whatever siding you choose is of the utmost quality and will last for many years to come. On top of that, there are a multitude of different siding styles to choose from, each of …Read More
Fall Home Improvements
It’s fall time finally! Time to do fall cleaning and start surveying the damage that the brutal summer may have caused your beautiful home. Now is the perfect time to begin on home improvements and here are a few things you can do to ensure that your home is in tip top shape. Inspect and fix your roof. …Read More
Spring Protection Tips
Finally, after a long drawn out, miserable winter, Spring is here! The harsh winter has more than likely caused damage to your beautiful home. Now that the warmth has arrived and you’ve begun to start working in your garden, cleaning up debris from the heavy snow or even just assessing the damages to your home. Here are a few pointers …Read More