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Home Siding Options for the New Year

No other home remodeling project will have such a profound effect on your home’s overall aesthetic than a new home siding installation. It can literally make or break a home’s curb appeal. While a home might have a strong foundation, if the exterior is old, cracked, or worn-down, your home will seem like damaged goods and it will negatively affect your home’s value.

Icicles and Ice Dams: As Dangerous as they are Beautiful

Before the first snowfall hits the Philadelphia area this year, we’d like to educate homeowners about the dangers of icicles. While picturesque and synonymous with winter landscapes, they’re also a symptom of a major problem—Ice Dams.

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Three Reasons to Install new Vinyl Siding

With spring right around the corner, it’s the perfect time to start thinking about home remodeling projects. One of the best remodeling projects is also one of the cheapest—vinyl siding. The benefits of vinyl siding far outweigh the cost.

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Warning Signs that You Need a Roof Replacement

Catching a leaky roof before it starts—or when it’s still a minor leak—can save you lots of money on costly home repairs. As a homeowner, understanding the condition of your roof, its age, and its projected longevity, will go a long way toward catching those leaks. But before we discuss visual cues and warning signs, it’s important to understand the lifespan of a roof.

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Roof Replacement: Tips for Filing an Insurance Claim

Dealing with insurance companies is a frustrating experience. This is a universal truth. Insurance companies don’t like handing out claims and they’ll do whatever they can to deny them. But if you follow this guide, you’ll have a much easier claims process and should have a much smoother transition in getting your life back to normal.

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Roof Maintenance: What, Why, and How

When it comes to properly maintaining a roof, very few homeowners understand what to do, how to do it, or even why they should. It’s not as clear-cut as re-staining a deck, or getting an oil change for your car. But proper roof maintenance is vital to maintain your home’s beauty and, in some cases, it’s essential for its longevity.

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Roofing Contractors: What to Look for in a Roofing Company

Before hiring a roofing contractor, you should ask yourself these three important questions. While everyone will know the first one, the others are also extremely important and often neglected. These tips aren’t just relevant for hiring roofing contractors either, so after reading this you’ll make a much wiser decision when hiring any contractor.

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Metal Roofs: What are the Benefits?

As their electric bills continue to raise higher and higher, many homeowners are turning toward energy efficient remodeling. Besides installing energy efficient windows, or vinyl siding, another excellent option is a metal roof.

Metal roofs reflect the sun’s rays, decreasing the need for your air conditioner to run, and can even help make your home more temperate without air conditioning at all. Not only do metal roofs decrease your electric bill, but they’re also a green alternative—they’ll help decrease greenhouse emissions and lower your carbon footprint.

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Keep Mulch a Foot below Home Siding

As spring approaches and gardeners break out their trowels and pruners, many homeowners will start their annual mulching campaigns. The benefits of mulching are innumerable: It helps the soil retain moisture, keeps the soil cool, and provides the soil with essential nutrients. Proper mulching, like a proper gutter system, will also help prevent soil erosion.

RECENT EXTERIOR REMODELING PROJECTS

For years, NexGen Exterior Home Remodeling has been helping homeowners update, redesign, or transform their homes into ones they can enjoy for years to come. Take a look at some of our most recent exterior renovation work by our experts.

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