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 Replacement Basics: What Homeowners Should Know Before Starting

Asphalt shingles house roofing construction with attic roof windows

The roof on your home is one of the most vital components of the property, as it protects everything underneath it. Unfortunately, roofs don’t last forever, and if it’s time to replace yours, you’ve probably got a number of questions you need answered.

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8 Top Causes of Siding Problems and How to Avoid Them

Algae on vinyl siding

It might not be the most exciting component of a home to talk about, but siding is an incredibly important barrier standing between the elements and everything you hold dear in your home. Unfortunately, siding doesn’t last forever, and the following are some of the most common siding problems that will cause it to be less effective.

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How Much Value will a New Roof Increase to Your House?

Home roof being replaced with new roofing materials

Thinking about a new roof? While it might not be as popular a project as remodeling interior rooms, a new roof has definite advantages including improved resale value, a nicer and newer appearance, lower utility bills and improved warranties.

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What’s the Best Time of Year for a Siding Installation?

House siding with purple flower vine in blue window shutter

First off, the best time of year to install new siding depends on what type of material you’re using. Vinyl is an exceedingly popular choice of material for home siding, but it expands in the heat of the summer and contracts in the cold winter months. For this reason, the moderate temperatures of fall are ideal for installing vinyl.

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