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How to Check a Roof for Damage After a Storm

If a storm has recently passed, leaving fallen tree branches and other damage in its wake, you may want to assess your property to see if there was any damage to your home as well. One place in particular where you’ll want to check for damage after a storm is the roof. However, many homeowners aren’t sure how to do ...

What Is the Best Time of Year to Replace Windows?

  Even the most seasoned homeowner may still have questions that are hard to answer. If it’s time to look into getting replacement windows, you may wonder, “Is there a best time of year to replace my windows?” The short answer is that you should get your windows replaced whenever they need to be replaced. The process can take weeks ...

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 ...

How Often Does House Siding Need to Be Replaced?

You can think of your house’s siding as a coat of armor. It wraps your home in protection, keeping everyone and everything in it safe from the elements. It’s no shock that, given the importance of house siding, you want to be sure that yours is in the best condition to protect your home. Over time, house siding suffers wear ...

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 ...

Is a Window Replacement a Good Investment?

Windows are one of the most important components of your home. You may not think about it every day, but your home’s windows actually have a tremendous impact on its appearance and energy efficiency. Therefore, it’s not a stretch to say that having high-quality windows on your home is of the utmost importance. But, what if the windows on your ...

If My Roof Leaks, Do I Need a Whole New Roof?

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 ...

What Are the Benefits of Sliding Windows?

Sliding windows, sometimes called gliding windows, feature sashes that open left or right in one window frame. Sliding windows are one of the most popular window styles among homeowners. If you’re considering having replacement windows installed in your home, choosing sliding windows is a wise move. But, why is that exactly? Every type of window has its own pros and ...

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 ...

Can I Have a Roof Installed in the Winter?

A new roof is one of the most important investments that you can make in your home. After all, your roof is the first line of defense that your home has against the elements, as it will shield your family and belongings from the harsh sun and rainfall. So, if your home’s current roof is doing a subpar job at ...

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