Tag: Bloomington IL
How Much Does A Roof Replacement Cost?
It your roof needs replaced, often your first thought is, “How much is my roof replacement?” Great question – but it doesn’t come with an easy answer. There are many different factors that effect the pricing of your roof replacement. Those include:
Home Exterior Spring Check List
As the weather starts to turn friendly for outside activities; think about running through this quick check list for your home. Spring is the optimal time to address any problems or hire any contractors. 1. Inspect your roof Even if you didn’t have any big hail storms or winter storms, it’s not a good habit…
Landmark Pro Is Now Impact 3 Resistant!
We have loved offering Landmark Pro as a shingle options for roof replacements. The colors, quality, and durability are a great buy for the price. Starting in 2023 Landmark Pro will now be rated as a Class 3 impact Resistant Shingle. Up until now, the only Impact Resistant shingles Carlson Exteriors offered was the Northgate…
Roof Replacements: Frequently Asked Questions
Should I get a shingle layover? A roof layover, or shingling on top of your existing roof, is not the best option in general. It shortens the life of the new roof and it limits the warranty on the shingles given by the manufacturer, CertainTeed. When you put shingles on top of the older shingles,…
Need Design Ideas?
If you are building new or remodeling your current house, it can be a daunting task to pick out the selections. The small samples can make it hard to envision the final product. While not exact, we have a few different programs we can offer as a service to you. If you are happy with…
The Importance of Kick-out Flashing
Spring showers bring leaky gutters- Wait no, that’s not right! We’ve recently had a fair amount of homeowners call because they are tired of leaking gutters. It’s usually the lack of kick out flashing which gives the appearance of a leaky gutter but often has hidden disasters associated with it. What is a kickout flashing?…
EnviroDri vs. House Wrap
You may or may not have noticed a few new construction homes in your city that get this black coating instead of any house wrap paper products. The black coating is an exciting, newer product called EnviroDri; we believe EnviroDri is more efficient in function and cost savings than any other type of house wrap.…
Not interested in “Just Your Average Shingle”
Remember, choices do exist! Check out this latest job we did in Highland Slate shingles.
Fall Home-Exterior Maintenance Checklist
Fall is right around the corner! Before you get swept away in fall festivities it’s good to make sure your home is ready for fall/winter. The following is a list of maintenance tasks and to-do’s for your home while it’s still nice outside. Get In The Attic Look for any leaks, wet spots, or watermarks.…
Dryvit- Friend or Foe?
What is Dryvit? Dryvit is most frequently referred to as stucco looking material by homeowners but is actually a composite material that was designed to be insulated and water resistant, while maintaining a “beautiful” exterior appearance. The use of this material in the U.S. started in the 1960’s but boomed in the 70’s. The promise…