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.

Roof Renovation: Reasons, Benefits, Permits & Cost

house after roofing

If your roof needs assistance, you’re in good company. Around 7% of roofs on single family homes are replaced every year. That’s roughly 5.2 million homes! After 20 or so years of service, roofing materials begin to show their age – but worse yet, they start to fail, which means the moisture begins to seep into the interiors. Bringing in a qualified roofing contractor for your roof renovation is necessary for protecting your home and everything in it.

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Why Should You Hire a Local Roofing Company in Your Area?

house after roofing

It almost always makes sense to shop local. When you do commerce among the people who live and work around you, you play a role in helping the local economy thrive. But what about hiring a local roofing company in your area?

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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

shingle roofing willowbrook

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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