Handy Exterior Remodeling Blog

Val Slajus
Owner / Author
Val Slajus

I founded VIS Exterior because I believed that my knowledge of the home improvement craft could help others transform their houses into the beautiful homes they deserve, and I work hard every day to make it happen. In this blog I want to share some of my knowledge with you, so that you could make informed decisions when planning your next exterior renovation.

What type of asphalt shingles are the best: Three-tab vs. Architectural vs. Luxury shingles

3 types of shingles three-tab, architectural and luxury shingles

Durable yet affordable, asphalt shingles are the #1 most popular roofing material on the market today. They are seen on homes throughout North America for many reasons, including the fact that they require little to no maintenance compared to other roofing materials, they are affordable and they will last for a couple decades or more. Furthermore, asphalt shingles come in so many shapes, colors and styles, they suit the tastes of just about everyone.

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How to Choose The Best Roofing Contractor to Replace Your Roof

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You’ve landed here because the time has come to replace your roof and you likely have many, many questions about how to begin. First and foremost, you’re looking for the best roofing contractor you can trust – one that will do the work in a professional manner, in a reasonable timeframe for a reasonable price. You need one that has a large and strong portfolio that proves their worth as a contractor.

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How to Know Whether To Repair, Patch or Replace Your Roof?

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Among the most important components protecting a home is the roofing system. All that you hold dear within your home, from your loved ones to your possessions, is under a roof. Unfortunately, roofs don’t last forever. If yours is nearing two decades in age, it’s time to seriously consider an inspection by a professional roofing contractor.

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Common Roofing Problems and Warning Signs to Replace Your Roof

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If your roof is getting on in age, there’s a good chance it will start showing signs of wear. Frequent storms with high wind and debris, as well as heavy snowfall, can damage your roof to the point that it needs major repairs or replacement. To the untrained eye, some of these problems might not even be visible, which is why it’s smart to bring in a trusted roofing contractor to inspect all aspects of your roofing system so you can catch problems that can be repaired, or get the information you need to begin a reroofing project.

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