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Understanding Windows

Frame Options Vinyl Benefits: Energy efficient, least expensive. Disadvantages: Weaker material means a thicker frame (less "window"), expands and contracts, deteriorates over time. Aluminum Benefits: Thin, solid and strong, inexpensive.Disadvantages: Very low energy...

5 Things to Look for When Hiring a Residential Contractor

Licensing Be sure they are licensed, bonded and insured. You can check Oregon contractors out at https://www.oregon.gov/ccb. From here you can enter the contractors name to see if they have any complaints and the status of those complaints. If you decide to work with...

How do I know I need new siding?

6 Things to Keep in Mind   Dry Rot The first sign you need new siding is dry rot. How do you know if you have dry rot? If you inspect the wood, it is soft and you can push it in. We often use a screwdriver to test. The most common places we find dry rot is in the...