Smart Home Decisions For Cold Climates

Have you ever wondered why some sorts of home are more common in certain climates? Architectural design is about more than just aesthetics; it is also about designing the best type of home for the geography. If you live in a cold, snowy climate, here are three things to consider when maintaining or upgrading your home. Choose Your Roof Wisely Heavy snowfall can wreak havoc on your roof if it isn't the right type of roof. Read More 

Wavering About Installing New Siding For Your Home? 3 Reasons To Do It Now

Unlike cars, which are often replaced every few years, the average home can last for a century or more; this longevity is largely due to the quality of the materials and workmanship at the time the home was built, plus the ongoing improvements, care, and repairs each owner contributes down through the years. For the average home to be able to maintain its condition and steadily rise in value, it must also receive major periodic upgrades, such as the installation of new siding. Read More 

Are You Building A Mexican Style House?

Did you fall in love with Mexican architecture when you traveled to places like Cuernavaca, Saltillo, and Cancun? Perhaps you have never been to Mexico, but you've been to states like Texas, California, New Mexico and Arizona where you more than likely saw many beautiful Mexican style homes. Whatever the situation that you have chosen to build a Mexican style house, from selecting the roof to selecting the floors, here are some ideas that might help you to design a house that you can enjoy for many years to come. Read More 

Three Modern Roof Options

It is not hard for most homeowners to spend money on structural improvements. If you look around your house, you probably immediately spot quite a few things that you want to upgrade. But most people focus on interior upgrades because they want the inside of the house to be more comfortable and stylish, you should not neglect exterior remodels. Refinishing your roof is one of the smartest exterior remodel. This article looks at three great roofing materials that every homeowner should consider. Read More 

2 Great Modern Roof Materials

A complete replacement of your roof material going to cost a lot of money, but it is a smart investment for most homes. The roof is one part of your home that is exposed to the sun, rain, snow, and all the harsh elements on a daily basis. So, the roofing material needs to be hearty and long-lasting. Some roofing materials claim that they will last over 100 years, but many people replace their roof for style reasons before they need to make any structural repairs. Read More